The theme was “Inspired by” so I decided to do a Doctor Who inspired art work. I spent ages planning just what I'd do and even ordered the perfect polish for it. The design looked so good in my head and I was pretty sure I'd worked out just how to get it all together but the polish I ordered didn't arrive in time. So at the last minute (hours before closing) I completely changed my design. I could have just used a different polish (the one I ordered arrived the day after) and gone with my original idea but I didn't want to compromise and may still do that design one day so it was easier just to come up with something else. I stuck with Doctor Who but this time took my design inspiration from my TARDIS t-shirt. My 7yo son has the same shirt, he's the real Whovian in the family :)
The design on the shirt isn't very clear, the TARDIS details are fuzzy, so I had to do some work in photoshop to get it looking the way I wanted (I'm better at photoshop than polish). Then I printed it onto some water decal paper. I've found I can actually use polish to paint my designs on the paper too before transferring so I used some 2 way nail art pen/brushes to touch up the design before I soaked it onto my nails and then I did a little more touch up work once it was on and dry. Then I coated it all with CND Ice Blue Shimmer to help meld it all together and (hopefully) enhance the blueprint style.
I was pretty pleased with how it turned out, lumpy polish and all :) The design on my thumb was the best bit but I couldn't get it in the photo.
There were so many amazing entries in the More Nail Polish contest so I was stunned to see myself in the top 8 tonight. The judges had a hard time choosing so they narrowed it down to 8 with a random draw for the prize. I am so glad I didn't have to judge because there's no way I could have got down to 8. If you want to check out the entries they are in 3 posts, entries 1-30, entries 31-61 and mine's in with entries 62-93. They are definitely worth a look and you might discover some new blogs to follow :)
You can view the judges top 8 and find out who the random winner (one of my favourites) was here.