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The Digital Dozen Does Vampy: Roses over a Gradient

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Wow, I can’t believe it’s been a full week since I’ve posted! I intended to post more last week but I’ve been having a particularly crazy time with work, and after the 31 Day Challenge, I just didn’t have a post ready to go. Good news though – I’ll be posting every day this week! And not just any posts, Digital Dozen posts! That’s right, I’m now a member of the Digital Dozen nail art group! If you follow a lot of nail art blogs, you’ve probably heard of the group already. If not, the Digital Dozen is a group of nail bloggers who choose a theme each month and then post 5 nail art looks for the theme during one week, Monday to Friday. The group has been around for 4 years already, with membership changing over time, and I’ve always looked up to the members as fantastic nail artists. I am really excited that I have the opportunity to be in this group now! I think it’ll be a lot of fun and hopefully I’ll create some great nail art to share with you all.

This month’s theme, for my first month with the Digital Dozen, is vampy. Painted Fingertips | Gradient and roses for the Digital Dozen Vampy week

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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 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 SecheĀ Whimsical.

Painted Fingertips | Swatch: Seche Premier Lacquer Whimsical

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31DC2016 Day 4: Green with gold freehand

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It’s day 4 of the 31 Day Challenge and today’s theme is green. It just so happens that today I used the same gold acrylic paint that I used just 2 days ago for orange. That was unplanned, I was doing many of these looks in advance and hadn’t realised I ended up using it twice to close together until later. Painted Fingertips | Mint with gold freehand for the 31DC2016

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31DC2016 Day 1: Red Freehand Roses

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As promised, I’m here for the first day of the 31 Day Challenge with not just any nail art, but freehand nail art! Once again, if you’re interested in participating or just want to know more about the challenge, check out the FAQ. I’ll also include the full list of prompts at the end of this post. The very first theme is red. For this one, I decided to make the red the ‘feature’ colour with the main colour being pink. Painted Fingertips | Red freehand roses for the #31DC2016

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