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Pinspired: Gentle Gradient and Gold

Pinterest is a housewife's dream. So many projects (that I'll never do), so many recipes (that I'll never make), and so many art pieces (that I'll never afford). Thankfully, I have fingernails and a little dedication...and a lot of time.

Colors Used
Wet 'n' Wild Yo Soy
Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear Pacific Blue
Sally Hansen Insta Dri Blue Away
Octopus Party Body Electric
Octopus Party Ink or Swim
Carpe Noctem Cosmetics Empty Night
Zoya Gilty
(wnw matte top coat)

My Inspiration:


My Version:

I fell in love with this piece immediately. It is just so peaceful. I also knew right away what I wanted to use to recreate it. So how did I do? I think its pretty close to the original, but still in the realm of wearable-for-fingers. And after looking at the artists gallery, I think I might have to do a few more.

I emailed the original artist to let her know that I was going to be linking back (which I generally do if I can) and she actually liked my version! Apparently, the original is hanging in a its kinda perfect that I fell for this piece! Go check out the rest of her work, and be inspired!


  1. This is gorgeous! It's such a nice art piece to translate into nail art, very elegant and peaceful :)

    1. thank you so much! I am just over the moon with this one.

  2. This is my favorite pinspired yet!!!

    1. yeah?! It is totally up there for me too. I am not yet in a place where I can be all humble about this one. It turned out EXACTLY like I hoped.


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