ProcrastiNails: Finger Food’s Theme Buffet: Dots and Stripes!

It’s going to be busy on this blog for the next few days with nail art challenge fills! 🙂 Today I bring you my first fill for Finger Food’s Theme Buffet! This week’s topic was dots and stripes, so I decided to take some of my favourite polishes from yesterday’s post and put together this spring-y accent nail combo.

This look features two of my favourite OPI Pirates of the Caribbean polishes… OPI Mermaid’s Tears and OPI Sparrow Me The Drama. I added in OPI My Boyfriend Scales Walls as a neutral, and used both striping tape and a dotting tool (as if that wasn’t obvious, haha). I felt the splash of pink from Sparrow Me The Drama gave this mani the extra kick of interest that it needed.

I don’t usually have the patience to tape off my stripe manis and tend to end up just free-handing them with a striping brush, but taping them off like this didn’t take as long as I thought it would so I might alternate between the two techniques more often in the future!

This was my first time doing a fill in this group. Their challenges are usually pretty simple and leave lots of room for interpretation so I can see myself taking part in a few more of their themes in the future for sure. My favourite part is that you can join in as frequently or infrequently as you would like. If you’re looking for another challenge to take part in check out the fb group! 🙂

Thanks for visiting! xx

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