Monday, October 17, 2011

Neon Flash

 
As an avid fan of the Tom Binns and Erickson Beamon neon themed jewellery for the current and past season, it's no wonder that I would soon get on the band wagon and try a DIY version of the extraordinary pieces that I have long desired for, yet still do not own. Sticking to the 'fluro' motif, I ransacked my nail varnish box for the pink fluorescent varnish I stashed away years ago, and the bright orange polish I purchased last season. This project was exceptionally easy to complete, and can surely be carried out on various other shades and pieces (i.e. necklaces, brooches, etc.).  


~ choose a piece of jewelery embedded with clear diamantes ~


~ Creative Nail Design #265 Hottie ~

~ choose a nail varnish and paint over the center piece with a fine brush ~


~ Chanel Dissolvant Doux Nail Colour Remover ~

~ between each nail shade, clean your brush using nail polish remover ~



~ O.P.I. Y'all Come Back Ya Hear? ~

~ select a different colour and start to paint the surrounding diamantes ~



~ kit Blow Out ~

~ you can play around with as many different colours as you wish ~


~ you may find that you may need to paint a couple of coats to create an opaque look ~


~ O.P.I. Top Coat ~

~ once the varnish has dried, paint over each diamante with a coat of top coat ~


~ finished product ~

17 comments:

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  2. This is beautiful, you have great fashion sense :)

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  3. Cute ring. I was surprised it's a DIY.

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  4. The finished product is way different from its original look. It more attractive and creative. It gave a new look to an old jewelry. Great job!

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  5. Hi! I just found your blog and I think it's really cute! You did a great job with this! That's cool you used nail polish! I think you might like mine too, it's a personal style and fashion blog and I would love it if you would stop by and comment if you like it!

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  6. Amazing!! I tried to channel Tom Binns and do the same with a necklace, but it didn't come out nearly as well as yours!!

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