31 Day Challenge Day 24 Inspired by a Book

The very strong graphic of the red lips against the white face on the cover of Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden inspired this mani.

More details after the jump.

The cherry blossom nails have a base of Ciate Pepperminty with the detail painted in acrylic paint.

The Geisha on my thumb nail has a base of Nina French White and the hair is China Glaze Liquid
Leather.  The rest of the detail was painted on using acrylic paint and covered in a coat of Nina Super Dry Top Coat to smooth everything over and protect the design.

To see what everyone else has created for day 24 of the challenge click on a link below.


  1. I love this! I got a "Memoirs of a Geisha" vibe even before I started reading haha. This is awesome, girl :)

  2. Brilliant!!! (: love the thumb (:

  3. This is gorgeous! I can't decide which I like better, the geisha or the cherry blossoms :) they're both so beautiful!


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