Saturday, February 20, 2010

Blueberry paradise

Hello ladies,

While still feeling under the weather today, I did manage to coordinate my nail color to the afternoon sky. This lovely blue grey is Serendipity from the Diamond Cosmetics Spring Collection.

With snow on the ground and more likely to descend from above in the next few days, I was thinking about how much I would love to walk through a sunlit meadow, alive with fruit and flowers. I choose the blueberry pattern from Konad plate M55 and used blue pearl princess polish for stamping. The flowers are slices of fimo.

Serendipity is likely to be one of my favorites from the Diamond Cosmetics spring line. It has a pearl finish with a subtle shimmer. This color is on trend with some of the faded, silky blues that began emerging in the fall. Serendipity carries the idea into spring with a softer presence.

I am wearing three coats here, but I could have easily stopped at two. The creators at Diamond Cosmetics are masters at making formulas that are opaque in two coats.

Serendipity was sent to me for review. This shade and the other five polishes from the new Spring Collection are available for purchase at

Happy painting, ladies!


  1. That's beautiful! The base color goes so well with the fimo flowers. I love how the flowers look even more dimensional that they are. Hope you feel better soon :)

  2. I love the base colour, and how the fimo flowers literally add another dimension to the nail :)

  3. Hi Diana! Thanks for the tip about getting a picker upper. My rhinestones and pearls arrived a few days ago, I really like them. I love how you put rhinestones where your moons are, and that's what I've been doing also. Thanks for the inspiration! Michelle

  4. Lovely!
    Those little flowers are gorgeous!
    And the color is smashing!

  5. That polish is a gorgeous shade! It really appeals to me. Oh my goodness, those adorable flowers go so well with this, I love it!
    I hope you feel LOADS better soon, I'm so sorry to hear you still aren't "up to snuff". *hugs*

  6. Serendipity is such a beautiful shade! I love the mani, the blue looks striking with the grey pearl base! Be well soon Diana xxx

  7. Feel better sweetie. Your nails look lovely. I really love those fimo flowers. Do you buy the already sliced ones? I like the new shades for Spring from Diamond. Lots of nice pretty shades. I also like how the stamped flower matches the border of the fimo flower. Perfect match! (((hugs)))

  8. Mary: Thanks so much! I was happy with how all the blues seemed to flow together. The flowers arranged themselves nicely. I appreciate the well wishes. :)

    gildedangel: Thank you, dear. <3

    Trincess: *curtseys*

    Silhouette Screams: Thanks! Serendipity is a standout shade. I'm starting to have more ideas of how to position the fimo pieces. I'm really enjoying them. <3

    Michelle: How wonderful! I am so happy you are enjoying your new rhinestones and pearls. I'm glad to have been of help with your nail art. <3

    Rhea: Thank you so much! I love shades of blue. So calming.

    Liana: Thank you! I appreciate your kindness.

    thriszha: Thanks, sweetie. <3

    Thess: Thank you! I should bring my fimo nail art wheels out more often. Serendipity is gorgeous. Imagine adding Nfu-Oh to this shade. Ah!

    nihrida: Thanks so much, dear. :)

    Nicole: Thank you for all the warmth and good feeling. Fimo pieces always make me happy. They are pretty in a light hearted way. :)

    Danielle: Thanks so much! You know how I love those blues. I am getting lots of rest. Hopefully I will be back to full health soon. <3

    Lucy: Thank you. I was trying to create a blue tonal look and still have enough contrast. I'm glad it came through. I bought the pre-sliced fimo on ebay. I can't even slice bread straight so I didn't trust myself with the canes! I am excited to review the other four polishes in the Spring line. It's a pretty assortment. xoxo!

  9. That is a wonderful manicure! You always show us beautiful nails and I don't comment often because of lack of time, but this mani is simply stunning!
    Usually, I don't like fimo art much, I keep thinking about how much I would pick and scratch on it if I would wear it. The combination of colors here makes me think it would be worth it. Applause!

  10. Polish Pig: Thanks so much for stopping by! I completely empathize with wanting to have more time to leave comments. I check in on all the blogs on my blogroll. I wish I could leave a comment on every one each day. :)

    I feel like I am just beginning to learn how to work with fimo. I have some more design ideas for the near future. Hopefully these will delight just as much. <3


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