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Nestle In

Hello There!

Today, I have my last 'Birds Of A Feather' inspired manicure to show you guys, before I start a new Inspiration series. I decided to paint an abstract interpretation of bird's nests and eggs in a muted, earthy colour palette.


I started by painting my nails with Revlon Parfumerie 'Moonlit Woods' which is a beautiful lilac tinted blue-grey nail polish in a pearlised finish. It also has a sweet, cool scent to it which oddly does remind me of some sort of magical woodland!

Note; 'Moonlit Woods' is not quite as blue/purple in tone as these photos show.


I diluted Essie 'Coat Couture' (matte purple-grey with iridescent shimmer) with Orly Polish Thinner and dabbed the mix onto each nail for some texture. I then painted on the rough shape of each nest using Orly 'Nite Owl' (light taupe with silver glass fleck) and a medium detail brush.


Once that was dry, I added twigs and shaped each nest using the following nail polishes (from light to…