Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Union Jack & Punk Rock Manis

Union Jack Mani
Union Jack Mani: OPI Swimsuit Nailed It + striper nail art
Nail art photo
Union jack mani
Hi guys! Long time, no post, huh?!


Sorry 'bout that! I've been SUPER busy and have lots of news!!! =0)


Most exciting news first,

I have an iPad!!!!!!!!!!!! Can you believe it!?!?!? I still have trouble remembering that it's real. I swear I never thought I'd have one! =0) I've had a flip phone for the last, let's see... 5 years? MORE!?!? So, yeah. Technology doesn't find me very easily much to my dismay...!

So when I was gifted an ipad recently, I was absolutely BLOWN AWAY with how cool it is. Seriously loving it and catching up on tons of lost time- downloading apps, taking pics, etc. Living the mobile life! Lol

Next coolest thing is that MASH sent me a new plate set to review. I've not ever received any products for review until then (or...well...now?), so it's s pretty big deal to me. I have been playing with it for sometime now so I have lots of pictures to share with you guys! Which is the reason I wanted to wait to do the post- I like regular blogger reviews that show an example mani, but I thought it would be AWESOME to wait on the review until I could show a TON of example manis. So that was my strategy... =0)

Next next, I should be receiving a set from CHEEKY very soon to review for you guys, also. Yes, I am super freaking out excited!!!!! Lol. I know we all (well,many of us, anyway!) have been waiting for what feels like FOREVER for CHEEKY to release their "Summer Set." Well, they are doing a short pre-sale right now, and will release the set "for real" very soon! YAYYY!!!

Now, the pic you saw at the beginning of this post was a mani I did a few weeks ago. The base isOPI Swimsuit Nailed It, and I painted the UK flag with polish stripers. I kinda suck (I think, anyway) at painting nail art by hand. However, the union jack is a pretty forgiving patter to do. I kinda just winged it and I thought it turned out pretty cute!

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Next up is a punk rock crackle mani that I shamelessly copied from another blogger (i think? If it's yours, let me know so I can credit you!) Although, I did add the 3rd color (the neon yellow-green) - she had used (just!) pink, black, white, and grey. Behold:

Nail Art photo
Anarchy Crackle Mani
Nail Art Photo
Anarchy Crackle Mani
Nail art photo
Anarchy Crackle Mani


I thought it was totally fun! Crackle in 2 colors, black and white and grey theme, but with pops of fun (summer trend) neon colors. I used china glaze crackles, the neon pink is a color club, and the yellow-ish is a Kleancolor.

 

Waddy a think?!

Feels good to be back! I'm hoping that between the new ipad, and the iMac I'll be more capable of putting together posts the way I want... WHEN I want!!! Lol

Love, end of summer weather, and plenty of NP to you all!!!!!

<3 Sarah

 

2 comments:

  1. wow - there is so much complexity in this mani, it is VERY cool, nice job!

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  2. I love all Union Jack manis... they're awesome. Such a cool flag to do. I'm a New Zealander though, so I'd feel a bit of a traitor doing one haha, but maybe one day.

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