Saturday, July 21, 2012

Summer Challenge-Seashells

I bought a bunch of different color shells this year for my nails and everytime I went to do something with them for this challenge, I kept wanting a really dark base color.  I am trying to force myself to use lighter colors since I always tend to gravitate towards dark and once the fall comes, I will be using them all the time.  I decided to go with a lighter color base, Finger Paints Don't Make A Scene.  It reminds me of shells on the beach.  I still would rather rock a hot pink shell over a black base but it is good to expand beyond your comfort zone every now and then.


Here is a peek at the rest of the challenge items...


16 comments:

  1. These are so pretty! Looks like we had similar thinking with this one. I know how you feel about gravitating toward certain colors, but good for you for breaking out of your shell!

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  2. This is so beautiful - those are shells?! How did you do it????

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    1. I bought them from Esther's Nail supply online because they had a huge color variety but you can sometimes find them in the nail art section of Sally's in small pouches. I use a coat of polish to get them to stick and then a clear top coat to secure. Super fun.

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  3. That looks really cool. I tend to reach for the darker colours too - I'm not as good as you at stepping outside my comfort zone.

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  4. Reminds me of delicate silk dress or night gown!
    Really beautiful <3

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  5. These look so classy! Very nice and that shade looks great on you!

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  6. It's gorgeous Sue, looks like a tiny piece of beach :)

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  7. amazing! soo pretty and elegant!

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  8. So pretty!! I love the gold!

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  9. I love the texture of this! I really like the neutral colors you went with too.

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  10. These look like little gold nuggets! So awesome x
    Island Girl Insights ♥

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