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Dotting Tool Adventure

Hello all!

So.. I had an idea in my head of the nails I wanted to sport to my best friend's birthday shindig this weekend.. But it just wasn't happening (I'm not saying what I was TRYING to do, as I still have going to do them.. I just have to try practicing a bit!) though in my trial and error period, I was ruining the white base I had already done..

I happened to have one of my trusty dotting tools close at hand.. I dotted on some of each colour, flipped the tool to the more pointed side, and dragged through the dots.. But I didn't do it nice and marble-like, I wanted to see the scrape marks.. So this almost-fail-yet-last-minute-save mani was born..


I used Orly White Out & Au Champagne as my base.. Then we have some swirled action of Sinful Colors Unicorn (yellow), Spoiled Cotton Mouth, and Essie A Crewed Interest. Simple and effective.. Right?

I hope everyone is having a great Monday - mine was pretty rough, I'll be happy to put myself to bed and end this day - though I will say..

HAPPY BIRTHDAY GORDO!! I love youuu!!

See you all again soon (:

Comments

jaljen said…
Ooh, yeah. My manicurist told me to do this but I'll need a dotting tool first. Thank you for sharing.
Delainie said…
@jaljen: I get good vibes from your manicurist! You could even use a thumbtack - just something with a point and you'd be good to go!

PassionForPolish: Thannnnk you very much!

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