A rich green mani with two accent nails. The first has a brown jelly base and many small avocado decals and the second is a closeup of an avocado with the pit showing.

Avocado My Heart

November 10, 2020 Lisa 2

Because I love avocado. Maybe it’s considered basic to love them, but so what? Load up your toast with some mashed green goodness and maybe enjoy this Comedy Central skit defending being basic. Because we all need the little things to help lift up our spirits and keep us from 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

Pi Day nail art with a cream colored background Ο€ symbols and pie-related stamping decals.

Pi Day 2020

March 14, 2020 Lisa 2

I don’t paint new nail art for Pi Day every year, but I do always try to eat some sort of pie. Today I even had leftover pizza (pie) for lunch and then I did manage to snag a frozen key lime pie from the store since the thing that Read More

Mustard and terracotta thermal polish with corn decals colored in with Sharpie markers.

We are the Corn People

November 27, 2019 Lisa 0

For the longest time, I just figured that people from Mexico were the ones who ate the most corn. Was it the tortillas and tamales? I don’t know. But it was an unspoken and completely incorrect impression. In fact, Americans are the biggest corn consumers in the world followed closely Read More

Santa Cookie - Hermit Werds - glittery red and green baby boomer french tip nails decorated with gingerbread Santa, Mrs. Clause, and Rudolph cookies

Santa Cookie

December 17, 2018 Lisa 0

I tried something different and took a nap when I was feeling really tired. So instead I slept through most of the day. I can’t win. But I still have these yummy glittery baby boomer french tip gingerbread cookie nails to share! (I lied. The cat came and cuddled immediately Read More

We Beet Again - Hermit Werds - purple holographic french tip nail with a punny beet theme and golden gradients

We Beet Again

November 29, 2018 Lisa 0

Where did the month go? LOL Between holiday plans, a small cold, and the name servers losing my site for a few days I’ve ghosted through most of November. The Pokedex challenge fell to the wayside along with all the other challenges. My hope that I’d manage four freehand looks Read More

Sharon's Birthday Recreation - orange and green nail art of an oriental print representing abstract grapes and filled in with sharpie marker ink

Happy Birthday, Sharon!

November 9, 2018 Lisa 0

Today I have a recreation of one of Sharon Medran’s (@sharnailstar) beautiful nail art designs because it’s her birthday! Woo! Sharon never uses advanced/reverse stamping so it’s always a learning experience seeing how she layers stamping images to get complex looks. Last year I recreated a feather look of hers Read More

Gourmet Licorice - Hermit Werds - bright teal jelly sandwich nails with gourmet licorice freehand painted on top

Gourmet Licorice

October 3, 2018 Lisa 0

The first #GlamNailsChallengeOct prompt of the month was Candy. I did have a design with candy drawn out, but I think I want to save it for Christmas. So I did a search for candy patterns and everything Halloween seemed to either be candy corn or wrapped candies with something Read More

Grape Vine - Hermit Werds - purple grape-colored nail art with green grape decals and grape vines

Grape Vine

September 12, 2018 Lisa 0

Today I am bringing you some super purple grape nail art for #glamnailschallengesept. At the start of this month I finally went through my helmers and recorded all of the polishes I haven’t used yet on the blog. I had 52 Sinful Colors/Shine polishes listed alone, 150 total unlisted polishes. Read More

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