Friday, September 21, 2012

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Footy Fever - Hawthorn Hawks

I'm not a huge follower of the AFL (Australian Football League), it drives me crazy to watch cause it seems so fast and clumsy.  But the AFL is a hugely popular game in every state and my boss at work is a avid Hawthorn follower.

As Hawthorn are playing in the semi finals tomorrow, I promised my boss I would do some themed nails for him.  He even worn his Hawthorn tie today at work - we matched nicely.  

Sorry to my lovely Adelaide friends out there, I know the Hawks are playing the Crows, but if my Canberra Raiders footy fever nails from last week have set any precedent,  then the Hawks will be in stall for a fair arse whooping.

For this mani I did two coats of Ulta 3 Honolulu but found it was too pastel and pretty looking.  The perfect colour was straight yellow 5 tinter from Beauty World.  It's such a sheer jelly, but it has a very intense colour.  I then taped off the vertical lines and did the stripes using Picture Polish demeter.  The Hawks logo is a homemade custom water decal.





The design is based on the brown and gold jersys shown above.

Thanks for looking and have a great weekend everyone.

7 comments:

  1. I'm not a fan either but these look awesome

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  2. Wow I usually don't like yellow but I'm really kinda liking this color combo! And that water decal is so awesome how do you do that??

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  3. I also do not watch the footy, but that is one amazing mani!

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  4. I'm planning on doing Hawks or Swans nails this weekend for the grand final! So exciting so see someone else popping AFL nail art on! I don't really follow either I just love the spirit of all the people that do! Haha!

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  5. Oh WOW. My boyfriend is a massive Hawks fan, whilst I am Essendon. I frequently do Essendon nails, but when I showed him this he got so excited!

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