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31DC2013 - 10 - Gradient

Well.. I've really gone and done it now.. I'm actually behind on the challenge.. for real now! I have to play catch up here.. Fun times!

My nails, well, ok, not necessarily my nails, but the skin around my nails looks like crap.. I am good about not consciously picking at the skin during the day - I must be doing it at night.. I have no idea, I digress.

Ok! I did a super quick gradient this morning, and now I will have to do some quick Polka Dot nails later on and then get some stripes done.. phew! All right.. on to the photo then..


Super simple.. I used 3 a England polish: Guinevere, Ascalon, and Lady of the Lake - nothing super special.. just some quick and easy gradient nails. Though I did use 3 polish that are quite lovely - so that is a bonus!

Ok! I better go get my butt in gear and get some dots done.. geeeez! I said I didn't want to get behind, and of course I do. Sigh. I never learn!

See you again soon with another post!

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