Flower and nail gems manicure with Heather’s Hues Lucy [February 2019 Polish Pickup Pack]

Gift buttonProducts used:
1 coat of base coat
Heather’s Hues Lucy [Polish Pickup Pack February 2019], 3 thin coats [gift]
flower nail decals [company unknown] [gift]
Nicole Diary iridescent nail gems
1 coat of QDTC

flower manicure with Heather's Hues, Nicole Diary | Be Happy And Buy Polish

flower manicure with Heather's Hues Lucy Polish Pickup Pack February 2019 thermal nail polish | Be Happy And Buy Polish

I’ve been crying off and on for days, and this manicure made me tear up even more. Confused? Well, I’ll attempt to clear it up. If you’re new to my blog, you might not know that this week marks the 8th anniversary of my mom’s death. Usually on the actual anniversary date, my kids and I go perform Random Acts of Kindness in our community in her honor. (#RAOK4Lucy on Thursday to follow along.) I’m really struggling this year though. Maybe it’s because as my youngest two grow up, I’m realizing more and more not only what my mom is missing, but what they are missing by not having known her. Let’s see more of this manicure and then I’ll tell you why it made me cry this morning.
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Gem + Gradient nail art with CrowsToes Nail Color, Nicole Diary, Crystal Parade

Press Sample buttonPolishes used:
CrowsToes Nail Color Sweet Evil [previously swatched]
CrowsToes Darkhearted [previously swatched]
Nicole Diary iridescent triangles
Crystal Parade light chrome mixed sizes gems

So remember Sweet Evil? I couldn’t stop using it in nail art! I paired it with Hellhound already and this time around I’ve paired it with Darkhearted. Don’t forget Sweet Evil will be available only February 2-5 at PolishPickup.

CrowsToes Nail Color Sweet Evil, Darkhearted gradient with matte top coat | Be Happy And Buy Polish

CrowsToes Nail Color Sweet Evil, Darkhearted gradient with matte top coat macro | Be Happy And Buy Polish

CrowsToes Nail Color Sweet Evil, Darkhearted gradient with matte top coat close up | Be Happy And Buy Polish

CrowsToes Nail Color Sweet Evil, Darkhearted gradient with matte top coat in natural light | Be Happy And Buy Polish
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Marble nail art manicure with OPI nail polish

Purchased by Me buttonPolishes used:
OPI Don’t Burst My Bubble
OPI Germani-cure
OPI Goldeneye
Nicole Diary iridescent arrows
Formula X Mind Over Matter matte top coat

I couldn’t wait to show these off, I haven’t done a soft nail art look like this in a long time. I followed this tutorial by alla_nails and I think it came out pretty well. I did this for OPI Mad Love Color of the Month which is red. If you like this, please share or pin an image! 🙂

OPI Germanicure, Don't Burst My Bubble marble nail art | Be Happy And Buy Polish
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