Geometric Lion - Hermit Werds - nail art with geometric lion stamping decals on an orange/magenta/red thermal/solar polish with a dark gold accent nail

Geometric Lion

February 28, 2019 Lisa 0

Another day, another manicure posting later at night than I could wish. Well, you’ll see very quickly how many photos I had to edit with this one. Worth it. That’s what I tell myself at night… Anyway, the nail art I piled on top of this lovely polish was inspired Read More

Swan Lake - Hermit Werds - a swan princess and rhinestone nail charm swan on a thermal/solar polish with attendant swans

The Swan Princess

February 26, 2019 Lisa 0

It’s late, but it’s still Tell a Fairy Tale Day for a bit longer! I chose The Swan Princess for #NailChallenge’s Fairy Tale prompt because #GlamNailsChallenge also had a Swan prompt and I thought that made a good fit. There are several tales involving swans in the common fairy tale Read More

Daily Zentangle - Weeks 1 & 2 - Hermit Werds - Lisa's first two weeks of progress, background is Vega, Beelight, and Beelight tangleations.

One Zentangle a Day – Weeks 1 & 2

February 24, 2019 Lisa 0

As I mentioned at the start of the month, when I picked up Beckah Krahula’s “One Zentangle a Day” I really just wanted to copy the patterns out into my sketchbook after going through a Zendoodle book and doing the same. I’d gone through the bulk of the book as Read More

Bead Pig - Hermit Werds - seed bead pig made by Lisa @HermitWerds following Marilyne KΓ©rΓ©neur's pattern

Misc Mammal Beaded Animals

February 21, 2019 Lisa 0

It’s been a while since I last posted about the bead animals from the old art gallery that used to live at this domain. Today I’m covering the cute little mammals and, of course, I’m featuring the pig since we are now in the Year of the Pig. That snout Read More

Crelly-corn - Hermit Werds - nail art of a crazy cool unicorn facing a unicorn silhouette against an orange crelly background

Crelly-corn (and Poot-asus)

February 20, 2019 Lisa 0

Today I have Unicorns for #GlamNailsChallengeFeb. This is possibly the first time I’ve posted a prompt on time for this challenge in many, many weeks. Ah, well. That’s what getting sick does to you. I almost turned this in for #WhenColoursCollide’s yellow/orange/red theme, but then I realized there were gold Read More

Magnetic Sol - Hermit Werds - nail art featuring a sun-baked landscape on a magnetic khaki background with a golden scatter of glitter "stars"

Magnetic Sol – BBB Review (magnetic gel polish)

February 19, 2019 Lisa 0

[press sample] Wow. I can’t believe I’ve reached the end of my reviews. Having to stop painting my nails because I was reacting to the fumes really backed everything up and now reviewing feels like the new norm. I picked this last polish because I found the khaki-looking nature of Read More

Bejeweled Mint - Hermit Werds - glittery mint mani with bejeweled accent nail covered in yellow rhinestones and black caviar beads

Bejeweled Mint

February 18, 2019 Lisa 0

No review today since all the items from Beauty BigBang were used in yesterday’s design. That said, I thought it was important to post two different designs since there were 12 different kinds of rhinestone in the grid. So today’s look sports the golden heart and round rhinestones with a Read More

Lacy Heart - Hermit Werds - lace stamping in a heart shape over a glittery pink background with red heart sequins on top

Lacy Heart

February 13, 2019 Lisa 0

Somehow I managed to fit in the @one_nail_creativity_club in the middle of all my reviewing. I think it turned out pretty well, though if I could do it again, I’d cobble together two different stamping images and continue the theme of lace hearts up the entire nail. Alas, I am Read More

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