Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Pastel Gradient Sweater Manicure

I used China Glaze For Audrey, Mimosa's Before Mani's, and Sweet Hook for the base. I sponged them over my white polish base in a gradient fashion.

I then freehanded the sweater design with white acrylic paint.

And here they were a few days later still going strong!

Thanks for looking!

Monday, December 9, 2013

My Mom's Browning Nails

I recently did these Browning and pink camo nails for my mom for opening day of hunting season.

I free handed the entire design. 
I entered these nails in the Show Us Your Buckmark Contest from Browning. 
I would love it if you could take a moment and vote for my entry here.
Currently, I am number 32 on the front page but you can also find my entry by searching "nails".

Thank you for looking!

Sunday, December 8, 2013

Neon Nails

I wanted to try something different for my nails- so I used this instagram for some inspiration. By the way- check out her other work! She is amazing!

I used New York Summer Hot Rocket Pink over white for the middle, ring, and pinky fingers. I used Finger Mache for the pointer.

I used acrylic paint for the diamond and the stripes. And I used black rhinestones for the pinky and middle.

These were some quick handpainted nails I did for my mom recently.

Saturday, December 7, 2013

OPI My Favorite Ornament

This is 3 coats of  OPI My Favorite Ornament.

My Favorite Ornament is a pale gold glitter polish that dries to a textured finish.

Thanks for looking!

Friday, December 6, 2013

Quick Nail Art

I did this nail art really quickly recently.

I used MAC Salad Dressing for the ring finger. I used American Apparel Hassid for the ring and pinky. I can't remember the blue I used on my middle finger!

I used acrylic paint for the stripes and crosses. I sponged polish on the middle finger.

Thanks for looking!

Thursday, December 5, 2013

SpaRitual Bravery

This is 2 coats of SpaRitual Bravery from the Odyssey.

 Bravery is a dark purple with hidden shimmer that dries to a rubber finish.

I love a good rubber finish!

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

SpaRitual Gratitude

This is 3 coats of SpaRitual Gratitude from the Odyssey Collection.

Gratitude is a bronze metallic matte polish.

I am obsessing over this one. It's so glowwy!

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

SpaRitual Grace

This is 3 coats of SpaRitual Grace from the Odyssey Collection.

Grace is a tan shimmery matte polish. It leans more on the cool side.

It was a little too stark for me but very pretty!
Thanks for looking~

Sunday, December 1, 2013

My Thanksgiving Nails

I was super busy this Thanksgiving that i just did simple nails using this design.

I used acrylic paint for the turkey and feathers. And for the eyes I used Finger Paints Paper Mache and American Apparel Hassid.

Thanks for looking and I hope you all had a great Thanksgiving!

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Things My Nails Match

I wore this mani recently. I used Lynnderella I Don't Mean Rhinestones and Zoya Frida in a jelly sandwich. Frida, by the way, is still my least favorite polish in my stash. It's just so...gross.

I noticed right away it matched my dog Bento's collar.

Also I did these nails for my mother recently :).

Thanks for looking!

Quick Nail Art

Hi guys! I'm still around I've just been busy.
:) Here's a nail art photo I haven't shared.

Monday, November 11, 2013

Ruby Wings Moonstone

This is 3 coats of Ruby Wing Moonstone.

Moonstone is a baby blue creme polish in the shade.

In the sun it becomes a greyish purple creme polish.

In the shade.

And this is how it looked between changing.

Thanks for looking!

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Aztec Tribal Nails

Tribal print nails have been my white whale nail art idea. Ever since I first started seeing Tribal print nails showing up online I knew I wanted to do but never felt confident enough to try it. I'd always drool over pictures online but could never gather the courage to be fun and just do it. Since last night I had some free time I figured I'd give it a go.

I used Finger Paints Paper Mache for the background white and the rest is freehand with acrylic paint.

It's not perfect but I was so happy with the results. It's the first time in a long time I've backed away from my nails and have been impressed with myself.

And here it is without topcoat. 

My inspiration for the print is here.

I feel after successfully doing Aztec nails I can try a lot of patterns I've been dying to do.

What is your white whale?

Friday, November 8, 2013

Deborah Lippmann Nefertiti

Sorry for the lack of posts everyone! Bento, my morkie, recently had to have a biopsy done and I came down with a virus so I haven't been on the computer much lately.

This is 3 coats of Deborah Lippmann Nefertiti. 

It's a gold shimmery polish but the gold is interesting to me. It's so smooth and something about it is just different. I received quite a few compliments when I wore this!

I topped it with Today Was A Fairytale for an even more festive look.

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Skull & Bone Nails For Halloween

I used BYS Ruby Slippers for my base.

I used acrylic paints to do the skull and bones. 

And these were my mom's Halloween nails. I use American Apparel Hassid and China Glaze Hey Sailor. The details are acrylic paint.

Thanks for looking!

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