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January 25, 2012
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I don’t know if it’s lack of sleep or what but I am super into what happened during today’s mani.  First, started with a two coat base of the Hello Kitty Night Sparkle nail polish, a mostly black polish with some great little green/gold specs in it.  That’s not the cool part, but I did leave that layer alone on the middle finger so you could see what it looks like without any futzing.  Then I went in on the other nails and stamped some feathers using OPI Who The Shrek Are You?  and did a quick swipe with one of the Sally Hansen glitter coats (I forget which one, sorry!).  That’s not the cool part either.  I hated the stamping (just didn’t really hold up over all the black) so went in and sponged and dripped in some more Hello Kitty.  Nope, not the cool part.

THEN I whipped out Color Club Volt of Light, a super bright yellow neon that could never be called opaque, but packs a wow in a couple of coats over white.  So here’s the cool part: while the black was still wet, I mostly-cleaned off the Volt of Light applicator then did a couple of SWACK-SWACKs over each nail.  Just kind of quick F-you slaps really.  And holy moly look at what happened!

Color Club Volt of Light

I can’t even explain it but I’ve been fascinated with these nails all afternoon, staring at the weird patterned color warps throwing the two together created.  It’s not often that I whip out the macro lens (it fits on a camera that’s impossibly hard for me to use with my left hand) but this sort of demanded it!

Hello Kitty Dreamy Night Sky Nails

Hello Kitty Night Sky

Color Club Volt of Light

space nails

mixing nail polish

I’m a big dork.  Carry on.  :)

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14 Responses

  1. whitney says:

    uh these are awesome

  2. wow these look freaking awesome! i love how it turned out. like modern art…in space!

  3. tyne says:

    super cool! i love how technical and accidental it was, looks good.

  4. Michelle says:

    If you’re a big dork, then so am I. These look freakin’ awesome.

  5. Emily says:

    This is so aweesome!

  6. Meg says:

    Those nails are pretty damned cool! Accident or not, they’re awesome.

  7. Amy says:

    They are AWESOME! when I saw the first picture I saw faces (just me?). The pinky I ser a fairy or elf. The ring I’m not quite sure but I do see something. Is it just me from the pain I’m in and lack of sleeping?

  8. Helga says:

    Cool! Looks kind of spooky :D

  9. the nerd says:

    Thanks ladies! I don’t know if I can replicate this monumental weirdo pile on, but it sure was pretty. And yessssss Amy, I was thinking that too for awhile staring at them — I saw a raven in the ring finger bursting through a cloud of green. Perhaps we are equally kookoo. :-D

  10. wowowowowowwowoow that looks great

  11. Girly Bits says:

    These are seriously cool!

  12. Gottwinkies says:

    ROFLMAO! You may carry on as well and feel no guilt! Awesome nails-what a fabulous experiment…GJ!

  13. Amy says:

    Lmao maybe! <..> :)

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