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GIRAFFE!!

Alrighty everyone, time for something different! I've been toying with the idea of doing one of those manis that go across all your nails, just finding the right design has been tricky.  Inspired by an image I saw on pinterest (I really have to start writing down where I find things) I decided to give a very long-necked giraffe a try with my acrylic paints.  HE CAME OUT SO CUTE I COULD DIIIE.

First up, I started with two coats of Nicole by OPI "Baby" Blue from the Justin Bieber collection.  Wow that hurts to type, but I got it on sale, I swear.  It's a really nice sky blue, by the way, smooth to apply and not streaky.  If you can get past the JB bit, it's not bad.  Next, I painted on the giraffe outline with my Burnt Umber paint.  I still need practice with paints but I found that if I wiped a lot of my paint off first, I got a flatter, more even application.  I then drew in the splotches, face, grass, tree and what is supposed to be a little bird sitting on his ear. 






The Verdict:  EEEE this came out so cute I made my bf get up and look at it.  He didn't really care but whatevvaaaa.  :DD:D:D

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  1. Omg those are fantastic!!!!!!!!!!!

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  2. This is sooooo freakin' adorable!!!!

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  3. ADORABLE i'm totally gonna do this one

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  4. *Squeal* I would like this giraffe as a stuffed animal please!

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    1. ....I could probably do that, actually. I also do a lot of knitting, felt toy making and cross stitch :D

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  5. I think this is my favorite mani you've ever done!

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  6. oh my goodness this is so cute I'm dying. I love it.

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  7. HOLY you make stuffed toys too?! Damn you talented woman!

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  8. This is absolutely awesome, you are so creative! I'm going to make this now, I looove it! Your blog is awesome too, I have a DIY fashion blog and I do nail art sometimes, hope you can check it out. I'm following you now

    xxx
    Sylvia
    www.daretodiy.com

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  9. :D im going to try this! this is SO very creative and hopefully i can do it! ^.^
    ( sorry if my english is bad, im Swedish! ) xx.Sofie

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  10. i had sucess! :D yay!! xx.Sofie

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