Sunday, May 20, 2012

"it's a beautiful night"

I wanted to paint my nails a beautiful shade of green. Then I thought of this whole ombre nail color thing that seems to be increasing in popularity. At the very least, increasing in popularity on my list of things I like. So I watch a couple youtube videos, studied a couple of pictures and produced my own personal ombre nails.

Unfortunately, I don't think I really have the right to call them ombre nails because I kinda failed epicly. I guess it really does matter what kind of polish you use. I seemed to only get one different shade and then it just refused to get any lighter. But I'm going to keep trying. I have many colors to practice this technique on. And then maybe later I can try a new style. Oh, side note, I swear that hand in the first picture, with the orange/pink shade nails, belongs to Sumatra. Please confirm.

I'll need to perfect it in time for the big event I'm attending in 3 weeks. My best friend in getting married! I'm so excited for her! But more importantly, I'm excited that I get to go to my first wedding where I actually personally know the bride and groom.

What should I wear (I don't want to upstage the bride, you know)? What gift should I bring? I want to bring something actually useful. That means no toasters or other kitchen appliances, right? I'll have to really think about this one. I can't wait to see her again. It's too bad the trip is going to be really short. I'm only able to stay the weekend, but I'll make sure it's a super fun weekend! Congrats Babycakes, I'm really happy for you!

1 comment:

lars said...
you should try this! it's my new fav nail look

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