Rainbow Nature - Orange - Hermitwerds - orange monochrome nails with leaves

Rainbow Nature – Orange

September 2, 2017 Lisa 4

Look at that, we already have the second nail art from my Rainbow Nature set ready to be posted! 😉 Happily, this one is on time for today’s Orange prompt for the 31 Day Challenge this year. Looking back I wish I’d tried painting the back of a leaf instead Read More

Rainbow Nature - Red - Hermit Werds - red willow tree with blossoms

Rainbow Nature – Red

September 2, 2017 Lisa 4

I’ve got a little girl begging to play with me so I’m going to write this quick. I change my mind and I’m going to be doing the 31 Day Challenge this year. I also decided to make a kind of set of the first six prompts that I’m calling 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

Swimming with the Narwhales - Hermit Werds - handpainted narwhales swimming against a black arctic background

Swim with the Narwhales

August 27, 2017 Lisa 0

#NailsWithIgFriends is a group that has just one prompt a month and the person in charge of the prompt and the collage at the end changes each month. This was my first month participating and @nailcraftaddict was running the show and picked Arctic Wildlife. Now being me I kinda wanted Read More

National Dog Day - Hermit Werds - a dog and their owner enjoying the sunset from a mountain top

National Dog Day

August 26, 2017 Lisa 2

I’m a cat person, but I figured since my sister loves dogs the most it would not be disloyal to create nail art to honor dog life companions for #StampingSaturdayAug. Since #clairestelle8challenge also had a prompt for Sunset, I decided to combine the two into this nail art. I did Read More

Candy Land Candies - Hermit Werd - holographic candy decals on a black gel base

One Black Base – Four Looks

August 24, 2017 Lisa 2

I bought two gel “colors” and since we’ve already done a bunch of white nail art, I thought it was time to do some nail art on a black reusable base. Sadly, these aren’t very thematic since we’re at the end of the month and I’m just scrambling to finish Read More

Shuttering of Stygian Skies - Hermit Werds - post apocalyptic sunset with elder god monster beneath

Sun-flower and Shuttering of Stygian Skies

August 23, 2017 Lisa 0

Right now I have two manicures to share. 🙂 To start, it’s fun to pun and since there are two different prompts for sunflowers this month that I plan to do, I decided to make one of them a pun. With the eclipse happening so recently, I thought it was Read More

Mighty Jungle, Mighty Deer - Hermit Werds - Freehand painted brocket deer in the jungle accent nail with fawn pattern

Mighty Jungle, Mighty Deer

August 20, 2017 Lisa 0

I’ve been wanting to do fawn patterned nails ever since I saw Lucy’s tutorial on YouTube. I had a Brown, Grey, Green prompt from When Colours Collide and a jungle prompt from #clairestelle8challenge. At first, I figured I could do a tropical bird stamping and fill it in with greys Read More

The Professor's Papers - Hermit Werds - vintage entomological papers from the professor

The Professor’s Papers and Airship Attacked

August 13, 2017 Lisa 2

“Let’s just hope the people who live here understand traders flags. Or a friendly wave,” Ariana eyed Professor Genevieve Forsweth who was waving at the mermaid. With both arms. “Professor, I would not stand so close to the rail right now.” “Do you think she’d let me take a few Read More

Airship Explorers - Hermit Werds - Airships approaching rocky beach where a mermaid waits

Airship Explorers

August 9, 2017 Lisa 2

Sir Ariana Cormorant gestured for the standby signal flags to be run up. The island was inhabited. The bright red and orange coloring of the mermaid made that clear enough. She was the obvious lookout considering everything about her had been engineered. Ariana’s eyes narrowed as she swept her spy Read More

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