My Vice

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My Aunt showed up in a tank top so I snapped a photo to later replicate the design on my nails. The vice is one of my many hacks, if it’s metal and I can reface it I often do. The vice was cobalt blue before I attacked it with flamingo pink spray paint. ūüôā

Envy is a dark army green but it’s showing up as black

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My inspiration:

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Zoya: Envy, Tracie, Neely, Rory, Suri

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Happy Birthday

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It’s my birthday and Independence Day! ¬†This water marble MANicure is a present from my Husband, Mr. FLBN, who actually did my nails! ¬†Mr. FLBN, an artist & hobby painter himself, was watching a youtube video of guitars being water marbled in 80’s colors and wanted to give it a try in red, white & blue. I have the greatest husband ever! Seriously.

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Cleanup took over 2 hours, you can see why!

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Took a mulligan on my index finger

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Color Club – French Tip

Finger Paints – Expressionist Red

China Glaze – Shower Together

Wet n Wild – Clear

Sun of a Peach

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I took inspiration from the polish name for this design.  Sun of a Peach, which seemed much brighter in person, with a topcoat of flakies.  Nuclear Energy in purple with a peach on top.

Polishes:

China Glaze – Sun of a Peach

Sally Hansen – Petal Pusher

Zoya – Arizona, Raven

L.A. Colors – Nuclear Energy

Color Club – Almond Nude, Candy Girl, Snowflakes

Spa Ritual – Twig

Sun Conure

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Here’s a baby Sun Conure! ¬†The other nails were blended to capture the orange, yellow & green of the parrot. ¬†I made a nail sticker this time instead of trying to paint everything upside down and cut him out with cuticle scissors. ¬†It’s not lost on me that I put the bird on the bird, sorry, it was unintentional. It wasn’t fitting on my ring finger and I had already painted my index.¬†I based him off the picture I took below of this 2 month old my husband is holding:

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He’s sleeping with his mouth open.

Polishes used:

Zoya: Tanzy, Snow White,  Raven, Arizona, Pippa

Barielle:  Lemondrops, Swizzle Stix, Polished Princess

Color Club – Snowflakes

Wet n Wild – Clear