Category Archives: Beige

Sunday Stamping: Inspired by the 70s

Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there.  My own dad passed away last year.  I miss him and wish he were here.  He never got to see any of my stamping, although I tried explaining it over 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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Illamasqua Swatch Series: Monogamous, Faithful and Swinger

Today is my birthday!  It coincides with the Winter Solstice, and this year, the Mayan Apocalypse.  I’m not sure how I feel about that.  🙂 For my next swatch series, I have some polish from Illamasqua.  This first set is … Continue reading

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China Glaze Nail Art, Part III

Hello, fellow nailophiles!  Or would that be polishophiles?  I’m actually out of town today and was organized enough to do this post ahead of time.  As you read this, I’m being poked and prodded at Vanderbilt University Hospital for my … Continue reading

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China Glaze Swatch Series: Beige and Black

I can’t believe Thanksgiving is just two days away.  I feel like November has just flown by.  I’m making the pumpkin pie this year – it’s the first time I’ll be attempting to make it.  Wish me luck! Today I’m … Continue reading

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Halloween Leopard Print

The challenge yesterday in my stamping group called for ‘scary for Halloween’ and I didn’t have any appropriate stamps.  So I decided to do a leopard print with Halloween colors. I used Zoya Arizona as the base, and OPI Black … Continue reading

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Multiple Nail Art Pics

Happy Monday! Even though I wasn’t able to post for a while, I did manage to do some nail art.  I thought I’d share it with you. This was for a stamping challenge that I didn’t post.  I believe the … Continue reading

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Maroon, Green and Beige Watermarble

Good morning!  Did anyone see the Venus Transit Tuesday night?  I did and it was really neat.  We used binoculars for the projector and a white sheet of paper for the screen.  Who knew I could get so excited over … Continue reading

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Cult Nails Cruisin’ Nude Swatch

After all the dazzle of bright colors and stamping, I thought I’d show you a nude polish today.  Here is Cult Nails Cruisin’ Nude. This is a light beige with a beautiful light pink shimmer.  In this picture, the shimmer … Continue reading

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Neutral/Pink Comparison

Over the years, I’d somehow accumulated a couple of pale pinks and neutrals.  These shades were what I would normally wear to work.  Looking at them on my shelf, I realized I didn’t know how different they really look from … Continue reading

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