Nail art with blocky sweater pattern stamping on top of a super "tacky" light green to ultramarine green tri-thermal indie polish stuffed with glitter.

Tacky Christmas Sweater

December 23, 2020 Lisa 2

Let’s face it. Very few of the so-called “ugly Christmas sweaters” are actually ugly. Instead, what they are is tacky. And I do looove tacky. Not to the point where I think I can pull it off on a daily basis, but I have a deep admiration for those who Read More

A champagne to rose to purple thermal polish combined with stamping decals of mugs, tea pots, and Alice falling endlessly.

Happy International Tea Day!

December 15, 2020 Lisa 5

For all the coffee nail art I have painted over the years, I have to admit I’ve been drinking more tea than coffee lately. It started with a strong tea drinking culture at work and then I started trying to cut down on caffeine later in the day. Now I Read More

A soft blue, purple, and pink nail art of cute bunnies living in the clouds with an aqua glow in the dark special effect.

Sky Bunnies, Cloud Meadows

December 1, 2020 Lisa 2

Happy December! I’m back with some glow in the dark goodness! A great way to start any month on the blog. I posted this a little early on Instagram to finish out @liganailista’s monthly challenge with a cloud prompt. And Beauty BigBang’s XL-082 stamping plate had the perfect scene with Read More

Quilting themed nail art with decals of sewing machine, bobbins, cloth swatches, and patterns to make a beautiful pink and green quilt.

Quilting with Love

November 20, 2020 Lisa 2

When the prompt ‘Q’ is for Quilt came up for the @aznailartchallenge I immediately thought about my dragon quilt nail art where I literally painted and then stamped on square swatches of polish and applied them to some false nails. I really loved the concept and wanted to revisit it, Read More

A patriotic red white and blue crelly polish with blue sheep stamped on top and "vote" painted letter by letter on their fluffy sheep bellies.

Ewe Should Vote

November 3, 2020 Lisa 2

I am lucky and live in a state that was well-prepared for mail in voting. I hope ewe have been able to vote safely too. We can’t sheep on the job and leave this election up to chance. No one wants to feel baaad later on because they didn’t vote Read More

A white and purple ghostly nail art with negative space stamping, boo-ing ghosts and glow in the dark action!

Ghosts Boo You (It glows!)

October 23, 2020 Lisa 2

Negative space ghost images are fairly common on Halloween-themed stamping plates, but I hadn’t gotten around to using any of them until now. I bracketed my inner-nail ghosts with the negative space stamping. But this mani really became extra special because of the indie polish I used as the base. Read More

Funny coffee nail stamping decals over black baby boomer french tips with rainbowy bar glitter.

Coffee Makes Me Poop

September 29, 2020 Lisa 4

Happy International Coffee Day! Was I being too tmi? Well, what else can you expect from me. I’ve been wanting to paint this exact rainbow coffee nail art for a while because the contrast between the cheeriness of the rainbow-y bar glitter and the wording (carefully crafted by removing the Read More

Medium green nail art full of windy patterns and a bold winter lion slowly turning into a gentle white lamb.

Lion of March

March 13, 2020 Lisa 4

March was supposed to come in like a lion (winter) and out like a lamb (spring). Instead it came in like a lamb and I gratefully hung my wool coat in the closet and swapped to lighter fare. I’m even shedding my cardigan by mid-day! Maybe that’s why it’s taken Read More

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