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Glitter Mermaid Tail Nail Art Mint Green
4 weeks ago

Glitter Mermaid Tail Nail Art Mint Green

Yes, I know this is another green manicure. I’ve honestly been trying to do something different, but this isn’t really my fault. This Mermaid Tail Nail Art is part of this month’s Maniswap challenge, and the prompt was mint green.

I based it on a design from Jane, who is known as Foxxy Nails on Instagram and has a YouTube channel too.

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White Marble nail art stamping cheat
6 months ago

White Marble nail art stamping cheat

I definitely see marble backgrounds everywhere on social media, it seems to be the default for flatlays and beauty bloggers.  After seeing Jamie of Tanned Beauty Addict, who showed off her great marble nails on Instagram, I wanted to try White Marble nail art for myself!

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Gothic Nail Art with lace stamping freehand roses
6 months ago

Gothic Nail Art with lace stamping freehand roses

This week’s challenge on Nail Art Nation was set by me and is Gothic-inspired nail art.  Deep, dark and mysterious! I chose to do Gothic Nail Art with lace and roses, and a thermal peek-a-boo black topcoat, which has just the right amount of glitter. I love this design, because the thermal top coat gives it such a changeable look. Read More

Spooky Halloween Cats
2 years ago

Spooky Halloween Cats

This week’s prompt on Nail Art Nation was yellow.  It really had me stumped, I painted my nails the base colour and then I didn’t know what to do! I …
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Phish Food
2 years ago

Phish Food

The latest prompt on Nail Art Nation is Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream! I picked a favourite flavour and took inspiration from the packaging design.

I started with a base …
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Yellow Polka Dot Bikini
2 years ago

Yellow Polka Dot Bikini

I love the artist Yayoi Kusama‘s work – she does the most amazing dots teamed with striking colours to make these unique and organic installations. 

This week’s challenge was the …
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Review: Geek Pattern Stamping Plate
2 years ago

Review: Geek Pattern Stamping Plate

Over on Nail Art Nation, the prompt was Hermès Scarves.  Orange is such an iconic colour for Hermès, I had to include it in this design.

  

 This scarf fitted the …
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Sunset Palms
2 years ago

Sunset Palms

Here are some classic palm tree nails, with a sparkly gradient background. I used a mixture of neons and pastels to capture the shades of a sunset and then added …
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Astrology
2 years ago

Astrology

I went all out with the duochrome and holo polishes, but the sun was hiding when I finished and my camera refused to focus on my nails (dazzled by the …
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Hallowe’en Challenge: Dead Bodies
3 years ago

Hallowe’en Challenge: Dead Bodies

I bought a whole lot of googly eyes before Hallowe’en, so I’m making the most of them in this week’s challenge! I also used a textured polish for a particularly …
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