Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Blue roses, sunlit sky: H&M Bella's Choice

Hello ladies,

After experiencing the grey and icy weather of the past two days, I may have enticed the sun with my vibrant blue manicure. I walked to the park shortly before dusk and the clouds opened to form a circle around the sun. After I took my manicure photos, the grey consumed the light once more.

I stamped the rose duo from plate H10 with Konad blue special polish. I highlighted the leaves and stems with blue glitter, using a Migi nail art pen. I prettied up the blooms with iridescent circles from Bundle Monster and tiny blue pearls. With Nfu Oh #54, I painted a funky french at the tips.

H&M Bella's Choice is a bright blue creme. I really think there is some neon pigment in the formula. The color looks like an amped up version of For Audrey. The consistency of the polish is thin and fast drying. I used three coats for opacity. This color is super pretty. It was just what I needed as an antidote to the weekly onset of ice and snow.

Bella's Choice was a sweet gift from Nathalie at jellynat. Nfu Oh #54 was a present from Laura at Sawan. Such generous ladies in the blogging community!

Many thanks! I hope you enjoyed what I created with these much appreciated presents.

Design plate H10 was provided for my consideration. To explore the full line of nail art stamping plates, visit

Happy painting, ladies!


  1. Very pretty! I love that Nfu Oh polish!

  2. Toesthattwinkle: *curtseys*

    whateveramber: Thanks! It offers a pretty blue on blue look. I <3 flakies.

  3. Your mani creates dreams of a pretty spring. Happy Candlemas too.

  4. So pretty! I love how understated yet nice the flakies are.

  5. That Nfu Oh is very pretty! I can barely see it in your mani but the effect is so subtly beautiful!

  6. Very pretty! I like how the NfuOh gives it a subtle oomph!

  7. I love how subtle the flakies at the tips are :3 and that base colour is gorgeous!

  8. This is a lovely manicure. Gives me hope that Spring is around the corner.


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