A to Z - K is for Kitsch !

Hey All ! 

Guess what...? 

Yup ! It's A to Z time !

This week's letter is K, and we had the option to go for "Kitchen Sink" or "Kitsch" theme. I considered the Kitchen Sink idea, but I had too many thoughts swimming around in my head as to what I could do, so I simplified it and went with Kitsch.



Art, objects, or design considered to be in poor taste because of excessive garishness or sentimentality, but sometimes appreciated in an ironic or knowing way

Only one thing popped into my head when I decided on Kitsch. That thing was Cath Kidston.

Cath Kidston is an English designer most famous for her floral prints. I adore her work & am dying to get my hands on one of her floral bags one day! You can visit her online shop HERE.

Out of all of her prints and designs, the one I kept coming back to was a strawberry design which I think is a few years old now as it's not on her current website.

But this is my inspiration for today's nail art.

It's a little unusual and different from the normal floral designs you see around, and you know me. I love unusual things!

So I started off with a base of "Coconut" scented polish by Models Own, then mattified it with Barry M Matte top coat to make the acrylic paint easier to adhere to the polish. Then I painted the strawberries.

I initially went with a matte top coat because I like the way it looked ( and I still do - my brain fights with itself whether it prefers shiny or matte all the time )

But I really wanted to see it with a high shine top coat, so I applied one coat of Glisten & Glow HK Girl, and of course I loved it !

Which did you prefer ? Matte or Shiny ? and what did you think of the unusual strawberry print? Let me know in the comments below! :)

As always you can check previous posts in the A to Z series by going to the main Hub page HERE.

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Until next time!

L x


  1. I like both but I like the glossy most, strange as I'm usually drawn more to matte looks (although refuse to wear them because they chip so fast!

  2. I love these. So Summery looking :) xx

  3. These are perfect! I usually hate the Cath Kidston prints, but I actually really like this damn you. Now I'm confused XD xx