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Splatter Floral Nails

Hey everyone!

Last night, after I did these nails and when I went to bed - I was quite pleased with my nails. When I woke up this morning, though, I wasn't overly crazy about them. I thought of a few things I could change so that I would really like them.. I am very tempted to take how I want them to look and recreate them before work.. I might just have to do it.

Anyways!


Really, there is nothing wrong with them.. I just sort of find them.. boring? Ah well! I used:

  • Lime Crime Milky Ways
  • China Glaze White On White
  • OPI My Favourite Ornament
  • China Glaze Highlight Of My Summer
  • China Glaze Sweet Hook
  • OPI Mod About You
  • Formula X For Sephora Infatuated
  • Orly Liquid Vinyl
  • China Glaze Strong Adhesion Base Coat
  • Seche Vite Dry Fast Top Coat

I made the roses with a "main" colour and white, then I did the details with the "main" colour and black mixed together.

Again, I don't dislike these bad boys.. I am just not amazed by them! Also.. did you notice I had to chop off my nails? As soon as I acknowledge that my nails are getting long - and am like 'oooh my nails are getting long!' there is a guaranteed nail break almost immediately. Good times.

See you all again real soon.. I am working on a different take on these gems right now..

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