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Recently fellow Instagram nail fanatic @fiercefirefly challenged me to a little nail-art storytelling...She did a manicure that had a dragon, a princess, and a castle as the beginning of the story, and we were each supposed to come up with a mani that told the end of it.
In her version, the princess survived the vicious dragon, and became a queen. Ah...happy endings are so beautiful...
I decided to go another way.
Yeah, in this version, the princess didn't come out of things quite so well...
To make the mani I started with a base of Zoya Cam on all fingers and Zoya Dory on my thumb. Next, I stamped flames on my fingers with Sally Hansen Rapid Red, using the fur image from UberChic Beauty Fairytale 01. I stamped the skull from Cici&Sisi 16, and made a decal of the dragon from UberChic Beauty's The Far East 02 plate (stamped with Messy Mansion Chalk and Carbon. Finally, I made the castle wall decals by stamping the bricks from Bundle Monster BM-422 with Messy Mansion Chalk, and I filled it in with two coats of Zoya Yuna so the decals would be nice ad thick. Then I ripped pieces of of them to show where they'd be crumbling from the attack--I love how you can see the ridge on the nails.
What do you think? I'm sure you prefer the happy ending, but you gotta admit, the art is pretty cool...;-)