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obsession? or Collection?

Just before Christmas my best friend Gayle was expressing her shopping woes when it came to my present. Know my love for Barry M she wanted to get me some but was scared as she didn't know what I already had! So she asked me to blog my collection for future reference. 

CRINGE!!!

Dare I reveal the entirety of my obsession? Because, lets face it, I can pretty it up by saying I'm collecting but I'm plain ole obsessed and everyone knows it!
A few weeks ago just ater I made my shelves
So here goes...

L-R:
OPI Rainbow Connection, Not Like The Movies, Steady As She Rose, "That's Berry Darling"**, Come To Poppy, mini red, Red Hot Ayers Rock, Gold Shatter, W7 Earthquake Silver Crackle, 2true shade 3, Leighton Denny Babydoll, Saffron colour 10, Ciaté Wait Until Dark & Kitten Heels, Deborah Lippmann mini Razzle Dazzle, Zoya mini Jem, 17 magnetized Lilac, GOSH Lavender Love.

L-R:
Urban Oufitters Matte Nude 3, Topshop Marine Scene & Witch White, Miss Sporty Clubbing Colours in Mint, Blue & Coral, Rimmel Black Graffitti Crackle, Rimmel Lasting Finish Azure, Disco Ball & Black Out, Nails Inc Tate, OMP! Holly Bush Vale mini, Greenwich Market, Portobello Rd, Holbien Place, Marleybone Lane mini, Mauve Franken, Nails Inc Old Church Street, South Molten Lane, Caviar Topcoat Glitter mini, Duke Of York Square, Suffolk Street, Hyde Park Gate, Chelsea Embankment mini, InStyle Orange, InStyle Teal, Atomic. 

L-R:
Barry M Black 47, Grey 293, Dusky Mauve 313, Bright Purple 303, Indigo 312, Cobalt Blue 291, Blueberry Icecream 306, Berry Icecream 308, Lavender Hexagram 239, Spring green 290, mint green 304, Lemon Icecream 307, mushroom 310, Raspberry 273, Red Glitter 150, Bright Red 262 x2, Coral 296, Peach Melba 318, Strawberry Icecream 309, Bright Pink 279, Matt White 66.

L-R:
Barry M Instant Nail Effects Blue Print 315, Black Magic 311, Pink Fizz 314, Black 47 (Faulty Brush, great for striping!), Gold Foil 320, Silver Foil 319, Lilac Foil, Revlon Star GlitterTopcoat, Konad Stamping Polish in Green, White & Yellow, Models Own Tickled Pink, Pearly Queen, Grey Day, Sterling Silver, Gold Digger, Disco Mix, Maybelline MNY Grey, Blue & Purple, Claire's mini metallics set, ELF Lilac & Mint Cream.

Here we have my nail art Gems, stickers, fimo slices & various topcoats & nail care treatments.
The bottom shelve is currently holding my Models Own Nail Art pens, a buffer, my deoderant (good to know I wear it eh?) & my perfume (Black XS... Yummy!) but given that I'm having to double up on the upper shelves I doubt it will stay this empty for long!


So there it is, a close up of my ever expanding "collection". Or at least the ones I have with me in Belfast. I have more in storage & sneaky order from Cult Nails (treatments rather than new colours as much as it pained me not to indulge) on the way.
I think I need help. Any NPAA* groups in belfast?

*Nail Polish Addicts Anonymous.
**No this not a real OPI, for starters the real That's Berry Darling is pink! Its was cheap off eBay & was the only polish on there that was the exact shade of Yellow that I wanted (candycorn yellow is surprisingly hard to find at halloween). It's actually quite a good polish if you ignore the fact that it's fake.

Comments

  1. Wow just wow! I'd say Erm obsession lol!

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  2. lol thats defs an obsession as your collection is soooo tidy!
    Mine is all thrown in box (large box, actually need a bigger box now) under my bed

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  3. haha! so we're agreed on obsession. i definitely need help. ;)

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  4. Oh my word. Thank you for posting this and making me feel normal. You win at nail polish. Can I also join NPAA please? xx

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  5. Wow! You have more nail colour than a salon!! Jealous of your well organised storage, it looks amazing xx

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  6. ha i'm thinking of having NPAA support meetings, what do you think? It'll be in the coffee shop beside Sallys & Boots! ;)

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