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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!!

Comments

aimeeus said…
I love these!! I love grey and pink together too :) In fact grey with most things is just awesome. And you definitely should be obsessed with these 'cos they're amazing :D x
Sosa07ac said…
I love this. I hope you'll make a tutorial for this at some point
Desiree said…
oh wow delainiekins.. i love these! i so wish i was THIS talented.
Haha, you should be proud of them! They look absolutely lovely (:
Delainie said…
@aimeeus: Awe, thank you - and I agree, pink and grey is a rad colour combo.. I also agree with grey and everything else!!

@Sosa07ac: I have a direct source that says there may or may not be a tutorial posted up tomorrow.. (:

@Desiree: Thanks lovey! And please - you can easily do this and anything else. Talent, you do not lack!

@Brittney: Thank you, I still have completely in love with them!!
Isis04 said…
This is amazingly beautiful! I'd show them off too, if I had them on my nails! Please post a tutorial of this mani? (as if I could even hope to come close!) ^.^

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