Saturday, August 25, 2012

Day 25-Bollywood Fashion

Today is inspired by Fashion.  I seriously had no idea what I was going to do for this manicure.  I searched pinterest. I looked at shoes and purses.  I even looked at my kids clothes.  Nothing was coming to me.  Then, while I was watching So You Think You Can Dance and one of the couples did a Bollywood dance and it hit me! I loooove the Bollywood clothes.  The sari is one of the most beautiful pieces of clothing I have ever seen. They use such gorgeous color combinations. All so bright and vibrant. Plus, the way they drape over a female figure is a truly unique and mesmerizing design.  I used to dream that I could wear one someday...maybe I still will :-) So, I went back to pinterest and the internet and started searching for a bollywood fashion design that I could recreate on my nails.  And let me say, I think I nailed it!!  (pun completely intended)  First, here is the design that I was inspired by.


I started with a purple base then striped in some teal.  I then stamped a similar pattern as the tear drops with gold and drew lines using magenta and gold.  For the accent nail I used magenta as my base, stamped flowers in gold and dotted the centers with teal. I am in love with them...and so was the Sally Beauty Supply check out girl (when I went to take advantage of their 50% off already reduced clearance stuff!)

Colors- NYC Purple Pizzazz Frost, Sinful Colors Rise and Shine, S.C Dream On
Stamp-BM223 & 211 using Maybelline Bold Gold



As I look at these I want to get up and shimmy my hips and put my fingers in the lotus pose.  What do you think of Bollywood? 

Thanks for dropping in! I appreciate all of your comments. 

Make sure and stop by the other girls' blogs to see what fashion has inspired them today :-)




15 comments:

  1. These are seriously amazing! You did such a beautiful job.

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  2. They are perfection Kel!! Best yet! (I'd like to have my nails done like that someday...hint)

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  3. OMG these are so awesome!! They look exactly like the sari she is wearing. Those bright jewel tones paired with the gold looks phenomenal!

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  4. I nominated you for a Liebster Award! Check it out here: http://polishedpatricia.blogspot.com/2012/08/my-first-liebster-award_25.html

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  5. These are absolutely stunning! Well done :)

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  6. SOOOO pretty!!!))) I love getting inspiration from prints and fashion too

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    1. Thank you! I am amazed at some of the places I find inspiration!

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