Monday, June 27, 2011

floral nails! inspired by... don cherry

Good morning!
Today I have for you my second themed Monday manicure for Polish-Aholics Anonymous.

This week's theme is floral.
As soon as I found out it was floral, I knew what I was doing. I've had this idea floating in my brain for a while.

The night of the Stanley Cup final, Don Cherry wore a particularly humorous suit.


Enlarge that baby to see it better. (And also to see (the cohost) Ron's face better.)
Hilarious. I knew as I saw this that night I would need to do nails inspired by the suit.
I got this picture from a blog called Don We Now Our Gay Apparel. The name is so perfect. Good blog. Check it out and see more of his funny suits if you're not familiar with Don Cherry and his ridiculousness.

So. Perfect time for a floral theme in Polish-Aholics.


Looking at them now, I'm not totally pleased.
I wanted to try freehand ones but I think stamped ones would have looked nicer! Oh well.

I used:
Sally Hansen Insta Dri - Whirlwind White
Wet N Wild Wild Shine - Tickled Pink
OPI - Dim Sum Plum
Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear - Going Green


You might have noticed that my nails are really short.
I broke one last week.
But it's okay - I planned on cutting them down before I go away, so I don't have to worry about breaking them while hauling luggage back and forth or something.

In other news, the Canada Post mail strike is over! Mail should be resumed tomorrow. Hopefully I'll have a bunch of nail mail to show you guys soon!

26 comments:

  1. This looks really good! That suit...hilarious!

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  2. I love Don Cherry and his suits! haha I remember the night of the final one of my friend's facebook statuses was something along the lines of "Don Cherry, I think your grandmother wants her curtains back." Anyway, I love floral nails and yours are awesome! :)

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  3. oh wow...what a...festive...suit! I actually really like the way your nails turned out. Freehanded and it looks great!

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  4. I love floral, I've done it myself too couple of time.
    It looks really pretty :)

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  5. Your nails look great. I love his suits. There have been so many that could be good nail art.

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  6. Your nails look cute =] Love the lil' roses! They'r so dainty and pretty =]

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  7. That is hilarious! I went to the site so I could look at them all.

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  8. I hate Don Cherry but I love this! You did a great job!

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  9. These are so cute! and his suit how funny!(:

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  10. Lol at his suit! Your manicure looks way better.

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  11. Damn you for being able to do freehand roses, haha!

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  12. Hee hee! Awesome suit, awesome nails!! ^_^

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  13. lol... I love it! Who knew Don Cherry could inspire something so pretty?

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  14. Wow that is amazing work, great job on the nails, look fab. i love ur page and now am following and would love for u too join my page Britters89.blogspot.com

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  15. I think your freehanding looks great! No need for stamps, yours look just as good. I LOL'd at the suit!

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  16. Ok, so I didn't know who this guy was (I don't watch hockey... I live in a desert and it seems a little ridiculous... Ha) until last night when I saw him on TV at work. He was wearing this god awful gold satin jacket and tie. Now I get it. Ha. :)

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