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Saturday, February 11, 2012

My Lucky Tax Day Mani!!



Morning! Today Jack and I will be getting our taxes done and I wanted a fun mani for the occasion, lol. *fingers crossed in hopes of getting a good amount back* 
I had purchased Orly Fowl Play a few months ago, and had yet to wear it as a full mani, so last night while watching Drive with Jack, I got started on my tax day mani :)
I started with 2 pretty thick coats of Fowl Play. There are so many colors in this, it's amazing. The multiple colors appears more in direct light and sunlight. Otherwise it appears as a darker purple, but you can still see the flakes. I just love this polish!!







Here it is in just normal indirect light. Still so pretty!





Then I wanted some stripes, so I used Claire's 14 Karats and BundleMonster plate BM20





39 comments:

  1. gorgeous!! I have this,but have yet to wear it...I will have to pull it out. Good luck on the taxes :)

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  2. Thanks!!! I just want to get it over with, lol.

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  3. LOVE the stripes! BTW...took your advice and used my Big Ruby tats for my Friday mani. First time using them and super easy! If only getting into stamping went so well! Pop over to check it out. And good luck on taxes...just did ours, too. Blech!

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  4. That Fowl Play is just gorgeous!

    Emma x

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  5. Your stamping is always so perfect! So jealous! I would probably stamp more if I was good at it......

    My mom did my taxes last night....but has yet to tell me how much I'm getting back.....the anticipation is killing me!

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  6. Love the mani! I am in search of the perfect Valentine mani using Revlon Hot for Chocolate with reds or pinks. I teach Pre-K and have lots of room to have fun, as I do many fun nail designs. My family and my coworkers love it also! Please help me come up with the perfect fun Valentine design. Thanks!

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    1. I would use the REvlon as teh base, and if you have any pink or red chrome polishes, I would stamp some lips, or hearts on top :)

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  7. Erika, Love love love your site! You're mani's are always so perfect! I can't wait to try some of your techniques.

    1) What do you do to get your cuticles so clean?

    Thanks for sharing!

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    1. Thanks!!! I really don't do much. I oil them up a few times a day, and every time, I follow with just pushing them back with my pointer nail from then opposite hand :)

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  8. Perfect stamping as always :) Love Fowl Play :)

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  9. this is such a nice combo; it looks almost European, very pretty;)

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  10. I love the polish and yes, that is a good reason to celebrate :-) Good Luck!

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  11. Your stamping is perfect, I hope someday I could achieve the same.

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  12. I never did find Fowl Play! & I need to get the first BM set soon! The stamping made the mani so fun! Love this mani!

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  13. This is so mesmerizing! I looove it! The flakes in that Orly polish are to die for! Wish you well on your tax refund! <3 Angie

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  14. Fowl Play is such a pretty color!

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  15. Ohh really nice! p.s. isn't Drive brilliant?

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  16. Love this mani, by itself and with the gold! Hope you get lots of $$$ back :)

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    1. Thanks, I will be sure to check it out :)

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  18. I love this! I think you are the only person I know who designs a tax day mani! It's why so many love you! Stunning!

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    1. Haha, hey I'll always find an excuse!

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  19. Oooh, I love this color! I'll have to add it to my never ending wishlist ... Good luck with the tax refund! :)

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    1. how do you get the stamping so perfect?

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    2. It really is just practice and working fast :)

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    1. Thank you so much, and I will def check it out :)

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  22. Gorgeous! Those stripes are awesome!

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  23. Thanks everyone!! I think we made out fairly well!!

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  24. wow love this design! how did you do these stripes?:):)

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  25. Hi! These stripes reminded me of the magnitic polish mani I did tonight. Have you experimented with magnetic polish? If you haven't, you should, it's pretty cool. I bought mine off ebay, and I think your followers might be interested. Keep up the good work! <3

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