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Digit-al Dozen Does Tape Manis: Orly Mash Up Mash Up

I made it through another Digit-al Dozen Week! I love the sense of accomplishment when I finish each month. I'm astounded by the bloggers that consistently post day after day. I'm exhausted after five posts in a row!  Today, I'm... leavin' on a jetplane...don't know when I'll be back again...okay, I actually do know and I really can't sing. I can't even type-sing. For you youngins, you have no idea what I'm talking about...not even from the 1988 Ben Affleck flick!  I'll spare you. Anyway, today I'm headed to Cosmoprof North America. Woot! I'll be live tweeting and instagramming during the show. So if you're interested, be sure to follow me on twitter and IG! :)

Unfortunately I only have a single pic of today's mani to share. Somehow I only uploaded one pic to dropbox. And I can't get to the others before I leave. I'll follow-up with more pics later because I love this mani!! I used the complete Orly Mash Up Collection. This collection has such a fun color story. It's all so random...yet it all works together. I figured a nail art look with all six colors would be equally as random and balanced at the same time! I've actually swatched this entire collection not once...but twice! I can't get the colors to photograph properly so I haven't posted them. But  trust me...they're amazing and bright and awesome.

Tape Mani using the whole Orly Mash Up Collection
This took a few passes with tape and topcoat to complete. To create two colors side by side, I taped off one color, applied Seche Vite, let them dry...then I taped off the next color, making sure the tape ever-so-slightly overlapped it's neighbor so there wasn't a gap. I could do several stripes per nail at a time, as long as they weren't side-by-side. So this wasn't as time consuming as it sounds. And again...I did some touch-up with a nail art brush and coated it with three (!!!) coats of Seche Vite to make it smooth. Love!