Thursday, February 25, 2010

I Feel So Desert-ed.


Hey everyone!! Today's nails are an homage to the seemingly endless span of desert that surrounds the lovely city of sin, booze, hookers, and gluttony that I reside in. :-P No, those aren't bats, they're vultures- the Hunter S. Thompson/Fear and Loathing/Steadman nails are to come in the near future I think. :-D



I used Zoya Yummy as a base, with American Apparel Palm Springs for the desert, then mixed with Zoya Dea to shade. For the cacti, I used L.A. Girl Army Green, that I got at Urban Outfitters, Pure Ice Wild Thing to highlight, and Nubar Forest
for shadow. For the vultures, I used Zoya Raven. Topped everything off with Seche Vite top coat so it'd dry superfast, then topped off the sand portion with Essie Matte About You. :)

Note: No bodies are buried in the desert pictured, unlike the desert surrounding Vegas. ;)


14 comments:

  1. Such a cool design, love this. The cactus is very cute too!

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  2. we had a vulture on our deck eating cat food - but in Au Gres vultures are usually after dead animals..not bodies!!! Cute nails - I really like them.

    Mom

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  3. Really loved all of ur nails!

    I wish I could do something like that... tha best I did was japanese kanjis. and thats a suggestion =)
    and also ladybugs! they are cute!u could do some in ur nails!=)

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  4. I've read you blog, and I think this is AWESOME, I am obbessed with polish so this makes me feel normel <3
    but how do you keep your nails so long, and keep them from breaking?!

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  5. i love the little desert rock formations, so cool!

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  6. Wow, you're getting way to good at this lol

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  7. this so sooo awesome! I'm sending a link to my papa!

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  8. that's fantastic, what kind of brush do you use?

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  9. awesome.your blog is awesome! hay can you do this one free-hand-city-style-nail-design i think its cool... and i was going to do it but my nails are too sort=( keep up the good work!

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  10. Hey girl, I love your blog, read it every day. I really think you should do some super mario nails for all the old school geeks, like me :)

    Jesse

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  11. I just discovered your blog and, seriously, my mind is blown. I want to do designs like yours, but my hands are way too shaky to pull it off.

    And whenever my family drives through the desert to Vegas for vacation, my dad,without fail, says "There are tons of dead bodies all around us right now."

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