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MOTHER OF PEARL 2 - #9 of the get stoned series part 2 - P.O.T.W. - O.P.I. - do you lilac it?

Check out the other abalone inspired design here —> http://basecoat-topcoat.tumblr.com/post/44329677076/mother-of-pearl-get-stoned-part-3-abalone

* i do not own the inspiration image*

O.P.I. - do you lilac it?, O.P.I. - kyoto pearl, O.P.I. - tomorrow never dies, O.P.I. - bling dynasty, O.P.I. - on her majestys secret service, L’Oreal - lacey lilac, L’Oreal - royally yours, L’Oreal - not a cloud in sight, Sally Hansen - black out, Sinful Colors - mint apple, gold nail art beads, gold metal flats, light blue Swarovski crystal

Visit the P.O.T.W. page to see the other designs featuring this polish and more!

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EMERALD GREEN - #2 of the “Get Stoned” series part 5 + P.O.T.W. - Revlon - emerald city (matte suede)

** i do not own the inspiration image**

  • Revlon - emerald city - espresso
  • Essie - turquoise & caicos + naughty nautical
  • Sally Hansen - white on + breezy blue
  • O.P.I. - uh-oh roll down the window
  • OCC - poison

This is the last look using Revlon - emerald city. Visit the P.O.T.W. page for more nail art and swatches.

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EPIC FIRE OPAL! - #10 of the “Get Stones” series Part 3 + P.O.T.W. - O.P.I. - oh so glam!

  • O.P.I. - oh so glam!
  • L'Oreal - royalty reinvented + tangerine crush
  • Sally Hansen - white on + green with envy + mellow yellow
  • Wet n Wild - 2% milk
  • Spoiled - i’m so jaded + designated driver
  • Sinful Colors - bright lucite + cloud 9 
  • Essie - power clutch
  • N.Y.C - polyester pink
  • gold nail art beads
  • gold small hex sequins

This is the third look using - O.P.I. - oh so glam! Visit the CHALLENGES -> P.O.T.W. page for more nail art, and stay tuned for the full set from Part #3 of the “Get Stoned” series.

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SAILOR MOON - P.O.T.W. - O.P.I. - i just can’t cope-acabana

  • O.P.I. - just can’t cope-acabana
  • Color Club - wicker park + nature’s way + persimmon + strawberry popsicle
  • Sally Hansen - breezy blue + black out
  • Revlon - 1,000 volts
  • Swarovski crystals
  • pink and red crystal cabochons
  • gold nail art beads
  • INM Nails - white porcelain
  • Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics - technopagan

This is the second look using O.P.I. - i just can’t cope-acabana. Visit the P.O.T.W. page for more nail art and swatches.

As requested here is a tutorial on how I create the ombre nail!

This same technique can be applied to as many or as few colors as desired!

Check out more tutorials by visiting the TUTORIALS page!

To request a tutorial hit the ASK button or email me at basecoattopcoat.Kelly@gmail.com ! :)

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LIKE A RUG - P.O.T.W. - Revlon - emerald city (matte suede)

  • Revlon - emerald city
  • Cover Girl - tickled pink + pink-finity
  • Love & Beauty - light orange
  • Sally Hansen - babe blue + white on + breezy blue
  • Essie - butler please

This is the third look using this polish. Visit the P.O.T.W. page for more nail art and swatches.

As requested: here is the tutorial for the RAINBOW MILKY WAY DESIGN!!!

To see more pictures and polishes used go here— > http://basecoat-topcoat.tumblr.com/post/40394578642/rainbow-milky-way-sally-hansen-hard-to-get

All tutorials can be seen by visiting the TUTORIALS PAGE or by searching #bctc tutorials

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FEEDING FRENZY - P.O.T.W. - Cult Cosmetics - Hollywood Hillls

Another shark week inspired deisgn!

  • Cult Cosmetics - hollywood hills
  • Sinful Colors - hip to be a square
  • Revlon - expresso + coastal surf

This is the second ook using Cult Cosmetics - hollywood hills. Visit the P.O.T.W. page for more nail art and swatches.

EPIC OPAL TUTORIAL!! - After many request here is the tutorial for how i created the opal nail! I think everyone will be surprised just how simple the design really is. It’s really just a matter of layering and what stone you are referencing. 

To get the OPAL looking Color Club polish visit my PRODUCTS I LOVE page or click here —-> http://basecoat-topcoat.tumblr.com/Product

To see all the polishes I used and more photos visit the original post here —>

http://basecoat-topcoat.tumblr.com/post/44098460819/epic-opal-get-stoned-part-2-iridescent-opal

All tutorials can be seen by searching #bctc tutorials or by visitng the tutorials page

*** PLEASE if you try this or any of my tutorials give credit, and i would love to see how your design turns out so use the #BCTCDIY or #BCTCTT (bctc tutorial try) so i can check them out or message me a link! :)***

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HEART EXPLOSION - Nail Challenge - day 6 - violet nails

Maybelline Color Show - amethyst ablaze, Sally Hansen Xtreme - pink satin, American Apparel - coney island, Love & Beauty - purple (sheer purple glitter), Wet n Wild Fastdry - buffy the violet slayer, Sinful Colors - bad chick, Kiss - bikini pink, Ruby Kisses - black eutopia, Love & Beauty - lavendar, Seche Vite.

be sure to chekc out the rest of the nail challenge on my tumblr! :)

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Hey guys! I did a guest post for Katy at Nailed it over the holiday with these CHRISTMAS TREE TOPPER themed nails! If you want to see the full post and what i used click the link below!

http://blognailedit.blogspot.com/2012/12/guest-post-from-base-coat-top-coat.html

To check out Katys blog go to blognailedit.blogspot.com or blognailedit.tumblr.com!

hope you all had a great holiday!

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WATER WORLD - P.O.T.W. - China Glaze - reggae to riches

This is possibly my favorite manicure ever!

  • China Glaze - reggae to riches
  • Love & Beauty - lime + hot pink/gold + sage + royal
  • L’Oreal - royally yours
  • Sally Hansen - pacific blue + breezy blue + glass slipper
  • O.P.I. - uh oh roll down the window!
  • Revlon - creme brulee
  • Essie - lapis of luxury
  • Nicole by O.P.I. - hit the lights
  • N.Y.C. - mulberry street
  • L.A. girl flare - brown
  • Wet n wild - french white creme + black creme
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GET STONED SERIES - PART 4 !

CHECK OUT PARTS ((1)) ((2)) ((3)) HERE<– & click on the title to see the inspo image and original post!

  1. Mother of Pearl 3
  2. Pink Agate
  3. Fluorite
  4. Brazillian Opal
  5. Raw Aquamarine
  6. Fluorite Chacopyrite
  7. Opal Dendrite
  8. Amethyst Lace Agate
  9. Amber 
  10. Rose Quartz 2.0

STAY TUNED FOR PART 5!!! :)

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ST. PATRICKS DAY NAILS! - malachite upgrade!

So i was going to do a new nail design for st. pattys day, but i realized I can’t get more green than this!!! :) They are yesterdays MALACHITE nails only with some extra bling bling!! 

I hope everyone has a HAPPY ST. PATTYS DAY!  <3<3<3<3<3<3<3<3

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RAW AQUAMARINE - #5 in the “Get Stoned” series part 4 & P.O.T.W. - OCC - Distortion

My Birthstone! :) ** i do not own the inspo image**

  • OCC - distortion
  • O.P.I. - my boyfriend scales walls + teal the cows come home + no room for the blues + kyoto pearl
  • Essie - bikini so teeny
  • Sally Hansen - white on + breezy blue

This is the second look featuring Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics - distortion. Visit the P.O.T.W. page for more nail art and swatches!

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POINTED PURPLE OMBRE - P.O.T.W. - L’Oreal - reinventing royalty

  • L’Oreal - reinventing royalty
  • O.P.I. - vampsterdam
  • Wet n Wild - black creme + 2% milk
  • N.Y.C. - mulberry street
  • black swarovski crystal

This is the last look using this polish. Visit the P.O.T.W. page for more nail art and swatches from previously featured polishes.