When I got my new camera I decided I wanted it to be as customised as possible. Other than deco-ing it I wanted to customise all of the other aspects as well including the straps, bag and any accessories. The first thing I did was paint the lens flower 😀
James get consistently frustrated by me calling it a lens flower because it’s such a girly way to say lens hood 😉 Now I just do it because I know it irritates him mwahahaha. LENS FLOWER!
It took 3 coats to make sure it would be completely opaque. Coat 1 was kind of patchy.
But all I really needed was a decent base so the nail polish wouldn’t be lost in black so I didn’t bother making it perfect.
Once it was dry I gave the whole thing a coat with some nude polish.
I gathered all of the polish colours I wanted to use and decided on a design, this one was inspired by a Pucci print.
Then I went colour by colour building swirls up from the bottom.
It’s quite hard to see at this point because the pinks were all quite similar.
All of the base colours are done!
Here’s one with upped contrast so you can see a bit better.
I used a thin brush to paint gold and dark purple glitter around the bubbles to give them definition as well as the top and bottom.
To remove any bits that got a bit out of the lines I just wiped it away using a cotton bud and a tiny bit of polish remover.
All finished! Totally girly and very me 😀
What do you think? Haha an improvement? The next thing on my list is making a nice camera strap to hold it all together 😀