A cozy, matte scarf-wrapped fox nail art with more stamping decals of winter gear, roses, and snowflakes on a copper magnetic base.

Cozy in Winter

January 31, 2023 Lisa 0

Am I going to jinx things if I say that I’m still trying to use every image on the Nicole Diary Fashion Trends ND-002 stamping plate? Because I am and today’s look puts me at the halfway mark for the larger images. I even used my favorite image: the fox! Read More

A Lunar New Year nail art for the Year of the Cat, which is the zodiac animal for the Vietnamese in red, black, and gold w/dancing cats.

Year of the Cat

January 22, 2023 Lisa 0

Did you know that in the Vietnamese people are celebrating the lunar new year for the Year of the Cat instead of the rabbit? There’s some debate on what caused the cultural change which you can read about in this NPR article. I’m just happy that I knew about it Read More

Pokémon nail art with open pokeballs containing Charizard, Pikachu, Squirtle, and Bulbasaur and trainer Ash Ketchum himself on the thumb.

Gotta Catch ’em All

December 19, 2022 Lisa 0

We are catching ’em all by finally catching up. That’s right! I am now fully back on track just in time to collapse from exhaustion. Haha I watched the original Pokemon anime. I didn’t have a Gameboy or anything so I never got into the video game aspect of it, Read More

Pre-Christmas nail art in rich oranges and holographic with a peaceful home surrounded by trees and Santa preparing presents.

Santa’s Preparations

December 3, 2022 Lisa 0

Yep, I’m still behind on posts. But! I’ve still got a schedule for new nail art for Christmas so I’m gonna intersperse the catch-up with the keep-up. Monochrome can be so hard but so fun. In 2020 I started a little collection of nail art in different monochrome color schemes Read More

A super spicy mustard nail art for the Harvest Moon featuring stamping images of wheat grain and rockets flying past the moon.

Harvest Moon

November 4, 2022 Lisa 0

It’s been a while since I painted something where I thought the difference between matte and glossy top coat would be interesting to see. You’ll see the photos swap back and forth between the two. This harvest nail art was painted for the Harvest Moon full moon clear back in Read More

A black magnetic Scorpio nail art with stamping images of desert things, a scorpion lady, and beautiful scorpions in coppers and oranges.

Zodiac Collection: Scorpio!

October 31, 2022 Lisa 0

Hopefully this is a sign of how peaceful the next few months will be. That’s right, I’m posting the lastest zodiac mani soon after the date where you can be born a Scorpio. Happy birthday to a wonderful group of people! I hope you like the design I painted for Read More

A deep blue and shimmery galaxy nail art celebrating the full buck moon with stamping decals of astral bucks leaping amongst the stars.A deep blue and shimmery galaxy nail art celebrating the full buck moon with stamping decals of astral bucks leaping amongst the stars.

Buck Moon

July 13, 2022 Lisa 2

Last night was the Buck Moon and it was so big and beautiful in the sky. We left the theater after watching Thor: Love and Thunder and were about to go home with a box of yummy cookies in hand when the kids pointed out that you could see Mount Read More

Beach kitty nail art with stamping decals of cute cats playing on a sandy beach and catching some rays. Plus a bonus lighthouse.

Beach Kitties

May 11, 2022 Lisa 1

It kinda feels like I’m heading into summer nail art a little early since today’s cat nail art is set on the beach and the new MxM box is Pool Party themed. It’s fine. Can’t let my cats fall too far behind the birds, right? I painted this nail art Read More

A salmon pink and green gardening nail art for people with plants on the brain. Actual brain and flower reverse stamping decals.

Crazy Plant Lady

April 21, 2022 Lisa 0

It’s amazing this first year in the new house, watching the efforts of the gardeners before me continue to unfold. There are some plants I am super excited about, a lot of bushes that need to be trimmed back when they’re done blooming, and so much more planning and learning Read More

A silver magnetic bad luck nail art with reverse stamping decals of broken mirrors, mirror shards, and butterflies.

Bad Luck

March 23, 2022 Lisa 0

No Patty Day manis for me this year, but today I have a bad luck nail art that really ended up being bad luck for me! Or perhaps I should say I had bad luck with it because I slammed the door on my nail art-ing hand’s middle finger. So, Read More

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