A pearly grey nail art with a soft swirl of green and stamping image of a dandelion puff on top. Done on false nails.

Dandelion Dreaming

February 25, 2021 Lisa 2

I can’t think of a better nail art design to follow a dark and magical mani than this simple almost watercolor-esque floral mani. 🤣🤣🤣 Probably having my floral as a dandelion puff is really the icing on that cake of subject change. But, I love variety so I’m just living Read More

A watercolor nail art with a sea turtle with mandala-esque patterns and lots of kelp colored in with actual watercolor paint.

Sea Turtle in Watercolor

January 29, 2021 Lisa 2

I’ve been in a bit of a funk for the past few days, but I’ve finally gotten myself together enough to write this (brief) post. And, hey, it’s also been a while since I painted something with watercolor. And it’s been even longer–almost two years–since I painted my nails with Read More

Soft pink and grey nail art with handsome tiger suitor and heart pattern.

No Lion Hearts

February 19, 2020 Lisa 2

Today’s nail art was inspired by a song, but not a new one. Girl’s Generation (or SNSD) hasn’t put out a new song since 2017 and the song I thought of immediately when I saw the tiger image on Nicole Diary’s Fashion Trends ND-002 is from their 2015 album Lion Read More

Mustard and terracotta thermal polish with corn decals colored in with Sharpie markers.

We are the Corn People

November 27, 2019 Lisa 0

For the longest time, I just figured that people from Mexico were the ones who ate the most corn. Was it the tortillas and tamales? I don’t know. But it was an unspoken and completely incorrect impression. In fact, Americans are the biggest corn consumers in the world followed closely Read More

Grey crelly polish with blue jack-o-lantern nails colored in with watercolor paint.

Petrifying Pumpkins

October 22, 2019 Lisa 2

I thought it would be fun to make advanced stamping decals that were filled with white and use watercolor paint on them. It worked fairly well. I love the watercolor look and how it lets you use a blend of colors across an image. And I love using it with Read More

Watercolor Cactus - Hermit Werds - nail stamped cactus arrangement colored with watercolor paints

Watercolor Cactus

April 11, 2019 Lisa 2

I’ve painted my nails with white gel polish again and it’s time for some of my favorite kind of nail art: watercolor! I painted this one for #AZNailArtChallenge’s ‘C’ is for Cactus prompt, but I missed the collage deadline by minutes because I kept adding more details with the watercolor. Read More

Sharon's Birthday Recreation - orange and green nail art of an oriental print representing abstract grapes and filled in with sharpie marker ink

Happy Birthday, Sharon!

November 9, 2018 Lisa 0

Today I have a recreation of one of Sharon Medran’s (@sharnailstar) beautiful nail art designs because it’s her birthday! Woo! Sharon never uses advanced/reverse stamping so it’s always a learning experience seeing how she layers stamping images to get complex looks. Last year I recreated a feather look of hers Read More

I Voted 2018 - Hermit Werds - patriotic United States of America voting nails with flag US reference painted with sharpie marker ink

We Voted

November 7, 2018 Lisa 0

Whether you like the results of yesterday’s voting or not, I hope you voted. I know I will never take a midterm election lightly again. Stupid younger self. Since my state didn’t include a sticker in their absentee ballots, I painted this for myself on myself… Re-usable white gel base Read More

Glam-kin - Hermit Werds - nail art of a white pumpkin stamping tinted a little bit pink on a glitzy golden background

Glam-kin

October 14, 2018 Lisa 1

I can’t remember what year it was, but suddenly there were fancy white, pink, and gold pumpkins in the craft stores. People had gotten tired of the typical Halloween colors and that subset bought up this cool, glamorous Halloween look. Also, I’m pretty sure there was a lot of glitter Read More

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