Tuesday, October 9, 2012

[Try It] Try It Tuesday!

I can almost guarantee I'm not the only one with this problem: I pin ideas like crazy and then never do them. In order to keep that from happening, I'm instituting a "Try It Tuesday" around these parts. At least every other Tuesday (maybe every single one...let's see how I feel haha) I'm going to try something I've pinned and post it. This could be a new manicure, a hair style, a recipe, a home DIY - anything!

Since I'm sure I'm not the only one who never tries their pins...I'm going to make this a linkup! So here's your warning: next Tuesday, October 16th, will be the first Try It Tuesday linkup. I will always try and give you a week heads up for the next linkup so you can choose and try a pin. Now go find something on your pin boards to try out for next week!

For my first attempt at pin recreation/inspiration, I chose a manicure that I had pinned from The PolishAholic.

This is the manicure that I was inspired to try:

And here's what I did:

I started with a base color. I chose Sally Hansen's Fuscia Power.

Then, I dotted Sinful Colors Easy Going and Wet N Wild Ebony Loves Chris on the tips. I tried to concentrate most of the dots towards the tips like the inspiration photo with only a few dots towards the nail base.

I originally read you should use a toothpick to dot, but I couldn't get a toothpick to pick up enough polish that it would leave anything on my nail. I read that there are "dotting tools" out there for this specific purpose, but I have no idea what they look like or where to find them. So, in a pinch, I just used the polish brush and ended up with some less than round dots. And I'm ok with that.

What are you going to try from Pinterest?


  1. Your mani turned out great, love the colors you chose!

  2. Your nails came out really cute! Definitely something I'd want to try :)

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