Thursday, 7 July 2011

Week of Geek Day 5: Doctor Who Nails

I don't know how familiar American readers will be with Doctor Who but here in the UK pretty much everyone is aware of it. It's been running on the BBC since 1963 which makes it the longest running Sci-Fi series in the world and you could definitely tag it with 'cult favourite'. Since 2005 they've been filming it in the city where I go to Uni and live for most of the year but so far I haven't spotted them filming anywhere. 

However, they filmed a bit for BBC's Sherlock in the University when I was driving past with friends one night and stopped to get a closer look. A security guy came up to the car and we asked what was going on, when he said they were filming, I blurted out 'IS IT DOCTOR WHO?'. It wasn't! 
AND I walked right through the set of Killer Elite last summer. If I knew Jason Statham and Robert De Niro were in the area I would have stuck around a while.

10 nerd points go to the first person to tell me what TARDIS stands for. No cheating please!

Pinky to thumb: 'Nebula nail', the TARDIS, Dalek, 'Nebula nail', Doctor Who logo.

I used: 
George - Bloom as a base for all the nails. Collection 2000 - Moonlight Shine for all the outlines. BYS - Glittering Purple, Gosh - Holographic and Models Own - Juicy Jules for the Nebula Nails.



  1. Time And Relative Dimension In Space.

    And from an American, too. :-)

  2. Great nails! I love Doctor Who, I think it's become increasingly popular in the US lately since they play it on BBC America, and we can watch it on Netflix. Great show!

  3. I love this week ^^
    Great mani!

  4. I loooove Doctor Who! I need to get my hands on a good TARDIS blue color.

    1. Cult Nails, which Sammy has linked on the right, has a color called Time Traveler that might be up your alley. ;) Or you could always go for the one she has listed as the blue she used in this post.

  5. Those are amazing! Basically everyone I know is full-on obsessed with Doctor Who. My boyfriend asked me to decorate his birthday cake like the TARDIS!

  6. The new Dr. Who is one of my top five favorite shows ever! I just caught up on your last couple of posts, and they really make me wish I was better at painting designs free hand. Pokemon and Star Trek are also among my favorite things, so I'm loving this whole week!

  7. wow! so cute design! :) i love it! :) by the way im your new follower and i enjoy reading your blog! you can visit my blog too :)


  8. I love Dr. Who (10th ftw)and I think you did a great job with this one :)

  9. Tutorial? I would love to have these nails but i dont know how to make a dalek or Tardis that small. When I tried, I used a sharpee. Lets just say, it did the job but its not this.

  10. OMG such awesome nails! :)

  11. Awesome nails!! Doctor who is probably my favorite show ever. :)

  12. Time And Relative Dimension in Space... Duh... :) I love Doctor Who.

  13. Someone needs to create a Dr Who stamping plate! How awesome would that be?! (Coz I'm even more hopeless at freehand nail art than I am at stamping...) love this design!


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