Cool blue goose nail art featuring the Untitled Goose Game's naughty goose and honking on a backdrop of snowflakes. Threat level high.

Untitled Goose Nails

January 4, 2023 Lisa 0

I kinda feel like I’m setting the tone with my first mani of the year so even though I already have some nail art to post, I threw this mani together because it’s just me. I first played the Untitled Goose Game last year and it was so fun (except Read More

Pokémon nail art with open pokeballs containing Charizard, Pikachu, Squirtle, and Bulbasaur and trainer Ash Ketchum himself on the thumb.

Gotta Catch ’em All

December 19, 2022 Lisa 0

We are catching ’em all by finally catching up. That’s right! I am now fully back on track just in time to collapse from exhaustion. Haha I watched the original Pokemon anime. I didn’t have a Gameboy or anything so I never got into the video game aspect of it, Read More

A pink to gold multichrome with holographic nail art featuring Nintendo's Mario dodging multiple Bullet Bills.

Mario vs Bullet Bills

March 9, 2021 Lisa 1

So January’s Polished Gamers Box was Mario-themed and they started back up the tradition of having a group collage due by the end of the next month (because by then most people have gotten their loot). No one has put the collage together yet. But I’m to the point where Read More

A dark burgundy to nude with glitter baby boomer French tip with silly hungry cat stamping decals on top and "Love at first bite" nail art.

Love at First Bite

February 15, 2021 Lisa 1

Today’s look is another design I’ve been wanting to paint for a few years. It’s also one I wanted to post around Valentine’s Day as both an alternate perspective of the day and an anti-Valentine mani. And if you follow me on Instagram, I actually did manage to post it Read More

Watermelon Jelly - Hermit Werds - pink jelly watermelon nail art with a gradient-stamped watermelon background

Beauty BigBang Review – BeautyBigBang XL-001 stamping plate

August 3, 2018 Lisa 0

[Press Sample] It’s International Watermelon Day and Tena (@nailsit) put together a collaboration to celebrate. I thought it was the perfect time to review Beauty BigBangs’ XL-001 stamping plate since 2 of the 14 images have watermelons on them. If you’ve been reading me for long, you would know my Read More

The Fanciest Paisley (macro) - Hermit Werds - ornate golden and cranberry paisley nail art

The Fanciest Paisley + Welcome to Hell

June 8, 2018 Lisa 0

I usually stick to one nail art:one blog poast, but things are getting backed up so we’re going to have a few two-fer posts in the next week. Today we’re talking about my nail art for #GlamNailsChallenge’s Paisley (The Fanciest Paisley) and #26GreatNailArtIdeas’ Dry or Drag Marble (Welcome to Hell). Read More

Panda Birthday - Hermit Werds - nail art of pandas peeking out of a forest of leaves, on is a vampire!

Birthday Panda

June 7, 2018 Lisa 0

Today I have some recreation birthday nail art for a pillar of the nail art community: Leonie (@leonies_nailart. Aside from all the beautiful nail art on her Instagram account, she has a loads of great tutorials on YouTube and helps run the Facebook challenge group When Colours Collide. And if Read More

Lions Want Meat Not Flowers - Hermit Werds - bright yellow and red nail art featuring a grumpy lion, flowers, and ham

Lions Want Meat Not Flowers + Life Update

April 15, 2018 Lisa 0

I’ve been totally neglecting my nails lately. In fact, they’ve just had clear polish on them for over a week! The horror! Luckily I have a few manis that I haven’t shared with you yet and one of them fits #26GreatNailArtIdeas’ prompt of Things that are Round. The flowers are Read More

Peppermint Coffees - Hermit Werds - peppermint coffee theme with two freehand painted white reindeer wearing red scarves

Peppermint Coffees

December 31, 2017 Lisa 0

One of the great joys of the holiday season is the arrival of peppermint coffee creamers in the grocery store. Such an effortless way to make coffee magical in the morning. I like pumpkin spice coffee just fine, but I love peppermint coffee even more. Yum, yum, yum. So when Read More

The Turning Leaves and Classically Halloween - Hermit Werds

Classically Halloween and The Changing Leaves

October 31, 2017 Lisa 2

I have two manicures to share with you today and there will be another post tonight. To start, I thought it would be nice to paint my poor cindy hand again. It still weirds me out that my nails are so short and I haven’t been taking care of them Read More

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