View of the Beach - Hermit Werds - #26greatnailartideas (beach or animal silhouettes)

View of the Beach

July 7, 2017 Lisa 2

The theme for this 26 Great Nail Art Ideas was beach or animal silhouettes. My brain immediately turned ‘or’ into ‘and’. Challenge accepted. I took my stampings and carefully removed most of the details to get a very basic shape. Then I colored on the outside instead of the inside Read More

Simply Sugar - Hermit Werds - #clairestelle8challenge (ice cream/Popsicle)

Simply Sugar

July 3, 2017 Lisa 2

The prompt for #clairestelle8challenge was ice cream/Popsicle and, lucky me, my order for Bundle Monster’s Hangloose collection arrived Saturday. It has a plate with lots of frozen treats (BM-S408). Felt like a victory to be able to use it right away. I kept it simple since the weekend was full Read More

Accidental Turtle - Hermit Werds - neon green goodness

Accidental Turtle

June 30, 2017 Lisa 4

This nail art is for the Nail Crazies Unite theme of neon. I meant for it to be green and yellow, but the stamping plates I picked have very shallow etchings and even Mundo de Unas wasn’t opaque enough for the neon yellow to not turn into a bright-est green. Read More

The Little Mermaid v2 - Hermit Werds - #clairestelle8challenge (book/movie)

The Little Mermaid v2

June 29, 2017 Lisa 1

Sometimes it happens. You finish your nail art and after staring at it for a day, the thing that’s missing eats at you until you have to do something about it. And my pinkie and ring finger were too plain. I had to fix it. Luckily there were a few Read More

Utah - Hermit Werds - #clairestelle8june

Utah

June 28, 2017 Lisa 2

Here’s more catch-up. I really wanted to do the #clairestelle8challenge on Instagram at least once and I figured right after vacation would be a good time. But I came home a little sick and was so tired that even though they cut the number of challenges in half i started Read More

Eternal Hobbies - Hermit Werds - #clairestelle8june (hobbies)

Eternal Hobbies (kitties!)

June 27, 2017 Lisa 4

So the second prompt of the month for #clairestelle8june is your job/hobby. Job was possible but obnoxious to nail art so I went with hobby. There are three hobbies that I have been listing out to people for most of my life: sleep, kitties, and reading. “Kitties” usually makes me Read More

The Little Mermaid - Hermit Werds - #clairestelle8challenge (book/movie)

The Little Mermaid

June 24, 2017 Lisa 2

Today’s #clairestellechallenge theme is book/movie. I decided to do The Little Mermaid, but I wasn’t interested in following the color scheme from the Disney movie even though I gave it a direct nod on my thumb. The Little Mermaid holds a special place in my heart. It’s the first animated Read More

Drink-cation - Hermit Werds - #26greatnailartideas (Going on Holiday)

Drink-cation

June 23, 2017 Lisa 2

The theme for this 26 Great Nail Art Ideas was Going on Holiday. Since I just went on holiday to Mexico at an all inclusive resort, my first thought was alcohol. I almost did an entire manicure of just different forms of booze, but then I thought I’d add the Read More

Monkey Business - Hermit Werds - #aznailartchallenge (jungle)

Monkey Business

June 22, 2017 Lisa 2

#aznailartchallenge on Instagram is on J for Jungle and #30daysofcolour has a holo theme this week. While poison dart frogs would have also made me happy, they’d be harder to do with the holo polishes I have so I decided to go with monkeys instead. Also, it allowed me to Read More

Strawberry Sweetness - Hermit Werds - Nail Crazies Unite (fruits)

Strawberry Sweetness

June 21, 2017 Lisa 2

I have seen so much strawberry nail art the past two weeks. It’s so awesome and none of them were repeats either. I picked strawberry for my fruit manicure for Nail Crazies Unite and added a frozen treat theme for a slightly late 30 Days of Colour theme. My goal Read More

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