Category Archives: Blue

Stripes and more stripes!

Hello, everyone!  Today I have some more stripes to show you.  I painted my nails white and was planning on trying to freehand some flowers, but for some reason, I just couldn’t get stripes out of my mind. Here’s the … Continue reading

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Barielle Nail Art: Stripes

Hi everyone.  Yes, it’s been over two months since I posted.  I tried for a while to be more structured in my posting, but I’ve come to the conclusion that the structured life doesn’t quite work for me.  Not anymore. … Continue reading

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Barielle Swatch Series: Slate of Affairs, Swizzle Stix and Berry Blue

I didn’t post yesterday because my dog has a skin allergy and I had to take him to the vet.  It threw my whole day out of whack and now I’m playing catch up.  He’ll be fine as long as … Continue reading

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Sunday Stamping: Spring Flowers

Hello!  I feel like a new woman.  After several days of feeling like crap, I finally feel back among the land of the living.  It’s a great feeling! Today’s challenge for my stamping group is ‘spring flowers’.  I have so … Continue reading

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Stamping: Blue with White Flowers

It snowed again here in NH.  We got almost a foot of snow.  It’s definitely pretty when it’s coming down.  The world seems hushed somehow.  But overall I am sick of snow, sick of the winter.  If it snowed and … Continue reading

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Cult Nails Nail Art: Tape Mani

I just discovered Joyce Carol Oates.  I’m reading her book The Falls.  She’s written a million books and this is the first one I’ve read.  So far it’s really good.  I like how she manipulates language to get her point … Continue reading

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Cult Nails Nail Art: Gradients

Last night it was raining when I took my dog out.  He nosed at the snow and mud, looking for that ideal place.  I paced around and WHAM! slipped on a rock, rolling my ankle and falling into the mud … Continue reading

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Sunday Stamping: Plate ending in ‘6’

I was so excited about my give-away, that I almost forgot that I needed to post my Sunday stamping project! Today’s challenge was to use a plate ending in the number 6.  After identifying the plate I wanted to use, … Continue reading

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Cult Nails Swatch Series: Princess

Good afternoon, polish lovers!  I’ve had a good day so far.  I finished another draft of the short story I’m working on.  This draft is the first one that has an ending I like.  The story is not totally done, … Continue reading

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Sunday Stamping: the colors of my Christmas tree decorations

Today’s challenge was to use the colors of my Christmas tree decorations.  This year, my tree has a lot of jewel tones in the lights and ornaments.  I chose to use magenta, blue, green and silver. For the base, I … Continue reading

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