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Fire Obsidian nail art 
2 weeks 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

Fire Obsidian nail art macro

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Neon Watermarble Starburst Success
10 months ago

Neon Watermarble Starburst Success

After my woeful attempt at watermarbling with my pastel neons (you can click on that if you want to feel better about your own skills) I decided that I needed some neon polishes that were suitable for the job.  I shopped around, and with the able assistance of my US-based polish mule, I got my digits on the Fun Days and Neon Craze collection from In The Name of Polish.  I had to start with a Neon Watermarble Starburst to test them out.

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Neon Pastel Rainbow Easy Nail Art
11 months ago

Neon Pastel Rainbow Easy Nail Art

After my semi-fail of a pastel neon watermarble, I couldn’t face trying to achieve anything half-decent on my right hand.  I had to wear this for a couple of days, so I used the same polishes plus some holo top coat to create this blurry, Pastel Rainbow effect. Read More

Watermarble Wednesday No Base
12 months ago

Watermarble Wednesday No Base

This week’s Watermarble Wednesday challenge was to use no base with a random design. I cheated ever so slightly on the base, but it’s definitely random! So here’s Watermarble Wednesday No Base Read More

Gradient Watermarble
1 year ago

Gradient Watermarble

Last month I took on the challenge of a Gradient Watermarble. This challenge was a gradient base, which also means a negative space design.

On Wednesdays I don’t often have very …
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Galaxy Nail Art
1 year ago

Galaxy Nail Art

I know this is very late, but I did Galaxy Nail Art for Star Wars Day… May the Fourth Be With You!

I mostly used homemade polishes, and all the …
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Rainbow Watermarble
1 year ago

Rainbow Watermarble

Another Wednesday, another watermarble.  I’m really getting into this.  After cursing the very concept of this technique, the OPI Color Paints and #WatermarblePracticeWednesday has got me actually enjoying it. I …
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Electric Carnival is Flakie Fun
1 year ago

Electric Carnival is Flakie Fun

A simple flakie manicure with ILNP Electric Carnival. This is a multichrome flakie polish in a clear base.

Polishes

Orly Pure Porcelain ILNP Electric Carnival

The base colour is definitely …
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Frozen Snowflake Nail Art
1 year ago

Frozen Snowflake Nail Art

This layered manicure with glitter and stamping created the perfect Frozen Snowflake Nail Art I wanted for Christmas.

 

Apologies – my camera loves the ILNP bottles more than my …
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Christmas Tree Nails
2 years ago

Christmas Tree Nails

Fabiana set this challenge and it was based on an image of a decorated tree… I think she regretted a bit when she actually came to do her own mani! …
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