Teal and Orange - Hermit Werds - teal and orange half moon floral stamping

Orange and Teal

September 18, 2017 Lisa 2

So today is half moon day on #31DC2017 and it’s also the day that we’re supposed to be able to publicly release our nail art for #WhenColoursCollide from FB. This is a case where I didn’t have the color I wanted to stamp with and I tried finding a white Read More

Floral Fairies - Hermit Werds - fairy silhouettes wearing skirts made of flowers on a thermal polish background

Floral Fairies

September 14, 2017 Lisa 2

For as long as I can remember, I have seen artists drawing fairies with clothing made from flowers. So when #nailsunitedseptchallenge had a prompt for Fairy coinciding directly with the flower prompt for #31DC2017, well, there was only one thing to do. So I did it on a beautiful thermal Read More

Polka Dot Party - Hermit Werds - water decals in pink and blue featuring stripes, flowers, and polka dots

Polka Dot Party

September 11, 2017 Lisa 0

I thought through some of my plans poorly so today’s nail art ended up having to be a water decal. I did, however, use nail polish to trace around it. It’s a look I’ve always admired on others and it probably took more time for me to do everything than 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

Sunflower Farming - Hermit Werds - sunflower farm with scarecrow and barn

Sunflower Farming

August 25, 2017 Lisa 0

After painting some post-apocalyptic scenery earlier in the week, I guess it was time for some cute nail art. I returned to Sunflowers with the prompt from #NailCraziesUnite and added Farm Friends from #FireDazedAugust. I was really excited to use my farming nail plate from UberChic, but the one from Read More

One White Base, Four Summer Looks - Hermit Werds - Four different summer looks created on a white gel base

One White Base, Four Summer Looks

August 16, 2017 Lisa 5

I haven’t had a new blog post in two days, but believe me I’ve been keeping busy (or you can check my instagram account if you need proof). I was watching one of Jessface90‘s polish swatching videos and she made a remark about her white gel base starting to peel Read More

Nude and Neon - Hermit Werds - When Colours Collide (Nude and Neon)

Nude and Neon

May 14, 2017 Lisa 0

This nail art was for the When Colours Collide challenge group. The limitation to this was that you could only use two neon colors along with your nude color. I decided to go with neon green and neon yellow and that I wanted some negative space too. Then I decided Read More

Origami from April - Hermit Werds - Lily and Leaf

#origamidaily2007 – End of April

May 2, 2017 Lisa 2

So I decided to fold these origami groupings once a month or so instead of trying to get it all done at once. I have enough to last until the end of the year. I definitely fell behind in my intentions, but no one called me on so I guess Read More

Floral Smoosh - Hermit Werds - Nail Crazies Unite - Pastel Floral

Floral Smoosh

April 20, 2017 Lisa 2

Pastel Floral is the theme for this Nail Crazies Unite challenge. I decided to try something I haven’t done before: smooshing polish on my nails with my stamper. I am not sure which person in the nail art community did this first, but I doubt it would ever have occurred Read More

Hippie Boho - Hermit Werds - Nail Crazies Unite!

Hippie/Boho

April 8, 2017 Lisa 2

The Hippie/Boho styles of nail art are so pretty but somehow they are just not the first looks I go for. It was really funny to explore the wonderful combinations of color and pattern in these style movements. Base Polishes: Colores de Carol’s “Aria”, Sinful Color’s “Fig” Nail Stamping Polishes: Read More

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