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31DC2013 – Black and White Nails

Now, has anyone else noticed that there is a prompt missing from this challenge? I just can not find “Inspired by Homeware” anywhere (teehee!). So today’s mani is inspired by our current coasters. We have a couple of sets that I like to rotate, and I thought these would make a cute B&W mani :)

I was actually super surprised at how easy this was, once I’d worked out how the pattern goes – it’s probably the fastest nail art I’ve done in a while!

 

OMD Challenge winners & another Big Announcement !!

As a very clever rabbit once said, “That’s it folks!” – the Oh Mon Dieu Challenge is over !

We’ve moderated the entries, and contacted the winners (they have 72 hours to get back to me with an address or I will choose a new winner), but thought we’d announce them, too – so you can all congratulate them :)

  • Prize A (USA) – Kimberly B
  • Prize B (UK & Ireland) – Nail Art Novice
  • Prize C (Europe & Canada) – Polish Alcoholic
  • Prize D (Rest of the World) – Vic and Her Nails

So, we have a new idea for you :)

 

OMD Rather Awesome Challenge –7Holo

I’m incredibly lucky that Black Sheep Lacquer recently sent me some beautiful nail polish to swatch. As far as I’m aware, this shade is not named yet and not listed either [edit : Margarita Monster can now be purchased here], but it is just so stunning I couldn’t resist showcasing it for holo day :)

It’s a super smooth gelly, a little sheer, but it dries so fast, it’s not a big deal to have to layer a bit!

April Challenge – Day 26 – Gradient

Today is gradient day ! I love a good gradient, so I had fun with this one ! Since spring is coming round, I went for corals – both Essie – Tart Decois the paler of the two, Meet Me At Sunset is the deeper orangey coral. I also tried a cool new technique (okay, it went up 2 years ago, but it’s new to me !) that I discovered through Tartofraises – I used a fan brush to gradient, instead of a sponge – it’s so much neater ! Tartofraise’s video is here. She uses acrylic paint, but I used nail polish and that worked fine :)

Color Club – Age of Aquarius

I’ve another swatch for you this evening (yay!). It’s another Color Club sample that I got, this time along with an order of Nail Stuff (you know, fimo canes and non-fluffy cotton pads). Age of Aquarius is a striking blue that tends slightly to aqua. It’s more bright than pastel, but definitely not neon.

This colour, along with corals, is incredibly popular this season, and this is a pretty good version of it. That slight lean to aqua makes it just a little different to others on the market. The formula is okay. It was opaque at two coats but I added a third to try to even it out – which wasn’t as successfull as I’d have liked. Still, I’ve seen a lot worse elsewhere, and the finish is naturally glossy.

Great basic colour for any skin tone, and since the brand isn’t too expensive, it wouldn’t be a bad idea to stock up on it :)

In other news, I got some amazing nail mail today that I can not wait to share :)

 

Oh Mon Dieu! It’s the Rather Awesome 31 Day Challenge Giveaway!

WHO’S HOSTING THE OMD CHALLENGE?  Eeeek! Nail Polish!, Craftynail, and Brijit’s Digits.  The three of us are from different countries and the title of our challenge reflects our diversity:  Oh Mon Dieu!  It’s the Rather Awesome 31 Day Challenge Giveaway!  See what we did there?  We incorporated well known phrases from each of our home countries.  Aren’t we clever?  Come get to know us:

Eeeek! Nail Polish! from the UK

Craftynail from the US

Brijit’s Digits in France

WHEN IS THE OMD CHALLENGE?  July 2013.  Submit your nail designs for the 31 days of July any time between July 1st and August 5th.  We are allowing submissions until August 5th in case you need time to catch up.

HOW DOES IT WORK?

Do your nail art.  Each of the 31 days of July has a different theme for your suggested nail art.  So paint your nails all pretty and take some pics!

Post your pics online.  Post pics of your daily nail art online.  This can be on your blog, instagram, etc.  You don’t have to participate for every day in July- but the more you do, the better your chance of winning the giveaway for your area!

Enter your nail art via Inlinkz. Click our provided inlinkz link to submit the URL of your nail art.  This will allow you to share pics of your nails with everyone!  If you’ve never used inlinkz before- don’t fret!  It’s really easy to use and self-explanatory once you click on it in July.

Submit your rafflecopter entry.  Each daily post that you complete earns you a free rafflecopter entry for a chance to win one of four great prizes!  If you do all 31 days of the challenge- that means you can earn a whopping 31 entries in our giveaway!  We will provide the rafflecopter links starting July 1st.  Keeping in mind that many countries have strict postal restrictions in regards to mailing nail polish, we want to make sure that everyone across the globe has a chance to win!  So when the time comes for you to submit your rafflecopter entry just make sure to click the correct area that you live in:

1 – prize A -US

2 – prize B – UK & Ireland

3 – prize C – Canada & Europe (not UK or Ireland)

4 – prize D – the rest of the world (every other country not aforementioned)

WHAT ARE THE GIVEAWAY PRIZES?

There will be no judging or voting to select the winners- all 4 raffle winners will be selected at random.

Prize Collage 1000

Prize A: One winner from the US will get this prize pack from Craftynail

Orly Plum Pixel – Spring 2013 MegaPixel FX Collection

Orly Silver Pixel – Spring 2013 MegaPixel FX Collection

Orly Pretty-Ugly – Summer 2013 Mash Up Collection

Orly Beautiful Disaster – Summer 2013 Mash Up Collection

Brijit’s Digits Fuchsia Frost – hand blended Indie by Brijit

Orly Argan Oil Cuticle Drops

Swissco Emery Glass Nail File

3 Tubes of Glitter – blue, purple, silver

Ikonna Select-a-Style Fimo Clay Slices

Cina Midsummer Dream Nail Art Kit- with glequins and real pressed flowers

Prize B: One winner from the UK or Ireland will get this prize pack from Eeeek! Nail Polish!

4 BarryM Texture polishes in :

Blue – Atlantic Road
Green – Ridley Road
Pink – Kingsland Road
Yellow – Station Road

3 pots of glitter

3 pots of flocking power

2 pots of caviar

2 sets of nail art stickers

Soften cuticle oil- hand blended by Brijit’s Digits

4 rolls of striping tape

Nail wheel with coloured rhinestones, fimo slices and little bows

Revlon glass nail file

Prize C: One winner from Europe or Canada will get this prize pack from Brijit’s Digits

Nails Inc “Brooke Street” – bright neon pink creme polish

Nails Inc “Stonehenge” – blue Concrete textured nail polish

Nails Inc “Electric Lane” – Holographic Top Coat

Mont Blanc Glass Nail File – made from tempered Czech glass, with Swarovski Elements inlay in blue, pink, grey and silver

Small glass vial of nail caviar beads and heart-shaped glitter in purple and fuchsia

Water Decals, flower stickers, pink metallic striping tape, ‘butterfly wing’ fimo cane for nail art

Prize D: One winner from ‘the rest of the world’ will get this prize pack from Brijit’s Digits

Sephora Nail Patch in “Copper”

Sephora Nail Patch in “Perfect Pearl”

Sephora Nail Patch Art in “My Pied de Poule” – black and white houndstooth pattern

Medium nail file with cupcake print by Naughty but Nice

‘Butterfly Wing’ fimo cane for nail art

Water Decals, holographic nail sticker, pink metallic striping tape, purple holographic nail art tape

Unbranded makeup bag with a gold, silver and cream snakeskin pattern, in a synthetic, very soft fabric

*CLOSED* brijitsdigits.net 100 Followers Giveaway !

I know, I know, it’s about time… I broke through the 100 follower mark during my last giveaway, so I thought it best to wait a couple of weeks before launching the next one :)

If you live in the UK and want to enter, please scroll to the bottom for more details !

Entries are very simple for this one ! You get the following number of raffle draws for the following :

  1. Obligatory entry : follow brijitsdigits.net – via WordPress, email or Bloglovin’ : 10 draws, once
  2. Facebook entry : Like brijitsdigits.net : 5 draws, once
  3. Nail Art entries : Enter Short & Sweet in Texas’ 30 day Challenge : one draw per entry, up to once a day

I’m not doing Twitter entries this time, sorry. I just want to mix things up a bit :)

This giveaway is open for the whole month of April. It will close at midnight on the 30th April, Paris time. The winner will be emailed within 24 hours of the giveaway ending and will have 72 hours (3 days) to provide a valid shipping address. Failing this, a new winner will be selected.

One person will win all of the following ! You can see I’ve decided to showcase 3 brands, all Europe-based. These have all been purchased by myself, are unopened, and unsponsored.

There are 3 polishes from Kiko, an Italian brand. These are all nice two coaters. I don’t have the names on the bottle, but you have a nice pale taupe-grey, a dusty warm pink and a bright blue. I use the same for a lot of nail art, they’re pretty nice :)

Nails Inc are well-known for their special effects; I’ve chosen 3 ‘sprinkles’ effects for you, from left to right : Sweets Way, Pudding Lane & Sugar House Lane. The stickers on the lids are a bit squiffy, but these are unopened, brand new !

L’Oréal Top coats in Smoky, Confettis and Milky, these are not the bottles I opened, these are brand new!

This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, WordPress, L’Oréal, Nails Inc or Kiko. We hereby release Facebook, WordPress, L’Oréal, Nails Inc and Kiko of any liability.

Winner(s) will be contacted by email within 24 hours after the giveaway ends. If you have any additional questions – feel free to send us an email!

This giveaway is being run in good faith, and brijitsdigits.net reserves the right to retract or modify the terms with no prior notice.

By entering this Giveaway, you are agreeing to the following conditions

– You are 18 years of age or older, or have the permission of your parents/guardians –

OPEN INTERNATIONALLY but : You will, if you win, provide a postal address in a country to which it is legal to ship the contents of the prize

This prize is offered as a gift, and will be labelled as such, but should you win, you, the participant are liable for any import taxes or duties

The prize is the 9 nail polishes as described, no cash alternative is offered

Once dispatched for shipping, Brijits Digits is not liable should the prize be lost, stolen or damaged, no alternative or replacement can be sent

 

Nail Art Ideas Linkup

Nail Art Ideas Linkup (N.A.I.L.) is a fun way for all us nail polish fans to linkup together to share our designs! N.A.I.L. is hosted by Brijits Digits, Craftynail, Eeeek Nail Polish! and Nail That Accent! Each month we’re bringing you 4 or 5 nail art ideas so you’ll never run out of inspiration for your next manicure! It’s not a challenge per se, so you don’t have to do each week if you don’t want to, it’s just a fun way to linkup with others in the nail art community. You’ll find that as far as nail challenges go, N.A.I.L. is super flexible and stress-free!

How to Enter N.A.I.L. –

  1. Paint your nails using the suggested theme for that month.
  2. Post your pics on your blog, instagram, tumblr, fb, etc.
  3. Enter your post into our inlinkz below to share your designs.
  • Do one of the weekly themes, or do them all. Also, the dates for each week are only suggestions- you can post your nails whenever you want during that month.
  • The nail art themes are open to interpretation so you can create whatever kind of design you want. Stamps, stickers, acrylics- anything goes!
  • Feel free to share and re-post our monthly graphics (below) to spread the word and use hashtag #NAILLINKUP on your social media.

Lastly but most importantly, don’t forget to share your nail pics via the inlinkz below. Each month’s inlinkz will be open for the duration of that month.