Blue and pink nail art of a gentleman cat dressing up in a bow tie to woo his lady in the city using stamping decals.

Gentleman Cat Woos His Lady

January 21, 2021 Lisa 2

So I bought a circle stamping plate years ago that had an image of this little cat wearing a bow tie. And I always thought he was a bit of a nerd dressing up to impress his (cat) lady friend. (He does. Bow ties are great.) This week I finally Read More

Sugar skull nail art for the Day of the Dead on black jelly teal glitter fake nails with freehand painted cat and fish sugar skulls and flowers.

Sugar Skull Cat

December 2, 2020 Lisa 2

I’ve been wanting to paint a sugar skull cat and accompanying fish for at least two years. In fact, the false nails I used for this mani have been sporting their black jelly base since 2019’s Day of the Dead. I am good at intimidating myself out of freehand painting. Read More

Inktober 2020 - Week 4. Dizzy is a tea cup ride. Coral is a coral polyp. Sleep is fat cat sleeping on a stack of pillows. Chef is a lobster chef wearing a chef's cap and holding a spoon. R.I.P is a smashed alarm clock, defending rest. Dig is a mole slurping up a worm. Buddy is a fable reference of The Scorpion and The Frog tale.

Inktober 2020 – Week 4

October 26, 2020 Lisa 3

Inktober 2020: Week 1 | Week 2 | Week 3 | Week 4 | Week 5 I can’t believe Week 4 is over! Subject-wise I was all over the place, but I still went with a lot of animals like scorpion and lobster which are both part of the Phylum Read More

Pugly green nail art with skeletal mermaid cat double stamping decals and a teal to green gradient.

Undead Mermaid Cats of the Deep

October 13, 2020 Lisa 1

Halloween tends to really bring my love for cats out to play. It’s probably why 2 out of 3 nail arts have featured kitties so far. I doubt I’ll be able to keep such a pawsome ratio up with Inktober going on as well, but hopefully there will be one Read More

True blue nail art decorated with a rising zombie cat and glow in the dark ghost cat.

Spooky Cats

October 7, 2020 Lisa 3

September’s Mani X Me box had a Pet Cemetery theme so, of course, I could not resist. And once I realized that I could actually put a hold on my subscription and skip the boxes where I wasn’t interested in everything (generally the stamping polishes are colors I already have Read More

Soft pink and grey nail art with handsome tiger suitor and heart pattern.

No Lion Hearts

February 19, 2020 Lisa 2

Today’s nail art was inspired by a song, but not a new one. Girl’s Generation (or SNSD) hasn’t put out a new song since 2017 and the song I thought of immediately when I saw the tiger image on Nicole Diary’s Fashion Trends ND-002 is from their 2015 album Lion Read More

Orange nail art with a fierce tiger stamping decal inspired by Pantone's Orange Tiger color.

Orange Tiger

January 9, 2020 Lisa 0

It’s terribly convenient when the name of a color can be used both as the title of the nail art inspired by it and the subject. Today I have my Orange Tiger mani for #pantone2019winterchallenge run by the lovely Ine (@inegeek) and it’s not getting posted on the last possible Read More

Purple, pink, and blue smoosh marble nail art with fabulously hat-ed witch and black cat familiar.

Witch’s Familiar

October 21, 2019 Lisa 0

This was a nail art that just kept getting away from me. I knew a smoosh marble was going to happen, but I didn’t have a color scheme plan for my accent nails. The cat had to be black because that’s @clairestelle8challenge’s prompt but the colors I used in my Read More

Purple/pink magnetic polish with golden space cats stamped on top.

Cats Conquer Space – BP Review (stamping polish and plate)

September 25, 2019 Lisa 0

[press sample] Today I’m reviewing two items from Born Pretty: a golden stamping polish called “In Fire” and a their space-themed Outer Space-L001 stamping plate. For my design I tried to cover all three uses of the polish: base, stamping, and filling in the stamping. The cat on my middle Read More

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