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31DC2016 Day 25: Inspired by floral denim jacket – fashion

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Today’s theme in the 31 Day Challenge is inspired by fashion. I only just got this one done in time for today! A couple of weeks ago, my husband and I were shopping for some much-needed jeans when he noticed a beautifully embroidered floral denim jacket at Alpaca Connection. It was gorgeous and completely my style so he ended up buying it for me. I decided to do today’s nails inspired by the jacket. Painted Fingertips | Floral nails inspired by denim jacket - fashion for the #31DC2016

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31DC2016 Day 23: Movies – Lord of the Rings

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I was on the fence for a while about what to do for today’s theme. I had an idea for some Lord of the Rings nail art, and I like both the LOTR movies and the books, but I just wasn’t sure how cool the nail art would come out. In the end, I decided to go for it. I’m glad I did, because I love the final outcome! Painted Fingertips | Lord of the Rings nails for the #31DC2016

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#31DC2016 Day 22: Inspired by a Song – Kite

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Today’s theme in the 31 Day Challenge is ‘inspired by a song’. I decided to choose one of my favourite U2 songs, Kite. Even though I know the song isn’t about actual kites, I decided to just go with a very literal interpretation of its name. Painted Fingertips | Kite nails for the #31DC2016 inspired by a song

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#31DC2016 Day 21: Inspired by Autumn Colours

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We’re into the final section of the 31 Day Challenge! All the rest of the themes are ‘inspired by’ something and today’s is inspired by a colour. The beginnings of autumn have definitely arrived here in Minnesota and a few of the trees are beginning to change. It seems like this year I’ve caught the fall bug, too. I love summer, but I’ve found myself drawn to browns and bronzes recently. In the Voxbox I received from Influenster a few weeks ago, I got a bottle of Seche Intrepid and also a coupon to get a second colour with the purchase of a bottle of Seche Vite. Seche Vite is a great top coat, so of course I took advantage of it. The colour I decided to pick was the perfectly autumny Seche Whimsical.

Painted Fingertips | Swatch: Seche Premier Lacquer Whimsical

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#31DC2016 Day 20: Water Marble with Flowers

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Can you believe we’re on day 20 of the 31 Day Challenge? We’re two thirds of the way there, I hope I can make it through the last stretch! Today’s theme is water marble. You may remember the Water Marble Wednesday feature I had on the blog for a while – I have done a lot of water marbles since I started Painted Fingertips. It seems like it’s been forever since I’ve done one, though! I’ve been more focused on other techniques over the past few months, but water marbles are still something special.

Painted Fingertips | Water marble for the #31DC2016

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31DC2016 Day 19: Freehand Galaxy Nails

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Today’s theme in the 31 Day Challenge is galaxies. If you’ve followed Painted Fingertips for a long time, you might remember me complaining about this theme in previous years. I’ve always seen others mentioning how easy galaxy nails are to do, how ‘anyone can do this nail art’, and yet whenever I tried it, it just looked a mess. Well, not this year! This year I’ve moved away from the traditional galaxy look and done some detailed, probably far more difficult, cute freehand instead 🙂Painted Fingertips | Freehand galaxy nails for the #31DC2016

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