Fly Me To The Moon

Hi there~

Today I will present you a mani I did for the "Monday Nail Art Challenge" of the Polish-aholics Anonymous FB group.

The theme was "sponging". So I decided to do a space mani because I wanted to blend different shades of blue with pink and black and because space has always facinated me.

So here is what I came up with.

Space mani


What I used:
- MNY 661, a metallic blue with subtile shimmer. I used it as the base color (it's the bottle I'm holding in the picture)
- Then I sponged with light blue, Art Deco Sky Blue,
 - MNY 107A, a metallic pink
 - and Essence 20 Fatal, a black cream.
- Finally I added Klean Color 28 Chunky Silver, for the hex silver glitters.
And it was done!

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19 comments

  1. Very nice mani! I've already seen it on the FB group, but wanted to wait for your post here ;) Looks really space-y! ♥
    How many layers do you sponge one color usually?

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  2. Thanks, Kayono!
    I used 2 coats of the blue base coat. And then took some polish on a makeup songe (I painted the sponge a part of the sponge with the polish lol) and dabbed it slowly onto the nail (2-3 times). Here I sponged with 3 different colors (light blue, pink and black). I first sponged the light blue and then went a little over it with the pink and black.

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  3. Thats amazing! Wow fabulous looking, even before I read your comments to it I was thinking it looked very galaxy spacy looking! Seriously beautiful work and an awesome sponge mani!!

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  4. Wow this is pretty amazing . Looks very trippy & psychedelic in a way . I like it a lot .

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  5. I saw this is the group, but I had to tell you here too, I think this is awesome!! Oh and now I'm singing fly me to the moon, thanks ;)

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  6. I LOVE this. You did a great job :)

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  7. Gorgeous! I love the big chunky glitters.

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  8. So fun! I love it! The sparkles really make it pop!

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  9. thanks girls for all your lovely comments! they are really precious to me! <3

    @ambern1984: thank you so much! Now I'm also singing it!^^ lol

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  10. Wow Karine, that is absolutely gorgeous! I think this is my favorite mani now. ^_^

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  11. I was just thinking about doing a space mani - I LOVE your results and the silver hex glitter really gives it that little something extra. Think you could do a tutorial on sponging? Your results are fantastic!

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  12. Rie, Dana and Seren, thank you so much for your lovely comment!

    Serena, I will try to do a tuto on sponging next time I'll do a "sponge mani" (do we say that? lol), with intermediate steps and more explanations. Thanks for your request, I'm always interested in your feedback!

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  13. Love how these look, the sponging works so well!

    L x

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  14. Gorgeous! I still need to try sponging--one of these days.

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  15. Thanks Laura and Karen! Yeah, sponging is fun! you should give it a try, Karen ;D

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  16. Me too I did a space manicure in the past, it was one of my favourites, and yours too is very well done, big size glitters are perfect planets!

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