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Suede Flowers

Just a quick post as I have to run out with the bro (Happy Birthday!!!) and exchange his new jeans.. AGAIN! I thought birthday gifts were supposed to be easy..

The other night I took to my twitter to ask for an idea on how to polish up thee old nails. Gingerkittyd said I should konad with matte polish over glossy polish.. Sounded amazing! But sadly a combination of things kept this look from happening. 1. My stamping skillz are not up to par 2. I just couldn't get anything to go well. Once I did have all my nails stamped, I hated it!! Not the idea, I just thought it looked sloppy (it was all my fault though!!)

So. Removed everything and started again. I didn't know what to do and I was too lazy to go grab a brush, so I used a pencil with my suede polish and made these flowery.. things?


I apologize for the chips. We went to my friends cabin for the weekend.. Of course I forgot to take the picture beforehand. Still, without a top coat, this actually held out fairly well.

My favourite part is that when we were driving home on Sunday, we decided to stop for a sit-down-meal at Boston Pizza before finishing our trip. Just before we left, I ran to use the washroom and this little girl was outside the door.. I went to push the door open and she said 'your nails are beautiful'... I was elated! I said 'thank you so much sweetie' and went on my way. That comment made me feel better for the rest of the trip home. (Right now road trips take a ton of energy away from me.. It makes me sad!) So at least I was happy when I fell asleep for a bit.. Hah!

I hope everyone had a great weekend and is having a great week! Gotta run!!


Your Comments Answered
  • Piff - Yes, I did! I was so floored when it arrived! Thank you again AND thank you for letting me know what the polish - I am going to make a mini-label for it!!
  • Krystia - I noticed you left some comments on past entries, thank you so much dollface! I just wanted to acknowledge the fact that I did see your comments and that they were appreciated!!

Comments

Smita said…
nice flowers!
i love getting compliments on my nails especially from kids! they are so honest!
Tierney said…
Love it!!!
That reminds me of when time when I was at the ice rink, a little kid was waiting for his lesson to start and he came over and told me I had beautiful blue nails. It was adorable.
shortwidenails said…
you didn't share what polish you used. it is your new opi suede? it almost looks like china glaze avalanche. right now i'm trying to get some nail inspiration. i'm all out =(

i checked. now bad romance or across the universe at the hold renfrew i went to =(
Flowers said…
I really like your post you done a great jobs . Thanks for sharing valuable information.
flowers
Freshie said…
I like it! Especially for a last minute decision =P

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