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lidehtium
« on: April 04, 2013 03:49:37 AM »



My heels were begging to be spiced up for a while now, and I finally decided what to do with them.
Two base coats of a frosty mint nail polish, and then 2 coats of a super glittery polish did the trick!

While the glitter was tacky I make sure all the pieces were laying flat with my finger, now it's super smooth and doesn't fall off like I imagine the mod podge/glitter would. (I also used a polish with hex glitter, which is super thin and isn't rough, that will also help it's staying power I do believe Smiley )



After just the first layers..
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« Reply #1 on: April 04, 2013 04:13:55 AM »

That looks good and seems like you covered all your possible problem areas, too.  Smiley Did you seal them?
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« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2013 03:15:33 AM »

I thought about it, but I think the nail polish will hold it's own fairly well. You could probably top coat it, but I don't want to waste my good polish on my shoes Tongue. I'm on the hunt for a good non yellowing sealer (the one I had said it wouldn't yellow and it still did :/), maybe when I find one I'll give it a spray just in case.
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« Reply #3 on: April 25, 2013 09:05:09 AM »

How are they holding up? The idea really is attractive.
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« Reply #4 on: April 27, 2013 04:44:20 PM »

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« Reply #5 on: April 28, 2013 09:41:42 AM »

I'll try this!!!! Love it!
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« Reply #6 on: August 03, 2013 01:37:48 PM »

How are they holding up? The idea really is attractive.

No chips yet! I doubt this is going to flake off. Smiley
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