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Analogous Nails

Polish Hoarder Disorder (PHD) posted up the Analogous Color Challenge, so of course I had to accept it! (It was extremely difficult to not add a 'u' to colour)

And of course I chose the Yellow, Green-Yellow and Green spectrum.


I am not sure whether I have mentioned it before or not, but I work at a retirement home (as well as my sister) and the residents always enjoy seeing what we have done with our nails. There is one table of ladies in particular that always give input and I think once they started making a big fuss about our nails, everyone else has to grab our hands to see them. Sometimes it makes serving take longer, but I don't mind. Sometimes they even give me ideas.

Now, why am I giving you this background information you ask? Well, yesterday while I was serving, the ladies at aforementioned table of course all had to get a closer look. Then one of the ladies, really loudly, said: 'those green nails are hideous!'. Now, usually she isn't so blunt.. So I was like 'Awwwe -insert name here-, you don't like them?' then she said 'oh no, I like them, I just hate green!' - It just goes to show that while some people favour a colour, others really hate it.. Anyways.. Random story.

I hope everyone is having an excellent week thus far! I need to kill a few hours before I hang out with a friend.. We're going to go look at cell phones then have ice cream. Sounds like a solid evening! I may just return home with an iphone.. Depending on monthly costs and such. We shall see! Oh! Plus it is in the mall.. Maybe I can sneak in to Claire's and find me some of those mood polishes.. Oh the possibilities!!

Your Comments Answered
  • AggiePigeon - I did a little reading on the Orly creme you speak of.. I kind of like the sounds of it.. Plus I kind of heart the brand! Thank you for tossing out that suggestion, I think I might just have to order it!! And I agree, it is a lovely colour!!
  • nailsss - Haha! I totally agree! It really does! I actually did get a ton of compliments on this one. And lots of random people grabbing my hands to look/touch my nails.
  • Lily nail - Thank you very much (:
  • shortnails - It is just a little yellowy-orange sponge I picked up from Michaels in a sponge variety pack (ha!) I will try to remember to snap a photo of it next time.. You could totally cut the cotton balls in half - I did! I just put on enough remover to cover my nail.. I know it does seem like a waste, but, I would imagine that you wouldn't be wearing glitter nails ALL the time.. Right? So that way if it is only once in awhile it isn't so bad.. I figure it usually takes me 10+ cotton balls to finish the job using elbow grease, I might as well toss in some tin foil for good measure (:

Comments

AggiePigeon said…
cute story, I can just see a little old lady saying that! =)
ThRiSzHa said…
love ur analogous nails.. its cute..I'll try if I can make a analogous nail today so i can participate!!
k . . . said…
Your nails are so funky, not only the design but the colours too. And people think that I wear loud polish? Looks cute, I likey. But I am not the best with designs my right hand is so-so, but my left is a shaky mess! lol. Plus i'm not artsy at all.
xoxo

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