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ABC Challenge: C is for Colourful China Glaze Crackle Nails

What another challenge? I must be nuts or just a huge nail polish addict right? I'll take the latter please! I thought this was a brilliant challenge and didn't want to miss out on this one so here I am taking part in the ABC challenge. For more information on this challenge please visit the Llama Nails on Facebook. This week the letter is C. My C stands for Colourful, China Glaze, Crackle Nails with a tutorial in case you're interested to create this design for yourself. 



Here's a look at all the China Glaze polishes used to create this design.


So first you want to start off with the Strong adhesion base coat to prevent the nails from staining and then one opaque coat of Liquid Leather.


Next you want to add Platinum Pieces, a silver crackle to parts of the black base coat like this. 


Now repeat using another colour: Glam-More, a fuchsia pink crackle.


You see a pattern here right? Repeat with another colour. Here is Oxidised Aqua crackle.


And now for my final colour to complete any open black space: add a purple crackle called Fault Line.


Clean up any mistakes and add your Fast Forward top coat to bring on the shine! 



Now feel free to express yourself in terms of how many colours used and how big your patches of crackle colour used. I would love for you to head on over to Gorgeois to see her gorgeous Shatter Mosaic which is where I got this idea from.

 
Happy C- Challenge!
XOXO
Naomi

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Now check out the rest of wonderful nail junkies below taking this challenge too!
 

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