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Oranganade Franken

So, I took advantage of a contest to create a franken polish! Yay!

I told myself as soon as she posts up the photos for the contest, I will post up my entry on my blog and what I did with it.. Without further ado.. I present..

Oranganade...


It photographed somewhat 'blah', but there was actually quite a bit of shimmer to this gem..



Here is how it all started.. I used 1/2 bottle of Ulta Sun-Sational, 3/4 mini bottle of some random red OPI mini, 1/6 bottle of Color Club Turn The Other Chic, couple drops of China Glaze White Cap and ditto for China Glaze White Out...

The bottle shot sort of shows more of the sparkly goodness.. But, you all know I cannot just wear a polish..


I had to jazz it up some.. I give you.. SPARKLING Oranganade.. Yeah.. I actually think I would have gotten the results out of the franken that I wanted if I would have put Hidden Treasure in to the mix. Ahh well, live and learn!!

To make it 'Sparkling Oranganade', I used: Oranganade Franken, SH Hidden Treasure & CG White Out, as well as a dotting tool (which was provided to me by Born Pretty) and my newly acquired fimo canes (the lemons, to be exact).

I figured it would be a cartoony effect of soda pop.. With some lemons tossed in.. Yay? Nay?

Remember to head over to More Nail Polish and vote! Even if it isn't for me - there are some really amazing entries that you should all scope out!!

I hope everyone is having a great weekend! I better scuttle off to bed before work.. Bleh! Goodnight!!




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Comments

OMG - little lemons!!! That is so gorgeous! *in love*
Hennie said…
Beautiful franken! Well done! x
Beautiful! Gorgeous colour. :) Following.
Minty said…
AH! I'm obsessed with this manicure! Not only is the franken gorgeous, but the nail art you did to go with it makes it even better!
Doo ♥ said…
Really pretty shade of orange! I just did an orange franken too today (inspired by the contest you took part in), with some holo.

I was much lazier than you and just added one color + holo. Yours looks so much more fresh I like it! Mine is more like a-late-summer-orange whereas yours bring the lemon slices alive :D

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