Monthly Archives: April 2012

Essie Orange, It’s Obvious

Woo-hoo, this one is bright! Essie Orange It’s Obvious is a saturated red-toned orange creme.  In direct light it is definitely orange, but when the light isn’t hitting it, the red tone can really be seen.  The formula on this … Continue reading

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A England Dragon

Another beautiful polish from A England.  From the Legends Collection, this is such a gorgeous green, it was hard to take my eyes off it. Even in regular light (bottom picture), the sparkle of the green and gold shimmer is … Continue reading

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Bright Water Marble

It was a drab, rainy day on Sunday, so I thought I’d brighten things up by doing a summer-color water marble. I apologize for the brightness of the white bottle.  I tried to figure out how to tone it down, … Continue reading

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A England Lady of the Lake Swatches

If you follow me on Facebook, you saw my post yesterday that there was too much drama in my life, interfering with my ability to post.  I was simply too tired to expound on that cryptic comment.  But now, after … Continue reading

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Wacky Wednesday: Grunge Nails

Wacky Wednesdays is when I try new-to-me techniques.  I promise I will post how it turns out, no matter what it looks like! Today I tried a new technique that involves painting on a lot of layers of polish and … Continue reading

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butter London Lillibet’s Jubilee

Today I have a real treat to show you.  In commemoration of Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee (60 years on the British throne), butter London has released a limited edition polish, Lillibet’s Jubilee.  Apparently Lillibet was the Queen’s childhood nickname.  I’m … Continue reading

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butter London Chimney Sweep

The sun is shining, but it’s a gray day inside as I tackle a bunch of bills.  But who says gray has to be dull?  Check out butter London Chimney Sweep! Chimney Sweep is a dark charcoal gray with cool … Continue reading

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