September 14, 2010

Space Debris- Franken

Hey guys, later post than usual! I did my nails late last night and wanted to get a good sun picture of this polish so I had to wait till my lunch break today at work. This is another franken I did....I'm kind of on a holo & flakie franken kick at the moment lol. I love the way flakies look over black polish so I wanted to mix them together and see how it would turn out. I kinda like it, it's not as fantastical as I had hoped for but the flakies kinda look like embers that blew off a camp fire and that's pretty much awesome so I consider this franken a success.  I have dubbed it Space Debris...it reminds me of space so that's the name it gets!

Funny enough, out of all the probably 30 pictures I took of this franken the one that turned out the best was of the quick swatch I did before leaving my house on Monday morning to go to work... excuse the messy application on that picture :) The other 2 pictures do no justice to how the franken looks in person, this one did not want to photograph as well as I would have liked it to, I really hate when that happens.

Edited to add the recipe, can't believe I forgot that :p: It's about 1/2 Jade- Black Knight (but any black would work), 1/4 Clear Polish, a splash of Petites- Black Diamond  and 1/4 Nubar- 2010!

also a little poll for you guys- Which watermark do you like best on the below pictures? The one on the first picture or the one on the last 2 pictures? I'm thinking about switching to the first one but I can't decide!

This1 coat of Space Debris over Illamasqua- Nudge (because I was too lazy to take it off lol)

Cell Phone


Sun

Flash

16 comments:

  1. Great franken. Looks awesome.What's your recipe?

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  2. just added it in there, didn't realize I had forgotten it :) Thanks for asking!

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  3. i like the franken and the watermark is cool too.

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  4. Love it!! I like the name, too. Very appropriate.

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  5. That's really pretty :)
    I loved the name!

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  6. i like both of your watermarks! the second is easier to read.

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  7. Love the franken. It's your blog use which ever watermark you like best.

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  8. That looks really good! I've "attempted" to create a black with glitter franken, but the first time I did it, the black overtook the glitters and it didn't / barely showed up at all :(

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  9. Thanks everyone!

    @necessarynails- I hear ya, i have a bunch of franken fails of trying to put glitter into black. That's why I added in the clear this time, I was hoping it would turn the black into more of a jelly finish so the glitter could come through. It seems to have worked a little!

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  10. Hi Jen! I have some questions..
    how many days you keep a nail polish on your nails?
    can you show us how you storage your collection?
    do you buy all the nail polishes on your own or are they sposored?
    I guess yoy have 50+ polishes! Great collection!
    Greetings from Greece! <3

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  11. Hi Stella,

    I usually keep my polish on for a full day, or sometimes I swatch during the weekend so then it's only on for about a half hour.

    The only time I post something that I did not buy or swap for there is a disclaimer at the end of the post. I did a post a couple of months ago about how my stash is organized, you can check it out here: http://www.thepolishaholic.com/2010/07/organized-stash.html

    :)
    Jen

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  12. Hi! I love the franken, it's gorgeous on you! I don't really like blacks myself, they stain really bad. I prefer the first watermark, it gives a clear view of your nails, I guess it'd look good only if you position the watermark each time on some part of the photo and doesn't cover your nails.

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  13. I like the first watermark hun... more visually appealing.

    Love this franken. Perfect name for it.

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  14. I'm speechless for your amount! The fact that you paint your nails everyday means that you like it a lot and make fun of it, I guess you're patient too..
    Thanks for answering, you are so kind!!!

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  15. Very pretty! You should totally compare this to your Space Debris franken. I think you were on to something there! 

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  16. The first watermark is my pick :O)

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