Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Luxurious Stamping with Essie Little Brown Dress

Hey all! Sorry there wasn't a post during this weekend but I didn't have time to schedule anything before my little boating trip. If it makes you feel better I'm completely roasted from my idiotic sunburn so I'll probably peel soon :(. DAMN YOU past me that did not reapply sunblock!

Enough complaining, back to the nails... A couple of weeks ago they were showing The Other Boleyn Girl and there was a scene where the king was wearing this gorgeous ... thing (it wasn't a shirt, or vest or any other piece of clothing I can name). Point is, it was brown with icy blue embroidery, very rich looking. Of course, the first thing I thought was "Hey! I can do that on my nails!".

For this I started with two coats of Essie Little Brown Dress, a good dark chocolate shade, and stamped with RA-112 and Sally Hansen ColorQuick Pen in chrome blue.








I didn't really wear them as a full mani because I was in the mood for something brighter when I tried this, but you can bet I'll be doing this again and wearing it for a while. Also, my stamping hasn't really been great as of late and I feel reinvigorated with this one :)

Next up I have the really awesome mani I did for the boat trip so keep an eye out for that! I sincerely hope no one is in pain like me and you can enjoy your day!

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  1. Gorgeous. I love both the colors you used. The design is so pretty

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  2. This is a stunning mani...very elegant and classy looking. Very nice job...love it! :)

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    1. I felt so fancy while wearing it, my pinky would rise by itself :D

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    1. Thank you! I had forgotten how many really nice images there are on my Red Angel plates.

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  4. I am so in love with the brown/light blue color combo. LOVE I TELL YOU! My mom just redid her bedroom in those colors and I am so jealous. Great stamping job, looks so nice and clean!

    I can't even say anything about sunburns because I know one is coming my way at the end of this month lol.

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    1. Why thank you for your compliment, fancy cat! I've been admiring from afar this bedspread...sheet? Bed in a bag? thing from Macy's in those colors for a while. I think I'm jealous of your mom now too.

      DON'T DO IT! Save yourself!! I'm looking like a lizard right now.

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