Monday, 11 February 2013

love heart valentines nails


I didn't do these especially for the infamous valentines day that is fast approaching us but seeing as it's soon I thought I would post it now as I am super organised like that just like pretty hearts.

The base colour is 'mint candy apple' from essie and the heart was using the MUA pink crackle polish which was a gift from my lovely blogging friend Helen (go check out her blog!). Now that I think about it, it kinda looks like it's a shattered or broken heart which let's be honest, isn't really what you want on valentines day but oh well!
I'm actually surprised at how well these crackle polishes work- I have a few more (also from Helen) which I have used a few times but not actually blogged about yet- maybe I will get my thinking cap on and come up with some more designs!

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What do you think of crackle nail polish? Do you have a specific colour or design that you're going to have on your nails for valentines day?



34 comments:

  1. These are so cute Islay, maybe I'll be super cringey and try them for Thursday haha. The crackle looks really good! x

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  2. I really want to try the crackle polishes, these look so good!x

    http://charlotteannowst.blogspot.co.uk/

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  3. Aw they look so nice Islay! You have a serious talent at nail art! x

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  4. these are so pretty, i actually love the effect of the crackle polish, even if it looks like a broken heart! hehe!xx

    vintage teapot//fashion, beauty & life

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  5. i'm not a massive fan of the crackle nail varnishes but it's made your hearts look so cute! x

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  6. these are so so cute! x

    burgundybeauty.blogspot.co.uk

    :-)

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  7. This looks amazing! Very cartoony. :)

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  8. Ohhh so cute! I love the mint colour. I love wearing my OPI gold crackle with some black polish Xx

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  9. i wish I had nails because this is possibly one of my favourite nail arts I've seen. xx

    The Little's.

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  10. What a clever use of crackle polish! I think it looks super cute and it has a 'sketchy' school notebook feel to it, which I love :)

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  11. How cute are these!
    You're so talented it's crazy xx

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  12. Islay! These are AMAZING! If I even attempted to do this it would look like a splodge! xx

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  13. This is sooo cute! I wish I could do nail art, but I always fail when I try :)

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  14. Islay these are too cute. I didn't even realised about the broken heart until you mentioned it! Soph xx

    http://theprettyseason.blogspot.co.uk/

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  15. Soooo cute xx

    1stepclosereveryday.blogspot.com

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  16. Wow these look incredible I love them :) Your really making me want to branch into the world of nail art, the most exciting thing I ever do is glitter haha!
    Love Holly x

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  17. These are fab, love love love! They remind me of graffiti art, they are awesome

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  18. I love the use of the crackle! How creative!

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  19. Love this design! :)
    Natalie xx
    youralmostalice.blogspot.com

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  20. Love this so much :)

    I've never thought of using crackle polish that way... i feel inspired...

    Flutter-bylittlebutterfly.blogspot.co.uk

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