Finally, I had some time to do some proper nail art! Here was my inspiration:
Unfortunately, I still need quite a bit of practice when it comes to doing ruffles. Here are some of my practice attempts:
Getting there, but definitely not there yet. So, I decided to tweak the design a bit. I started out with Orly Bonder base coat and then, alternating tips and lunulas, did two coats of Essie Lilacism and Catrice Plum Play With Me (less red IRL).
Then I added rhinestones, a tiny pop ball chain, and a couple acrylic bows: