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Poster Sale

I know.. Not a song title.. Actually, it could be, but if it is, I have never met this tune!!

I used the title 'poster sale' because I went to a poster sale this morning with my sister. The university here holds an annual poster sale.. I have never gone and neither has my sister.. And she REALLY wanted to scope it out. So I agreed to go with her.. And it was AH-MAH-ZING! I quickly snapped some photos of my purchases.. But first I will show you my nails..



I wanted to use OPI Mad As A Hatter, but wasn't entirely sure how.. So I went accent nail. This was boring to me, so I added a diagonal stripe of MAAH.. And silver tape.. The tape came off before I went to sleep last night.. I didn't even snap a photo because I was so angry. I was even angry enough to painstakingly take off the polish without using the foil method. Anyways, a new look I will put on later this afternoon. I am thinking red.. with dots.. and bows.. I have seen some new YT vids (:

Ok.. Poster pictures! I am really excited about these. My mom was like 'why would you buy a bunch of posters?' I told her they were an investment in artwork for my future home/apt/condo/etc.. Plus I told her we'd be framing them soon.. That seemed to get her to leave me alone about them!! I only bought 4.. well, it should have been 5.. But when I got up there to get my posters, they were sold out of one of the images that caught my eye the most! Grr.. Oh well.. I could probably recreate it myself whenever I feel like picking up my paintbrushes for something besides my nails. My sister bought a whooooole bunch, but I will just show mine!


This was the first poster I chose.. Now, I am not one for blatant advertising.. Nor am I the type of person to have my home littered with images supporting companies that I hardly own any of.. BUT! The lady walking in that amazing plaid skirt and jacket? LOVE! Plus it is a black and white print.


Here is the second gem I chose. I have actually seen images similar to this one.. But I needed to own it. Again, black and white with a pop of colour.. Totally my thing!


Third choice.. Umm.. The green in the background matches my walls perfectly! I was like 'eeehhhh.. I don't really need it..' and my sister was like 'it matches your walls, plus I know you want it, write it down'.. So I did. And am super happy that I did!


Anyone else notice a trend in what I like? Pops of colours! I looked at so many NYC skyline prints and posters.. And was like 'I don't really need them'.. I probably saw this one in 5 different sizes.. Then when we were waiting in line to hand in our tickets, it was displayed once again.. It was like a sign. I had to have it!

The whole morning was amazing! I am kind of disappointed in myself that I have missed out on this sale the past few years.. I have never seen so many great images on display in one place.. Unless it was a gallery. I cannot wait for next year!!

I hope everyone has a FIERCE Friday.. OH! I should be getting my polishes today.. I requested 2 colours from the new OPI collection.. And CG polish.. I am not going to announce colour names - I don't want to jinx myself!!

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