Thursday, October 2, 2014

Nail Art: #31DC2014 Day 22 Inspired by a Song

This challenge was extremely difficult for me! I love music and listen to it every day, but I have a difficult time putting music into visuals. I remember feelings I get when I hear songs, but not images. I didn't want to recreate scenes from music videos either, because that felt like cheating. Finally, after scouring youtube for ideas and rediscovering music I haven't listened to in ages (Chuck Berry!) I came across Sweater Weather by The Neighbourhood. I have embedded the video at the bottom of the page, just so you can listen to it! I don't know why I love it so much, but it just makes me happy in the way that cinnamon perks up my coffee. When the song was new, it was one of those I had to listen to over and over again. So I did a loose interpretation of sweater weather nails. I used Essie Rock the Boat and Color Club Abyss as well as Maybelline Bold Gold as an accent. I used matte top coat, again.







I kind of like the simple irregularity of the knit pattern I painted. I wanted it to look much sharper, but I couldn't get it to work. Lo and behold, I actually kind of like it. So what do you think? Do you like the song, or is it just me? I really love these teal colors together as well, it makes me think of cozy sweaters! I have a teal sweater I vaguely used as inspiration, which is why I chose this color. I hope you like it! One more post and I will be done with this 31 day challenge!!

Chalkboard Nails FAQs
Day 1: Red
Day 2: Orange
Day 3: Yellow
Day 4: Green
Day 5: Blue
Day 6: Violet
Day 7: Black and White
Day 8: Metallic
Day 9: Rainbow
Day 10: Gradient
Day 11: Polka Dots
Day 12: Stripes
Day 13: Animal Print
Day 14: Flowers
Day 15: Delicate Print
Day 16: Geometric Print
Day 17: Glitter
Day 18: Half Moons
Day 19: Galaxies
Day 20: Water Marble
Day 21: Inspired by a Color
Day 23: Inspired by a Movie
Day 24: Inspired by a Book
Day 25: Inspired by Fashion
Day 26: Inspired by a Pattern
Day 27: Inspired by Art
Day 28: Inspired by a Flag
Day 29: Inspired by the Supernatural
Day 30: Inspired by a Tutorial


18 comments:

  1. So pretty! Love that it's matte too. :)

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  2. This is a fun inspiration! I love this mani!

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  3. I love these blue tones together, and the pop of yellow makes it so cute!

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  4. Cosmetic SanctuaryOctober 2, 2014 at 9:09 PM

    Beautiful job on this! Its so pretty

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  5. This is so cute! Great job on the design!

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  6. SO SO Cute! This is a sweater I would totally wear! Also love that you did the cable knitting by hand - I would have cheated and used a stamp! LOL

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  7. Cinnamon in your coffee? What is this devilry you speak of?! LOL. I really love this nail art, it's very fall-like but classy!

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  8. This is so cute! I really wish sweater weather would hurry up already because this makes me want to wear my sweaters so badly haha!

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  9. Thanks! It has some of my favorite colors!

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  10. I wish I had a stamp! I know MoYou has one, but I'm trying to be good!

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  11. Thank you! Yes, cinnamon in coffee is delicious! I made a cinnamon streusel coffee creamer and it is so good!

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  12. It is kind of off and on for me in Oregon. Yesterday was definitely sweater weather and today was in the 80s.

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  13. I love this with a matte top coat!!! Here lately I'm all like "matte all the things!" Super cute interpretation and I'm totally going to have to try cinnamon in my coffee!!!

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  14. Ohhh this is super cute! What a great move to matte it, it makes it really special!

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