Sunday, September 23, 2012

31dc2012 - day 23

Hey! Did you think I was about to lose the challenge? Think again! It's 11:30pm, I've got a half hour to spare!

Today's theme is Inspired By A Movie.
I struggled all day to come up with an idea for this theme. Literally all day, I drove myself crazy trying to think of something.
I think the problem is that there are just too many movies you could possibly pick so you're on sensory-overload and nothing seems right. Or everything seems too over-done.

Finally I managed to settle on a design after consulting my (relatively small) stack of DVDs.


Juno! This used to be one of my favorite movies, I think I watched it about 100 times. It's been a while since I've last seen it though, but now I'm in the mood to watch it again!


Not only did I incorporate the recognizable orange and white stripes, but also Juno's hamburger phone! Haha! (Credit to my friend Emma for suggesting the hamburger!)


I really like the stripes! I can't handle fully-orange nails but I can handle them with stripes. Heh.
I did them using a stamping plate from Essence - the image is meant to be used for diagonal stripes but I used it sideways and still managed to cover my whole nail which made me really happy.


The orange, which is a perfect match for the Juno orange, is Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear - Sun Kissed.
The stamping and the hamburger were done with Nail Art Diva stamping polishes.
I forgot to include one polish in the photo - Sally Hansen Advanced Hard As Nails - Myth, which is the color of the hamburger bun.


And a final close-up of my hamburger phone. I did the black details with a sharpie because there was no way I had the patience to freehand that right now.

Now I want a hamburger phone!

Okay, holy crap, let's hope I can do tomorrow's challenge with a bit more time to spare. I'll put on my thinking cap straight away!

19 comments:

  1. I would never have thought t use a sharpie for detailing but it makes perfect sense. I wish I had thought of this when I did my nails earlier today- ha!

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  2. Very cute! I love the hamburger :D

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  3. This is so cute, I love it! Juno is one of my favs.

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  4. I love the stipes, I will try to do this afternoon!
    Tuli

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  5. This was the first ever film me and my fiance watched together! I love this so much! Might have to do it on our next anniversary!

    Jazz x

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  6. i love this movie and your nails! the hamburger phone cracks me up

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  7. "Can you just hold on for a second, I'm on my hamburger phone. It's kind of awkward to talk on..." Great mani!

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  8. this is so neat! lovely colours :)

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  9. YES! I love Juno! and your nails... so creative! :)

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  10. Love the stripes! They're so perfect and crisp. And Juno is awesome, so this is pretty much win!

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  11. Great job!! LOVE Juno :) I need to watch that again myself!

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  12. These are so adorable, I freaking love the burger phone :D

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  13. ان اردت نقل عفش منزلك بالدمام ابيات الشرقية من اهم شركات نقل العفش بالدمام والخبر والجبيل والقطيف والاحساء
    شركة المتحدة
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    شركة نقل عفش بخميس مشيط
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