Tuesday, July 30, 2013

It never gets old!

Hi Everyone!  I'm pulling out the crackle today and not just any crackle--I'm pulling out the neon crackle!  Last summer my sweet friend Marissa sent me the whole collection of WetnWild  Craze neon crackles.  This is what happens when you have over 1000 bottles of nail polish--it takes you a year before you get around to wearing an untried!  I decided to haul these babies out and do something with them.  

Neon gradient!
I painted the pink and orange onto a sponge and then dabbed over white for a seamless flow
The pink is Pretty Pink Punk and the orange is Inmate In Love--the names crack me up!
I totally copied my friend Cristina from Clockwise Polish with the stamping and stud idea!  She used the same look for her AIS Sunday Challenge--stamping over saran wrap base

Pretty Pink Punk

Inmate In Love
Right hand looks great too!
And thanks to Rejuvacote the "man" thumb is nice and long--FINALLY!

I stamped using the butterflies from my DRK-A plate
They don't look bad upside down either!

The other day i came across an article where some in the fashion industry where referring to nude polishes as the best choices to wear.  The women they interviewed said nail art, crackle neon and glitter were for 13 year old girls and under.  Not sure who the hell she thinks wears nail polish.  Not too many girls I know 13 and under can afford Chanel, Dior, Essie, OPI, Zoya, Illamasqua and Butter London.  NUDE NAIL POLISH SUCKS!  And all those great quality name brand companies don't make nearly as many nudes as they do fun blues, greens, oranges, yellows, reds and purples!  

Nail art is totally in and it's where you want to be!

Car is going into the shop today to find out what's wrong with him--let's all keep our fingers crossed it's nothing too major!  

Thanks for stopping by!!! I hope you all have a fantastic day!


  1. usually i don't like crackle at all - but this looks awesome!

    1. I confess I just love crackle!!! It never gets old for me!

  2. I really love that neon gradient!! :D
    And wow, what a weird statement to bring in a fashion magazine...!!

    1. I guess she wouldn't like this many much hey??!! LOL!

  3. 2 things.
    #1 I now want to pull out my endless supply of crackle nail polish and have some fun. Thanks!
    #2 I hate articles that tell me what I should and shouldn't enjoy wearing or doing. I am 41 and love having adorable nail designs on my fingers. It is a fun and extremely inexpensive way to brighten my day. My family says I am addicted but I am fine with that. As I could be addicted to many other harmful things and that cost a fortune. Ok, not saying I don't spend a fair amount on polish and plates and such but everyone loves to see what my newest mani looks like. I saw a 70+ year old lady at a very nice restaurant the other day wearing bright pink polish and a flower design on her toes. It was adorable.

    1. I just don't see how you can say something is out when it's totally in LOL! I hope I'm rocking some bright polish when I'm 70 too!

  4. omg a neon crackle?! count me in! and i hate crackle!

  5. This is by far the best crackle mani I've ever seen! And I'm with you about wearing what you like :).

  6. You wont believe I only bought 2 crackles (black and gold both China Glaze). I am shocked. I still can't decide if I like it or not. Maybe if I would have picked a larger range of colors because I love the way these look. Especially with the stamping!