Hello lovelies!

Blogger Takeover time! Are you excited? Rhetorical question because the answer is always yes 😛 This week I’m handing the reins over to Ashlee from Painted Nubbs! Ashlee always puts together some of the best stamping manicures and I especially like her posts about indie polishes. So, enough of me…onto the nails!

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Hi guys! Im Ashlee from Painted Nubbs, where we do lots of stamping with other types of nail art and some swatching thrown in. This is my first guest post and I was very honored when Marisa reached out asking if I’d like to participate.  And I thought what better way to show my appreciation then by trying to recreate one of her designs. I was scrolling through her IG when these adorable octopi jumped out at me.

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I started out with two coats of LynBDesigns Okay? Okay, please excuse my bottle. It was made with one of those defective white batches but that doesn’t effect the polish. I then used lilac paint for my little octopuss babies. Their eyes and mouths are China Glaze Foie Gras. I also tried to add some air bubbles but they didn’t come out how I wanted.

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Even though my skill isn’t up there with Marisa’s I’m actually really happy with how these came out. I have next to no free hand abilities so these are an accomplishment for me. I hope you guys enjoyed my rambling and my attempt to step outside my box. Once again, a big thank you to Marisa for reaching out to me and allowing me to do this. Have a great day!

-Ashlee

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Gah, these look incredible! I love seeing people’s recreations. Thanks so much Ashlee 😀  If you’re interested in seeing more from her make sure to follow the links below:

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Remember I’m always looking for other guest posts, shoot me an email at guestposts@polishthosenails.com or in my contact form if interested!