great gatsby inspired nail art:

I painted some simple 1920's inspired nail art that I'd I thought I'd share with you today!

I immediately thought of the great gatsby movie when I opened these polishes! they're quite an opulent pair so I decided an art deco design would be appropriate to show off the jewel tones and rich glitters.
queen victoria street is a beautiful polish, it's also an absolute nightmare to photograph! I've tried three cameras and it always photographs slightly blue, it in fact a stunning emerald green in the flesh! 
once the base colour had dried I taped off triangles at the base of my nails using some masking tape!
I used the second polish grosvenor gardens to fill in the triangles, this glitter polish is a beauty! it's a chunky 3D pink and lilac pastel glitter with smaller green flecks throughout to create texture; it has really good coverage and would look lovely over nude or pale nails this summer.
I finished off by outlining the triangles with my white nail art pen then sealed with topcoat! 

the polishes themselves are great, I've tried quite a few nails inc polishes over the last year and find the colours and formula good across the board. 

the glitter polish is my favourite but it's hard to capture the full spectrum of it's colours here so I'll post some other snaps on instagram of it for you too!

I hope you like them! 

back soon 

caroline x


  1. This looks amazing and is so simple! Makes me want to see the great gatsby again :p x

  2. these are great, definitely going to try them! xx

  3. These are gorgeous! I love the green colour. Now I just need my nails to grow a little, so I can do this!

    Molly x

  4. These look awesome Caroline. I love the base green colour too, so pretty! xxx

  5. It looks so simple to do! I love it xx

  6. Oooh these nails look amazing Caroline! And they look quite easy, so I might be able to pull this off! :) x Laura

  7. These look amazing, your nail art is always amazing x

  8. So pretty, I love them! xxx

    Maddy from UNSTITCHEDD 

  9. Love this look! Definitely going to have to re-create it!

  10. These are great, very on theme too :D
    Amy xx
    A Little Boat Sailing

  11. Ooh, these are too pretty!

  12. definitely going to give these a go - they're so pretty! x

  13. Amazing - they look so pretty! I absolutely adored the Great Gatsby. X

  14. I love this! Looks so pretty I think I'm going to try this out x



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