Smothered and Covered with Butter Londons Artful Dodger

It's MANICure Monday and please tell me you got my Waffle House reference in the title! lol I have truly been enjoying life with travel and birthday celebrations, but I've also missed my little piece of my corner on these internets. Today I want to share with you one of my birthday gifts given to me by my sister/line sister/Soror/friend, Angela, over at Karma La Vie. She sent me 3 amazingly beautiful polishes and today I present to you Butter London's Artful Dodger. More pics and my neon splatter design after the break.


Butter London describes Artful Dodger as a "true teal" but I'd say it leans more toward a blue/dusty blue shade. It does however photograph more teal than blue. The way it photographed under the splatter mani (scroll down) is a more accurate depiction of its true color. Beautiful nevertheless!


Application wise, Artful Dodger was true to Butter London's smooth creamy finish. This is 2 coats with one coat of Sally Hansen's Insta-Dri fast drying top coat.

But in true Jen fashion, on day 3 I broke out the straw and neon polishes and created some splatter. Sometimes a girl just isn't ready to to take her polish off!


Polishes used for the splatter:

China Glaze Sunshine Pop (yellow)
China Glaze Blue Sparrow (blue)
Sinful Colors Dream On (purple)
Sinful Colors Pink (well, pink...duh)


I know summer is over but I'm not one to follow seasonal polish "trends"/colors. Do you still wear your bright shades during fall/winter?

I'm also linking up at Nail Files this week, as well as Glitter and Gloss so check them out as well! Happy Monday!

6 comments:

  1. I still can't get the straw splatter thing down! My paint flies everywhere but on the darn nail lol. This looks fantastic

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    1. Lol you may have too much polish on your straw. I also angle my nail downwards so I don't have globs on top.

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  2. Yessssssss. I love the splatter! And I agree with you that the base is far more blue than teal but it's still really pretty! I wear neons all year long because I love them, but I mix it up more with darker polishes in the fall/winter. There a few that I can't wait to try out! :)

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    1. I really can't give up my bright colors neither. Thanks for stopping by!!

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  3. I just bought my first Butter polish today. Checked in with foursquare at Ulta and had a $3.50 coupon. #winning

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