Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Visions of Sugar Plums!

The lovely Rachel, at Creative Nail Design, is an absolute doll for sending me the new Plum Truffle Collection to try out!  It's a set of two separate colors, one beautiful creme plum base color, and a really pretty light pinkish plum sparkle effect color.

Here is the Plum Truffle color on it's own:

Even without the Plum Truffle Effect, it's a gorgeous color - especially for the holidays!  Here is the Plum Truffle Effect:

I really like the way that this pair works together.  The sparkle effect was really nice and eye catching, and it complimented the deep plum, without over powering it.

After applying, I had to rush out the door to take my eight year old to his Cub Scout meeting, when tragedy struck ... my car door handle attacked me:

Perhaps you caught it on the evening news: Crazed Atlanta woman goes on ramage while screaming about finger nail assassination conspiracy plot.

So, after I mentally took a sledge hammer to my car, I cut my nails down.  *sob*  Then I decided to have a little more fun with the Plum Truffle Collection.  I applied two coats of the Effect polish, and used the base color polish with Red Angel plate RA-107.  After stamping, I applied one more coat of the Effect, and then one coat of SV.

To be honest, I really like this collection.  It's the best kind of color combo: one that works together, and one that can stand alone.  I'm really looking forward to seeing what else I can come up with using these!!  

Happy Painting!!!


  1. I know it's less space for you to work with, but your nails look sooo pretty short!

  2. Aww!!!! Thank you so much doll face!!! I guess it's not the end of the world then!!! Hehehe!!!!

  3. My nails are short too at the moment, three broke in one week. They broke so far down they aren't even past my finger tips :(

  4. i love nail polish and nail art!! im an avon rep too... so i keep collecting diff colours !! how do i enter your giveaways ? i wanna enter ! i also am giving away nail polish when i reach 350 followers on twitter ... to 10 followers after that ... plus im giving away free mascara to my 250th like on my beauty fb page.. but i love wearing funky nail polish ! nice site here


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