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Easter Nails.. In August!

Hey everyone..

I was browsing through images on tumblr the other night and saw the photo of light mint green nails with pink dots holding a strand of pearls approximately 6 times. I decided I really liked the combo and needed something to do to my nails before bedtime.


I used Essie Mint Candy Apple following with a pink from the Color Club French collection (I really need to label those bottles so I can remember the names!), I used a dotting tool that I received from Born Pretty to, well, make the dots!

I am actually sitting in a good spot with nail posts.. I have 2 more to post up at various points within the next week and I'll be painting my nails at some point today - yay! Now it won't have to be post up as I go.. Kind of nice!

I also decided that I will address comments in the comments section instead of just answering them on the next post.. It probably seems crazy and it looks like I am talking to myself.. Good times!

I hope everyone is having a great weekend! I will be back later in the week with a larger post.. At least that is my plan!!
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