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Fall skittlette in brown, red and gold featuring Zoya - Cinnamon

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You may or may not have noticed that I went on hiatus for the summer. Sorry about the lack of notice – it wasn’t something I had planned on, but between my daughter being home for summer break and adoptingĀ a new puppy to house train, play with and cuddle, I decided to put my nails on the back burner.

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Advanced Stamping in Fall Tones

Advanced stamping chevron nails

Advanced stamping is one of those techniques that I have been in awe of for years, but for multiple reasons I had not managed to conquer it. My main problem was that I was trying to place dried decals on my nails and could never get them to lay down nicely because my nails curve quite a bit from side-to-side as well as front-to-back. I finally found the way to do it that works best for me and I am super pleased with the results!

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#nailartsep Day 28: Seasonal – Fall Water Marble

#nailartsep: Seasonal Water Marble

A day late on this one, but still chugging onward with this challenge. For this challenge I made water marble decals, which is definitely a new-to-me technique. This was also my first opportunity to use one of my new Color Club top coats from their gorgeous Made in New York line. I’ll be doing a separate swatch entry for the two toppers I have soon, but I simply couldn’t resist using it any longer!

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