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Saturday, February 19, 2011

An idea that would have been too much

So yesterday I mentioned buying 2 new Funky Fingers, well here is #2. This is called Sand and Stilettos, I <3 this name!!! Thinking this was going to be semi sheer like Golden Coast, I first used a base of Sinful's Black on Black. To my surprise, it was really almost opaque in 1 coat! Then I had this idea I wanted to do, since I had some fimo butterflies with me, but after I did the scotch tape design, I thought it would have been too much. So I just left it as is, and on my lunch break, will attempt my idea with other colors :)


I started with my black

Then added 1 coat of Sand and Stilettos



then half ass attempted my idea, lol, but here is a sneak peak, or idea, for tomorrows mani :)  I again used my black for the design & scotch tape.


44 comments:

  1. Alot of junk in the trunk...Gorgeous I love it! :)

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  2. the holo glitter is absolutely AMAZING...@@

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  3. wonderful! but how do you get it so glossy? which top coat do you use?

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  4. I want that glitter! :( Too bad there aren't any five belows near me !

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  5. I LOVE THAT GLITTER! I love all things glitter, but when you add in holo glitter particles, it's over. I need it. Unfortunately I've never seen Funky Fingers anywhere around here.

    It looks like your short middle finger nail has caught up with the rest :). You break that one the most because it's your longest finger and the nail sticks out the farthest. I do the same thing. I'm currently dealing with a nubbin index nail. I somehow cracked it in the hospital? Meh. Broken nails never bothered me until I started painting them daily and posting pictures on the internet, lol.

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  6. i love this scotch tape design! and that glitter ill have to see if i have that glitter somewhere!

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  7. Amazing!! I'm actually not a big fan of crazy glitter polishes, but this one's a pretty! =)

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  8. Wow, that's a lot of glitter! Usually I don't like wearing them since they're a bish to take off but that one is amazing.

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  9. Just beautiful! I totally did my first scotch tape design mani yesterday... Very similar to this one, black with silver glitter! The whole time I was doing it, I thought of you haha! I ran into some tape issues though, being too sticky and taking off paint. Does that happen to you?

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  10. Wow.. i love that glitter. :) Beautiful :)

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  11. i'm drooling over this and other "funky fresh" polishes, but unfortunately, there are NO five belows in TX. :( i am also curious to see how it would have looked with the fimo butterfly. ... :)

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  12. I love that glitters :) once again amazing mani...xx

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  13. amazing glitter, love it with the black ❤

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  14. I'm going to attempt (keyword: ATTEMPT) this manicure, only with a sparkly red (OPI's Ali's Big Break) and black. Wish me luck...haha. I love this Scotch tape design, it's so neat! : D

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  15. Thanks you guys!!! I do love my glitters!

    mk41, I use SV, Seche Vite for all my manis :)

    Tracie, I know!! YAY< it's finally almost there. Good point, I never even thought of that being the reason I always break it and I'm so sorry to hear that you broke a nail in the hospital :( I too never used to really care all that much if I broke one, but man, I seriously do now, since they get posted, lol.

    Mimi, your best friend for removing glitters is called the 'Foil Method'. You soak a cotton ball in pure acetone, wrap it around your finger and nail, then wrap that in foil, you do this for all fingers and wait about 5 minutes. You then put a little pressure on your nail, and drag the foil and cotton of your nail, and TADA all the glitter is gone!

    Jordon, yeah that will happen if you don't remove the stickiness enough. I have a tutorial up in my 'Tutorials' tab under my header. You need to stick it to your palm a few times to make it less sticky :)

    Mercedes, OMG you must be psychic!!! My mani that I refer to in this, and that's ready to be posted tomorrow includes a fimo butterfly!!!

    Cammy, oh YAY, I hope you love it!! Let me know how it goes!

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  16. Hi, my name is Odile, i´m from Brazil
    so I am polish addict! : )
    if you want exchanges polishs nails from here, just contact me
    unhastinaup@gmail.com
    you can also visit my blog
    kisses and hugs
    http://tinaup.blogspot.com

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  17. OMG, I can't wait to go find this tomorrow! I hope my Five Below has it! If not, is there a Color Club dupe for it that you know of?

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  18. That glitter is SO pretty!

    Also, FYI again on those color pens, snagged 3 at Target today for THREE dollars. WOAH!

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  19. *Jaw drops* OMGGGG Sand and Stilettos is such a beautiful glitter polish! OMGOMG I can't believe there's no Five Below in California =[

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  20. Oooh that glitter... Ooooh... I'm drooling... *splitch splitch*
    I ran immediately on eBay to order it (+ Icicle Lights, the dupe of Mad as a Hatter) ;D

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  21. Thank you everyone!

    Odile, Aww thank you so much!! I will def let you know!

    Ari, I'm not sure if there are Color Club versions of these :( I hope you were able to find these.

    Amber thanks again, I really need to run out and grab some!

    gnoma, haha, I don't blame you at all!! I love these glitters

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  22. You're so talented. I like this design, simple yet cute.

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  23. What clear do you use!? your nails look so perfect and clear!

    Ps: I'm trying to start my own blog but I still didn't get any subscribers yet =( how do you get people to be interested in what you do and follow you? Please help me... I've asked others but they still have not helped me out. Much Mahalo!

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  24. kaleialoha, I use Seche Vite for my top coat. I love that stuff. As for followers, your content and picture quality have a lot to do with it. I actaully started on makeupalley.com, and got to know some of the girls there, and poste dmy pics. Then they would email me and ask if I had a blog, and I decided to start one. You can't post your blog on the site, but once my blog got going, they would post out my blog, and that helped my blog tons. You can also comment on others blogs, and this will get your name out there. DO NOT post your blog in other bloggers comments, most of them do not like this, and get very angry. I have yet to figure out why, but they do. It just takes time.

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  25. I have the same problem as kaleialoha: I'm not so good with mani, but I'm improving since this last summer and many friends ask to me about opening a blog. I'm uploading all my photos these days, but I don't know if my blog will be useful for people, since I have no time to comment everywhere and I don't like doing spam. >_<

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  26. gnoma, you should def start one. I never thought mine would really be useful to others either. You just never know, and do it on your own terms, there's no need to spend extra time on it if you don't have it. Just make sure if you start one, to have fun with it. Never let it become a job ;)

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  27. Thank you so much! That helps me a ton!

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  28. Thank you chloe, you give me a hope ç__ç
    I've almost finished uploads here http://gnomagno.blogspot.com/ (ahahahah spam! XD) with my ridicolous english, and, of course, will be just for fun. These weeks I have too much free time since I'm sick at home, in the future... I don't know! :P

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  29. You both are very welcome. I'm hppy to help out whenever I can!!!

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  30. Ooooh & Aaaah on that glitterpolish, so freakin´ awesome, it´s crazy..I love it, got to get it, but where??! And that mani is absolutely gorgeous!

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  31. Thanks! You can buy Funky Finger polishes at a store called Five Below :)

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  32. Im loving this color from funky fingers and also Golden coast from the post below, but do you know if its posible to buy anywhere online? Cause im from denmark so cant get it here :(

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  33. Heidi, I'm sorry to say that the only place I know of that they are sold online, is eBay :(

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  34. Heidi, I'm from Europe like you and i bought Funky Fingers polishes (after I saw this Chloe's entry :D) from an eBay seller: doggpuff ^__^

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  35. LOVING the sparkles!!!! The tape job just gives it an extra punch! SO CUTE!

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  36. gnoma, thanks for the help and listing the sellers name!!

    Jen, thank you!!

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