A simple hack to protect a HUGE investment

If you paint nails you know the feeling. You are painting away and you drop the brush, or a drop falls off the brush it makes a mess on your tabletop. Usually it's not bad, but it can be an issue. If it's RED it can make me look for blood everytime I see it.

WORST YET you knock over the bottle (then, you have a minor heart attack) and you KNOW you cannot clean that off...

I mean no matter what you do, if your top is pebbled (and most are) it can be darn near impossible to get it off even with professional quality acetone nail polish remover. If you are using dog polish it is basically PAINT and remover won't touch it! Not to mention the hair that seems to cling to every nail and no matter how many coats you do it seems to stick to them making them look sloppy and you angry! (Especially if you do not like painting nails in the first place).

I have a hack to stop this. 

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                       PUPPY PADS!

 

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Notice the drop of polish in the corner??? I am using the plastic side of the puppy pad not the absorbent one.


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It keeps the nails neat and the tabletop clean.

We use them on our tabletops and after wiping the plastic side with a sanitizing wipe and allowing it to dry, we fold them up, put them away and reuse them until they become too imbedded with hair or too stained to keep using. That makes them very economical.

ESPECIALLY when you consider the cost of a new tabletop. 

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She took a few errant steps...No mess on my table!


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If you look closely you can see the splatters across the table.
 

 

SO something this simple can save you hundreds of dollars and lots of panic attacks over "blood" that turns out to be polish... oh come on! I KNOW You've done it!!!!! 

Have fun next time! It won't make you love painting nails if you despise it but at least you will have less mess to despise!

 


Craig Chalmers-Lang: Doggie Style Grooming Edinburgh Scotland

It's not very often that a groomer has a beard but in this case, Craig Chalmers-Lang is the exception to that rule! Located in Edinburgh, his main room is 180 square feet and then there is a long hallway leading to a small bathing room. His shop specializes in small to medium dogs, with an emphasis on Hand Stripping and Asian Fusion.

Craig gives classes all over the UK in Asian Fusion and Hand Stripping and also does pet portraits that are to die for!

 

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Craig is grooming GOBI the famous dog that was found in the desert 
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 A brief video showing the main reception and grooming area in the shop.
 
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Craig and his husband Roger used to work together in the shop, but a close call with pneumonia meant that Roger could no longer be around the hair and dander, so Craig now works alone, but it's ok because the small shop means lower overhead. They still live a grand life and take vacations as well as staying extremely involved in their community and with their friends.

 A very successful shop in a small format means they can live the lifestyle they want, travel for vacations and stay involved in their community while doing the job that he loves.  A larger shop would make that harder due to increased costs.

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In a field dominated by women, Craig shows that men can and are successful, talented and that sporting a beard will not slow you down! 

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Not sure who has the better beard....

 Craig, we cannot wait for you to come to the USA to teach! we are waiting!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

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