Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Untried Polish Challenge-the Early Edition

Supporting World Ovarian Cancer Day.
Most days at work I have patients who have cancer, or who have had cancer in the past, but I don't clearly remember any who have survived Ovarian Cancer. It just isn't that well known. Even being a medical professional (I am NOT a doctor), I learned some things about this disease today. Laurie over at Dressed Up Digits taught me that this is associated with the BRCA 1 and 2 genes, I had thought those were only for breast cancer.
 Teal ribbons for Ovarian cancer. Hand painted by me-you don't see THAT very often.

This is one beautiful cool teal. One coat topped with SV.

Then I used a toothpick to add little veins of gold (Zoya Ziv-another untried!) throughout.
Let that dry a couple minutes and then used my newest stamping plate, VL 009, the ninth plate from Vivid Lacquer. Thanks, Anni, for making such great plates!
Pre-clean up
Look at that! Positive and negative scribble hearts, basketweave, a thumbprint, the spotted overall, and the faux-watermarble overall stamp. She designed those two overall designs so you can get slightly different designs across all your fingers, similar to her dandelion design on VL006.
I finished it off with NYC Matte Me Crazy. I think this was very successful, I was going for a turquoise stone look.

Tomorrow is the scheduled day for the Untried Polish Challenge, but I wanted to get this up for World Ovarian Cancer Day. Hopefully we will someday be able to cure, or better yet prevent, this.

Look at the other bloggers doing the Untried Polish Challenge, although I jumped the gun, they might not have theirs up yet.
Masha at Lost In Lacquer
Raine at Lacquer Lily
Amy at Fancy Side
Sam at Polished Art
Blueberry Pie at Blueberry Nails
Kristina at Lacquer Fetish
Missy at Gnarly Gnails



  1. I looooove that stamping plate! and I have to say what a great idea to do a good cause for your nails :)

  2. You have done a wonderful job on your mani for World Ovarian Cancer Awareness Day!! I also love the fact that you have included information for your readers to help educated them on this disease. Unfortunately, it's not in the news as much as breast cancer, so people don't know just how deadly it is.....especially if ignored.
    I am a ten year survivor of small cell ovarian cancer (a rare form of ovarian cancer that carries with it less than 5% chance of survival). I was told that people that had my type of cancer rarely survived past 6 months and if they did, 2 years was the max before it came back. I'm glad that my body didn't believe them!!!
    Thanks again for participating-

  3. Wonderful mani, amazing cause!♥♥♥