This week's edition of Nail Your Books was inspired by For Darkness Shows the Stars by Diana Peterfreund. The story was incredible, and is a modern/sci-fi retelling of Jane Austen's Persuaision. What girl doesn't heart Jane Austen? The cover is totally stunning, so it's of no wonder that this book totally inspired me!
Seche Clear, Crystal Clear Base Coat
Finger Paints in Black Espressionism
Wet N Wild, Fast Dry Nail Color in Party of Five Glitters
Hard Candy nail color in Matte-ly In Love
First start off by applying a good base coat. I like Seche Clear which you can buy at Sally's Beauty Supply. Then apply one coat of Finger Paints nail color in Black Expressionism, also found at Sally's. You can use any black nail polish you have on hand. This one is my favorite because it is a TRUE black and you only need one coat for great coverage! Next apply one coat of Wet N Wild nail color in Party of Five Glitters. Then voila! You can either add a clear top coat, or you can spice things up and add a matte-ifying top coat. It looks great both ways, but I really loved it with one coat of Hard Candy in Matte-ly In Love, which you can pick at your local Wal-Mart!
Clear Top Coat
It's cute and sparkly with just a clear top coat on top.
Matte Top Coat
This was by far my favorite of the two. It was a nice change up from all the bright and sparkly stuff I do. haha I think next time I try this I'll use a glitter polish with smaller chunks of glitter. I really like Mask-a-rade by Picture Polish. I am pinning away for it, but alas I am a girl on a serious budget!
So what do you think of my book inspired mani? Will you be trying this one out? I'd love to know! So make sure you leave me some comment love and don't forget to stop back by tomorrow for my review on For Darkness Shows the Stars.