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The Nail Files: Ombré Fade


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 Here's what I used this week:



Errr...and this:


I forgot to include it in the bigger picture and was too lazy to start over.




Two coats of Paper Mache on all fingers. Then, I put a big ole blob of Ski Teal We Drop on a piece of paper, dipped the sponge in it, and tapped the polish on top of the white. Err...when the white was totally dry, that is. I repeated the process with Man Hunt, For Audrey, Turned Up Turquoise and, finally, In The Lime Light.


After I was done, I thought it needed some pizzaz so I added a thin-ish line of Make A Spectacle along the top.


It kind of reminds me of an impressionist painting. Like if Monet was a girl and wanted to have a mani that matched his (her) interpretation of a pond full of lily pads. Oh man, did I really just type that? I may be somewhat too sleepy to be drafting this post. But it is what it is. Haha!


Happy Friday, everyone!


And thanks to Tara and Vicki for hosting!



11 comments:

  1. Can't wait to try this!!! One question - the sponge should be wet or not? I keep reading different things. What did you do?

    I love all the colors!! Great job once again.

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  2. Love that "Make a Spectacle" great glitter! Love the color family as well!

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  3. That's awesome and unique! How long did it take you to do that?

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  4. Hi, found you through the Nail Files link up. Your mani looks awesome!

    <3
    Kali
    Kali Now Living

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  5. love all those shades-teal is one of my fav colors!

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  6. Looks great! Love the sparkle tips, too. The Ombre' look is one I've been wanting to try for a while...I just haven't yet. I may have to figure out what colors in my stash I want to use and give it try this month sometime.

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  7. lmao I've had that issue of "oh crap I forgot to take a pic of something" #bloggerproblems

    Your nails are looking super long!

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  8. love the ombre! i need to give it a shot again!

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  9. Gotta have some glitter :)
    Love the colors!

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