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Snowflake Stamps

Winter Nail Art

While some of the country is buried in snow, the rest of us have barely seen an inch.  We finally got a few flakes here, and I was ready to do a snowy look.

Color Club Holographic Polish

For this look, I used Color Club Blue Heaven, OPI Sheer Tints I Can Teal You Like Me, and Wet ‘n’ Wild Hallucinate.  There wasn’t enough sunshine to be able to tell, but the Color Club is a holo, and the Wet ‘n’ Wild is an iridescent glitter.  (I also used a white stamping polish that doesn’t have any brand.)

I began by painting all of my nails with one coat of Blue Heaven.  Then, I stamped my first layer of snowflakes.  Next, was a layer of the Sheer Tints, followed by more snowflakes, followed by Sheer Tints, then a final layer of snowflakes that were topped off by the glitter polish.

Bundle Monster Stamping Plates

I took turns experimenting with these plates and different stampers, so there are different snowflakes for every layer.  These plates are from Born Pretty, Bundle Monster, and Pueen.

I Can Teal You Like Me

 

Wet n Wild Hallucinate

 

Blue Heaven

The finished product was a frosty look that perfectly matched the frosty weather.  I hope you like!

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Glam Glitter

OPI Nicole Luke of the Draw

Nicole by OPI Luke of the Draw is one of those polishes that I forget about.  It is gorgeous and goes on so easily!  I have pictures both indoors and outdoors, and honestly, I love the indoors.  It is the kind of polish that catches that evening light and looks so glam!  Check out my IG @dontjudgemeokaynails for a video of the shining glory of it all!

Black and Silver Nail Art

 

Luke of the Draw

 

Nicole by OPI

 

Evening Nails

 

Glitter Nail Art

I don’t feel like I have a whole lot to say about this polish, except that I really love the sparkle and shine.  I also like when I rediscover a color that I haven’t worn in a while.  🙂

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Purple Bridesmaid

Bridal Party Nail Art

I recently was in a wedding that was using purple as the color, and did I match that ish or what?  LOL

OPI Color Paints Purple Perspective

I began by painting all of my nails with Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear Celeb City.  This is hands down, my favorite silver polish.  I actually like it underneath the Color Paints much better than the polish that OPI released with them.  After the silver base dried, I painted all of my nails with one coat of OPI Color Paints Purple Perspective.

Bundle Monster Plate H16

After that dried, I used a Bundle Monster plate, Konad stamper and scraper, and white stamping polish from the Born Pretty Store.  I chose the rose type of image and stamped all of the nails with white.

Originally, I was going to leave my nails purple and white to match the bouquet, but I thought it was too much, and that’s where the OPI Sheer Tints Don’t Violet Me Down (pictured above) came into play.  One coat of that over all of the nails toned down the white perfectly.  And, as a subtle accent, I used a heart rhinestone on each of my ring fingers.

Purple Nail Art

 

OPI Sheer Tints Don't Violet Me Down

 

Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear Celeb City

 

Konad Stamper and Scraper

 

Bridesmaid Nail Art

 

Purple Nail Stamping

 

Rhinestone Nail Accent

I was honestly very happy with how these turned out.  They matched, and were actually pretty easy to do.  It makes me want to match other Color Paints with Sheer Tints.  🙂

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Favorite Nails of the Season!

Autumn Nail Stamping

These fall nails may be my favorite fall nails I have ever done.  They aren’t super flashy or complicated, but I really enjoyed wearing them!  Be ready for lots of pics.  (Also, I am trying to get used to the new WordPress layout, so there’s that.)

Bundle Monster

I used a Bundle Monster plate with a Konad stamper and scraper.

Cancer Moon

But, before we get into all of that, let me tell you that I painted all of my nails with Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure Cancer Moon as a base.  This is a neutral with a golden shine that seemed perfect for this look!

Nail Polish for Stamping

For the stamping, I used these polishes.  From left to right they are: OPI I Sing in Color, Sally Hansen Lustre Shine, Zoya Channing, Julep Valerie, Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure Jungle Gem, Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure Branch Out, Sally Hansen Patent Gloss Moto, Sally Hansen Insta Dri Vanished, and China Glaze Don’t Make Me Wine.  All of these worked together beautifully to make the multicolored leaved.  I am posting a few extra pics so you can try to get a fee for the polishes.  A lot of them are duo/multichromes, have shines, etc.

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Okay, for the stamping.  In the following pics, I was experimenting with a yellow that didn’t make the cut, but you can ignore that.  🙂

Multicolored Nail Stamping

First, I blob a bit of each color on the plate.

Konad Stamping

Then, I scrape.  The colors do not blur together the way you would think they would.

Konad Fall

Here is a stamp on paper to preview the colors.

Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure

After I stamped all of my nails I put on a quick topcoat.  (You can see a few smudges from where I should have waited a moment longer.)

Now for the tons of pics!

Julep

 

China Glaze

 

Zoya

 

OPI

Thanks for reading!  I hope you enjoy these as much as I did!

Multicolored Stamping

Multicolored Nail Stamping

I absolutely love the OPI Color Paints, and recently found that they are good for stamping!

Konad Stamper

I used the bottom of this image plate (and to be honest, I got it as a single off of eBay, so I don’t know what company makes it) and a Konad stamper and scraper.  I have experimented with a couple of other stampers, and it may be because they were way cheap, but this is the one that I really can count on.

OPI Color Paints

I painted all of my toes with the silver base, OPI Silver Canvas.  Then, for the stamping, from left to right I used OPI Turquoise AestheticPen and PinkMagenta MuseIndigo Motif, and Landscape Artist.  I didn’t get any shots while I was stamping (oops) but all I did was paint a little bit of each color and swipe, then stamp.

Excuse the ratty flip flops. :)

Excuse the ratty flip flops. 🙂

The end result was really cute, and I am dying to do it on my hands!

Konad Nail Art

OPI Magenta Muse

OPI Silver Canvas

OPI Pen and Pink

OPI Turquoise Aesthetic

I really love when I find other polishes to stamp with, because I really have a VERY limited (2) selection of real stamping polish.  Also, my laptop is doing weird things, so I hope the photos publish nice and clear for you.

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Halloween Oops

Glowing Water Marble

I was going for what I thought was going to be a sweet Halloween water marble, and the base for some Halloween decals.  I didn’t exactly get what I had in mind, but I got a cute design for the week.

OPI Chrome

I painted all of my nails with this chrome base from OPI called Push and Shove.  It truly is chrome when it dries.  You can see your reflection in it.  But it is VERY finicky when it comes to getting it applied.  You want only one, smooth coat the first time.  Anytime you go back over it, it bubbles it up.

China Glaze Water Marble

I chose these three China Glaze polishes, and I was picturing them staying these shades for the Halloween color combo.  From left to right: In the Lime Light, Purple Panic, Pool Party.

China Glaze Pool Party

When I marbled it, it looked a little more like a neon type of thing than Halloween.

Sinful Colors Glow in the Dark

Rather than use the Halloween decals on a look that didn’t match that, I topped it off with Sinful Colors Glow in the Dark, and a matte top coat.

China Glaze Purple Panic

China Glaze In the Lime Light

Matte Top Coat

Glowing Water Marble

I finished with a fun look, and was surprised by the fact that I could still see the colors of the polish under the glow polish.  I really though that that would just be a top layer once the lights were out, and the other colors wouldn’t stand out.

Hopefully a Halloween look works for me this week, and I hope your Halloween nails are coming together!  The ones I have seen have been gorgeous!

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Sheer Tint Toes

OPI Sheer Tints Nail Art

I wanted to do something colorful as the days get cooler and the opportunities to show off any polish on your toes are becoming fewer and fewer.

Funky Fingers Mean Girls

For the base of all of the nails I used Sally Hansen Insta Dri Silver Sweep.  I really like this silver because it goes on smoothly and is opaque in one coat.  After that, I topped off each nail with one of the OPI Sheer Tints.  Starting with the pink they are, Be Magentale With MeI Can Teal You Like MeDon’t Violet Me Down, and I’m Never Amberrassed.  And in case that wasn’t enough, I topped every toe off with Funky Fingers So Fetch!.  The Funky Fingers has pink, yellow, green, white, and black hex glitters, along with blue stars.  When I found this polish, it was hard not to grab the others because I really do like the movie Mean Girls.

Sally Hansen Insta Dri Silver Sweep

The finished product was colorful, but nothing over the top.  I actually thought it was a nice way to get color for the fall without being full on neon.

Do you like the sheer tints?  Or have the color paints taken over?

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