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Mix and Match and Studded

Hey everyone!

I seriously think I need to show my BFF my nails before I do posts. A lot of time she will give me rad names for my posts. Must remember to do this from now on. I think I should have warned my intro with a "side note" - sorry, next time!

I am going to say that I am in love with these nails before I show you my photo. I honestly cannot stop staring at them.. They are a mix of different activities and they are honestly just delightful.

I based the design 96% from this photo and the other 4% from this photo. The reason being is that the first photo design just felt like it needed something extra, but I liked the colours better.. But I wanted the studs from the second photo.. Ohhh perfect, mash them together-ish.


We have Butter London Cheeky Chops on my thumb and middle fingers, Orly Liquid Vinyl on all the others, we have OPI Metallic 4 Life layered on to my ring finger (I totally wrote 'ringer' first.. I think I like that combo-word.. moving on..), and then some Orly White Out for the dots and lines. The studs are from my Cult Nails order a little while back. LOVE THEM! I love anything studded. If I had studded pants, I'd probably be wearing them right now. Note to self: find studded pants.

Sure, my lines should be thinner and neater, but I don't even care. I love the whole mixed design looks. Everything is different, yet they all work together. Just so good! Also, I snipped off my nails again. This is probably my 1,000th time saying this, but: I love short nails. I know a lot of people say you cannot put any designs or fit anything on short nails, but I say that is so wrong. There is just something about short nails that makes my heart smile. This is definitely a heart smiling moment.

Also, I have decided to go on a no-buy until some time in September. I am quite pleased because my pal Silver is also doing it. I just feel lately that I'm too impulsive with my polish purchasing. And I have so many sweet babies to play around with that I almost feel negligent. Yeah, I went there. I do have a ninja polish order coming in - probably next week, but they were bought and paid for before my official no-buy start. AND the only polish I will purchase will be for my birthday group, and I'm basically a month ahead, so.. I should be golden!

That is all for today - see you all again very soon!!

P.S - What do you all think my new header?! My amazingly awesome friend Jade made it for me! I am actually really pleased every time I load up my blog to view my posts now.. The header is perfection!!!

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I think the studs & the dots are a cute/edgy combo! :)
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I love the studded nails and the stripey nail art looks good too .

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