Sunday, August 5, 2012

Liebster Award

So I got a FB wall post from Cara at Fox Claws letting me know that she gave me the Liebster Award, and that "tag, you're it".  Whaaaa?  

So after reading the link to her blog, I'm still not sure what this award is, but it looks like you qualify if your blog has less than 200 followers.  Okee dokee.  I just did my nails so I have no new manicure to post about, so I accept this award and will follow the rules: 

1. Each person tagged must post 11 things about themselves.
2. They must also answer the 11 questions the 'tagger' has set for them.
3. They must create 11 more questions to ask bloggers they have decided to tag.
4. They must then choose 11 bloggers with less than 200 followers and tag them in their post.
5. These lucky bloggers must then be told.
6. There's no tag backs.

11 things about me!
1.  I was born in Hawaii, and I live in Sunny Southern California
2.   I started my own little business last year "upcycling" pre-loved sweaters into fantastically fun "fairy coats".  Check out my "Intricate Simplicity" Etsy shop HERE
3.  I have a motorcycle license, and used to ride a Harley Davidson
4.  I was a band nerd in high school
5.  I have 2 little boys aged 7 & 9, and I love them to bits!!  They're such good, smart dudes and I'm sooo proud of them!
6.  I am the first person in my extended family to graduate from college
7.  I work in Human Resources, and got into that field by accident :-)
8.  I'm a die-hard "Rennie" and I love attending Renaissance Faires and Festivals!  I sew my own costumes and everything!  Steampunk is calling me!
9.  I love fiber arts and I taught myself how to hand-spin wool (on a spinning wheel and drop spindle) & to knit.
10. I am deathly afraid of heights
11. I have 3 tattoos

Questions from Fox Claws:
1. Who is your favorite YouTuber? (Doesn't have to be beauty related.)

2. If you could only wear one polish for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Lacquistry's "Paean of the Bells"

3. Name 5 states/countries you have been to.
Mexico, England, Scotland, Arizona, Hawaii 

4. If you weren't blogging right now, what would you be doing?
Deciding on my next manicure

5. What is your biggest pet peeve?

6. Do you have any hidden talents?
I can hula dance

7. Who is your biggest blogger inspiration?
Things I Love At the Moment.  She's the first polish blog I ever read, and Michelle got me hooked!!

8. What is your favorite guilty pleasure?
I'm a little embarrassed to say that I like to listen to Britney Spears 

9. Ocean or Mountains?
Ocean.  Can't SCUBA in the mountains!

10. Name 5 things within arms reach RIGHT now.
My hubby, a knitting project, knitting magazines, sewing books, and my cell phone

11. Post the funniest google image you can find. Explain why you chose THAT image.
I mean, don't tell me you didn't laugh at Ronald beating that kid!! :-)

My 11 questions for my tagged nominees:
1.  At what point did you realize you were addicted to polish?
2.  Who is your favorite Indie brand?
3.  What is your biggest polish lemming?
4.  How many times per week do you paint your nails?
5.  Of what achievement are you most proud?
6.  What is the name of your pet?
7.  Sunrise or Sunset?
8.  Which summer Olympic event is the most interesting?
9.  Where would you like to go on vacation if money was no object?
10.  What is the title of your favorite book?
11.  What is your favorite quote?

My nominees:
Enchanted Nails and Fluffy Dog Tails
Superficially Colorful
Cupcakes and Polish
Painted Nubbs
Polish Monster
Secretary's Nail Art

OK, that's it.  I've spent almost an hour searching for more polish blogs w/less than 200 likes and who have not already been tagged for this award, so I am officially giving up. 

I hope you find some cool new blogs to follow! :-)


  1. Thank you so much for the award!

  2. I can't see any of the answers to your questions :( Its like they're invisible! I even copy/pasted to a word doc and tried to change the font color. Maybe its my browser. I'll look again when I get home <3