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(More) tape nails!

Hey, Buddy here (I feel like I need to say that each time because you probably just assume it’s Rover.) I know I haven’t done too many nail posts – oh wait, I haven’t done any. Sorry about that!

So anyway, I was contemplating whether or not to post this nail design. I took this picture yesterday, and it’s pretty bad quality but I wanted to post it anyway… I don’t really know why. I got this idea from somewhere and thought it would be cool to try, but of course in the end it turned out not that great.

Well, here it is:

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I used Deborah Lippmann Sparks Fly (thanks for that one, Rover!) and a regular pink I got for probably $1. I love this idea, but the colors don’t go quite so well as I had imagined.

Turns out you have to wait a loooong time before you put on the tape or it gets all messed up. I’m way too impatient for this design, so I probably won’t be trying this any time soon.

Well, that’s about it!

~ Buddy

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Pink, with an Accent

I did Buddy’s nails today, and they’re pretty darn good (if I may say so myself). Nothing fancy, just a simple pink with an accent nail, but classy and better looking than a LOT of the manis I’ve done, sadly.

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The pink is Deborah Lippmann “Sweet Life” and the accent is Deborah Lippmann “Baby I’m a Star”.
– Rover

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Ah, Boredom

There are some days when you’re so bored that not even nail art nor gardening can entertain … Or origami, which I’ve discovered is another one of Rover’s hobbies. Anyway, it’s a typical hot summer day and I don’t really have anything to do. Well, there are things I should do, but you get the idea.

So I was sitting around watching my (many, many) houseplants grow and admiring my new manicure (thanks Rover!), when I remembered how a certain someone had been bugging me to post more on our blog (out of all these posts, only 2 have been from me. Sorry!)

I have no idea what else to write, so I hope the rest of your day is packed with fun and little room for boredom… ugh… and if it isn’t, here are some random pictures that can keep you entertained for the next few seconds!

A fraction of my many, many houseplants

A fraction of my many, many houseplants

Terrible picture of the manicure Rover gave me (which is actually decent-looking in reality)

Terrible picture of the manicure Rover gave me (which is actually decent-looking in reality)

Flowers picked from the garden

Flowers picked from the garden

This has nothing to do with anything. I just thought it was a cool picture.

This has nothing to do with anything. I just thought it was a cool picture.

-Buddy

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Our Growing Collection

Our nail polish collection (this is our combined collection) is small. But it’s growing! 

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– Rover & Buddy 

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Pretty, or Pretty Ugly?

When it comes to nail polish, I’m usually pretty boring. I use pinks, sometimes red… while Rover is going around with bright yellow, orange, or sparkly green nails. So today I decided to try something a little different.

I’ve seen colors like these look great on a lot of people! But with me, it didn’t really work out. I loved the color in the bottle, but once it was on my nails, I looked like a corpse. You could call it pretty in a way, but to me it just looks pretty ugly.

Here it is: On a Trip from Wet n Wild.

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This picture doesn’t let you appreciate just how bad this color looked on me. It’s more of a dull, lighter purple in person. I didn’t want to remove it, though, after all that hard work. Now I’m rethinking that decision.

I still love colors like these, and I’ll probably try more of them in the future. But for now, I’m sticking to the pinks.

-Buddy

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