Date: September 5th, 2011

Guest post: Marta from ChitChat Nails shows us a beautiful animal print konadicure

Be prepared for huge Konad cravings after Marta’s beautiful guest post. Marta is such a sweetheart and please make sure to follow her on her blog ChitChat Nails!
Guest Post ChitChat Nails konadicure

Hello, I’m Marta and some of you might know me from ChitChat Nails :D. When Jeanette asked me to guest post on her blog I literally had to pinch myself!!!

I have had the distinct pleasure to chat with Jeanette on Twitter and to admire her blog from across the ocean, Canada. I enjoy reading her blog write-ups and would include her in the group of select few bloggers who provide real quality swatches that are really true to colour (and I have come to expect nothing less from her). When I think if Jeanette in terms of polish, I think: duochrome, holographic, and layering. At first I thought I would try my hand at a nice duo chrome, maybe a holo, or some fun layering in the spirit of her blog… but I knew that I would fall short! So instead, I’d like to show you something that I’m more comfortable with… and that is stamping :) I am a true stamping fanatic and like subtle colours as well as wild ones, but most of all I’m a real sucker for animal print… so that is what I have for you today.

I took my inspiration from the WAH nail designs and added my own ChitChat Nails flavour ;). This is my first guest post ever (I’m so thankful for this opportunity) and I literally had sweaty palms throughout this whole process. I hope you enjoy, and I hope that I did Jeanette proud 😉

Guest Post ChitChat Nails konadicure
Guest Post ChitChat Nails konadicure
Guest Post ChitChat Nails konadicure

Base Coat: 1 coat of Sally Hansen Whirlwind White
Second Layer 1 coat Revlon Coconut Crush (a scented pearly white) and 1 coat Sally Hansen The Real Teal
Stamping: Konad plate m57 and Wet n’ Wild Ebony Hates Chris
(all the above brands are most accessible to me in London Ontario Canada… so I thought I’d use some local flavour in this mani)
Top Coat: Seche Vite

I can’t say it enough how exciting and nerve wrecking this experience was for me :) Nail polish has been a huge passion of mine, but it wasn’t until a few months ago that I started a blog and got into stamping. Now I have real polish-fever!!! With stamping the possibilities are endless and I think that is part of what entices me. I have recently really enjoyed double-stamping as well as partial stamping (as was seen in today’s post)!

Do you gravitate towards certain stamping plates over others? Do you have a favourite stamp or stamping combination? I’d love to hear about it.

Hope you enjoyed this post! Thank you for reading!

Aww hun I love your stamping! :) Animal prints are a fab classic and thank you so much for sharing. Mwah! ♥

Thanks for looking and have a great week! ♥

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46 thoughts on “Guest post: Marta from ChitChat Nails shows us a beautiful animal print konadicure

  1. I love this! I love the color teal and I love anything with animal prints. I love looking at nail polish swatches, even though I am a total amateur at doing my nails and usually just paint them one regular color.
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