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5 Point Flowers

Hi everyone!

Usually on Tuesday evenings, I am just about becoming desperate to paint my nails. On the weekends, I work, and on Mondays and Tuesdays as well. Not really a problem.. I could still technically have my nails painted.. Except that I am working in the dish pit. So. My nails AND hands are pretty gross. Even though I do my best to try and not let that happen. (I wear gloves with my eczema cream and cuticle cream while reading before bed.. Then I take them off and lather up in lotion.. Still doesn't always work!)

So, like I said earlier, come Tuesday evening, I am chomping at the bit to do my nails!

Last night was no exception.

I perused through my inspiration folder and found something that was perfect because I wanted to play with new toys!!


I got the idea from NailArtIdeas on youtube. She has some great ideas. Check them out!

The colours used are all OPI: Alpine Snow, Lucky Lucky Lavender & Sapphire In The Snow.

Now, this would be the part where I talk about one of my good friends, Bobby Pin, but, not today. No. He has been replaced.


On Monday morning, just before I left for my shift.. A package was waiting for me. From Born Pretty. YAY! There are some really awesome goodies that were just waiting for me in that package. I am extremely excited about all of them, but particularly these bad boys!

Now. I have never used a dotting tool before.. So, I selected a larger dot (pink tool in the middle) and used that for my thumb and index finger.. and I do believe my pinky.. Then I realized that there are different sized dots for a reason! I used the smaller dot for the rest of my nails.

I am actually really glad I received these. I have hummed and hawed over purchasing dotting tools for a very long time. I am now disappointed that I never did buy them, but happy because something else has brought me joy in this nail polish world. Right on!!

I hope everyone is having a wonderful Wednesday. I will hopefully be back before the week is done with another video tutorial (I have it all drawn out! wee!) and maybe a look with some other goodies. Take care til then!

Dotting Tools were sent to me by Born Pretty - check out the website for some really great nail art goodies!





Your Comments Answered

  • KarenD - I can never just slap on some safe matte polish, I have to go all out. I think my savior in it all is Seche Vite! And thank you (:
  • shortwidenails - I didn't even get to bowl. It was 5 pin. I loathe 5 pin bowling! Basically, it was a waste of my time going :( Oh well! I think that design might be my favourite. Although I want to get the plate with the cheetah print.. Might make doing cheetah print easier and make me love it more on my nails! Ugh, I know. Maybe next year? Haha! I didn't, but I would like to wear one someday! Although I am not sure if I will go with a real hollowed out melon or a fake (;
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