Thursday, December 22, 2011

Black and White and Red All Over


Wow. It's been a while. Sorry about that. Turns out packing up all yer shit, then moving to the other side of the world is a lot of work! :-D I've missed the blog and interacting with all of you!! I'm finally on the other side of the world and starting to adjust to everything (except the fact that the biggest nail polish remover I can find is 30mL). I'll admit, things were difficult at first, and I questioned WTF I got myself into, but then, things got better, and I started to acclimate to my new surroundings. I'll admit, there are times when this country is maddening, but that's everywhere. If you want to read about my India adventures, I've started a new blog, Just Another Day in India....

Anyway. Now that we've gotten that out of the way, on to what you actually came here for. :)

This nail design was inspired by a kurta (shirt) that I wore the other day. I'm definitely loving the Indian attire, though I still maintain a bit of my American style–can't give up my jeans! I love all the patterns of the clothing here, so many colors! This particular kurta is basic colors- black, white, and red! :)

I used white acrylic paint for the design over the black nail polish base. It's the first time using acrylic, and I'm not sure I like the outcome, it didn't seem to 'stick' well, and left jagged edges.


Our typical picture- me with my tongue sticking' out, and Chris giving me a dirty look :)
My friend Sheba and I
I used American Apparel Hassid as a base, with white acrylic paint for the design, and Nicole by OPI Redy to Runaway Love? for the red. Topped everything off with 2 coats of Seche Vite top coat





11 comments:

  1. Welcome back to blogville. Love the manicure and that Kurta is BEAUTIFUL! I'ma head on over to the other blog now. :D

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  2. Lovely, and welcome back!! That shirt is gorgeous!!

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  3. That's so cool! Matches perfectly!

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  5. missed you and your wacky nails! glad you're back and that is one long tongue!!!

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  6. It really suits your clothes and personality.

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  7. Really like the modern appear. I loved this article. Bless you for the fantastic page.

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  8. black and white, just like yin and yang combination, awesome!

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  9. Very nice! Welcome to my blog. Nail art step by step. http://nail-artbyanna.blogspot.com

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