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Skittles Leopard/Cheetah

I found a photo via pinterest of a look that Chalkboardnails had posted up.. I had to do something really similar to it because 1: I am never let down by what she posts and 2: it was too awesome not to do!

I am not sure how this will look on some computers.. I'm on probably the most outdated computer I have personally ever used. I mean, headphones are not even being recognized yet - NO SOUND :( but at least I still had Jasc Paint Shop Pro 8 on here.. Heh.


My sister and I had to do a minor bit of traveling this week for work, so I took some polish with me and did these  on our first night at the hotel. I am surprised how well nail polish held up.. Mind you, I wasn't doing any housework or dishes.. I guess that really helped!

I used: China Glaze Lemon Fizz (thumb), OPI A Roll In The Hague (index), Essie Lolipop (middle), China Glaze Gaga For Green (ring), Essie Mesmerize (pinky), Orly White Out, Orly Liquid Vinyl, and a couple of dotting tools from Born Pretty.

I received something really exciting in the mail the day we left.. I will have to get some photos and use it soon.. It has been a lemming of mine for awhile and I'm SOSOSOSOSO ecstatic to finally have it in my collection! Look for that hopefully some time this week. Now I'm off to wallow in my 'I don't have my normal computer, everything sucks on this one!' moment. Take care!
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