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Reindeer 2.0

17 Dec

I wanted to try my hand at Rudolph and his buddies again. I like 2012’s version much better than 2011’s version.Reindeer2.0 (8) WLcopyThis year I actually remembered to do only one Rudolph.  Last year I got carried away with the red polish and before I knew it they all had red noses.  I actually did the brown noses first this time to avoid the same mistake.

I used two different browns to make a bit of a two toned face for my reindeer.  I started with Sinful Colors Nirvana the polished a smaller panel of Julep Vera which is a lighter brown.  I went with brown noses as opposed to black to soften the look a little.  My brown noses are Essie Chocolate Cakes.  Rudolph’s nose is Sinful Colors GoGo Girl with some Barry M Red Glitter over the top.  The black I used was Sally Hansen Black Out and the white was Sally Hansen White On.  The gold antlers is a metallic acrylic.  I topped this design off with Chill Zone top coat.

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You know you’ve succeeded in creating a recognizable design when two and three year olds can tell what it’s supposed to be.  What do you think?  Do you like last year’s version or this year’s better?

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21 Responses to “Reindeer 2.0”

  1. MariJo December 17, 2012 at 6:11 am #

    So cute!!

    • TopCoatIt December 17, 2012 at 1:59 pm #

      Thanks Mari!

  2. Rebecca (@Rebeccawater) December 17, 2012 at 8:46 am #

    Omg those reindeer are so adorable! I think they have more of the cute-factor than last years, and they look more like reindeer with the long faces. Too cute!

    • TopCoatIt December 17, 2012 at 1:59 pm #

      Thank you Rebecca!

  3. Stacy December 17, 2012 at 2:12 pm #

    While I think both versions are SUPER cute, last years version looks a bit more like the proverbial “deer caught in the headlights” than this years! Great job!! 🙂

    • TopCoatIt December 17, 2012 at 2:15 pm #

      Thanks! Last year’s are a bit bug eyed, aren’t they? 😉

  4. Beauty and the Tomboy December 17, 2012 at 2:50 pm #

    Aw that’s awesome! I so have to try this for Christmas Day 🙂 x

    • TopCoatIt December 17, 2012 at 8:53 pm #

      Why thank you!

  5. Sarsha December 17, 2012 at 4:13 pm #

    I love this! They’re adorable!

    • TopCoatIt December 17, 2012 at 8:53 pm #

      Thanks Sarsha!

  6. Erin Elizabeth December 17, 2012 at 5:54 pm #

    I like both years – this year’s makes Rudolph stand out more which is a good thing IMHO. Too cute.

    • TopCoatIt December 17, 2012 at 8:55 pm #

      Thanks Erin! I intended to do just one red nose last year, but did all red without thinking about it and didn’t want to redo them. 🙂

  7. ackeene December 17, 2012 at 8:21 pm #

    SQUEE! (Kudos to whoever coined that exclamation.) I love this one best so far–adorable, adorable, adorable.

    • TopCoatIt December 17, 2012 at 8:56 pm #

      Thanks Ackeene! I’m a little biased, but I think they’re pretty darn adorable too.

  8. Phoebe December 17, 2012 at 10:18 pm #

    Love it. Your nails are always artwork!

    • TopCoatIt December 18, 2012 at 10:50 am #

      Thank you Phoebe!

  9. am1ec December 18, 2012 at 6:17 pm #

    Super cute!!

  10. chichibee December 18, 2012 at 9:14 pm #

    I like both years but if I was forced to choose just one, I would choose this year.

    • TopCoatIt December 18, 2012 at 10:18 pm #

      Me too! Thanks ChiChi!

  11. Kas December 19, 2012 at 11:46 pm #

    These are some of the most adorable, precious reindeer I have ever seen!

    • TopCoatIt December 20, 2012 at 11:09 am #

      Wow, thank you!

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