Shine On Award and an epic nail fail.

Doctor Crafty and DUDE IT’S PRIMARNI both nominated me for the SHINE ON Award.  Thank you so much ladies!  The cool thing about receiving awards is that you also get to GIVE them!  I’m happy to nominate some blogs which I think always have unique and fresh content!

I’m also throwing in a nail fail just for fun!  Can you say hot mess?


Here are the ‘Shine On’ Award rules:

1. Display the award logo to your blog
2. Show appreciation by acknowledging the blogger who nominated you and link back to them in your post
3. Share 7 random, interesting things about yourself
4. Nominate 15 bloggers you admire and would like to pass this award to (making sure to link to their blog in your post)
5. Contact your chosen bloggers to let them know

Here’s seven random facts about me..

  1. I can’t stop thinking about the OPI Brazil collection. Like everyday I think about it!  I really want that yellow called I Can’t Cope-acabana.  There’s a store a half hour from me that sells OPIs really cheap but I haven’t made it there yet with all the snow and everything.  I also want OPI Black Onyx because I love the OPI brush and I think that black would be a great base for nail art.
  2. I hope to get married and prego in 2014.  Wish me luck everybody!
  3. There’s so much money in the world and I want some more of it please.  kthx.
  4. It annoys me when people don’t follow rules.  You think you are special?  You are not.  Ok, that sounds mean,  but really… rules are made for a reason!
  5. The hardest part of blogging for me (other than photos) is putting my thoughts to the keyboard.  I have all these ideas in my head but when I start typing it goes blechagghhduhyuksheesh!
  6. I never really feel tired.  It’s the weirdest thing.  The only time I’m tired is late at night when I’m dozing off or if I take Benadryl.  I also cannot fall sleep on an airplane.  I really envy those people that sleep during the whole flight!
  7. I don’t check my cell phone that often.  If you wanna get a hold of me then you should email me, not text me.  My cellular device is lame, and it feels like my nails will crack from the pressure on the little keyboard.  #firstworldproblems

Now’s my chance to give props to a few blogs that I read regularly.  These bloggers personalities’ and style really shine through in their blog.  So here are my nominees for the Shine On award.  <They are in complete and utter random order>

  1. rexxx did it
  2. Lady Lacquer
  3. My Faves Journal
  4. The Nailinator
  5. The Polish Playground
  7. Vic and Her Nails
  8. The Adorned Claw
  9. NailsLikeLace
  10. Break rules, not nails
  11. The Bookish Manicurist
  12. For The Love of Nail Art
  13. K’s Nail Art
  14. Druid Nails
  15. Be Happy and Buy Polish
  16. Finger Candy
  17. Life’s Glitz Pageant

Ok, so I picked 17 instead of 15.  It’s way too hard to pick only 15.  I read a lot of great blogs, people!  I hope you like my list and maybe you can find a new fave blog to follow!

Now for the epic nail fail! This manicure sucks… but I think I should get an A for effort.  It took me a long time to make it this hideous!  The sad thing is, the silver and purple zoya gradient was gorgeous before I screwed it up with a black nail art pen.  Oh well!

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26 thoughts on “Shine On Award and an epic nail fail.

  1. Congrats on the award! Good luck on #2, and I share your feelings about #5. Writing is my weakest point! And btw, it’s not a fail. We are always our own worst critic! I know I am :p

  2. Congratulations on the award, and thank you so much for picking my blog! (your comment went through without a problem so no worries!) I share your thoughts on #4 by the way – like, there’s a reason that there is a rule and it’s not so hard to follow it, so why dont people just follow it??
    I’m definitely going to check out the other blogs because awards like these are really a great way to learn about other talented people 🙂 Thanks again!

  3. Thank you my sweet darling!! I’m so glad you nominated me! And I really love the idea for your nail art! But sometimes it just doesn’t turn out the way we imagined at the beginning 🙂 We all know the feeling!! Keep it up hun! xx

  4. Congratulations!!! :3 You totally deserve it for being the shiny wonderful person you are! I’ll be keeping my fingers crossed for you on #2!

    I usually use a nail art pen when I do tribal manis but I’ve never gotten them to work for me on other designs! I don’t know why but I always end up screwing up what I’ve already got going on when I try to do other stuff with them.

  5. Epic nail fail? Seriously, did you type “epic nail fail” for the title? Oh girl, you’re wrong! It’s awesome! I really love it! Thanks for the award Jac 😀 And good luck on your marriage!

    • what do I know ? I thought it was hideous! but apparently not! (i deleted the ‘other hand’ pics though since they were worst! I shoulda kept and posted them for a better laugh!)

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