Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Pink & Gold Half Moons

If you're on Pinterest, you've seen this manicure passing around, but have you seen the original source? No, me neither.  I have been searching for the original source for over 2 weeks now in the hopes of determining what the gold polish was.  You see, I couldn't find a dense gold glitter, there's plenty of silver dense glitters, but I couldn't find a gold one for the life of me!

Well, then I realized I already had the answer on my lemmings list: Butter London 'West End Wonderland,' it's perfect. And well, I was ready to recreate this magnificent manicure. And seriously, I couldn't wait another 5 days for Mani Monday to share this with you!

The pink is Butter London 'Teddy Girl,' a polish from my annual Butter London purchases at the BOGO Ulta Butter London sale in September. And of course as soon as I say that, I have to admit that I did pay full price for West End Wonderland. But come on, it's absolutely beautiful!

I used reinforcements from the office supply store to create the even half moons after 2 coats of West End Wonderland completely dried.  I then applied 2 quick coats of Teddy Girl, removed the reinforcements, and finished it off with a top coat.

I am linking up with The Nail Files and Mani Monday, join me!


  1. lovely..

  2. Oh I love this!!! I want you to be my neighbor so you can do my nails pretty like yours :) hehe

  3. Really pretty! Love that gold glitter.

    District Delights

  4. I really like this color combo!

  5. That's such a good idea to use the office reinforcements! I attempted this once around the holidays with a red polish and gold half moons, and mine did not come out nearly as good as yours! This is beautiful (I can see why you couldn't wait to share)!

  6. So cute! I read your first paragraph and West End Wonderland immediately came to my mind. So glad you thought of it too, this mani is adorable! :)

  7. Very cute! The glitter actually looks really good with that color pink!

    Sending you sunshine,

  8. Oh my gosh - that is perfection!

  9. These nails are gorgeous!


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