A green gold circuit board mani with "PUNK" French tips and a cyberpunk mohawked lady on the thumb.

Cyberpunk

March 22, 2021 Lisa 2

Once again I get to crow that I’m finally getting to a design that I’d planned out ages ago. It is brought to you by four letter words that work really admirably across one hand. (In this case “punk”.) My excuse came from the #WhenColoursCollide challenge that had a green, Read More

A cupcake nail art with a cupcake water decal accent nail and creamsicle-like water spotted nails in white, orange, and coral.

Creamy Cupcake + Water Spotting Tutorial

March 21, 2021 Lisa 1

Today’s nail art was brought to you by cupcakes, the water spotted technique, and water decals. Today’s tutorial brought to you by my desire to figure out why I wasn’t getting larger spots. It’s funny how things come together. I could have done advanced/reverse stamping cupcakes as I have tons Read More

Two baked goods manis: one pink with sprinkles donut mani of people "hunting" a donut and the other a yummy chocolate chip cookie nail art with a hungry bunny.

Two Baked Goods Manis

March 18, 2021 Lisa 2

I’m pretty sure now that trying to lump these posts together isn’t working for me. LOL Oh, well. Everything you do is just practice for the next thing. Today I have a cookie nail art and a donut one. This shouldn’t be a surprise since the challenge I’m following this Read More

A soft blue-green mani of pond life, mostly frogs and one fish stamping decal with lily pads and other pond greenery.

On Frog Pond

March 16, 2021 Lisa 2

Today’s look is yet again something I’ve wanted to paint for a while. I had a few BC stamping plates with lily pad images that matched each other: one with a frog and one with a fish. I always thought they belonged in some kind of nail art together. I 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

Three sweet nail art looks: yellow and orange heart balloons, green clover candies, and sweet blue and pink lollipops.

Three Sweet Manis

March 8, 2021 Lisa 1

I am interested in way too many challenges this month and yet there are a lot of real life things I need to get done. So…things might get messy(er) this month. I may be hitting it hard and then abruptly ghost. We’ll just have to see. One compromise I’m making Read More

A vanishing mani using a brown thermal polish. A small herd of deer stamping images slowly appear as the nail art warms up.

Vanishing Deer

March 7, 2021 Lisa 2

I’ve seen vanishing nail art twice now so I’m sure many other nail artists have been playing with thermal polishes in this way. The idea is to purposefully create a design that completely disappears in one state and then take a video of it appearing. I’ve played before with how Read More

A pond mani with glow in the dark snowflake stickers and a white panoramic cityscape using a dark blue jelly polish.

Inner City Winter

March 6, 2021 Lisa 2

It hasn’t taken me long to make my second glow in the dark pond look. I mean, time was running out since the glow in the dark stickers I bought were snowflakes and we’re heavy into spring nail art season. (I bought some Christmas ones too. They will have to Read More

Olive Spring

February 26, 2021 Lisa 2

I have been sitting on this nail art for over a year just waiting for the perfect time to post it. And as we’re just heading into spring nail art season (which can be quite different from what’s going on outside depending on where you live), now felt good. It Read More

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