Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Faux Christmas Marble

Or maybe faux needle drag mani? I really am not too sure. It is faux Christmas something or other..

Anyways..

Hello everyone!

I went to work with bare nails the other day, and my favourite table of resident's were giving me a hard time - especially since my main critic had her nails painted a sassy pink! I told them it was their fault for not telling me how to do my nails (they toss me ideas from time to time and I will come in the next day with one of their colour choices) - so of course one lady said 'green and red, because it is Christmas time!' No problem.

But what to do?

I had not idea. Dots? Cool.. Lines? Rad.. What about a huge mix? Yes.


 This was it after two days (I forgot to snag a photo before that!) I just painted strips of green, red, and white. The green is China Glaze Gaga For Green, the white is Orly White Out, and the red is China Glaze With Love - then once I had the strips painted, I grabbed a small dotting tool and just alternated grabbing polish from either side.. I still think my thumb and index finger look the most interesting.

But.

I wasn't quite done with this..



I had to add some Christmas glitter vomit. This is a quick coat of China Glaze Party Hearty. Yeah, it made it a lot more fun. The ladies agreed today. My harshest critic said it was 'lovely'.. Great lady!!

Ok. Enough study procrastination here. Have a great night everyone!!

EDIT: While scrolling through pinterest, I came across THIS mani - same idea, though her look is amazing and mine pales in comparison, I'm still pleased with my faux work.. 
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