Saturday, November 28, 2009

A Green Franken From A Fellow Blogger


Above & Below: A Franken from fellow blogger Grace. It's shown outdoors in sunlight above, and outdoors with no flash in the shade, below.

Below: Close-up of the finish. It appears to have a dark green creme base, although it could be a shimmer base. At any rate, I love it!
This is a Franken that was sent to me from the lovely Grace, the proprietor of The Kitchen, The Closet & The Laboratory blog. Grace has had a couple of fantastic blog sales, and in my last purchase, she included one of her Frankens. I was also pleased when I had drawn her name as my Elfster recipient. I have no idea what she mixed to come up with this polish, but it's such a pretty shade of forest green, and I just love it. It has a multitude of shimmer and glitter colors in it, but unfortunately, I couldn't capture how beautiful it is in real life with my photos. She did an excellent job, whatever she did, because it applied perfectly with 2 coats and dried to an ultra-glossy finish very quickly. Now it just needs a name!

11 comments:

  1. I would call this "Deep Galaxy" It's a very beautiful color, I love it

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  2. Oo. pretty! I enjoy Frankens but sometimes they're quite hard to replicate =P

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  3. I like this much more than $opi 212!

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  4. Oooh, pretty! Look at that glitter, amazing!

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  5. Beautiful shade of green. Love all the shimmer. Looks fantastic on you. That was so nice of her to include that.

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  6. Lovely! I've always wanted to try to franken some nail polishes but never had the time :(

    You cut your nails! I almost didn't recognize them!

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  7. Gorgeous!! Would love the "recipe" for this one!

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  8. Eli~that's a very fitting name!

    ~Lisa~isn't it pretty! I wouldn't even begin to guess what she may have used!

    gildedangel~I really like it, such a unique shade of green.

    keerthamina~I wish I could've captured it better, because it's so pretty!

    xsplattergilx~I wasn't too thrilled with 212, so I definitely prefer this one too :)

    Danica~the glitter is so pretty, even when it's not in the sun.

    Lucy~it was very nice of her! I was so excited when I saw it.

    Nail Fanatic~I agree with you, I never seem to find the time to make any myself! My nails got kind of messed up with all of the Thanksgiving prep work, so I chopped them off :)

    Glittermille~thank you! She did an outstanding job.

    Euridice~I would be very curious to know what she used! It's so glossy and it dried ultra quick!

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