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Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Pink Leaf mani & introducing Pink Wednesdays

Morning!! As you might have noticed the new image over to the right, that states 'On Wednesdays we wear pink, do you?' Well it's such a fun idea that the ladies from Colour Coated, Glitta Gloves & Life and Polish started. As stated by them -

"Once Upon A Time….
A couple of nail bloggers decided to let their love for the movie Mean Girls manifest itself in the form of  wearing pink manis on Wednesdays.
In the movie Mean Girls, “The Plastics” always wear pink on Wednesdays. And while we’re not mean girls at all, we loved the idea so much that we tweaked it a little and made it our own.
 And thus Pink Wednesdays were born!"

I too love that movie, and thought it would be fun to join in on Pink Wednesdays. So here we go.
If you're interested in joining in, you can go here and fill the form out, and just follow the instructions :)

Okay, mani time. Remember how I mentioned I purchased colored leaves with my feathers, well I decided to use my pink leaf.

Here is is prior to me cutting it


I started with 2 coats of OPI Mod About You



Then after some trimming, I again glued it on, and did 2 thick coats of SV



48 comments:

  1. Gorgeous Erika, love mod about you (but have to get some thinner for mine) and that leaf is fab over it. It's a great look, can imagine it with a colour clashing outfit red and pink stripes or soemthing . love it !

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  2. This is really gorgeous Erika. Love it!

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  3. That is so nice! Is this something special for nails or could you basically take anything and glue it and put a cover layer over it?

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  4. Mod about you is my favorite pink EVER!!!! So pretty

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  5. this looks so cute and the idea is very cool

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  6. Wonderful! This way I might be able to get over my fear of pink. ;) Liking that Mod About You, not only for the name but mostly I think... :)

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  7. that's a great idea... I'll purchase leaves asap!

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  8. Thanks you guys!!

    Breigh, Oh I'm sure just about anything thin and flexible would work. These I did purchase off of a nail site though :)

    Alice, oh YAY, if you try it, you better make sure to let me know how it goes :P

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  9. All I can say is AWESOME. If you just used the leaf without the stem it would look like snake skin.

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  10. That looks lovely! I love that you try out different things and share the results with us. =)

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  11. I'm joining, too! I'm not wearing pink today (Wednesday) because I just found out about it, and am on my way out the door to work. But next week and the weeks following, I'll be sporting my pink nail polish!
    Thanks, Erika!

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  12. I'm in love with that pink shade <3

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  13. I swear you always have perfect nails! *indulges in a bout of nail envy* I'm really loving these feather and leaf manis, so creative and interesting!

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  14. You are so innovative & creative!! That mani is just way too cool.

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  15. L-O-V-E!!!! When you say glue is it nail glue? I really want to try this bit not sire if I have the patience.

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  16. I am so happy you joined! YAY you'll probably have the most creative pink manicures lol since you have a huge stash to pull from! Love this leaf idea, it would look so cool on all your nails I think!

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  17. Perfect timing, last night I polished my nails with ChG Fly (pink)!!!

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  18. really creative and the pinks compliment each other nicely! another faboosh mani

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  19. Very Cool! I like the idea of Pink Wednesday. BTW about how long do you think that mani would last? Thanks for sharing.

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  20. I love the leaf accent nail ..!!

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  21. Very cool! I'm new to the group, as well! :)

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  22. Love this!!

    have you ever tried/considered trying nail foils (like this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xG68alyYaYg)?

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  23. That is really pretty! I love the idea of Pink Wednesdays but I would only be able to go for about two weeks lol, my pink stash is very limited.

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  24. you are always so creative..looks fab.

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  25. Thanks you guys!!

    Starla, haha, yes it would :)

    Katie, whoo hoo!! Yay, i'm glad you're joining

    Amy, no I just used clear Elmers glue. If I wanted it to last a long time, I would def use nail glue.

    Elizabeth, thanks!! I love the idea, and the fact it forces me to use more pink :P

    For me, it works - Yay, that is perfect timing!

    Rikki, since I only used Elmers glue, probably a day, lol. If I wanted it to really last, I would def use actual nail glue.

    vampiregrl36, I have heard of them, but have yet to try them.

    turtlechick, umm...this just gives you the perfect reason to go shopping!!! Hahah

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  26. Such a beautiful manicure Erika. I have some of these leaves in my craft box, I must dig them out and try this. GORGEOUS. xxx

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  27. love this mani! very good idea =D

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  28. Heeeey! I'm wearing pink today! I did one of your Scotch tape designs, actually. I'm rather proud of it, though not as good as you.

    Love your manicure! : D

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  29. Love the Pink Wednesday idea. And love the mani, just not completely sure it works in pink. Maybe it's because pink isn't a natural leaf colour. Sorry if I sound harsh

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  30. This is so, so pretty. I love your nails! I am so thrilled that you're joining in on Pink Wednesdays!!!

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  31. i love pink... cool idea :)

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  32. I never noticed how absolutely perfect your nails are. They are such the perfect shape, length, etc. I'm jealous! Great post!

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  33. This is a really cool idea and look!

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  34. Wow that looks so pretty! Such a creative idea :)
    xxx

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  35. Oooh Erika, I'm so happy that you've joined Pink Wednesdays! We're stoked to have you and your mani is amaaaaaaazing. I really want to get some feathers and try this but I know that it won't come out nearly as good as yours!
    You can totally sit with us. ;)

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  36. Awesome! I've had one of those leaves in green for many months now, but haven't gotten round to trying it out.

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  37. Thanks you guys!!!

    pkbmum, you better get them out and try it!! :P

    Cammy, YAY, which one and what colors??

    Cat, never worry about being harsh, I mean not everyone will like every mani as it is :)

    colour coated, YAY, I'm happy to be excepted in with such sweet welcoming ladies!!

    Nikki, omg thank you so much!!

    Kristen, HAHAHAHA, omg I really lol'd at your comment. I'm so happy I can sit with you guys!!!! Eeek, I'm so excited

    ABOP, Ummm...why havne't you girl?!?! Get on that!

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  38. Very cute! I always want to try everything you do. :)

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  39. Thanks! Oh you should try this!

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