Today I am blogging about a polish that is special to me for several reasons. Once again I’ve collaborated with Amy at Literary Lacquers and that alone is a good day! But! This time I requested a custom of my own. I am a teal to cyan girl all the way. Sky colors, marine colors, even angelic colors. (don’t you doubt me!) :p
When I get an image in my head of my mom she is singing the song “I’ll Fly Away.”
She sang me to sleep with it, she sang it in church and she sang it when she was feeling stressed. I never thought of it as a sad song, but a very happy one! When I visualize this song I see a bright beautiful cyan blue and I decided to name my polish “Some Glad Morning.”
In many versions of “I’ll Fly Away”, particularly my favorite which is this one by Alison Crouch, people tend to sing “Some bright morning” but the original hymn written by Albert E. Brumley in 1929 says “Some glad morning” and that is how I remember it being sang back as far as I can remember.
When Amy sent me a test shot of the polish I fell in love. I then posted a bottle shot in her fabulous group Literary (&) Lacquers and you can guess what happened! Everyone else fell in love with it too! At first I didn’t want to share it. I won’t lie, it was an entire sentimental process. My mom is getting old and I am 3,000 miles away, just thinking of her sometimes brings a tear to my eye. Before I moved from Missouri to Alaska I saw my mother at the very least every other day. We’d sit on her porch swing and talk, take a ride to Sonic and get a cherry slush, happy days.
But I knew that Amy had worked very hard on this, had rushed it through just for me and I knew my mama would want me to share. So we decided to make it a group custom. You can only buy this polish if you are a member of the group Literary (&) Lacquers, and I get a feeling it is going to triple in size real quick!
I am going to flood you with photos here in a sec but before I do I want to tell you a bit about the polish itself. When I first put it on I thought “This isn’t my polish, this is teal, and what a teal it is!” I can’t stop staring at it! I am obsessed with mermaids (duh) and this is the same color as you would imagine a mermaid’s tail to be! It flashes with linear glory in mere indoor lighting, it brazenly BRIGHT!
We had no sun today at all and as I took my photos I thought back to the photo of Amy’s nails in the group. She took one in full sun to show us what it looked like. So I opened the flash light on my camera and turned it on and pointed it at my nails. BAM! The color kicked up several shades to a bright cyan! I couldn’t believe it! This is the most beautiful polish that I have ever owned and I may never take it off! I am definitely sending one to my mama! And watch the blog because I’ll be giving one away!
Thank you Amy for your loyal friendship and your vast knowledge of polish, angels and Disney <3
And yes per usual, I am sure there is a cat hair somewhere in these photos LOL