Happy Birthday! - Hermit Werds - Halloween-themed happy birthday nail art

October’s Friday the 13th, Black Cat, @Osmovaara

October 13, 2017 Lisa 6

I have three different manicures to share today. I’ve already posted the first two to my Instagram but was too exhausted/busy to write about them more thoroughly. On the other hand, I de-stashed around twenty-five skirts from my closet. It…doesn’t even look like I made a dent. Clearly I’m going Read More

Lady Death - Hermit Werds - lady with sugar skull painted face and skeletal dress

Lady Death

October 5, 2017 Lisa 2

My thought this month was that I would let my cindy hand have fancy nails, but I would paint gel on top of it so I could work on my left hand without destroying it too quickly (I have a cotten ball holder, but I never seem to use it). Read More

Cemetery Roses - Hermit Werds - cemetery with skull and rose vines gone wild

Cemetery Roses

October 4, 2017 Lisa 0

I usually avoid mixing freehand with stamping because the line quality typically ends up being too different. I think I got away with it this time. Maybe. This nail art comes from the blend of #clairestelle8challenge’s Cemetery prompt and #firedazedoct2017’s Skulls and Roses prompt. Huh. Maybe I should have pluralled Read More

Dragon Quilt - Hermit Werds - a quilt pattern with holographic polishes and eastern dragons

Dragon Quilt and Vampiric Snacking

September 29, 2017 Lisa 0

Through lots and lots of swatches, stamping, and trimming, we have achieved a dragon quilt which covers both the #AZNailArtChallenge (quilt), the last prompt from #FireDazedChallengeSept (dragon), and #26GreatNailArtIdeas (Your Signature Style). What do I consider to be my signature style? Too much of too much. LOL I painted these Read More

U is for Undead - ABC Nail Art Challenge - 31 Day Challenge (supernatural) - Hermit Werds

U is for Undead

October 31, 2016 Lisa 0

My first plan was to go for unicorn to cover both Supernatural and the letter ‘u’, but it was still October, so I decided to go with undead. I had a plate with shamble-y type people and several more with scenery. but since I’d already done a night-scape, I decided Read More

Dracula - 31 Day Nail Art Challenge (book) - Hermit Werds

Dracula

October 23, 2016 Lisa 0

Choosing “Dracula” for my book was definitely low-hanging fruit. Now I kinda wish I’d picked Twilight and abused glitter. Oh, wait. I abused glitter anyway! I’ve really been loving Sinful Color’s Luxe Fragments line. I even have a few more manicures planned using them. The jelly and glitter fragment combo Read More

Beetlejuice - 31 Day Challenge (movie) - Hermit Werds

BeetleJuice

October 22, 2016 Lisa 0

I remember when Beetlejuice came out. It was a pretty fun movie, but not a favorite of mine. I did, however, watch the cartoon quite faithfully (though I cannot really remember any particular episode to this day, just the sandworms). And then I heard this year that Tim Burton wouldn’t Read More

Nightmare Before Christmas - 31 Day Challenge (song) - Hermit Werds

Nightmare Before Christmas

October 21, 2016 Lisa 0

So I’ve been trying to pick subjects that also fit in with Halloween and since Beetlejuice isn’t really known for a particular song, I opted for “Nightmare Before Christmas” as my song. That movie has sooo many good songs. I, however, was also limited by my lazy and the stamping Read More

Watermarble - 31 Day Nail Art Challenge - Hermit Werds

Water Marble

October 17, 2016 Lisa 0

I was very tempted to cheat on this. I have never done any sort of water marbling before and I do have several nail plates with images for it on them. But I have watched videos on how to do and I knew I was just being a lazy coward, Read More

Half Moon - 31 Day Nail Art Challenge - Hermit Werds

Half Moons

October 15, 2016 Lisa 0

Half moon manicures are just not something I do very often. And I will get bored of my nails before they grow out so I don’t benefit from that particular advantage either. I have seen some amazing manicures with them, but for the most part they don’t do anything for Read More

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