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Twinsie Tuesday: Grunge Nail Design

4 Mar

Twinsie TuesdayI kept thinking, haven’t we already done a grunge nail design theme? But then I remembered, that’s what I did for our Sweet Sixteen post. I have to admit that I quite enjoyed the grunge era. I laugh at the pictures of myself from back then. What were we all thinking? Oy.

Grunge (9) WLcopy
For this look I copied the technique Sarah from Chalkboard Nails used here. I like her color choices better, but I just built upon what I was already wearing which was Julep Alma, a mustard yellow creme.

Grunge (12) WLcopy
This was a whole Julep mani for me. Just because. On top of Alma, I used Julep Heather, Annie, Fiona, Ingrid and Brandt. I’d forgotten how many great Julep colors I have. I need to play with them more.

Be sure the check out all the other manis today:

Alaina of The Little Canvas
Amanda of Amandalandish
Amber of Nails Like Lace
Anna of Going to the Showing
Anne of Grape Fizz Nails
Ashley of Art Evolve
Casey of CaseyLane Loves Polish
Chelsea of Nailed Blog
ChiChi of I’m Just Me…ChiChi
Cordia of Seriously Swatched
Elizabeth of Did My Nails
Erin of Paint Those Piggies
Heather of Peace, Love and Polish
Kelly of Tuxarina
Lakeisha of Refined and Polished
Maribeth of Obsessive Cosmetic Hoarders Unite!
Marisa of Polish Obsession
Meredith of Polish and Charms
Nory of Fierce Make Up and Nails
Róisín of Cuti-CLUE-les
Stephanie of A Little Polish
Tiffany of Polished To Precision
Traci of DrinkCitra

Twinsie Tuesday: Favorite Nail Polish Brand

25 Feb

Twinsie TuesdayI can’t really say that I have a favorite nail polish brand, but I have the most OPIs, so I guess that means it’s my favorite. Right? That’s how I chose to interpret it.

OPI_mani (7) WLcopyFor this design I started with OPI My Vampire is Buff, did some polka dots with OPI Gargantuan Green Grape, sponged on a little OPI Outback Aphrodisiac (which was crusted shut and was really, really difficult to open!) Although it’s not the original, I recently picked up some OPI My Private Jet and used that as an accent color. It’s pretty and gives a hint at how amazing the original must have been. This mani was so easy I decided to do all 10 digits. I didn’t use a base coat so we’ll see how long it lasts.

OPI_mani (14) WLcopy

Be sure the check out all the other manis today:

Alaina of The Little Canvas
Amanda of Amandalandish
Amber of Nails Like Lace
Anna of Going to the Showing
Anne of Grape Fizz Nails
Ashley of Art Evolve
Casey of CaseyLane Loves Polish
Chelsea of Nailed Blog
ChiChi of I’m Just Me…ChiChi
Cordia of Seriously Swatched
Elizabeth of Did My Nails
Erin of Paint Those Piggies
Heather of Peace, Love and Polish
Kelly of Tuxarina
Lakeisha of Refined and Polished
Maribeth of Obsessive Cosmetic Hoarders Unite!
Marisa of Polish Obsession
Meredith of Polish and Charms
Nory of Fierce Make Up and Nails
Róisín of Cuti-CLUE-les
Stephanie of A Little Polish
Tiffany of Polished To Precision
Traci of DrinkCitra

Twinsie Tuesday: Valentine’s Day Nails

11 Feb

Twinsie TuesdayI feel like I got a little carried away with these Valentine’s Day nails. I should’ve stopped at the pinkie and ring fingers. I like all of the aspects of this mani, just maybe not all together? I don’t know. Whatever.

Valentine's Day Nails
For this design I used OPI My Vampire is Buff, OPI Pink Friday, Sinful Colors Nirvana, OPI DS Reserve and Radiance, Sally Hansen Black Out and a few acrylics.

A couple hours later…

Valentine's Day Nails
Ahhh… That’s much better. I just couldn’t stand the crazy business that was happening. I like this so much better! It feels retro to me. Do you agree that the retake is better?

Be sure the check out all the other manis today:

Alaina of The Little Canvas
Amanda of Amandalandish
Amber of Nails Like Lace
Anna of Going to the Showing
Anne of Grape Fizz Nails
Ashley of Art Evolve
Casey of CaseyLane Loves Polish
Chelsea of Nailed Blog
ChiChi of I’m Just Me…ChiChi
Cordia of Seriously Swatched
Elizabeth of Did My Nails
Erin of Paint Those Piggies
Heather of Peace, Love and Polish
Kelly of Tuxarina
Lakeisha of Refined and Polished
Maribeth of Obsessive Cosmetic Hoarders Unite!
Marisa of Polish Obsession
Meredith of Polish and Charms
Nory of Fierce Make Up and Nails
Róisín of Cuti-CLUE-les
Stephanie of A Little Polish
Tiffany of Polished To Precision
Traci of DrinkCitra

Twinsie Tuesday: Go Red for Women Nails

4 Feb

Twinsie TuesdayFebruary is women’s heart disease awareness month, so today we’re doing Go Red for Women nails. February 7 is also National Wear Red Day to help raise awareness in the fight against heart disease in women. You can get more info here.

Go Red for Women NailsI did Valentine manis on my mom and three of my sisters during the Superbowl, so that very much got me in the Valentine mani mood. These were time consuming because of the black outline (which I did on all 10 fingers), but I’m hoping I can wear this design for the rest of the week to make up for the time I spent doing it.

Go Red for Women NailsMy red polish was Sinful Colors GoGo Girl, the black and white were acrylics and I topped it off with Chill Zone top coat.

Be sure the check out all the other manis today:

Alaina of The Little Canvas
Amanda of Amandalandish
Amber of Nails Like Lace
Anna of Going to the Showing
Anne of Grape Fizz Nails
Ashley of Art Evolve
Casey of CaseyLane Loves Polish
Chelsea of Nailed Blog
ChiChi of I’m Just Me…ChiChi
Cordia of Seriously Swatched
Elizabeth of Did My Nails
Erin of Paint Those Piggies
Heather of Peace, Love and Polish
Kelly of Tuxarina
Lakeisha of Refined and Polished
Maribeth of Obsessive Cosmetic Hoarders Unite!
Marisa of Polish Obsession
Meredith of Polish and Charms
Nory of Fierce Make Up and Nails
Róisín of Cuti-CLUE-les
Stephanie of A Little Polish
Tiffany of Polished To Precision
Traci of DrinkCitra

Twinsie Tueday Special: Anniversary

31 Jan

Twinsie Tuesday
Today marks the second anniversary of Twinsie Tuesday, hence the anniversary post. For this special post we were all assigned another Twinsie and were to redo their first TT post. I was paired up with Casey who is a recent addition to our group. Her first post was just earlier this month.

Chevron NailThis mani is a mish mash.  I love the pink and black chevron nail, plus a gorgeous holo.  Such a great combination.  Of course there are a few differences between my redo of Casey’s. The polishes I used for this mani were Sally Hansen Black Out, Sinful Colors Dream On, China Glaze Kaleidoscope Him Out and Icing Bedazzled. I topped it off with Chill Zone top coat.

Chevron nail

Be sure the check out all the other manis today:

Alaina of The Little Canvas
Amanda of Amandalandish
Amber of Nails Like Lace
Anna of Going to the Showing
Anne of Grape Fizz Nails
Ashley of Art Evolve
Casey of CaseyLane Loves Polish
Chelsea of Nailed Blog
ChiChi of I’m Just Me…ChiChi
Cordia of Seriously Swatched
Elizabeth of Did My Nails
Erin of Paint Those Piggies
Heather of Peace, Love and Polish
Kelly of Tuxarina
Lakeisha of Refined and Polished
Maribeth of Obsessive Cosmetic Hoarders Unite!
Marisa of Polish Obsession
Meredith of Polish and Charms
Nory of Fierce Make Up and Nails
Róisín of Cuti-CLUE-les
Stephanie of A Little Polish
Tiffany of Polished To Precision
Traci of DrinkCitra

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