I have been wanting to try negative space hearts for awhile but kept chickening out since my heart-drawing skills are whack. But one of my goals for 2014 is to try things that freak me out and for some reason this really freaked me out. Which is why I felt so silly when I realized how easy they are to do!
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When I think of Valentine's Day I automatically think of pink, so most of my V day nail art has been pink themed. I wanted to shake things up a bit and go for a sparkly red. But I went through my stash and realized that I don't own one (gasp!). After I picked my jaw off the floor and vowed to remedy this situation, I decided to improvise and grabbed Zoya Chyna and China Glaze Adventure Red-y.
I painted my nails with two coats of Chyna and my ring finger with two coats of Adventure Red-y. While still wet I dipped a nail art brush in acetone and etched out the polish in the shape of hearts. On my ring finger I used Chyna to paint the heart. I then trimmed the hearts with white polish and layered two thick coats of HK Girl Top Coat to get the shiny effect I was going for.
This was actually pretty fun to do. I don't know why it made me so nervous. But then pictures of crocodiles make me nervous too so I guess anxiety isn't exactly logical haha!