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

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 pastel wintery nail art with snowflake-like flower stamping decals in green, aqua, and orange.

Frosty Flowers

January 10, 2021 Lisa 1

Today I have a winter floral nail art to share that I luckily painted before the 6th. Lucky because my concentration has been shot for the last few days. I am not even sure what I did most of yesterday. I know I did not get this post out like Read More

A cheeky nail art featuring the kawaii dumpster fire and referring to January 6, 2021 as December 37, 2020.

December 37th 2020

January 7, 2021 Lisa 2

Yesterday certainly felt like a shit show and I’m clear across the country from the attack on the Capitol building. Shall we call it a riot or an attempted coup or both? Either way it’s gross and people are dead who shouldn’t be and a lot of other people need Read More

A winter nail art with dusty purple polish and bright red cardinal and holly stamping decals on top.

Cardinal and Holly

December 12, 2020 Lisa 2

It has been one of those weeks where I just can’t find the energy to post even though I have plenty of nail art to post. So here we are on my first of two posts on Saturday with some winter nail art of a bright red cardinal and lots Read More

Cactus-themed nail art with a tawny brown and holographic dark red polish and gold geometric frames with potted cacti.

Cactus at Red Rock

November 29, 2020 Lisa 2

This nail art design started with a color scheme. I knew I had this lovely brown with Pantone’s Tawny Birch and I wanted to paint something cozy with it. I paired it with this deep red holographic polish and the whole thing felt rather western to me so I went Read More

The Fishery - Hermit Werds - matte black nail art with a golden koi fish and glossy stamping

The Fishery

November 24, 2020 Lisa 2

Today we’re journeying to the past and a fishy mani that I painted clear back in 2019. What a wonderful year (compared to this year). 😜 It kind of blows my mind that people can spend several thousand dollars to purchase one koi fish, but yes, they do. I think Read More

Ornate orientalesque nail art on a mustard background with a bridge, flying fish, gardenias, and a Japanese maple.

Bridge to the Heavens

March 6, 2020 Lisa 4

My nail art has been much simpler lately due to both time and challenge prompt constraints, but this design is as extra as I get using 9 polishes, 5 stamping plates, and 11 advanced stamping decals (for just one hand). You’ll understand why when you see the prompt image that Read More

Three monochrome Christmas manis in purple, blue, and yellow.

Rainbow Christmas part 1

January 10, 2020 Lisa 0

The holiday season sapped my blogging energy and so I find myself with two designs that were posted on Instagram in December and one that was not. All three are from the #pantone2019winterchallenge and ended up being monochromatic. I rather like the theme and think I will finish it when Read More

Frost Grey nails with a beautiful poinsettia and candles reverse nail stamp.

Frosty Candles

December 4, 2019 Lisa 0

Generally speaking I post my nail art to the blog first. This design has been on Instagram for a while because it was last week’s #pantone2019winterchallenge: Frost Gray. So I had to post it on Sunday even though I didn’t have the energy to write up a blog post. Products Read More

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