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Gloomy, yet fun floral nails

I was going through the blogs on my blogroll yesterday.. err.. two days ago now? And was reading a post over on Kayla's about her reaching 1,000,000 page views (which is amazing - congrats!) and how she is having a little bit of a nail art contest.. The theme is 'floral', and I figured I hadn't done floral nails in awhile - and this was a good excuse to do so!

I'm not even going to lie.. I absolutely love what I did here.. I'm kind of obsessed with my nails right now. I'm not even embarrassed to admit that. I want to go out and show these off.. Awkweird? I don't think so!





I immediately knew I wanted to do something with a grey base for two reasons: one being that it has to be "gloomy" to get flowers to eventually bloom (I am going a bit poetic here..) and secondly, I remembered this post and how much I loved grey and pink together..

After I had the grey and pink dots.. I figured I wanted to go with yellow "flowers".. Rad.. Then I had white to add the floral-y/rose-ish accents.. But I looked at the pink polish again and thought 'why not?!' - I'm glad I did! It really made them pop! Then I did the leaves.. Cool-cool-cool.. But I felt that there was too much "dead space" and my white polish was still sitting in front of me, unused.. Ahh yes, little white dots..

I know there is a lot of activity going on.. But I am seriously in love with these nails of mine.. I'm hoping that they don't chip for another day or two.. I'm going to put off any serious chores til at least Monday (:

I hope everyone is having a great day/afternoon/evening/night and I will be back again with another post soon!!
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