Elevation When the Cherry Met the Spoon
Ok, back from my work trip and done with being subtle, dainty, or professional, I pulled out a vibrantly colored Elevation Polish, When the Cherry Met the Spoon.
Cherry was originally a prototype that then made it to the core line with (IIRC) a bit more holo dust. It's a saturated berry wine shown here at 3 coats, but was much closer to berry-red at one coat or in bright sunlight, as below.
I honestly preferred the more red color, and if had been sheer but even at one coat, I would have left it that way. Cherry has a scattering of color-shifting chrome flakies and a handful of holo dust tossed into its jelly base for visual interest in different lighting conditions, but the look in bright light stayed my fave.
I've recently snagged a bottle of Baroness X's new group custom, Sir Cockicorn, which is a 230-type shifting pigment in a clear base instead of the usual bluish- or purple-tinted base. Since Cherry already had flakes and holo going on, why not add 230 and a stamp to boot?
Here I'm using the rising sun/fan design from the corner of Bundle Monster's Japan plate (BM-XL-155, which is turning out to be my most used plate ever) and Born Pretty gold stamping polish for accent nails, plus a layer of Sir Cockicorn over everything. It didn't change the base color much at all, and I did get a hint of that lovely emerald flash.
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars for Cherry. Still need to play around with SC to unlock all his possibilities!
|indoor, bright CF lighting|
|outdoor, direct sunlight|
|indoor, shady window-filtered daylight|
|check out the flakes sparkling here|
|YASSSS that warm color and bright sparkle|
|late afternoon daylight|