Friday, August 12, 2011

Guest Post: When Rebecca's away, the frankens will play!

(This is a scheduled post. I'm on vacation!)

Look what I have for you today! Another guest post from my non-blogging friend Laurie. You might remember that Laurie did this post for me in July when I went away. It was a hit, so I asked for another post!
I hope you guys enjoy it!

Hello again Rebecca Likes Cupcakes fans!!! Laurie here doing a post while the fab Rebecca is on vacation. She's actually in the states!!! But I don't get to see her.:( I hope she is having a fantastic time though and getting some good shopping in!
It's no secret in the nail polish community I love to franken so I thought I would share some of my favorite frankens with you! In case some of the names you see look familiar, it's because I love to name my frankens after some of my favorite books!

First up: Natural Law. My dupe on Essie's Starry Starry Night

 Next my GORGEOUS vampy red: Lover Eternal

Here is a brown flakie I was SO worried would fail but no! It turned out perfect: Tied Up, Tied Down

And last but not least! My franken failure that I really turned around. I was going for a Mardi Gras type color purple, green and gold and when I first made it, I hated it! I said it was SO ugly only a Minnesota Viking fan would like it. Since it was a failure and since I'm from Wisconsin home of the greatest football team EVAH--The Green Bay Packers, I decided to name my ugly franken fail Brett Favre. But then I fixed it! And it's quite lovely, but the name still stands! Here we have some purple & gold but also green so Brett Favre is a perfect name!

Here it as a FAIL:

But here it is as a win:

And how I like it best--layered over purple!

Thanks for reading!!! I hope Rebecca is having a fantastic trip and I hope all of you have a fabulous day!!!

That's all from Laurie! I know all our Facebook buddies are crazy about her frankens, and I hope you all are too!
Laurie even sent me one of her frankens. I can't wait to show it to you sometime when I get back! It's so pretty!
Today is my second shopping day in Buffalo and right now I'm probably worrying about getting my haul back across the border without paying an obscene amount of duty fees on it.
I'll be back in Canada around supper time!

My second set of As Seen On posts will start tomorrow.
And before you know it, I'll be home again!

Don't forget to enter my piCture pOlish giveaway if you haven't already! It ends when I get home!


  1. Those frankens are amazing, laurie!! I luv the Mardi Gras one!! Have fun shopping Rebecca!

  2. Everything looks great Laurie! Great job like always!

  3. I like the Brett Favre. I think it turned out great!

  4. Hi from another Wisconsinite and Packer fan!! Loving the frankens :)

  5. Woot!! Hello Aly! Go Packers!!!! I talked to Rebecca today and she is having a FANTASTIC vacation and got lots of awesome polish! I'm sure we'll see swatches soon!