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April Challenge – Day 27 – Inspired by Fashion

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Today’s prompt is inspired by fashion. This is the one of the whole challenge that has caused me most trouble ! I’ve been poring through magazines to try and find a fabric with a motif I’d like to copy, and I just couldn’t find anything. So I decided to rip a page out of one of those magazines and do a version of a newspaper mani 🙂

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Now magazine print isn’t exactly like newsprint, but I think it came off okay ! I didn’t have any rubbing alcohol (or vodka) either, so I used an antiseptic that has about 4% alcohol content (I didn’t want to waste my gin…) – it transferred pretty well. The colours went pretty funky until I topcoated it, then they looked fine.

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I’m not sure you can really tell it’s a fashion page, but this is the page I used to start with. I wanted one with pictures small enough to look reasonable on my nails, but I think they were still too large ! : 

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… Check out the other entries by clicking on the image below !

Short and Sweet in Texas 30 Day April Challenge

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Pre-Spring Challenge Day 11 – Beach

Well, I’m going away until Sunday, so I’m afraid I’m about to spam you all with my last manis for the Pre-Spring Challenge ! Sorry in advance, I’m worried that if I schedule the posts, the links might not work properly.

I thought I had such a great idea for this one, but actually it didn’t come out great !

Maybe it would have been better with a little black liner around the swimsuits?

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Swatches – China Glaze – On Safari – Prey Tell (1075), Elephant Walk (1072), I Herd That (1079) & I’m Not a Lion (1080) plus Pure Joy (1113) !

It’s Christmas Eve and I got in from work before dark, which makes a lovely change !

I would not normally quibble with buying 12 polishes in one go, but with all the presents to get for the upcoming festivities, I couldn’t afford the whole collection, so after looking up a few swatches, decided to go for two glitters and two cremes from China Glaze‘s On Safari collection.

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