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Showing posts with label Collection. Show all posts
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8/7/11

Nail Polish and Nail Art Collection/Storage

Hellooo everyone!

Today I'm showing you my nail polish collection and organization as well as my nail art collection.

It's not fancy or anything but I enjoy taking pictures and showing my stash to you guys. This is my third collection post, my first one was here, and my second one was here.

I asked on Twitter if you guys wanted to see pictures now that I'm over 200 bottles and I had a pretty good response so here it is!

Remember, you can click any picture in this post to enlarge it.


This is the same storage that I used the last time I posted my collection, now it's more full and I moved the purples down to that last bottom row--which was empty to begin with. I got this at Walmart by the way.



Top shelf: Pinks, reds, oranges, and yellows. This shelf has more than any other, I'm almost running out of space.


Second Shelf: Blacks in the back, then there's silvers, whites, nudes and browns.

That Wet N Wild white you see in the front has tooth marks because the cap was super tight and I tried to unscrew it with my teeth! Bad idea.


Third Shelf: Greens and blues.

All four of the Orlys that I own are on this shelf. Also, a lot of my Zoyas are here too. I have 28 Zoyas and 11 of them are green/blue. Zoya makes some of my favorite blues and greens.



Last Shelf: Purples

Purple had to have it's own shelf. It was taking up too much space in the first shelf so I moved it down here. The two Zoyas that look identical are Zoya Jem and Valerie. I'm telling you, they are exactly the same!

Under each shelf I have a piece of cardboard, they would all fall through if I didn't.

As of today I have exactly 205 bottles of nail polish. Zoya's taking the lead with 28, Wet N Wild is close with 21, and then I have 17 China Glaze polishes. 14 Kleancolors, 13 OPI and 10 Revlons. Check out my spreadsheet for specific polishes.

My goal is to have 369 total polishes by next summer. 369 is my favorite number.

I also have a "nail art collection".  I try to keep it organized since I like to see everything, but it gets out of hand sometimes.

4/27/11

My Stash

One of the first posts I made on this blog was a post dedicated to my nail polish collection. I had 65 polishes when I started and was so excited for you all to see it. Here's what my collection looked like in that post:


Fast forward three months and now I'm at 109 polishes. I was so excited to hit the 100 mark! I was going crazy with excitement.

I also have better organization now. I bought this shelf thing at Wal-mart a week ago and found that it is perfect for holding my polishes. 
In the top shelf I have all my oranges, pinks, reds, purples and yellows.
 The second shelf has nudes, blacks, silvers, golds, grays and whites.
And the last shelf has blues and greens. I think I may move the purples from the top shelf to this third one. I think purples, blues, and greens should be categorized together. What do you think?

I still have a whole shelve left over and I'm debating on whether I should leave room for Frankens, Glitters, and other special polishes. 
Here's a breakdown of the brands: I have 14 China Glaze polishes, 11 Revlons, 10 Zoyas, 9 Ultas, 7 Nicole by OPIs, 6 Sally Hansens, and then a small amount of other brands like CCUK, Catrice, L.A. Colors, Pure Ice and Wet N' Wild.
I've also entered all my polishes in a spreadsheet. This makes it so easy to keep up with every polish I own. Click here to get to it.

Also, does anyone have any suggestions or tips on organizing polishes? I don't plan on buying racks or anything until I run out of room and I like organizing by color, not brand or type. But I'd like to know--should I move the purples with the blues and greens, should there be a separate shelf for frankens and glitters, or is it fine the way it is? Let me know! (:

2/10/11

My Nail Polish Collection, So Far...

It's coming along slowly, but I thought I would start off this blog by showing you how big it is now and as it grows I'll post more and more pictures.

Here's a look at my "stash":



So far I only have 65 nail polishes.
I have the most Revlon, then Nicole by OPI. 

My goal is to have 100 by June or July of this year.

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