Ah, music...I wasn't sure what I was going to do for this week. I got a stamping plate from Cheeky that I wasn't expecting for a couple more weeks, so I was going to do the music notes, staff, instrument thing, but then...the VMA's happened (and just an FYI - this is one of the rare posts where I have video's embedded; with this challenge topic, I couldn't pass up the opportunity). For those that don't know, MTV has an annual Video Music Award program, and no, it is not Miley Cyrus inspired. That would have been a nude colored polish with a mouth and tongue accent nail...oh yea, and a foam finger worked in somewhere...
No, my inspiration for this manicure is that scrumptious man whose pelvis she was grinding her butt into - Robin Thicke. I admit, I just jumped on the Thicke bandwagon this year after I heard "Blurred Lines" back in March. The video for that song doesn't leave much inspiration for a mani, but his second song, "Give it 2 U" (I HATE the lame wording - we really can't spell out "to" and "you"?) does. The lyrics for both songs are not for the easily offended - and neither are the videos, for that matter - but they are very upbeat, dance-in-your-seat catchy mixes that are perfect ear candy for a long commute on Chicago roadways.
If you do watch the video, the woman in his lap in the mini-monster trucks is his wife, and the almost too cute little blond boy is his son.
The mani is based on the outfits for: the girl with the gum (red outfit), Cotton Candy girl, Albany State University group The Golden Passionettes, Alabama State Stingettes, and the crazy ass suit the man himself wears in the video.
UPDATE: I had to add these in - they are both awesome!
First up - Jimmy Kimmel:
And now - Jimmy Fallon:
OK, I need to get back on topic here. Focus, focus!
Wet n Wild - A Blank Canvas (white)
Wet n Wild - Black Crème
Sinful - Over It (pink)
Sinful - Tidal Wave (blue)
Misa - Someone Like You (nude/beige)
Flower - Budding Romance (red)
Wet n Wild Fergie - Gold Album
I had fun with this one, but I will admit it won't stay on too long...it's just a little too crazy for me. Plus, I don't want to have to explain it to people.
Take a look at everyone else's contributions for this week below.