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Sunday, March 18, 2012

Nail Art: Polka Dot Birdies

What's this?! Amanda's actually posting something?! I'm just as surprised as you are! Still trying to find the time to keep up with the blog in my new schedule, but I think I'm getting better at it. And I'm learning some neat things at work that I can incorporate into the blog too!



I don't know what it is about me and bird nail art, because this is the second or third time I've done something with birds. I just think the images that I look off of are so cute and they translate really well into nail art. But oh well, because I think it came out pretty well. I only wish I'd used acrylic paints instead of polishes. I didn't want to take the time to mix out the colors in acrylic paint. You'd think after whipping my butt in to shape for a 40 hour week my laziness would be gone....but nope! ^_^

The base of this is Orly Pure Porcelain. It's a good off white color, but the color is a little streaky so I find myself having to use pretty thick coats. Then I just freehanded the birdies and polka dots on with polish :)





Hope you all had a great weekend. The bf and I went to the Black Keys concert in downtown Indy on Friday night, and it was AWESOME. They throw a really great show, so I'd definitely recommend any of you guys that like them to go in the future. :)


16 comments:

  1. Love this, the birdies are adorable....!!

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  2. adorable! Love these little birdies.

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  3. This is the most adorable thing ever! I want it on my nails!

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  4. This mani is so cute! I love the little birds!

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  5. this is adorable and i like the colors you used!

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  6. Love your nails! Excited to hear good things about the Black Keys - I've got tickets to see them in Milwaukee in a couple of weeks. I'm super excited! My fave band!!

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