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My Fun Sunday Ritual

Lately I have really loved paining my finger nails. I used to have acrylic nails but it got to be too expensive and time consuming to keep up with.  Every Sunday Craig and I watch a movie together and I paint my fingernails.  I took a quick snapshot of my nails with my phone to show you what they look like this week.   A fun new thing I have used are the  Sally Hansen Polish Strips. (which I have on my thumb and ring finger)  They have lots of fun patterns and it actually lasts longer than regular nail polish with a topcoat.

Pinterest has definitely been my inspiration in deciding how to polish my nails lately.  I wish I would’ve taken more pictures of things that I’ve done.  Instead I’ll share some of my favorites from pinterest and their appropriate image credit with tutorial links.

image credit: A Vain Woman

Image Credit: Sweet Talk on the Spot

Image Credit: Lyndar the Merciless this is one of my current faves that I have done many varieties of pretty much every other week.  I really love the neutral colors!

Image Credit: tumblr pattern feature

Image Credit: Take a Seat on the Shotgun Side you use nail polish, rubbing alcohol and newspaper to achieve this look!  I’ve been looking for the perfect newspaper design (I want to do more than just words) to try this one on.  

Image Credit: All Lacquered Up  this is a couple different kinds of nail polish marbled in water!  I trick is to use cuticle oil on your skin around the nail and under your nail so the polish doesn’t stick.  I tried this and it was awesome!

Tomorrow I will get back to a photography post but I wanted to share something fun and random about me.

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  • Belinda Fanjul Olsen - Fun nail polish inspiration.ReplyCancel

  • Melissa Gregory Jackson - I love how you used just a couple of the nail strips and did something different with the rest! So creative! All of these pictures you posted have inspired me. I really miss you too!ReplyCancel

  • Shauna Dalton Steed - This is so fun! Kelsey has been using those nail strips. They are really cool.ReplyCancel

  • Cindy Bradshaw Steel - Um, ya I’m with Chelsea! We better have a nail painting party too! Ha ha. Cute!ReplyCancel

  • Tommy - You counld’t pay me to ignore these posts!ReplyCancel

  • Belinda Fanjul Olsen - Thanks @[624913639:2048:Melissa Gregory Jackson] for showing me the Sally Hansen nail polish strips! PS I really miss you guys!ReplyCancel

  • Sara Anderson - These are way cool! Thanks for sharing!ReplyCancel

  • Chelsea Allsop Morton - Cool! Where do you get them at? You have always been little miss creative!ReplyCancel

  • Belinda Fanjul Olsen - It’s cheapest to buy the sally hansen strips at sam’s club but you get tons of them. I usually buy them at Walmart. The trick is that I will cut a strip length wise so I can use it for two nails and make them go farther. I then store the rest in a zip lock bag so they don’t dry out.ReplyCancel

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