Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Abundance of Amethyst, turning 94, and February Birthdays

Today is my Grandma's 94th birthday :D
Happy Birthday, Grandma!  When I was young, she taught me that she would always be 70 years (and a few weeks) older than I was.  I've never forgotten her age :)

Recently I painted her nails and her caregiver's nails China Glaze Anklets of Amethyst.  What a pretty color!

China Glaze Anklets of Amethyst


It took three coats for nearly-full coverage, but it has an incredible sparkle.  I really like it!

Oddly (and I would love to say I did this on purpose but it actually was just an odd coincidence), I am wearing Always Amethyst today, a new polish I picked up a few days ago.

Sally Hansen Always Amethyst
Not exactly amethyst, but a pretty color nonetheless!  It covered great with two coats and dried fairly fast.

Hope you enjoyed the double dose of amethyst this evening!

9 comments:

gildedangel said...

Those are so pretty!

Mary said...

Awwww, what a sweet post! Everyone's nails look lovely in that shade. Happy Birthday to Grandma!

Stephanie said...

That's so cute! It's funny, I talked about my grandma in my post today too!

Anonymous said...

Your Grandmother has very beautiful hands. They don't loo like they belong to a 94 year old woman I'm sure she enjoyed the manicure. Thans for the post.

Rebecca said...

Happy birthday to your grandma!
Also, I'd say more ruby than amethyst for the 2nd one.

Brooke said...

Thanks everyone!!! I'll pass along the sweet birthday wishes :)

Rebecca - yes, RUBY! That's exactly it. I was exhausted last night and struggling to define the color - thanks for giving me the word I was searching for :)

Mighty Lambchop said...

That is so sweet! Their nails came out great and the color is stunning.

charmed-chick said...

Cute colour i love sally hanson nail polish :)

witoxicity said...

Aww, I thought it was really sweet of you to paint their nails. Happy Belated Birthday to your Grandma! :)

 
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