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Cleopatra In New York

Hey everyone!

Well, first off, Happy New Years eve! Any awesome plans for the night?

I am still not feeling 100% after this almost week-long battle with this nightmare cold, so I don't think I will be going out to celebrate this evening.. whomp-whomp! BUT! I figured my nails still had to be some what fun, even if they were just to wear to work.. I didn't want to put in too much effort though, but, I wanted them to be a base in case I do decide to venture out and can bling them up some more..

Cue one of my new polish babies.. Deborah Lippmann Cleopatra In New York. (LOVE the name!) I own quite a few black with silver polish, but none with gold and black come to mind.. I had wanted to get this one when the DL polish was on sale at nailpolishcanada, but of course - it was sold out! When my siblings and I ventured out to Edmonton, I made it a point to stop in to Murale just so I could snap this colour up. Mission: accomplished!


Black jelly-esque base, two different sizes of gold glitter.. what isn't to enjoy? This was two coats without a base. I feel it worked out quite well. Plus, it will be easy to add more activity to this should I decide I'm well enough to venture out (probably won't happen, but you never know!)

Anyways, thank you all for sticking with me through 2012.. shall we see what 2013 has in store? Happy New Year!!

Comments

Sarah said…
Very pretty! I love gold glitter on a black base!
Beautiful polish! Happy new year to you, I hope you beat that cold soon! ):
Delainie said…
@ Sarah - Me too! It is really sad to know that I really never do it and didn't own anything like this before. Must make up for lost time!

@ Brittney - Thank you, same to you (if you happen to ever see this!) I am currently winning the battle versus this cold!!

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