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Shabby Chic…

Welcome to Messy Mansion Mondays…on a Friday. Always late I am! Today’s nails are inspired by shabby chic furniture, here is one example from the Graphics Fairy.

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I love this old vintage look and stamping plate MM18, was perfect to re-create it. I started with a base of OPI “My Boyfriend Scales Walls” and used the distressed technique created by Chalkboard Nails, to add a few touches of a mid-toned grey. I did this very sparingly though, as it was easy to overpower the pale base and then the stamping wouldn’t have shown through.

Shabby chic

I love this look, furniture on my nails! I’ve used 3 images from the same plate here, so that’s a bonus in regards to using these plates, instead of looking at them! Update on the giveaway: I’ve contacted the winners and am still finalizing prizes. Should be able to reveal all next week.

 

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Messy Mansion Mondays featuring MM18…

Hello laquered ladies. For a while now I’ve been wanting to do a brocade fabric look, but then it slips my mind. Well this sort of came out by accident, I got out all the MM plates that appealed to me. Looked at what polishes were on the table and then over 500 little voices I heard China Glaze “Bogie” and Essence – Metal Glam “Gold Digger”…yelling “PICK ME!” Okay so I didn’t have that many polishes out, but they did say to me ” we look nice together”!

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This is stamped using plate MM18¬†and Essence “Gold Digger”. I usually don’t like gold much, but this is a soft warm toned gold almost with a touch of copper. I like the way this has turned out, its very conservative for my tastes, but does look like fabric and is quite elegant too.

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Thanks for looking and if you also have some MM plates and would like to join in on Mondays feel free!

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