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Reddit Week 10: Winter Nails

I've been following the Reddit weekly challenge over at /r/redditlaqueristas and the theme this week is Winter.  I pretty much only do the challenges when I feel like it.  I like the winter challenge so I put my thinking cap on.  I knew I wanted it to be sparkly and to use stamps.  I've done a mani with blue and silver sparkly foils before so this time I decided to go for snow at night.  I love walking the now at night, so quiet and peaceful.  

I started this mani off with two coats of Nicole by OPI Razzle Dazzle.  Next, I put a blob of Sally Hansen Celeb City on a piece of paper and daub it with a makeup sponge.  I wanted just the tiniest speckling of silver to look like gusts of snow so I did a few swipes on the paper with the sponge to get most of the polish off.  Then it was lightly dabbing my nails.  Next, I used my Bundle Monster plates with Konad White Special Polish to add the snow flakes.  Top with a top coat and you're done.







The Verdict: For once, this actually came out matching the vision I had in my head.  It looks to me what walking through the snow at night looks like; gusts of fine snow with large flakes passing in front of your face.  Huzzah!

Comments

  1. Ohh this is so pretty! I am always impressed by your close up shots!

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  2. love it, really look like snow on your nails.. :)

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  3. Pretty! Love the snowflakes over this dark base. Looks great!

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  4. This is gorgeous! It looks awesome over the dark polish! It's like snow falling at night

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  5. Looooove this so much! I must do a snowflake manicure soon ♥.

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  6. The sponged silver is such a great effect! Beautiful winter mani!

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