Inktober 2020 - Week 5. Hide is a pelt stretched to dry. Music is a set of kitty ear headphones. Float is death floating on an inflated flamingo, scythe in hand. Shoes are a pair of flats. Ominous is an elephant about to eat a peanut. Crawl is a sloth on the ground.

Inktober 2020 – Week 5

November 1, 2020 Lisa 3

Inktober 2020: Week 1 | Week 2 | Week 3 | Week 4 | Week 5 And we’re done! Inktober can now be crossed off my bucket list for ever. Which is good because even beyond the does digital art count debacle, there was even more drama about this challenge Read More

Inktober 2020 - Week 2. Blade is an armed praying mantis. Rodent is a kangaroo rat. Fancy is a polish chicken. Teeth are a bunch of teeth. Throw is a blanket. Hope is sharing birds. Disgusting is slimy okra.

Inktober 2020 – Week 2

October 12, 2020 Lisa 4

Inktober 2020: Week 1 | Week 2 | Week 3 | Week 4 | Week 5 The first full week of Inktober has passed and I have already had a few moments where I rather resented that I had to draw today because I drew yesterday. On the other hand, Read More

Autumnal nail art with a little blue bird against a robin blue crelly full of pink/orange/red flakies.

Blue Bird of Autumn – BP Review (stamping polish)

November 24, 2019 Lisa 0

[press sample] I painted this in September, but it really felt more fall-like than summer so I have held it back until now. Unfortunately, that meant holding back my review for Born Pretty’s “Sunrise” as well, but… Born Pretty’s “Sunrise” …it ended up looking so similar to their “Orange Autumn” Read More

Mustard and pink nail art with an owl stamping decal giving you side-eye.

Autumn Owl – BP Review (stamping polish)

November 13, 2019 Lisa 0

[press sample] Today the color is pink! (And mustard, which I think looks fantastic combined with pink.) Born Pretty’s “Cosmos Bouquet” from their Candy Color stamping polish set is that perfect pink between this might be red and dark enough to work perfectly against white and black backgrounds. Here’s my Read More

Fly, Hot Air Balloon - Hermit Werds - Orange monochrome hot air balloon nail art with holographic nail polish

Fly, Hot Air Balloon

April 19, 2019 Lisa 0

I’ve been trying to find the right design to use for this gorgeous orange holographic polish (Shinespark Polish’s “Poppy Topaz“) and somehow it kept not happening for me. I thought for sure I’d get to it in October, but it didn’t fit any of the Halloween designs I wanted most Read More

Lisa's Bead Ruby-Throated Hummingbird

Bird Beaded Animals

March 31, 2019 Lisa 0

This post has been a stinker. I accidentally published it early and had to re-set its publish date to the end of March. But it still wasn’t ready when it posted again! Lesson learned. Next time just delete the old post and start a new one. :p Today we’re covering Read More

Swan Lake - Hermit Werds - a swan princess and rhinestone nail charm swan on a thermal/solar polish with attendant swans

The Swan Princess

February 26, 2019 Lisa 0

It’s late, but it’s still Tell a Fairy Tale Day for a bit longer! I chose The Swan Princess for #NailChallenge’s Fairy Tale prompt because #GlamNailsChallenge also had a Swan prompt and I thought that made a good fit. There are several tales involving swans in the common fairy tale Read More

Galactic Snowstorm - Hermit Werds - purple, magenta, and blue galaxy nail art with snow flakes, sparkly glitter, and astronaut rabbit, polar bear, and penguin stamping decals

Galactic Snowstorm – featuring Born Pretty Christmas-L005

December 6, 2018 Lisa 0

Someone had a galactic challenge prompt (that I missed) and two other challenges had snowflake prompts (that I’m late for) and the stamping plate I used today had this lovely combination of both. And so I found myself painting classic galaxy nails even though I’ve said several times that I’m Read More

Wisdom Under Wraps - Hermit Werds - gold/copper/black mummy owl nail art with black crackle top coat

Wisdom Under Wraps

October 29, 2018 Lisa 0

The only thing cuter than a mummy owl would be a mummy cat. I’m sure there’s a stamping plate with one out there somewhere. Moyou London has one I think… Anyway, I have the owl from Born Pretty’s Halloween L004. It’s super cute so I decided to make it the Read More

1 2 3 5