OK I have a confession. I don't really like candy canes much and I'm not really sure what they have to do with Christmas. That said the house is full of the things. It seems it's the 'thing' for the school kids to give each other Christmas cards with candy canes attached so we have a pile of canes my 7yo brought home from school and a pile of left overs from the ones we had to buy to attach to his cards. He needed 25 and they came in packs of 12 = lots left over. He doesn't like them either. The 4yo does but he's not allowed them often. All which means I had plenty of candy canes to study for the Candy Cane Aussie Christmas Nail Challenge. So I have no idea why I started with a mint green base and used crackle.