Monthly Archives: January 2013

Cult Nails Swatch Series: Bad D.N.

Happy Monday!  Today I’m continuing the Cult Nails swatch series I started at the beginning of this month. This is Bad D.N. Cult Nails Bad D.N. is a gorgeous blue-toned hot pink creme.  It is bright bright bright!  Three coats … Continue reading

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Sunday Stamping: Tape and Stamp

Hello everyone!  I got overwhelmed with life stuff and was not able to post anything for the last two weeks.  But, my mother is finally doing better and I’ve got a little more time to get back to some polish … Continue reading

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Cult Nails Swatch Series: Quench

Whew!  What a week.  My mom’s ‘stomach bug’ turned out to be an incarcerated hernia which required emergency surgery.  She’s recovering nicely, although she’s still in the hospital and not allowed to eat solid food yet.  Hopefully she’ll be home … Continue reading

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Cult Nails Swatch Series: In A Trance

Hello!  If you’re a Facebook fan, you’ll have seen my announcement yesterday concerning the lack of a stamping post yesterday.  Unfortunately, my mom is sick with a serious stomach bug and the smell of nail polish aggravates her nausea.  Our … Continue reading

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Illamasqua Nail Art, Part II

Hi!  Today’s nail art is all freehand.  I’ve usually relied on stamping, but I’m getting bolder with freehand techniques.  This first one is a leopard print mani. This is Illamasqua Radium for the base with Rampage and Swinger for the … Continue reading

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Illamasqua Nail Art, Part I

Good morning!  Today I’ve got two different nail art manis to show you, both featuring Illamasqua nail polish. The base on this is Illamasqua Monogamous.  I used Illamasqua Rampage with Mash 35 for the petals of the flowers and then … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

Hi all!  I hope you had a great New Year’s Eve – whether you went to bed at your normal time (like me) or stayed up and rang in the New Year at a fancy party (like I imagine you … Continue reading

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