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Friday, January 14, 2011

Multi Colored Checkered Mani...

Yep another checkered mani, lol. I wanted to use my Sally Hansen Prism Turquoise Opal again. Man, I cannot get enough of this polish! Just sooo many colors in one polish. Since these have been discontinued for years, I got mine, and a few other Prisms off of eBay, at a very decent price. Then one of my BFF/neighbors, Meghan, stopped over while I was in process of this, and suggested the OPI Lincoln Park After Dark Matte, for the squares. Even though I've used it a bunch lately, I agreed, and she was totally right!!! Then later on I decided to add a top coat, for shine!
You can find the tutorial here, that I did.



Here is Turquoise Opal over black. See.....so many colors!





Here is where I added the Lincoln Park After Dark Matte for the squares. Ignore the dent in my middle finger, lol. Not quit sure how that happened. Grrrrrr





Now with the top coat! I love SV, it evens everything out!





This pic is when I tried it out with the flash on my camera. I loved this pic!

26 comments:

  1. I love Turquoise Opal its so beautiful!

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  2. Are these your natural nails? Or do you use something to thicken them and make them stronger? These look fantastic!

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  3. I love this. Another fantastic mani :)

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  4. Thanks ladies! Turq. Opal will forver be in my top 3 polishes!

    Antoszewskia, Yep, those are my real nails. I don't add anything to them, other than the polish and my top coat, SV :)

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  5. these are totaly awesome.. i wish one day i will be successful at doing this design too lol i guess i have to practice more for it :)
    .. but totally love Turquoise Opa !! i can totally see why you love the flash pic ;)

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  6. Wow, that last pic is really awesome!!!

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  7. That's such a gorgeous color! Great mani!

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  8. WHY do all the beautiful polishes get discontinued? XD

    How long does it take for you to do the checkered manicure? It looks so perfect.

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  9. Thanks you guys!

    Brownsmoke, yep, all it takes is practice, and I know you'll get the hang of it fully in no time!

    Cammy, I KNOW!!! They always take away the greats :( This took me about 45 min.

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  10. So gorgeous! Looks like you have three polishes on your nails instead of two!

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  11. I love this! I like how the Turquoise Opal looks completely different in each square.

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  12. Thanks you two!! That is exactly why it's one of my fave polishes!! So many colors

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  13. do you use scotch tape for the checkered or another technique?

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  14. Renee, I use Scotch Tape. Here is my tutorial on how I do it :P

    http://chloesnails.blogspot.com/2010/12/checkers-anyone.html

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  15. I LOVE THIS :O
    The duochrome is so beautiful :)
    Glad that I found this blog (through sayanythingbr00ke) I am always searching for good nailpolish blogs and now Ive found yet another one :)

    hugs

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  16. Thanks shorty!! I def love my duochromes!!! *hugs*

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  17. I love duo chromes! And I love these nails.

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  18. I looooooove this mani! omg its gorgeous!
    thanks to sayanythingbr00ke <3
    through youtube i bought my first opi polish and i'm addicted now ^.^

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  19. Thanks you guys!!

    Nelle, it's amazing how fast polish addiction can sneak up on you. I started with like 20, and being thrilled with that.

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  20. love the lincoln park after dark matte..a must have!

    vivianlynnp.blogspot.com

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