Tuesday, April 10, 2012

But soft! What light through yonder yellow velvet curtain breaks.

Yep, so the other day on PCFC was a mani representing light.  I desperately wanted to try out the fuzzy nails I saw in xoJane http://www.xojane.com/diy/flocking-cookie-monster-manicure  Did any of  you ever read Jane magazine when it was in publication?  I was such a fan, it changed quite a bit when Brandon took over, but it was still pretty good especially compared to other women's magazines.  Then one day the mags just stopped coming.  I went online and saw that they had cancelled the publication.  WHAT!?!  Oh, such a sad day.  I still have the last issue, and will probably cherish it forever.  But I digress.  Where were we? Oh, fuzzy nails.  Yes, it is a fairly simple technique and the flocking powder (which I called flucking powder because of the mess) is fairly cheap at the craft store.  I did them in yellow to represent light for the challenge.

Hey, looky there!  Anyone notice how my photo is better?  I used the camera on my phone.  I never thought to do it before because I have a crappy phone.  There is nothing smart about it.  I use it for texts and phone calls, that's it.  But it takes a decent picture, so there ya go.  Sorry about all the rambling.  On to the nails!  I used Sinful Colors unicorn and flocking powder in goldenrod.  I used the Recollections brand.  I followed the directions according to the Jane article above and it was pretty simple.  My bottle of flucking powder was a little clumpy though and I had to dump a little out and cut it up cocaine style ala the movies.  Of course I don't know that from experience.  Moving on, I dumped powder and pressed on it and repeat as necessary.  Sorry again for the long winded and off subject post.  Take care and may your life be filled with little glass bottles of color.