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Fancy Friday #149 – Fun and games

So I had no clue about todays theme, so I didn’t have a chance to do something new for this week. It’s April Fool’s day, so that inspired me a bit as well as the fun part of the challenge. I found some old manicures I hadn’t shown yet, so that will have to do for today.

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The first manicure is done with Picture Polish Fool’s Gold and Zoya Vega. I stamped on top with Depend White Stamping Polish and Bundle Monster XL24. The name Fool’s Gold reminded me of April Fool’s.

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This is a really old manicure, back from 2012. This was the manicure I wore for my birthday that year. What is more fun than a birthday? I used Sally Hansen Be-Jeweled and Color Club Eternal Beauty.

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The last manicure, is my 4th of July manicure from last year. I love celebrating 4th of July, the food, fireworks and spending time with my family. This year I’m flying into Boston on the 4th, so hopefully we will get to see some fireworks. I used China Glaze First Mate on my index and stamped white stars from Bundle Monster XL23, the middle is Orly Star Spangled and the white stripes are also from the XL23 plate. On the ring finger I have the american flag hand painted. The pinky is OPI Alpine Snow and Dollish Polish It’s a Me Mario.

Remember to click by the other ladies, who have been more creative than me today.

I dag er temaet sjov og ballade. Jeg var helt tom for ideer, så jeg nåede ikke at lave noget til i dag. Jeg fandt derfor nogle gamle manicures som passede lidt ind i temaet. Husk at klikke forbi de andre damer, der har været mere kreative end mig i dag.

Malle

Fancy Friday #128 – Inspired by nature

Happy friday. Todays theme is inspired by nature, which I took as fall because it is full on fall outside now in Denmark, cold, cloudy and windy – I miss summer.

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The only good thing about fall is that I’m totally in the mood for dark colors on my nails. I started with three coats of OPI Mrs. O’Leary’s BBQ, such a great fall color, get it if you don’t already have it. On my pinky I have four coats of Orly Bling.

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After the polish dried I stamped with Barry M Gold Foil and Bundle Monster BM XL13. I used the same stamp last year in a different fall manicure, but it turned out much better this time. I think the base competed a little bit too much for the attention last time. I can’t believe I had the OPI polish for two years without using it, it is so pretty. Also Orly Bling is seriously so holographic I keep staring at it. Remember to click by the other ladies to see what they have done for today.

I dag er temaet skov og natur. Jeg har tolket det som efterår og stampet nogle blade på mine negle Min base er OPI Mrs. O’Leary’s BBQ, som lige pt er min ultimative efterårsfarve, så mørk og flot. Husk at klikke forbi de andre for at se hvad de har lavet. 

Malle

#WeekendOffNailArtChallenge – Day 30 Dots

Today’s theme is dots. It is the very last day of our #WeekendOffNailArtChallenge. It has been such a fun month, but also quite hard, because sometimes I have not gotten to enjoy the nail art I did for very long, before having to change my polish again. I also think my nails and fingers will thank me a bit, because they have been a bit dry this month. I will do a round-up post Monday, so you can see all the nail art I have done for this challenge.

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I was inspired by Nailstorming on YouTube and Instagram, who have done some cool dotted gradient nails. I started with two coats of Essie Ballet Slippers, just to give my nails a bit more pink and to cover the staining of my nail beds. I then used China Glaze Feel The Breeze, China Glaze Flip Flop Fantasy, China Glaze Pool Party and Orly Beach Cruiser for the dots, and two different size dotting tools.

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Bonus shot of my nails under LED light. I just love how neons glow under a black light. I also can’t wait to wear neons on my fingers all summer long, how I have missed them. Remember to check back in tomorrow for Fancy Friday.

Everybody can participate just use the hashtag #WeekendOffNailArtChallenge on social media like Instagram or add your link at the bottom through inlinkz, all you need is a free user. Remember to check out the other ladies link at the bottom throughout the day, just click on the little frog 🙂

Alle kan deltage enten ved at bruge hashtagget #WeekendOffNailArtChallenge på for eksempel Instagram eller ved at tilføje dit link i bunden via inlinkz, alt du skal bruge er en gratis bruger. Husk at klikke forbi de andres blogge dagen igennem, du skal bare klikke på den lille frø 🙂

Malle

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#WeekendOffNailArtChallenge – Day 24 / Fancy Friday #104 – Event

Today’s theme is inspired by an event. I actually have two events manicures that I did a while ago, that I haven’t shown on the blog yet.

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The first event is for 4th of July. Last summer I spent 4th of July in Rapid City in South Dakota in the US. I saw Mount Rushmore and Crazy Horse and then walked around the downtown. I even visited a Sally’s Beauty Supply where to employees had to look at my nails. The blue is China Glaze First Mate, the red OPI Coca Cola Red with a coat of Orly Star Spangled. The stamp on the index and pinky is from Bundle Monster H25 and stamped with Depend White stamping polish. The middle nails stamping is from a BBF plate.

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On my right hand I used the same polishes and plate. The ring finger on both hands is done by freehand. The white is done with Barry M Nail Art Pen in white and the blue is the same China Glaze polish.

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The second event is Thanksgiving. I have celebrated Thanksgiving in Denmark for I think 12 years with my family at the Marriott in Copenhagen. I love a holiday centered around food and being together. The index and middle nail is OPI Alpine Snow. The glitter on the index is China Glaze Electrify. I can’t remember the colors I used for the turkey but I was inspired by The Nail Network. The ring finger is the same colors and technique as the 4th of July nails.  The pinky is OPI Black Onyx and the waterfall technique with various golden polishes.

Everybody can participate just use the hashtag #WeekendOffNailArtChallenge on social media like Instagram or add your link at the bottom through inlinkz, all you need is a free user. Remember to check out the other ladies link at the bottom throughout the day, just click on the little frog 🙂

Alle kan deltage enten ved at bruge hashtagget #WeekendOffNailArtChallenge på for eksempel Instagram eller ved at tilføje dit link i bunden via inlinkz, alt du skal bruge er en gratis bruger. Husk at klikke forbi de andres blogge dagen igennem, du skal bare klikke på den lille frø 🙂

Malle

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#WeekendOffNailArtChallenge – Day 15 Fan Brush

Today’s theme is fan brush. Something I never tried before, so today was the day.  I took a quick trip on google image search and looked at some different fan brush manicures, to get an idea of what you could do.

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I started with three coats of Orly Au Champagne, a shimmering white satin finish polish. I was getting a bit tired of using OPI Alpine Snow, so something new needed to happen. I then dropped out some of Zoya Savita for the index and ring finger nail and brushed it on one side of the nail. On my middle and pinky nail I have Wet n Wild Buffy the Violet Slayer.

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I when over the lines a couple of times to build up intensity in the polish. I don’t know what happened to the nails with the Wet n Wild polish but the top coat seemed to blur the lines, even though it didn’t drag the polish. So they look like they are out of focus, but that is the way the look in real life. The technique was super simple and I would definitely try it out again.

Everybody can participate just use the hashtag #WeekendOffNailArtChallenge on social media like Instagram or add your link at the bottom through inlinkz, all you need is a free user. Remember to check out the other ladies link at the bottom throughout the day, just click on the little frog 🙂

Alle kan deltage enten ved at bruge hashtagget #WeekendOffNailArtChallenge på for eksempel Instagram eller ved at tilføje dit link i bunden via inlinkz, alt du skal bruge er en gratis bruger. Husk at klikke forbi de andres blogge dagen igennem, du skal bare klikke på den lille frø 🙂

Malle

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Fancy Friday #84 – Inspired by christmas decorations

Happy friday, it’s officially december and we are getting closer and closer to christmas. I’m kind of freaking out since I have a lot to do before the 24th. I have already figured out how our christmas tree is going to be decorated so that is great. For today’s inspiration I looked in our many boxes of christmas decorations and found some of my favorite baubles. They are a pearly white with silver glitter details.

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I started with three coats of Orly Au Champagne as my base. Then with a small detailing brush I painted swirls on my middle finger with OPI My Signature Is “DC”. With the same polish and brush I painted a snowflake and some dots on my ring finger. With a striper brush and the same silver polish I made stripes on my index and pinky nails. After letting it dry I went over the lines and dots with a small brush and a England Merlin to get the glitter effect. I finished off with a coat of Poshe.

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I love snowflakes for winter and christmas manicures. I think they ended up looking a lot like the baubles and I can’t wait to decorate our christmas tree. The next two friday’s are also inspired by christmas. Click on the blue blob to see what christmas decorations the other ladies was inspired by.

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I dag er vi inspireret af julepynt. Jeg stak hovedet i en kasse med julepynt og fandt nogle af mine yndlings julekugler. Mine negle blev rigtig fine og kom helt i julestemning. Klik på den blå blob for at se hvilken julepynt de andre er blevet inspireret af.

Malle


Fancy Friday #73 – Inspired by Fall

I love those beginning stages of Fall, when you can smell the cold in the air, but it’s still warm enough to wear a leather jacket and sneakers. When the leaves are starting to change and the sun is still warm. When the leaves are all gone and it’s so cold you can see your own breath, then I wish for Spring and Summer to come back 🙂 This year I was inspired by the leaves and the trees and the pretty colors.

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I started out with three coats of Zoya Blaze, a super pretty deep red scattered holographic jelly polish (that was a mouthful). The I looked at my stamping plates to find something Fall like. I found this super pretty stamp with maple leaves on it on my Bundle Monster H11 plate. I used three different polishes for the stamp. On my pinky I stamped with Orly Solid Gold, on my ring and index finger with Sally Hansen Liquid Gold and on my middle finger with a-England Excalibur.

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Here you can see the a-England shade better, it gets a little washed out in direct lightning, but indoors and in the shade, it looks really pretty with the silver and gold. The Sally Hansen shade stamped really well, but chrome and metallic polishes usually do. Click on the blue blob to see what the other ladies have done today.

I dag bliver vi inspireret af efteråret, som ikke rigtig er kommet til Danmark endnu. Jeg stampede nogle fine blade på en rød baggrund. Klik på den blå blob for at se hvad de andre har fundet på i dag. 

Malle