Friday, August 18, 2017

Digit-al Dozen: Story Genres - True Grit

Greetings and Nailutations,

Today is the last day of the Digit-al Dozen Week Story Genres.  The entire week I have use actual books for my inspiration which coincidentally were also movies!  Today is no different and I am using True Grit, a western for my inspiration.  There are actually 2 movies, one from 1969 and one from 2010.  I read the book first and then watched the 2010 movie and then the 1969.  I am a Jeff Bridges fan, so I really enjoyed the 2010 version and the book is great too!


Let's get to the details.

Products used:
O.P.I. - Tiramisu For Two
Sally Hansen - Terra-Coppa
Ever After Polish - Black Magic
Heather's Hues - Heart of the Matter
Winstonia - W214 Plate
Vivid Lacquer - VL038 Plate
Ellagee Polish - Lickity Split Latex Mani Mask (press sample)

I used Tiramisu For Two for my base on all fingers.  On my pointer and middle finger I dry brushed Terra-Coppa on to get a little sparkle on the snake skin.  I stamped with Black Magic and topped it all with Heart Of the Matter.






True Grit is a wester with a little comedy.  It includes a hunt for a criminal with a nice reward and a snake bite!  I won't give anything away because the book and movies are really good!

Be sure to check out the manis below!


Happy Polishing,
Kristi aka BeginNails
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13 comments:

  1. Your manis have just been great and very on point this week!

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  2. I absolutely love that snake skin stamp!

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  3. I love this movie! The look you created fits it so well.

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  4. I'd like to see the 2010 version of the movie...I like what you did with your mani!

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  5. This is beautiful! I really love your take on the inspiration.

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  6. I love the copper sparkles peeking out the stamping. It's a really unique mani, love it!

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  7. You chose perfect images for this mani!

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  8. Not a fan of that movie, but I am a definite fan of your stamping! Great job!

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  9. I love this! I love the True Grit with The Dude and you captured the feeling of the film perfectly!

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  11. The snake skin stamping looks amazing!

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  12. This is flippin' amazing. OMG those snakeskins. They're perfection.

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