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 white and purple ghostly nail art with negative space stamping, boo-ing ghosts and glow in the dark action!

Ghosts Boo You (It glows!)

October 23, 2020 Lisa 2

Negative space ghost images are fairly common on Halloween-themed stamping plates, but I hadn’t gotten around to using any of them until now. I bracketed my inner-nail ghosts with the negative space stamping. But this mani really became extra special because of the indie polish I used as the base. Read More

Bright green nail art with floral nail stamping in pink and white.

Seasonally Inappropriate Flowers

January 5, 2020 Lisa 1

I am back with another design for #Pantone2019WinterChallenge. If you only read my blog and don’t follow me on Instagram, you’ve missed the last two. But I promise I will write a post about them soon and even throw in a third design. All of them are for Christmas though. Read More

Simple Succulents - Hermit Werds - succulent design with red shimmer, and stamping in metallic red, purple, and green

Simple Succulents

March 2, 2018 Lisa 0

I’ve been wanting to use my succulent stamping plates for a while but before I knew it, it was all cold out and it was so much easier to keep putting it off with fall and winter designs. I am sure I do not have these out of my system Read More

Black Cat v 2.0 - Hermit Werds - negative space nails in purple and silver with scrappy black cats

Black Cat V 2.0 and Pink Villainy

October 27, 2017 Lisa 2

This black cat nail art is for #26GreatNailArtIdeas Halloween w/Negative Space. I was going to do something more complex, but then I asked myself, “Why am I making my life hard right now?” And the answer is that sometimes I think if I don’t struggle I’m not doing a good Read More

Baby Trees - Hermit Werds - spooky red forest with babies hanging from trees

Baby Trees

October 26, 2017 Lisa 0

Edit: This was funny in 2017 and became a terrible reality in 2018. What is being done to people who just want to immigrate to a country where they can be safe is wrong. What is being done can never be forgiven. #FireDazedOct2017’s Spooky Forest prompt that I am also 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

Red, Black, and White - Hermit Werds - When Colours Collide

Red, Black, and White

April 30, 2017 Lisa 2

So I decided to join the When Colours Collide Facebook group. The theme was red, black and white and I just wasn’t that into it right now. Kind of odd for me since it’s an old color combo favorite, but I guess I branched off into other things at some Read More

Black and White - 31 Day Challenge Nail Art - Hermit Werds

B&W

October 5, 2016 Lisa 0

I was not happy with this, but at the pace I have to set to finish before the inlinkz close, I decided I wasn’t going to do a do-over. I used masking tape instead nail vinyls or nail art striping tape and I cut the strips too thick. Also, the Read More