Monday, December 24, 2012

a festive sandwich


I know it isn't quite Christmas yet, but Merry Christmas to all my dear readers who celebrate! And happy holidays for those who don't!
I love Christmas and I can't wait to see what Santa brings me tomorrow. I wonder if he bought me any polish... (I doubt it though because Santa has a problem with my nail polish collection...)


Of course I had to bust out some holiday polishes for my Christmas manicure!
Eileen from The Sneakerette put China Glaze - Party Hearty in a jelly sandwich last year and I've been wanting to recreate it ever since! So now was the time.


I started with OPI - Alpine Snow Matte, so my white base would dry fast before adding the glitter.
I did two coats of China Glaze - Party Hearty, and then two coats of jelly on top!
The jelly is OPI - Don't Touch My Tutu.
I decided to do a red accent nail with another holiday polish,  OPI - Comet Loves Cupid.


Here's how it looked before adding the jelly. I almost left it like this but I had to go all the way!


I just love milky glitter. Hooray for festive nails!

Merry Christmas everyone! Perhaps I'll post some pictures tomorrow of all my goodies... Hehe!

16 comments:

  1. This is really pretty!! Merry Christmas!

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  2. gorgeous! red always looks great on you!

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  3. So pretty- I'm not a red polish girl but that red is gorgeous!

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  4. Party Harty is the quintesential holiday glitter in my book - probably other than a silver or gold, this was my first committment to a true holiday glitter and none have stepped on it's toes since them though there are tons of red/green gliters since. I never ever gave it a thought to make a glitter san out of this one...'hits her palm to her forehead'...gads I so could have done this with the whites like you used or made it lighter with the white from the OPI NYC Ballet collection - think the white in that group is called Don't Touch my Tutu - I reach for that - the gray, the peach and the one with the cast of blue to it the most from that group...heck - I just love all of them in that group - probably the only Soft Touch OPI collection I went nuts for since waaaay back in late 90's when we all were wearing tons of French manis and their Soft Touch collection was called their Bridal collection...I still have a # of em from the bridals...Alter Ego comes to mind - there were some pretty sheers that had a twist of iridescence in them and you don't run into sheers like that today.

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  5. I can't believe Santa has a problem with your polish collection. :-( Maybe he will put aside his feelings and get you some anyways. :-) This looks great.

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  6. Ah, so pretty! That's more of the look I was going for here:
    http://glittericity.blogspot.com/2012/12/peppermint-bark-nails.html

    but I think I should have started with the opaque white base, like you did. Mine was a bit more milky than I had anticipated. I like yours better! Hope you had a lovely Christmas x

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