I have seen the OPI Minnie Mouse collection and I am sad to say, but I was disappointed! The colors are typical red/pinkish and there's a sort of interesting effect topcoat, but it's just finely milled mylar flakies with hearts glitters, like in NOPI polishes. Needless to say, I am not impressed... but rather than be mad, I did my own Minnie-style nails!
I used the Konad plates to stamp the polka dots and the base colors were WnW Black Creme, SH Instadri Whirlwind White and my favourite neon this season - China Glaze - A Rose Among Thorns.
These came out a lot prettier than I expected! I might have to do more Disney inspired stuff later on, I'm planning maybe a Steamboat style Mickey...
That will have to wait though because I am finally moving! I'm going to have access to the rest of my stash again. This means I can put this and my "temporary" 6 month stash together and organize everything. That's going to feel soo good. This also means I will have a solid place to set up a lamp to photograph and a computer desk with a desktop computer and a good viewing angle. This should solve the issues I have with photographs looking too washed out/too saturated, etc.
Ooh, so excited!
I love this, it's so cute and girly!ReplyDelete
Thank youuu :DDelete
Such an adorable mani!ReplyDelete
ooh, exciting news! I hope your moving goes as smoothly as possible (it can be a hectic time).ReplyDelete
I love your take on the Minnie mani. The OPI collex was a big yawnfest to me too, but I see it as a positive thing, more $$ for other pretties :) (like indies! I'm SO into indies right now)
Thanks! I hope so too. Indies are cool! Do you have any favourite ones?Delete
cute mani! i picked up the hearts top coat from the collection. i'm soooo into heart glitters right now, and i really wanted a polish just cause it's the minnie mouse collection ^___^ReplyDelete
Yeah, I thought I'd buy a few too, since I love Minnie, but I saw the swatches and was a little sad. Have you tried the hearts glitter over black? It turns iridescent!Delete
Adorable! I too picked up the heart top coat...I really though it would be exactly the same as the nicole ones but the shimmer made all the difference for me!ReplyDelete
I'm glad to hear it! Yay, this collection wasn't a total dud :DDelete
I love polka dots! I need to do this soon :D mickey face is also super cute!ReplyDelete