Monday, March 11, 2013

The Digit-al Dozen Does Geek Week: I Heart My Nerd!!


Hi loves!!!  Its time for another edition of Digit-al Dozen nail art... this month our theme is Geek Week!  I cannot tell you how excited I was for this.  I am a bit of a nerd, and Mr. Sparkles is more than a bit of a nerd.  (Nerd is not to be confused with geek, because, as he has informed me, geek is a much more negative term than nerd.)  Either way, I just had to do this mani.


As a bit of background, Mr. Sparkles is a rocket scientist who is currently working on his PhD in particle physics.  Hence the atomic heart nail.  He is also super sexy in his black framed glasses, so I had to include those in there.  Mr. S has inspired a few of the other manis I've got for you this week... Dungeons and Dragon nails, anyone?


The technical bits behind this mani... I painted all my nails with two coats of MASH Nail Art Polish in White.  I cheated a smidge and used a black Sharpie marker for the lettering on my index, ring, and pinkie nails.  It was WORLDS easier than trying to do the lettering with a paint brush.

On my thumb and middle finger everything was freehanded with a small nail art brush and MASH Nail Art Polish in Black. For the heart and electrons orbiting the heart I used OPI You're A Pisa Work.


I hope you guys are excited as I am for the rest of this week... I can't wait to see what my other lady friends have come up with!

Take a peek with me!!


11 comments:

  1. It's weird, I think nerd is much worse than geek! But I'm British so I think it's more accent appropriate really!
    Love the nails though!

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  2. Awww. So cute and well executed. The glasses are perfect!!

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  3. I always thought Geek & Nerd were interchangeable. After doing this challenge, I've come to realize they are not. And I am seriously LOVING the originality of this mani - it's just so unique!

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  4. This is awesome! And I always thought Nerd was more brainy smart while Geek was more cult TV and games kind of smart.

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  5. geez, who know all this talk about geeks and nerds! this mani is awesome - possibly my favorite for the day so far!!!!

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  6. This is so cute!! I definitely have to recreate this at some point - my boyfriend and I are total nerds too :D

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  7. See I always thought geek was a much lighter term than nerd - I guess this challenge is gonna teach us a lot!

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