Thursday, March 17, 2011

Irish Rose: Color Club Magic Elf

Hello ladies,

Happy St. Patrick's Day! I decided to celebrate with a festive green manicure. What could be more lovely than an Irish rose?

I stamped the ornate roses from Born Pretty plate M07. The swirls around the blooms remind me of lacework. In the center of each rose, I placed a rainbow crystal. I embellished the top and bottom of the pattern with miniature pearls. A green cameo forms the centerpiece of the manicure. The stamping design softly edges the cameo, but the camera couldn't entirely capture the effect. I surrounded the cameo with medium size pearls and rainbow gems.

Magic Elf is a sheer lacquer. I am showing four coats, but three would suffice on shorter nail lengths. This polish is a green foil packed with gold glitter pieces. It is an incredibly lustrous shade that appears bright and shimmering indoors and out.

I hope you enjoyed my tribute to Irish beauty.

Part of the Enchanted Holiday Mini Set, Magic Elf was sent to me for review. This polish and nail art kit can be purchased from

The nail art pearls and image plate M07 were provided for my consideration. Visit to view the full line of nail art products.

Happy painting, ladies!


  1. Hey beautiful! I had to stop by and say I love this! I also had to share that I finally bought some plates and a stamper and I have an even bigger respect for you. Stamping Katiana's fingers aren't easy and Alyce's (my 4 year old) are even tinier. LOL I'm kind of really bad at it so far. My fingers end up covered in polish. LOL

    I've been MIA for awhile. My apartment building burned down and I haven't been blog surfing like I should. We bought a place and we move Saturday so I should get back to normal here soon!

  2. I don't think I have seen a tinier cameo! Love this mani; very Victorian and springy.

  3. I love the cameo and the stamping, everything compliments each other :)

  4. This is so beautiful and elegant! I'm not a huge fan of green on nails but this is just perfect! :3

  5. So elegant...I love cameos so victorian style which I love. Can you share where you purchased the cameo?

  6. I love the cameo! Very pretty manicure :)

  7. Gorgeoous manicure! Love the cameo and the pretty pearls. The roses are lovely.

  8. i love the pearls around teh cmareo..? wow! i need to get more creative with my manis. i'm in a nail art slump

  9. Omg, I LOVE THIS SO MUCH! I love cameos!! Also dying to know where you got them from!


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