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Silver Cats

This is a medium silver with silver microglitter that I made with half Milani Key Lime Shine, a slightly green silver shimmer,  and half China Glaze Blue Island Iced Tea, a lightish blue shimmer in a blue base. I got … Continue reading

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  Today’s franken is a cheery blue made from two colors I really like: Orly Blue Collar, a true bright turquoise crème, and Color Club What A Drag, a metallic silver foil, the same one I used for Deviled Eggs. … Continue reading

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Purple Sunset

This is a pretty, neutral medium purple shimmer that’s really easy to make.  I used 1/2 China Glaze Red Curl Girl, a medium neutral red shimmer, and 1/2 China Glaze Blue Paradise. Add a drop of silver shimmer if you … Continue reading

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Faded ’57 Chevy Green

I like my nail polish to come in unexpected colors. Of course, sometimes I just want a straight red, but I’m more likely to franken a “strange” color. Rescue Beauty Lounge is a brand that offers some really funky shades, … Continue reading

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This is a fabulous color which I just love. It doesn’t look like much at first glance but I found myself appreciating it the more I looked at it. It’s a gray-based purple shimmer. (Grayuple? Purlgray?) Usually I keep gray … Continue reading

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Poison Sumac Orange

Well, the name’s a little crazy, but these nails remind me of the orange poison sumac bushes in New England. Luckily these nails won’t make you itch. Take a medium neutral red and the most opaque bright yellow you can … Continue reading

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Shimmery Sage

This sage green is the result of a neutral light yellow (like butter) mixed with a medium blue (like smurf blue) and pearl pigment. The pearl pigment will lighten the polish color quite a bit to make a sage green. … Continue reading

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