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Monarch Butterfly nail art with stamping and freehand
3 weeks ago

Monarch Butterfly nail art with stamping and freehand

I was a bit stumped for a design to try this week, and then I remembered that I'd bought a new plate with butterfly wing outlines on it that was so far untried. I decided to recreate some Monarch Butterfly nail art using some orange holo polishes.

Freehand dots over Monarch Butterfly stamping nail art | Keely's Nails

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Fire Obsidian nail art 
2 months ago

Fire Obsidian nail art 

As part of my series inspired by semi-precious stones, I've been looking around for my next project. The photo (scroll down) really caught my eye, so I'm trying this Fire Obsidian nail art. It's an experiment in progress so I think I'll be coming back and trying this again.

Fire Obsidian nail art macro

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Maniswap Circle in Lilac
1 year ago

Maniswap Circle in Lilac

The fortnightly challenge is run by Angela and Natasha on Instagram. This time I was recreating Andrea’s plaid design. I know she didn’t like it that much, but the fox is so cute! It was based on a Kate Spade design, and I think it is perfect for Maniswap Circle in Lilac. Read More

Bracelet Nails
1 year ago

Bracelet Nails

I’ve seen photos of this design a few times and I think Bracelet Nails are going to be the next big trend in nail art. It involves a sheer or nude base, with thin, roughly horizontal lines near the tip, loaded with nail jewellery like a charm bracelet. This is my take on it! Read More

Camouflage Blues
1 year ago

Camouflage Blues

This design is one I’ve done before, but in a new colour combination. I’m part of a Facebook group called When Colours Collide, which has a fortnightly  challenge to create …
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April Showers Watermarble Nail Art
1 year ago

April Showers Watermarble Nail Art

I found this week’s challenge really difficult – translating the concept into nail art, not the execution. April Showers Watermarble – I just couldn’t get my head around it.

I …
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Valentine’s Day Designs
1 year ago

Valentine’s Day Designs

I know this is very late, but I’m trying to catch up a bit on my blogging with my Valentine’s Day Designs for nail art. This year I created two …
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New Year Neon 2016
2 years ago

New Year Neon 2016

It’s my tradition to always start January with a New Year Neon mani. When the weather is dark, grey and miserable, it always cheers me up.

 

I took these photos …
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Peacock Feathers
2 years ago

Peacock Feathers

It was great fun recreating a design by Milena Pencheva. Freehand peacock feathers and dots – it’s been a while since I did any freehand and I really enjoyed this.


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Halloween: Things That Go Bump In The Night
2 years ago

Halloween: Things That Go Bump In The Night

The final day’s prompt for the Scream Spectacular is Things That Go Bump In The Night. Spiders scare me more than anything, so I paired them with my chosen colour …
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