Creative musings in bright colors

Purple Winter Hat

One of my co-workers has a really pretty purple knit winter hat. A year ago, I remarked to her that I wanted to nail art her hat. She was very excited. I then promptly forgot until THIS winter that I said so! She was wearing it the other day, so here it is. Hi Amy, I finally painted your hat!

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It is a bit funny to me that these nails (and her hat) are purple, seeing as how she always wants to steal my green polish (and only my green polish).

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The hat is a knit with a few shades of purple, and grey buttons. I started with a purple base, and smushed (it’s definitely a technical term!) on other shades of purple using saran wrap. Once that was dry, I added either a stamp of a knit pattern using the darkest purple (which is why it appears so faint) or applied a stamping decal I made of buttons. Both stamps are from the 2014 create-your-own stamping set.

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Colors
~ Light purple: Zoya – Malia
~ Purple: Sephora X – Ignition
~ Dark purple: Zoya – Monica
~ Black: Sinful Colors – Black on Black
~ Grey: Wet n’ Wild – Sidewalkers
~ Stamp: Bundle Monster – 606, 619

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So there we have it, Amy’s purple winter hat! I actually really like how this mani came out. My own winter hat is a plain boring brown, so you won’t be seeing it on my nails at all! Happy Friday 🙂

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Comments on: "Purple Winter Hat" (2)

  1. This turned out so cute! 🙂

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