2 Mar 2013

*S* Shades of Phoenix [Indie Guide Project]

Hi Girls & Boys!
I'm so happy to be back with another Indie Brand !
Today I'm presenting you Teneil, the maker of the stunning Shades of Phoenix Polishes ! 

Olá meninas & Meninos !!
Estou super feliz por hoje vos trazer mais uma marca Indie !
Hoje Apresento-vos a Teneil, a criadora destes magnificos meninos !!!!

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For those who don't know what I am talking about (Follow me through Facebook to know a lot more!) I am making an Indie Guide A-Z! This will be a huge project and a enormous pleasure to do! So .. what am I going to do? Everyday, I'm going to show you a different brand of Indie Nail Polishes (and some of their major stockists too!! )
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Your Name:  Teneil
Brand Name:  Shades Of Phoenix
Where are you from?  Australia
When have you started? January 19th 2013 (Launch)

Is there a story behind the name of your brand? I have always loved the idea and concept of the mythical creature, the Phoenix and have applied alot of the motto’s regarding the great mythical bird in my life. Mainly the idea of rising from the ashes and rebirth. The obsession was so much that I even named my most prized procession, my cat, Phoenix.

How many polishes/collections have you created? I have one collection called ‘The Olympus Collection’ that I have 6 core polishes (with 8 new one’s in different phases of testing and trials) plus I launched with 4 limited edition polishes that 2 have sold out

Is there a special polish/collection? Why? My favourite polish of the whole range would have to be ‘Hades’ – its a black jelly with blue and silver glitter and looks different every time I wear it. I also love that I have tried to make polishes that can be worn with nail art as well and ‘Hades’ works well with so many things!

Where you a polish addicted before starting making polishes? YES! My collection is sitting at around 400 strong, which is rather small compared to others but living in a country town I can’t get my hands on much of the good stuff so I think its not a bad effort

Did you have a blog before making polishes or have you started one after? Yes, my blog started in August last year as I’ve always seen myself as a nail artist, until I caught the glitter bug! I usually post 5 times a week but have been slack lately due to full time work, but things will soon be going back to normal and my blog will get the proper attention is deserves
Whats your favorite thing about making polishes? I love being free to create. Creativity is everything to me. I also love making other happy and sharing the things I create with others.

Can you tell us a curious thing that has happened to you with some client or something funny? I try my best but it isn’t uncommon for a random cat hair to make its way in to an order, especially with 2 curious cats who want to help!

Website/Blog: www.shadesofphoenix.com
Stockists: SOON TO BE ANNOUNCED – I have just been picked up by 2 international stockists but are in the early stages and have not announced yet
 Instagram: @shadesofphoenix

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Personal Notes from Betty:
Thank you so much Teneil for supporting this project! You'r a wonderful girl and I do wish you the best! I hope to keep in touch! :D <3
For you all reading about this brand, stop by Shades of Phoenix and see her amazing creations.
Once again I  show my total support for Indie Makers and my full respect for their work.
I will not translate the interviews because words and meanings get lost in translation. I hope you understand. Please pm me or comment bellow if you have any doubts. 
If you are an Indie Maker and wont to participate in the project, please contact me through Facebook or email (blog.bettynails@gmail.com). You are still in time! 
Don't Forget to come tomorrow ! 

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I hope you loved today's Post!
What was your favorite part? Let me know all in the comment section bellow! 
 Please do comment, follow and share if  you liked, your feedback is very important to me and to all the girls that invested in this project!
Kisses & See you tomorrow !

*This is a post for the Guide A-Z :Indie Brands*
You can find all the info in the Guide A-Z Indie Brands Page,on the top of the Blog, or check  the Indie Guide Tag
*pictures taken from Shades of Phoenix Facebook Page with Teneils Permission*

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