Here Today, Gone……

China Glaze – “Hey Sailor” & “II”
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Nails had to be chopped.  In all their flourishing beauty, sadly they were actually in the way.   Because they were so strong, I had to soak my nails in water to soften them a bit so I could actually cut them.  I wanted the process to go as smoothly as possible.

Here today, gone…well, tonight…

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I’ve been thinking to test out this “II” color for at least six months. It never seemed the right time.  It’s gorgeous.  It’s a beautiful nude color with the prettiest gold hologram shimmer.  But it’s so sheer, you’d never be able to avoid a visible nail line. 

Enter the beauty of having nubby nails.

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….and of course, there were dots.  lol

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Stained Glass

Inspired by Kamsamnida’s Mosaic design, which I thought was beautiful.

I treated myself to China Glaze’s “Anchors Away Collection” this past weekend.  It was the perfect collection for this design.

Lighthouse – yellow {jelly shimmer}
Ahoy! – dark pink (magenta) {jelly shimmer}
Hey Sailor – red
First Mate – blue
Starboard – green
Life Preserver – orange
outlined with Sinful Colors “Black on Black”

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On my left hand I used larger blocks of color, but I think I like the detail of my right hand with the smaller blocks.  Of course, it takes longer, but I think it’s worth it.


Using all jelly glitter/shimmer polishes would make this truly shine like a real stained glass window!

VIDEO TUTORIAL!! (Especially for KP! )