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Saturday, 25 February 2012

Egyptian Nails

Good afternoon, dear readers!

Today's manicure is inspired by Egypt and hieroglyphics.  I started with a base of Butter London Wallis (thank you SO much, Amanda and Nory!!! :'D) and then painted on the designs with black non-toxic paint.  I then added some lighter gold around the designs, using Orly Luxe.







I then added some China Glaze Fast Forward top coat.  I had to fight to get photos of this, as I left my cables for the light box at my friends house, so I won't be able to use it until sometime next week.

The design is messy, but I'll just need to practice more.  ^-^

-Ashesela

33 comments:

  1. THIS design is messy? Are you kidding??
    Your work is pure perfection, as always. Keep it up! =D

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  2. Very pretty and antique looking.

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  3. @ Sophie: Thank you so much for your sweet words! :D!! ^-^!

    @ Emm: Thank you so much!! :D!

    @ Anita: Thank you very much!!! ^-^

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  4. @ ChromaCraze: Thank you so much!! :D!

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  5. I don't see no messy! :D
    I think it looks great, and it's a fantastic idea.

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  6. Your creativity is incredible! I think ancient Egyptian culture is fascinating, so I love this!

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  7. @ Polish and Charms: Thank you so much!! :D

    @ Bunny Nails: Thank you very much!! :D

    @ Rainbowify Me: Aw, thank you so much!!!! :D

    @ Bethany Taylor: Thank you so much!! :D I always thought ancient Egypt to be fascinating too!! ^-^

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  8. Aaah, how is this called messy!? I wonder what my mani's are called if this is messy :'). Did you do the other hand too?

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  9. LOVE this. Such a good job! And it looks awesome, don't be so hard on yourself.

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  10. @ Maria: Thank you so much!! :D Naw, I only did my left hand. I usually only paint one hand since I remove the polish so soon afterwards. ^-^ I get excited for my next manicure and can't keep one on for very long, lol!!

    @ Kaki: Thank you so much!! :'D

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  11. Totally worthy of being on the walls with other Egyptian hieroglyphics! Really nice. This is up in my top 10 of your nail art designs!

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  12. @ Jayne: :'D Thank you so very much!!!! :D I really appreciate it! :D

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  13. lol messy.. silly girl, this is stunning and creative as always! I reaaaalllly have to get some Orly Luxe.. you keep using it and making it look so good!

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  14. Beautiful! Love the Eye of Horus on the thumb!

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  15. What a good idea! I love it! Got really inspired right now!

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  16. @ A Girl and Her Polish: Thank you so much!!! :D

    @ ScarsLikeLace: Thank you so very much!!! :D

    @ Crystal: Thank you so much!! I really appreciate that! :D (Oh, and I so highly suggest Luxe... it is a gold with silver in it, so it is very wearable! :D)

    @ LabMuffin: Thank you so much!! :D The Eye of Horus is such a cool symbol!

    @ Kia: Aw, thank you so much!! What a wonderful thing to hear! :D ^-^

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  17. Loves it! Wallis is the perfect base for and Egyptian inspired mani :)

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  18. @ Amanda: Thank you so much!!!! I thought so too! :'D I am going to enjoy that polish for a looong time!! :D Thank you so much!!!!!

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  19. Gosh this is such a lovely mani. You really are talented :D

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  20. I am addicted to all things ancient egypt and hieroglyphics!!!This is awesome!

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  21. @ drinkcitra: Thank you so much!! :D

    @ LittleMonsterx14: Thank you!! :D I think ancient Egypt is so cool! XD

    @ Fingers: I love learning about ancient Egypt!! So interesting!! :D Thank you!! ^-^

    @ Nail Reflections: Thank you very much!! :D

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