A deep red (merlot) nail art with a few brightly colored mandala decals.

Merlot Mandala

January 12, 2020 Lisa 0

This particular design also ended up on Instagram before the blog to make the deadline before #pantone2019winterchallenge switched to the new week. Technically, I think I posted around 3 AM so I was still too late. Luckily, Ine is forgiving (or is polite and can’t stop me anyway 🤣). I’m 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

Blue nail art with holographic silver squares and a glamourous lady shopper

Retail Blues

November 22, 2019 Lisa 0

Can it be? Am I posting my mani for #pantone2019winterchallenge’s Evening Blue shade on not-Sunday? 😂 My design was inspired by this month, which, as discussed with others earlier today, is really more about the buying of the things. Black Friday and Cyber Monday become increasingly spread out as stores Read More

Super green nail art with a silver and green nail charm.

Eden Revisited

November 17, 2019 Lisa 0

Woops! I looked at Ine’s rules for the #pantone2019winterchallenge and realized I should have had some green on my accent nail. I was about to post it with at least an apology, but I realized I still had the design on my nails and I only needed to change one. Read More

Floral nail art featuring Pantone's Eden and blue floral accent nails with rhinestones.

Flowers of Eden

November 17, 2019 Lisa 0

Today’s nail art is supposed to mainly use Pantone’s lovely forest green shade: Eden. I have had to paint this one three different times. The first color I picked was too dark so I decided to try again. The second one (this one) is too light, but I decided to Read More

Mustard and pink nail art with an owl stamping decal giving you side-eye.

Autumn Owl – BP Review (stamping polish)

November 13, 2019 Lisa 0

[press sample] Today the color is pink! (And mustard, which I think looks fantastic combined with pink.) Born Pretty’s “Cosmos Bouquet” from their Candy Color stamping polish set is that perfect pink between this might be red and dark enough to work perfectly against white and black backgrounds. Here’s my Read More

A soft crelly nail art in neutral shades with floral lily pad stamping.

Crème de Pêche Floral

November 11, 2019 Lisa 0

A quick update this morning with a soft, neutral-colored nail art. I painted this for Ine’s (@inegeek) #pantone2019winterchallenge. KBShimmer’s “Tiers of Joy” was the closest I could come to a shade that matched Patone’s Crème de Pêche. Products Used Base Polish: KBShimmer’s “Tiers of Joy“ Stamping Polish: Mundo de Unas’ Read More

Bright red nail art with a leafy stamping image surrounding a copper key.

Key to the Cranberry Forest

November 3, 2019 Lisa 0

A simple nail art today with a super bright shade of red. I am enjoying the #pantone2019winterchallenge since its polish swatch focus forces me to stop piling more details in on a single nail art. Today’s shade is Cranberry, although Ine (@inegeek) has already posted the prompt for next week: Read More

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