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Nail Challenge Day 23: Inspired by a Movie

Under the sea, under the sea! Sing with me. So you guessed it, The Little Mermaid is quite popular in my house. Although I think Madagascar 3 may give it some new competition.The design is inspired from the beautiful waters under the sea.




So how did I create this? I started off with two coats of China Glaze White on White as the base. Next I applied drops of a shimmer light green called Gem Green from CQ, blue green called Gorgeous from Sinful Colors and blue called Sapphire from Jordana. The drops will start to get tacky and here is where you allow them to dry a bit and them using a dotting tool or toothpick run the colour together in a horizontal manner.

Stay tuned for Day 24: Inspired by a Book and be sure to stop by Jayne's blog Cosmetic Proof and Traci's blog DrinkCitra to see what gorgeous designs they also created for this challenge! 

Happy Seas!
XOXO
Naomi

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