Franken Friday: Cranberry Christmas

Fridays are devoted to my adventures in frankening.  Disclaimer: Franken at your own risk.  Mixing polishes, especially those with different formulas from different manufacturers, may have undesirable and/or volatile results.

I got a little more ambitious with my frankening today.  I mixed four polishes together to come up with this beauty.  I call it ‘Cranberry Christmas’.  Coming up with nail polish names is half the fun of frankening!

Franken: Cranberry Christmas

It’s got a cranberry colored base with small gold glitter and larger green flakies.  I don’t think the green was picked up by the camera, but they are what looks like the larger glitter in the pictures.  I used equal parts Nails Inc Chelsea Embankment and Finger Paints Flecked, half of Essie Wicked and two drops of Marshmallow.  Wicked is more a burgundy, and the white toned it down and brought out the red.

Left to right: Nails Inc Chelsea_Embankment, Finger Paints Flecked, Essie Marshmallow, Essie Wicked

I’ve become more intrigued by the possibilities of making my own polish and now I want to try making it from scratch.  I know there’s a lot to learn, but it definitely will be fun.  Tell me, do you have a favorite franken recipe?  If so, email your pictures and recipe and I’ll post it next week.

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One Response to Franken Friday: Cranberry Christmas

  1. Cool pics! Nail polish from scratch? That sounds intriguing.

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