Creative musings in bright colors

Stormy Heart

This is it, the final boring mani that I wore to interviews! Although if I am being honest, this one is not all that boring. It is also February  which means I am permitted to start posting hearts (not that I have any other pink manis prepared…I spent the last few weeks wearing subtle pink and so I have been avoiding the color altogether. Can I make a blue Valentine’s mani???). Anyway, have some shimmer and some hearts!

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I knew what I wanted to do with this mani, and trialled three different grey/grey combos before settling on this one. I am a little sad because the hearts take up so much space you can barely see the base! This only matters because the base is Crystal Crown, which I have just now realized was discontinued at some point in the past. This is awful because it is easily my most-used grey, and the bottle is half empty! Ooops. I need to keep a better eye on when indie polishes discontinue my favorites!

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But anyway, this was basically advanced stamping with grey and white over grey. It looks rather nice for all that, and was suitably almost-subtle and heart-shaped!

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Colors:
~ Grey shimmer: Emily de Molly – Crystal Crown
~ Grey: Zoya – Dove
~ White: Sinful Colors – Snow me White
~ Stamp: BM – 620

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Happy Friday! And this ends the run of boring manis. Now all I need to do is actually pick where I want to be next year (and for the next 10 or so years, yikes!) and get started on some actual Valentine’s manis!

Comments on: "Stormy Heart" (2)

  1. As you already know I love most of your boring designs and this is no exception so I’m kind of sad to see them go… but if it means you’ll be showing off rainbows and happy summer colors, I’m not THAT sad 😉

    Having said that, this one is so pretty and that base… stunning! I wonder if there’s a dupe somewhere, or something that comes close as I would love to own it myself.

    • It is true, rainbows make people happier :-p. But I do still have some more subdued manis coming up! Just…none that I wore to interviews which was the point of the lsat three weeks.

      If you happen to run into something that looks like Crystal Crown let me know, I am so sad Hayley stopped making it! It is the perfect shimmery white-grey.

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