7.11.14

the nail files: go wild!


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It's been a seriously long time since I've done any animal prints, and since I couldn't decide, I opted to do two, yes TWO different ones. Because I'm crazy like that. Haha!



Cheetah:
I started with two coats of Rooney and when that was dry, got out a medium dotting too and made some blobs with Boundary of Memory. After that dried, I got out a smaller dotting tool, and surrounded each of the glitter blobs, with smaller, slightly curved blobs. Yes, in case you're wondering, blobs are where it's at. Haha!

Zebra:
After two coats of Paper Mache for a base, I got a long, skinny nail art brush and made the stripes with Black Expressionism. I find the Finger Paints polish is better than black Stripe Rite, because it goes on smoothly and doesn't need a second coat. To add some sparkle, I traced a few of the black lines with silver glitter Stripe Rite. 


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10 comments:

  1. You do such clean work, so pretty! I love the ring finger especially.

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  2. Gosh I hate you sometimes. These are freaking perfect! LOVE love love the two animal prints! Also--I promise I'm responding to your email! Work just got out of control yesterday!! <3

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  3. I love animal print. I wish I could do something like that. That Boundary of Memory looks really pretty.
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  4. LOVE them. Especially the ring finger nail :)

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  5. Oh M Gee ....This is to die for! I am totally in love with animal prints and have wanted so bad to try this look. You totally nailed it!!! No pun intended LOL

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  6. Yay indecision! ;)
    I find I have little control over my StripeRite polishes. Maybe I need to hold the handle by the stem or something, but they always come out too wispy, varied thickness, and not in a straight line.

    You rock the Paper Mache! And the other polishes. ;)

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  7. Ooooh la la, I love your animal prints!! I've never tried zebra before - you *nailed* it.

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  8. Love it! The pops of sparkle are a great touch!

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