A camping nail art with stamping images that progress through leaving the city to go camping in the mountains on a shifty olive base polish.

Wild Heart

September 5, 2022 Lisa 2

It always make me laugh how every summer we all go tropical and ocean-y instead of camping, which is far closer to what most of us end up doing in the summer. That and picnics. 🤤 So I was quite happy to paint a camping nail art and actually had Read More

A layered landscape mani of a woodland with a path running through that a woman is biking down. Includes secret Sasquatch/Bigfoot.

Woodland Bike Ride

March 7, 2022 Lisa 1

Today’s look was a lesson in how difficult those layered landscape nail art designs are. Also, I am kicking myself because I forgot a few plates I had that would have offered a few better options. Oh, well. I learned a lot from painting this one and still love my Read More

Elegant bamboo forest nail art with stamping images of a lady wearing a kimono and a house built deep in a bamboo forest.

Bamboo Forest Retreat

August 4, 2021 Lisa 1

I’m trying a new (to me) challenge this month because I liked its prompts the best: #Sammys2021Challenge run by @my_nail_envy. Its first prompt was Forest and I really wanted to use this image of a tiny lady in a kimono holding a giant lotus leaf and framed by some bamboo. Read More

A vanishing mani using a brown thermal polish. A small herd of deer stamping images slowly appear as the nail art warms up.

Vanishing Deer

March 7, 2021 Lisa 2

I’ve seen vanishing nail art twice now so I’m sure many other nail artists have been playing with thermal polishes in this way. The idea is to purposefully create a design that completely disappears in one state and then take a video of it appearing. I’ve played before with how Read More

A freehand UFO nail art design with an multichrome olive/red and blue sky, silver UFO with glow in the dark tractor beam and stars.

UFO: Grab and Go (and glow!)

February 16, 2021 Lisa 2

I had a big case of restlessness all last week so sitting down to do anything just wasn’t happening, hence the lack of posts. So I’m a little late posting this, but I did manage to turn the mani in on time for @aznailartchallenge’s ‘U’ is for UFO. I’m in Read More

A tan nail art with birch tree trunk stamping images highlighted with white nail polish and frolicking birds.

Birds in the Birch Trees

February 7, 2021 Lisa 2

I was all set to paint dinosaur nail art for today’s look but I ended up deciding on a simpler subject matter for today. Don’t worry, though, dinosaur nails will happen soon. I keep buying stamping plates with them! But somehow today’s color–Pantone Sheepskin–felt like more of a tree nail Read More

Monochrome red reindeer nail art with deep red polishes and a wintery scene created from layered stamping. Merry Christmas!

Red Reindeer Christmas

December 17, 2020 Lisa 3

I’m back with another monochrome look, this time in red with delicate little reindeer in the woods. Tuesday’s nail art was an easy dream to paint. Today’s layered look was a lesson how much I have yet to master. This is why I have so much admiration for nail artists Read More

Camping themed nail art with a night sky on a soft magenta magnetic polish.

Camp More – BP Review (gel polish, magnets)

January 13, 2020 Lisa 0

[press sample] The last product(s) that Born Pretty sent to me was a package of products meant to support reviewing a new magnetic gel polish: BP-MSS04 Boundless Galaxy. What I didn’t realize at the time was how grateful I should be that they included the magnet. The little $1 paddle 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

Going Batty - Hermit Werds - purple glitter-filled jelly nails with white bat nail stamping on top

Going Batty – BBB Review BBB-001 stamping plate

October 11, 2018 Lisa 1

[press sample] This is it! My final Beauty BigBang review for the month. Today we’re looking at BBB-001, a circle plate with four full-nail images and four smaller images. They’re all quite fun, but since I was going to create a full look with them, I decided to stick to Read More

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