Church of the Transient Butterfly - Hermit Werds - stained glass windows with a butterfly in the center

The Church of the Transient Butterfly

September 9, 2017 Lisa 6

Rumors that the Church of the Transient Butterfly was started by the Stained Glass Worker’s Guild have always been denied as the darkest kind of blasphemy by all members. “The Transient Butterfly teaches us that life is short and yet beautiful.” says the current head priest and president of the Read More

Art Deco Fashion - Hermit Werds - #clairestelle8june

Art Deco Fashion

June 17, 2017 Lisa 2

The subject for this #clairestelle8june challenge is fashion. I had these fantastic paisley water decals and I came very close to using them with some stamping on top. However. Behind the scenes I am doing a lot of nail art in a few days to catch up to all the Read More

Golden for Office - Hermit Werds - 26 Great Nail Art Ideas - Work Appropriate

Golden for Office

April 28, 2017 Lisa 4

The theme for this 26 Great Nail Art Ideas was Workplace Appropriate. I’ve generally worked places that were casual enough that some people were in jeans and t-shirts every day, but I had an idea for a simple-ish nail art that took advantage of sheer polish so I thought that Read More

Floral Smoosh - Hermit Werds - Nail Crazies Unite - Pastel Floral

Floral Smoosh

April 20, 2017 Lisa 2

Pastel Floral is the theme for this Nail Crazies Unite challenge. I decided to try something I haven’t done before: smooshing polish on my nails with my stamper. I am not sure which person in the nail art community did this first, but I doubt it would ever have occurred Read More

Blue Floral - 26 Great Nail Art Ideas - Hermit Werds

Blue Floral

February 17, 2017 Lisa 4

I had three different blue floral water decals and I really wanted to use one of them for this challenge (a picture of all three is at the bottom of this post). The first one is my favorite, but I wanted to do more with it than just stick it Read More

W is for Whale - ABC Nail Art Challenge - Hermit Werds

‘W’ is for Whale

November 18, 2016 Lisa 0

I’d wanted to do a Wonder Woman manicure, but I was just too tired and stressed to want to muck about with that much striping tape. So I went back to my list of alternatives for ‘W’ and decided to do whales. Because whales are love and there is not Read More

Yellow - 31 Day Challenge - Hermit Werds

Yellow

September 18, 2016 Lisa 0

I’ve wanted to do a yellow submarine manicure for a while. Uber Chic’s nail plate and this nail challenge offered the perfect opportunity. I focused on a few jelly nail sandwiches with white stamping and a tiny bit of yellow gradient and a few solid yellow nails with obviously white Read More

Orange - 31 Day Challenge - Hermit Werds

Orange

September 2, 2016 Lisa 2

Oh, yes. I am going to try to do this. I have big plans right in the middle of the month so I already know I will not be able to finish the challenge in a solid block of 31 days. However. I do intend to try as best I Read More

Q is for Quack - ABC Nail Art Challenge - 31 Day Challenge (Red) - Hermit Werds

‘Q’ is for Quack

September 1, 2016 Lisa 0

It has been a hectic week and I’ve spent more time on my cosplay wings than on my nail art. So I am late. Late enough that I made a placeholder post (which is probably cheating?) so I would still be included in on the inLinkz. I wanted to do Read More

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