Pi Day 2018 - Hermit Werds - raspberry pie nails on a checkered blue cloth

Pi Day – 2018

March 14, 2018 Lisa 0

When I purchased Essie’s “Toggle to the Top” I thought it was the perfect polish to represent berry pie filling. It’s this dark raspberry color packed with glitter and so yummy. I must do pie nails with this, I thought. On Pi Day. So for the past two Pi Days Read More

Christmas Cards - Hermit Werds - winter-themed mailing stamps and envelopes on a sage green crelly

Christmas Cards

December 15, 2017 Lisa 2

I looked at Harunouta’s L031 Christmas-themed stamping plate last year and gave it a pass, but this year I decided I wanted it after all because the stamp images are so darn cute. Naturally, that meant I had to use them asap even though they are not Christmas-specific and I Read More

Wall of Drink - Hermit Werds - mosaic depicting a martini with olive

Wall of Drink

August 29, 2017 Lisa 0

The two challenge prompts for this manicure are: #NailsUnitedAugChallenge – Cocktail #GlamNailsChallengeAug – Mosaic Really a mosaic could be on quite a number of things, but I’d really like to see a giant mosaic that is just different kinds of alcoholic beverages at a bar or something. We all want Read More

One White Base, Four Summer Looks - Hermit Werds - Four different summer looks created on a white gel base

One White Base, Four Summer Looks

August 16, 2017 Lisa 5

I haven’t had a new blog post in two days, but believe me I’ve been keeping busy (or you can check my instagram account if you need proof). I was watching one of Jessface90‘s polish swatching videos and she made a remark about her white gel base starting to peel 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

D is for Dinosaur - ABC Nail Art Challenge - Hermit Werds

‘D’ is for Dinosaur

November 1, 2016 Lisa 0

I thought it would be pretty ridiculous to post twice a day while I was working on the 31-day challenge, but now that I’ve slowed down a bit, I thought I’d post this old manicure from the time when I was participating in the ABC Challenge both too late to Read More

E is for Equestria Girls - ABC Nail Art Challenge - Hermit Werds

‘E’ is for Equestria Girls

August 31, 2016 Lisa 0

So waaay back when the ABC Challenge was at the letter ‘e’, I wanted to do Equestria Girls. And I thought it would be so awesome to draw my inspiration from the latest movie My Little Pony: Equestria Girls – Friendship Games. So it wasn’t just each of the mane Read More

L is for Lemons and Limes - ABC Nail Art Challenge - Hermit Werds

‘L’ is for Lemons and Limes

July 25, 2016 Lisa 2

I’ve been wanting to experiment with transparency with a citrus-y manicure and so the letter ‘L’ in last week’s ABC Challenge was a perfect time to play with some lemons and limes. Here’s a quick look at the nail polishes I used to create the look. Jelly Polishes: Sinful Colors’ Read More