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Golden Leopard + Goodies + A Question

Hello everyone!

It is nearing 2:30am, and I had to listen to a certain song at least 10 times before I attempt sleep.. But I didn't want to sit hear and bop around in my chair.. Then I remembered I could put together a post. PERFECT!

A & C - these nails are for both of you! I had my nails painted this way last weekend, but totally forgot to snap a photo. I had used CG Rich & Famous with OPI Mod About You for the spots.. I said I would recreate them. I just had to use gold as a base.. I was around some girls the other day that said gold nails look cheap. I tend to disagree. 



I am extremely brilliant and forgot to take a photo of what was used, but, I will just tell you and hope for the best! I used: CG Midnight Kiss & Essie Mink Muffs. I also used my black Sally Hansen Nail Art Pen and a dotting tool I got from Born Pretty.

I have had some other nails looks for the past few days, but it was stuff just using shatter polishes and a sparkly gem, etc, nothing spectacular hence the long wait in posts! You may have also noticed that my nails are chopped right off. I had a bad break on my thumb nail, but kept the rest longer.. Well, that lasted about a week.. Then yard work came in to play. My fault. I refused gloves 3 different times. Busted off my ring finger nail and that sealed it: the rest could be chopped off. Now we can watch these bad boys grow back!!




Here are some of my new goodies.. Well, two of them are just replacement bottles as mine are basically out. Anyways, we have: OPI Turquoise Shatter, SH Silver Sweep, WnW Black Creme, CGs Rich & Famous (second bottle) & Lemon Fizz (second bottle). Also just some gold glitter I bought to possibly use for who knows what - but something!

I also bought two packages of nail wheels to practice some stuff as well as swatch my new goodies - that way I can share them with all of you in a better fashion than just randomly months after I bought them.

I have more to share, but didn't snap the wheel photos of them. Next time, I promise!!

Remember to scope this POST and enter the giveaway!

And lastly, my question. I was looking at the Butter London polish page the other day. There are 3 that I really want (I won't mention names to sway people or to make people like them and MAKE me order them).. BUT! I want to know what all of you think about them. Even though our sweet baby Canadian dollar is one strong bad boy these days, the polishes will set me back $17 a piece, which is fairly (ok, seriously!) steep.. But I kind of want them. Worth it? Yay? Nay? Let me know!!

Hope you all had an amazing weekend, a good Canada Day - and I am hoping that my American readers have an excellent fourth of Joo-lie!!

EDIT: I will get these gems up as I feel like a jerk for having neglected these lovely awards I was given!!

“The Sunshine Award is awarded to bloggers whose positivity and
creativity inspire others in the blogging world.
The Sunshine Award is given by bloggers to bloggers
 as a way to spread the bloggy love.” 
Thank you so much to One Chic Bella & Anutka for this award! You're both too sweet!!
One Chic Bella  also awarded me with the Best Blog Award, the Blog Luxury Award and the Inspiration Award - THANK YOU!!!

The rules for this one are are:
• Link back to the person who passed you the award
• Complete the form below
• Share 7 random things about yourself
• Award 15 blogs
• Drop them a line and tell them about it
Name you favorite color – Green! Any and all shades!!
Name your favorite song – Bah.. Way too many! I am really loving ‘Moves Like Jagger’ by Maroon 5 right now, though.
Name you favorite dessert – I don’t really have one.. Umm.. I do really like cupcakes.
What makes you mad? – Work? Not having to work, but sometimes the people that you work with.. Just their ridiculousness at times. Such is life!
When you’re upset you… – I blast tunes and clean/reorganize my room; go for a stroll/work out, etc.
Your favorite pet – All of my pets are my favourites! There are the rabbits: Fonze, Cow & Lakai. And of course Bennie, the degu.
Black or white? – BOTH!
Your biggest fear is… - Driving. But seriously, losing any one of my immediate family. I would have to be institutionalized for a little while.
Your best feature is…  –  People always compliment my skin.. They must not be getting close enough, but I’ll take it!
Everyday attitude – Sarcastic.
What is perfection? – Non-existent.
Guilty Pleasure -  Movies, books and nail polish!

The 7 random things about myself:
I am going to try and post 7 random facts that I haven’t mentioned before.. Let me see..

  1. I broke my right leg in 3 places when I was 6 *almost 7* years old. I had a full cast all the way up to my hip for many, many months. It was brutal.
  2. Apparently (before people actually get to know me) – I come off as snobby. I honestly do not mean to be that way.. I think it is my way of protecting me? I have no idea! I swear I am actually really nice and have nothing to be snobby about!
  3. I go through phases in the gaming world. I like violent games, then more strategic, nerdish, sims, etc. Right now I divide my time between Railroad Tycoon 2 and The Sims 3. I am a RT2 champion as far as I am concerned.
  4. I am the most disorganized organized person ever. It could be a large stack of mixed up papers, but if you told me the document you were looking for, I would know exactly where it is in said stack.
  5. I think I am a clever comedic mastermind, yet in reality, my jokes are fairly lame. Or really pervish.
  6. My True Blood watching crew and I fist pump near the end of the theme song. We just started it, but I feel it is going to be an ongoing occurrence and I could not be happier!
  7. I am going to listen to ‘Move Like Jagger’ for the 15th time this evening and then go to bed! Awe yeah! I get to see Maroon 5 in concert in September.. And I’m overly excited for that!!
Phew! Alright.. You all know how terrible I am for tagging people back. I read so many blogs and love each and every one of them.. I can never just choose 15. My lists always get too long!! If you're reading this and are following me, then I am probably following you back (at least I better be!) - SO - consider yourself tagged if you made it this far! I want to know 7 new facts about you! And if you don't feel like making a full post - leave it as a comment and I will love it just the same!!






  • Minty - Thanks, I thought it was such a cute and colourful idea when I saw the ad! Figured it would be fun to recreate on thee old nails! And no, we definitely cannot be!!
  • Claire - Please do!! And WHEN you do - definitely send me some photos/post it up - would love to see it!!
  • Miki - I am going to go and do that right now so I can add them in on my next post (:
  • Angela - Thank you.. Ahh well, you cannot please everyone (:
  • Anutka - Yay! Thank you!! I will go scope out that award right away here!!
  • shortwidenails - I have been loving all animal print nails lately. You cannot go wrong with them!! My best buddy has a wealth of cute elephant figurines and such around her apartment, I can understand the appeal! I did change it - and thank you! I have been trying to take photos when I feel good about myself.. So that on my "down" days I can gaze at who I am now.. I look forward to exchanging more emails with you, as you're such a sweetheart!! And I think you should do it - would love to see!!

Comments

Hennie said…
I love the design! It's really nice how you have done only parts of the nails in animal print, it makes it stand out!
Minty said…
I love when people do animal prints on only parts of the nail! Congrats on the awards!
Kaitlyn Dawn said…
I agree with you, I definitely don't think gold nails look cheap, esp on short nails. Now if we're talking super long grungy-looking acrylics painted metallic gold- then maybe you could say that. But I suppose any color could be made to look "cheap"...

In any case, lovely manicure. :-)
Beautiful nails! About Butter London, I've got Bumster and though the colour didn't look appealing in the bottle, when I put it on my toes I fell in love with it...everyday I look at my toenails! The consistency was so-so but it's stayed on for awhile. Expensive polish I know, but it's 3-free.

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