Silly Bee’s Chickadees Diana’s Nippley Holiday

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Good Evening Everyone!  Tonight I have something EXTRA special for you all!

Awhile back, Melissa of Silly Bee’s Chickadees asked me if I would be interested in collaborating with her for her blogger-inspired Christmas collection.  Of course I said yes!  We were tasked with deciding what our favorite Christmas movie was-  and then deciding what our favorite scene of that movie was.

The BEST part about this collection- is that each blogger was able to pick a charity for proceeds from their polish’s sales to be donated to!  20% of each $10 polish will be donated to the charity of that blogger’s choice.

For the proceeds of my polish, I chose Toys for Tots.  It’s Christmastime, and that was the first thing that popped in my head.  It’s also one of the charities my family donates to each year.  My children (ok- mostly my oldest, my son is still too young to ‘get’ it) help pick out toys and bikes each year for Toys for Tots and our local Bikes or Bust campaign.  The holidays are a hard time of year for many families- during December we try and help out where we can.

Along with myself, the bloggers contributing to the Gift of Melly collection are Dulcie of OhThreeOhFour, Mishka of Accio Lacquer, Stephanie of Imperfectly Painted, and Emily of The Lacquerologist!  This collage shows their polishes and the scenes that inspired them.  Be sure to check out their posts!
Silly Bees Collage

For my polish, it was a pretty easy decision.  I love a LOT of holiday movies- but National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation is probably my very favorite.  It reminds me a little of my own family- which is probably why it’s a favorite for all of us 🙂

When asked about a scene that stood out for me- well, there’s plenty of course!  But one in particular is always Clark’s dream sequence, where he’s fantasizing about the backyard pool and the stork clerk he met earlier 😉

And so from that scene inspiration- Melissa created Diana’s Nippley Holiday!

Silly Bee's My Polish

If you’re unsure where the name comes from- here’s another movie clip for your enjoyment 🙂

Diana’s Nippley Holiday is a very light blue crelly base, filled with hot pink flowers, red, green, and white circle glitter, white hexes, and gold magic dust.

Silly Bee's Chickadees Diana's Nippley Holiday

The blue base is for the pool water, the flowers and green are for the summer aspect of the sequence, and red for the bathing suit!  Every polish in the Gift of Melly collection contain the magic gold dust, to tie them all together 🙂

Silly Bee's Chickadees Diana's Nippley Holiday

To be totally honest, I did have a little bit of trouble initially with my pretty polish- it got thick quickly after it was opened, so I added a bit of thinner to make things work well.  Melissa has fixed the other bottles to ensure they all apply wonderfully, so this shouldn’t even be an issue for you!  Once I added a touch of thinner, application went well.  I used just over 2 coats for these photos (but not quite 3 full coats), plus topcoat.  I didn’t have to do any fishing for the flowers or other glitter- they all came out easily!

Silly Bee's Chickadees Diana's Nippley Holiday

These polishes are being released on November 15 at 11am CST.  You can buy each individually, and there are also limited amounts of box sets that contain all of the polishes, plus a few surprises!

Here’s all the Silly Bee’s info- be sure to check it out!

Etsy Store: https://www.etsy.com/shop/sillybeeschickadees
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SillyBeesChickadees
Instagram: http://instagram.com/sillybeeschickadees
Twitter: https://twitter.com/melgarza2000
Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/sillybees/
Blog:  http://www.sillybeeschickadees.com/

Melissa was kind enough to send me 2 bottles of Diana’s Nippley Holiday- one for me, and one for one of you!  Just follow the link to the Rafflecopter widget and enter! Giveaway is open internationally, you must be 18 years or older, or have parental permission to enter.  The giveaway will run through November 25th at 12:00am!

Silly Bee’s Chickadees Giveaway

*Products in this post were provided to me for the purpose of review.  All thoughts and opinions are my own*

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9 responses

  1. Fernanda Fadel ferrufa

    My favorite Christmas movie scene is from Home Alone, when Kevin gives a dove to the “bird lady”
    🙂

    November 15, 2013 at 6:45 am

    • Awww I love that scene! Steph from Imperfectly Painted actually chose Home Alone for her movie! 🙂

      November 15, 2013 at 10:32 am

  2. My favorite Christmas movie scene is from (the original) How the Grinch Stole Christmas. “You’re a mean one Mr. Grinch”, I love that song/scene. 🙂

    November 15, 2013 at 5:04 pm

    • That’s an awesome sequence! I love the original Grinch 🙂

      November 16, 2013 at 9:08 am

  3. my favorite christmas movie scene is from white christmas when they sing white christmas and everyone just looks like the picture perfect postcard for the holidays.

    November 15, 2013 at 10:08 pm

    • You know, I’ve never seen White Christmas! I need to do that this year!

      November 16, 2013 at 9:08 am

  4. Kim P

    Favorite Christmas movie scene is the end of It’s A Wonderful Life

    November 16, 2013 at 9:25 pm

  5. Favorite Christmas movie is It’s A Wonderful Life. I love the whole movie!

    November 20, 2013 at 3:23 pm

  6. Pingback: Silly Bee’s Chickadees Diana’s Merry Little Christmas and Sydney’s Hot Chocolate | Polish Monster

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