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How and Why I Use Habitica

January 29, 2017 Lisa 2

Right now my nails are bare and have been since last night. Ah, the horror! I even have the polishes for my next major manicure pulled out, but I will not be working on it tonight because I have other things that needed to get done more. Booooo! And speaking Read More

Mermaid's Treasure - 30 Days of Color - Hermit Werds

Mermaid’s Treasure

January 27, 2017 Lisa 6

When I first bought the nail plate I used (WP-30), I had already half-planned out an entire manicure just with it. I loved the scale pattern on the mermaid’s tail most of all (and totally plan on using it in future manicures when I need an organic-looking scale pattern). Combined Read More

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31 Day Challenge – 2016’s Summary – Nail Art

January 24, 2017 Lisa 0

I’ve been meaning to write up this post ever since I finished the challenge. I learned a lot from it. It forced me to keep moving and trying new things. I dotticure-d, used water decals and nail foil, covered a nail completely with rhinestones and water marbled for the first Read More

Red and Pink - 26 Great Nail Art Ideas - 30 Days of Color - Hermit Werds

Red and Pink

January 22, 2017 Lisa 6

It’s very close to Valentine’s Day, but I wanted to stay as far away from that theme as possible (not a big fan of the holiday). Then I saw Midnight Stamper’s “Calm” post for a challenge group I had never heard of before and used the group’s over-arching theme (use Read More

The Hedgehog's Fairy Tale - Hermit Werds

The Hedgehog’s Fairy Tale

January 19, 2017 Lisa 2

One of my friends has a hedgehog and he brought her in to work (that’s actually a picture of her below). She was adorable. During our regular morning meeting, she ran around the table from person to person and gave hedgehog love (because he wouldn’t let her disappear up his Read More

New Year, New You - 26 Great Nail Art Ideas - Hermit Werds

New Year, New You

January 9, 2017 Lisa 0

As weird as it for me to believe, today is the first time I’ve stamped anything onto may nails this year. The most I did earlier was paint ILNP’s “Black Orchid” onto my nails. It was very pretty and I was very busy so it just stayed that way. On Read More

Family Manis - Robot - Hermit Werds

Family Manis

January 5, 2017 Lisa 0

The holidays meant getting together with family and what better thing to do than inflict nail polish fumes on them? My first victim was my sister’s boyfriend’s thumb. I used Essie’s “Bell Bottom Blues” and Sinful Color’s “Casablanca” for the fastest drying time possible. The robots came from Nicole Diary’s Read More

Origami Daily Calendar 2007

#origamidaily2007 A Year of Origami

January 1, 2017 Lisa 2

Years ago (2007 *cough*) I received an origami day calendar. I never used it. I sorted through it and picked out the things I was interested in making. I even bought another package of origami paper so I had extra paper to play with. Those papers have moved from Utah Read More