Grey crelly polish with blue jack-o-lantern nails colored in with watercolor paint.

Petrifying Pumpkins

October 22, 2019 Lisa 1

I thought it would be fun to make advanced stamping decals that were filled with white and use watercolor paint on them. It worked fairly well. I love the watercolor look and how it lets you use a blend of colors across an image. And I love using it with Read More

Purple, pink, and blue smoosh marble nail art with fabulously hat-ed witch and black cat familiar.

Witch’s Familiar

October 21, 2019 Lisa 0

This was a nail art that just kept getting away from me. I knew a smoosh marble was going to happen, but I didn’t have a color scheme plan for my accent nails. The cat had to be black because that’s @clairestelle8challenge’s prompt but the colors I used in my Read More

Neutral colored nail art of an evil magic spell to summon a spider queen. Lots of spider webs.

Summoning the Spider Queen – BBB Review (glow in the dark powder)

October 14, 2019 Lisa 0

[press sample] I’m always excited when spider or bug prompts show up. So today’s design jumped ship from @clairestelle8’s Halloween prompts to @glamnailchallenge’s spider prompt. I really wanted to explore some ugly prettiness and neutral shades with just a touch of color. So I painted in all neutrals and ended Read More

Sparkly mauve nail art with ocean flora and cute mermaid stamping decals for Mermay

A Little Mermay

May 31, 2019 Lisa 0

This has literally been the first time I painted my nails in over a month but I really didn’t want to miss Mermay so I made time for painting today. Sorry that I’ve had to focus on other things lately. I wish I could say they were things for the Read More

Alien Abduction - Hermit Werds - dark grey nail art with a single nail alien abduction stamp complete with flying saucer

Alien Abduction

March 20, 2019 Lisa 0

Happy Alien Abduction Day! The secret title to this nail design is “Date Night”. Mwahahahaaa I just loved the alien abduction stamping image the minute I saw it. And it only took me two years to use it! Yay!? Products Used For a design with only one nail that isn’t Read More

Black Cat Talk - Hermit Werds - smoosh marble nail art with purple and mint polishes with black cat stamping on top

Black Cat Talks

March 8, 2019 Lisa 0

Oh boy do those cats talk. Especially at night when you’re trying to sleep. Then they go yodeling around the house as if they are looking for you even though you are where you always are…in bed trying to sleep through their insanity. Now I’m the lucky one because I 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

Christmas Carolers - Hermit Werds - nail art of a pig, a pug (dog), two cats, and a sheep singing Christmas carols against a shimmery background in purple to orange to raspberry tones

Christmas Carolers

December 23, 2018 Lisa 2

The last time I combined animals and music I was painting the Bremen Town Musicians. It feels like I painted them ages ago, but it’s only been a few months! I already knew that I really wanted to use UR Sugar’s UR-L007’s singing animals as Christmas carolers and then I Read More

Santa's Coming to Town - Hermit Werds - Santa cradling a snow globe with a snowy home scene in mitten-ed hands

Santa’s Coming to Town

December 10, 2018 Lisa 0

I updated to WordPress 5.0 just now and it broke all of the nail polish and stamping plate links. I am working on fixing them, just be aware they aren’t working right now. Also, the Gutenberg editor is dog barf to write posts with. I’ll give it a little more Read More

Holiday Glitz - Hermit Werds - nail art with a red and green glittery thermal Christmas polish with a ritzy holiday sprig on top

Holiday Glitz

December 2, 2018 Lisa 0

I’ve seen a few red/green thermal polishes come out this year, but I think Shinespark Polish came out with the first one for Christmas when she released it in 2017. I couldn’t resist buying it and I’m so glad I did. This is the first design I painted with it, Read More

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