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Playing With Goodies

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This evening, after I returned home from a friends house, I came to the computer desk and looked over at the goodies that had been sent to me. Then, an idea formed. Sure, I don't want to take off my current mani, so why not bust out the fake nails and go to town?

Perfect.



First, the C/Krackle polish. Love. It. I am actually going to take off my 5 point flower mani tomorrow (after running a bunch of errands) and slap this on. I might even use the same colours. I didn't add the thumb in as it just didn't work. I am not sure if it is because I used a glitter polish or what - but I will work on that! After they were done crackling, I topped it with Seche Vite. I am really excited to do this to my own nails!

Polish was sent to me by Born Pretty for review.



Then we have an attempt at Cheetah print.. I think I am starting to maybe get the hang of it? Although, despite what I am saying, I actually kind of love this. I used CG II as the base, then used my new love, dotting tool, along with OPI OPI & Apple Pie. Then I added the orange coloured rhinestones for some.. dimension!

Rhinestone wheel sent to me by Born Pretty for review.



Ok, so, this look was probably the most disappointing to me. I just couldn't get the pearls to go where I wanted and my bows are a bit wonky.. And adding the glitter was.. Well, anyways! I used OPI A Shorts Story followed by Street Wear Glitter. Then I used some of the pearls for the middle of the bow. Cute idea, I just need to execute it better!!

Pearl wheel sent to me by Born Pretty for review.



Now something that I wasn't enjoying while painting it, but then loved it afterward.. Started off with OPI Ogre-The-Top Blue (which I am disappointed that I have never used before!!!) followed with some sections of Orly Halleys Comet. Then I went rhinestone crazy..

Rhinestone wheel sent to me by Born Pretty for review


So, that is it for now.. I just bought Essie Little Brown Dress and am kind of dying to test it out! I think I just might have to do that!

I hope everyone has an amazing Friday night and a great weekend (:





Your Comments Answered

  • jaljen - Thankies (: I enjoyed it as well!
  • Zara - Thankies!!
  • JQ - I love them all as well - and I completely agree! There is nothing quite like receiving a package filled with goodies - especially nail goodies!!
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