Thursday, July 5, 2012

Summer Challenge Day 3 - Favorite Summer Song

Day 3 (July 5th) of the Summer Challenge is Favorite Summer Song. I chose Boys of Summer (the remake by The Ataris) because it reminds me of my husband. The original is just as good, just a little bit less rock. :) When we were dating, we used to listen to this song and just drive around in the summer. I have lots of happy memories with him from those times. So with no further ado, here are my Boys of Summer nails, inspired by the cover art on the original CD.

EDITED - here are some better pics of this mani.
 I just wanted to show how awesome this looked in the daylight. :)
I had a tough time with this one. I mean, I know its a challenge, but sheesh. I could not figure out how to translate this song into nail art. In the end, I just painted my nails black and stamped over with mash-43 using IsaDora Golden Siesta and Cover Girl Espresso. Then I did my accent nail with a gradient of Golden Siesta and Espresso, and stamped over it in black.

Here is the song for your entertainment.


And here are a couple of close-ups.
Thank you so much for looking! A full outline of the challenge can be found here. Please be sure to check out the other participants in this challenge, too!

  1. Theodora from Red Hair and Black Nail Polish
  2. Kaki from GlitterObsession
  3. Cuti-CLUE-les
  4. Whimsical Glam
  5. Sue from Creative Nail Design by Sue
  6. Sangy from Lipgloss Affairs
  7. Taya from Taya
  8. Kelly from Adventures in Nail Art
  9. Diana from Nails by Diana
  10. Alexis Leigh from -XOXO Alexis Leigh
  11. Namira from Namira Rahman
  12. Chiro from Nail of This Week
  13. IsaBella at IsaBella's World
  14. Beautilicious Blogger
  15. Nikki from Little Green Heart
  16. Peace Love and Polish


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