Happy Birthday! - Hermit Werds - Halloween-themed happy birthday nail art

October’s Friday the 13th, Black Cat, @Osmovaara

October 13, 2017 Lisa 3

I have three different manicures to share today. I’ve already posted the first two to my Instagram but was too exhausted/busy to write about them more thoroughly. On the other hand, I de-stashed around twenty-five skirts from my closet. It…doesn’t even look like I made a dent. Clearly I’m going Read More

Cat Memories - Hermit Werds - black kitty against an orange smoosh marble.

Cat Memories

September 23, 2017 Lisa 2

Last Wednesday, my cat swarmed up over the fence after another cat and went missing for several days. I spent a lot of time knocking on doors, hanging up signs, and wandering around the neighborhood at 2 AM in the morning. After five days of wondering she finally showed up Read More

Can't Hug Every Cat - Hermit Werds - chevrons and kitties playing instruments to the song Can't Hug Every Cat

Can’t Hug Every Cat

September 22, 2017 Lisa 4

I was going to do a different song for #31DC2017 Inspired by a Song, but with my cat’s brief disappearance this month, I am a little obsessed with cats right now. Plus, I’ve loved this song ever since one of my co-workers added it to our group playlist. Can’t Hug Read More

Rita and Runt (Tsum Tsum) - Hermit Werds - Animaniac's favorite strays, Rita and Runt, in tsum tsum style.

Rita and Runt (Tsum Tsum)

September 17, 2017 Lisa 0

This ended up being a perfect storm. It started when I decided I wanted to do the monthly prompt for #NailAddictsCollab of New Skills. If you’ve been following along, you’ll notice that I have done quite a number of things for the first time lately (buffing holographic powder into gel Read More

Eternal Hobbies - Hermit Werds - #clairestelle8june (hobbies)

Eternal Hobbies (kitties!)

June 27, 2017 Lisa 4

So the second prompt of the month for #clairestelle8june is your job/hobby. Job was possible but obnoxious to nail art so I went with hobby. There are three hobbies that I have been listing out to people for most of my life: sleep, kitties, and reading. “Kitties” usually makes me Read More

Cats, Cats, Cats - Hermit Werds

Cats, Cats, Cats

February 21, 2017 Lisa 2

I am definitely a cat person if the image at the top of this blog hasn’t tipped you off. Harunouta has some great nail stamping plates for pet lovers and that is what inspired today’s nail art. The only thing I did out of my usual was remove the fish Read More

Japan's Flag - 31 Day Nail Art Challenge - Hermit Werds

Japan’s Flag

October 27, 2016 Lisa 0

Halloween is too close and instead of finishing the manicure for Inspired by Artwork and not getting to enjoy it long enough, I’ve decided to skip it for now and do a quick manicure for Inspired by a Flag. I kept it simple with a white background for all and Read More

N is for Neko - ABC Nail Art Challenge - Hermit Werds

‘N’ is for Neko

August 9, 2016 Lisa 4

Most of the people who know me would be surprised to know that I skipped on ‘C’ is for Cat or ‘K’ is for Kitty. I mean, the banner on this blog right now is a picture of my personal demon, Midnight, and I make no secret of being a Read More