French nail art on a flakie-filled cream crelly with stamping decals of delicious French food like wine, croissants, and french press coffee.

Simple French Cuisine

August 8, 2021 Lisa 1

It’s funny how the French are associated with cooking that takes many specialized cooking utensils and techniques and also the simplest and most delicious of foods. (Mind you, I am aware that making your own croissants would take a lot of work. So many layers…) I definitely can recommend all Read More

Teal/blue-green nail polishes with soft watercolor-like water decals of yummy ice cream dishes (sundae and milkshake) on top.

Teal and Ice Cream

July 17, 2021 Lisa 1

Today’s look really shouldn’t have been so hard to get right and I’m not entirely happy with it, but it’s time to post it and move on. I had the nail challenge prompt ice cream and a few water decal sheets that fit. I figured it was time to use Read More

A yellow to bright green thermal polish with sweetly flattering orange and lemon stamping decals on top and more happy food on the thumb.

Citrus Kindness

June 25, 2021 Lisa 2

Okay, the title to this mani isn’t all that creative, but the main stamping images came from the Kindness is Magic stamping plate from The Stamping Shop Collab, so I just went with it. And since my theme was already going to be citrus, I decided to go with citrus-y Read More

A stained glass butterfly nail art with an iridescent flakie topper and watercolor paint to fill in the butterfly decals.

Stained Glass Butterflies

June 17, 2021 Lisa 2

Today is this blog’s fifth anniversary. So it’s kind of ironic that I have been very distracted from it and don’t feel much like posting currently. Some of it is that I bought some roller skates and not only busted off a nail already (luckily on my cindy hand) but Read More

An orange and light pink mani with a super flakie rose gold topper, gold bee nail charm, and simple bee mosaic stamping decals.

Bee Mosaic

May 13, 2021 Lisa 0

It’s still spring even if it doesn’t feel like it some days. And with the blooming of the flowers comes the buzzing of the bees and the need to paint bee nail art. Naturally, I had to once again dodge the typical yellow and black color scheme in favor of 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 Valentine's Day candy nail art with nail foil-filled candy stamping decals all on a dusty blue to magenta thermal polish with red to copper flakies.

Foil Candies

February 3, 2021 Lisa 2

A while ago I had a brief delusion that I would use gilding nail foils more. They are fun and shiny! So I bought four more colors of them, none of which are used in this candy nail art design, and none of which have been used for over a Read More

A grey crelly with flakies that shift from red, orange, gold, yellow and green with floral negative space stamps in red and green.

Pantone Floral

January 31, 2021 Lisa 2

I have one last nail art to share before the month ends because I’m definitely not going to miss one of my pantone prompts. I kept it very simple according to my energy levels and stuck with three different stamps of the same image. And yet I still had to Read More

A magenta-purple mani with tons of blue and magenta flakies with a wee little smiling banana stamping decal.

Banana-rama

January 27, 2021 Lisa 2

There was a time when I was making myself a green smoothie every day and my home was full of the overripe bananas from the store because I could get them cheaper that way. And while bananas were thriftily in all of them, I was making the real deal green Read More

Bird nail art with red bird, robin, and bluebird water decals placed on a white and blue thermal polish with shimmering ferns stamped on top.

International Bird Day

January 5, 2021 Lisa 3

It’s International Bird Day today, so of course it’s time for some bird nail art! Now I don’t have a bird feeder because I don’t want additional bird poop around my house, but I do love little song birds. Particularly in art. They’re just cute little pops of nature and Read More

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