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March 14, 2012
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Jewli sent in a request for hippo nails — because she’s right, you really don’t see a lot of hippo nail art out there — so I set out Googling pictures of hippos to see what sort of inspiration popped up.  And then I saw this and caught the gigglefits:

hungry hungry hippos cartoon

So that became my reference, even though it’s not “real” hippos…. they’re cute and funny!  This was all acrylic; kinda fudged the background (a wavy mess of green and blue that overran a couple of lines) but overall I think it worked.

Hungry Hungry Hippo nails

Hungry Hungry Hippos Nails

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10 Responses

  1. Maria says:

    Awww, so cute they are :)
    OH that DARN catcha frase – it’s really, really difficult to see it clearly enough, this is the THIRD time, I give it one more shot…

    • the nerd says:

      shoot, sorry about that! I just brought the font size up another 4 points, let me know if it’s still giving you static…

  2. pamela says:

    aww those hippos are so cute hehe :D

  3. Kaki says:

    Totally adorable!

  4. Chrissy says:

    So cute! Hungry hungry hippo jingle came to mind seeing your nails. :D

  5. the nerd says:

    Thanks ladies! I always get the Hungry Hungry Hippos jingle mixed up with the tune from this old Simpson’s skit where they did a conga line chant singing “You don’t win friends with salad.”

  6. Haha how adorable!! I used to love that game!

  7. Patty says:

    You are so darn talented! I can’t believe how much these look like the picture. Well done. I am amazed.

  8. the nerd says:

    Aw shucks :)

  9. Megan says:

    OH MY GOSH these are wonderful!!!! Can they be ordered somehow??

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