Tuesday, April 23, 2013

ABC Challenge - "P" is for Pacific Blue

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Quick post for me this week...but first, I want to thank everyone for the wonderful comments last week.  I love the technique (thanks again to Lisa @ LOZLOSA), and I am pretty pleased with those results.  I will definitely be using the process again.

On to this week...I had so many choices for P  - purples, indie polishes by Pahlish or Polish Addict, a pirates theme with OPI and stamping, but what won out is Sally Hansen's Xtreme Wear in Pacific Blue. 

I have read stories of what polishes started everyone off, and for me, this is one of the two.  I just LOVE this color.  As much as I could have just done this color alone, I got some nail mail, and decided to use this pretty glitter as a topper.  Since there is pink & blue glitter in this, I chose pink for my accent nail. 

And yet again, by the time I am ready for photos we have cloudy skies and rain.  I got about a two minute window today - in my car, no less - so I got a couple of photos, but nothing great.  These photos make this color more blue than my eyes see it in real life.



Colors used:
Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear Pacific Blue
Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear Bubblegum Pink
Different Dimension Squarey Hexy

Again, still more blue than in real life.
 
 
  



















My weekly thanks to Kimber @ Kimber's Lacquer Korner for starting off this challenge.  Even though we are in the back half, this part of the alphabet is a little more of a challenge...plenty of time to join in.  Go to Kimber's page, click on the ABC Challenge tab under her header, and shoot her a request to join.  Everyone is welcome, but you gotta ask first.

It's hump day!  Hope everyone has a great rest of the week...but before you click off, take a look at all the other's ladies in this challenge.

15 comments:

  1. What a nice bright blue! It goes well with the super sparkly glitter!

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  2. Pretty blue! And LOVE the glitter!!

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  3. Gosh that glitter is amazing! Also Pacific Blue is on my lemmings list, it's just too expensive for me at the moment =(

    Lovely job =)

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  4. Pirates!!! That would have been fab, I vote you try that on a non challenge day!!! This is the best color, it's the only polish besides black and white that I have back ups of!!

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    1. I think I just might! I've got a busy mani week ahead. My weekly autism blue, then a Chicago Blackhawks fan mani for the regular season ending.

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  5. Oh my God Pacific Blue!!!! I love that polish, such a stunning shade! It's in my wishlist since years! :D

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  6. I just bought Pacific Blue a couple of weeks ago because it's such a pretty and unique blue. I love the way you've paired it with Squarey Hexy (a lemming of mine!)...great combo. Btw, I hear that big yellow thing in the sky is supposed to show itself this weekend. I cannot wait!

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  7. Pacific Blue is one of my absolute favorite SH's! It's a perfect blue! <3

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  8. This is one of my very fave blues too! Nothing like it!!! It's one of those polishes that you can wear time and time again and it never gets old!

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  9. Hi, Liz!!

    Seriously pretty colors (I'm sooo craving brights right now)! I've had good luck with SH ExtremeWear. Their Black Out is my favorite black creme.

    The glitter is crazy gorgeous.

    :)

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  10. Who wouldn't love THAT blue? It's so bright and captivating. I also loved the glitter I think it looks a bit like Cirque's XX

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  11. I need that glitter! So pretty! Great mani :)

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  12. That's a very pretty manicure and a great color combination :)

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