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Blue Textured Patchwork Nails

There comes a point where stamping is too hard and the prospect of doing another striped, dotted or average taped mani just isn't interesting.  I literally (literally!) have an entire reusable shopping full of polish and yet deciding what to do can be extremely tough.  The solution? Browse all the blogs! I really should use that more, it is the meme after which my blog is named.... Anyway, I found myself on Chloe's Nails and just had to try one of her "Patchwork" manis.  I wanted a twist though: have each be a different texture, rather than colour!

To start off, I added two coats of Rimmel Black Satin - my go-to black - and added a thin coat of Seche Vite on the top to help it dry.  Once it looked dry, I WAITED FIVE MORE MINUTES.  I have ruined way too many manis not waiting an extra five minutes.  Then, I cut two squares of tape to create my first two squares.  I added the polish, added Seche Vite and WAITED FIVE MORE MINUTES.  Repeat for the second two squares, this time making sure to cover the previous two exactly for a neat finish.  

My polishes, clockwise, from top left: Lacquistry Winter No. 1, LA Colours Unique, Orly Sweet Peacock and Maybelline Demin Dash.  







The Verdict: OMG I love how this turned out.  I'm very proud of myself for adding the texture in there, I'm totes awesome! :D:D:D

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  2. That is sooo pretty!!!! I definitley need to try this!

    -Sarah
    http://laceandlavenderhints.blogspot.ca/

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