Friday, September 3, 2010

Argyle Style


A week or so ago, I got an email from Barielle about their new collection for fall- lovely browns, rusts, and golds. It took everything in my power not to buy them all. I even managed to talk myself out of even just getting a couple of them. However, I was not as successful when I was perusing my local Ulta a couple of days ago and happened to see the display of them, in all their autumn-colored glory. (when did Ulta start carrying Barielle colors? I knew they carried the treatments, but color? awesssome, I won't have to order!!) I got away with only getting two of them, with a coupon at that!! Anyway, polish colors made me think of old Grandpa socks- argyle style. (My buddy Jordan has a mini-obsession with argyle socks- he even has hot pink ones!)


I used Barielle Unraveled Rust as a base for all nails but the ring finger, where I used Barielle Aura Angora as a base. For the argyle design, I used the same two colors, and reversed them, with Sally Hansen Professional Lavender Cloud for the diagonal lines. I then topped everything off with 2 coats of Seche Vite top coat.

Well, that really socks.

On a side note, if you live in Las Vegas, you need to track down Slidin' Thru, the slider truck, it will change your life.

8 comments:

  1. You've got socks on your nails, so cute! :D

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  2. lol. adorable! i dont know if you read my comment from one of your previous designs but does removing then reapplying nail polish affect your nails? Thanks!

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  3. There is nothing more perfect! Note: translated by Google, I'm sorry because I am Brazilian and your blog is very successful here! Can not wait to see what your idea for tomorrow. Kisses, Karen

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  4. Loved the colours! I definitely need more browns and rusts for the fall!

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  5. very cute! and the colors go perfectly with the pattern

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  6. I so need to do this. You're amaaaaaazing!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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