Category Archives: Pink

Sunday Stamping: French manicure with stamp

Happy Sunday, everyone!  Today’s challenge was to do a french manicure with some sort of stamp.  Now, the traditional french manicure is soft pink with white tips, but for the challenge, we’re free to use whatever color we want.  I … 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 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: New Year’s!!

Happy almost New Year’s everyone!  Today’s challenge was titled ‘Anything New Year’s & Party Nails’.  I took that to mean anything sparkly.  My idea was to try to emulate champagne bubbles.  What I ended up with was a subtle design … 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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Carson’s Jigsaw Nails

Back at the end of October, I did my first set of jigsaw nails.  My brother had chosen the colors, and it had turned out quite well.  After he saw the result (and liked it), I asked him to give … Continue reading

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Essie Nail Art, Part III

This week my mom and I are making cookies for our church’s annual ‘Cookie Walk’.  They are shortbread and they are heaven.  Buttery, beautiful shortbread.  As I was mixing some of the dough yesterday, I kept sampling it.  You know, … Continue reading

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Essie Nail Art, Part I

So now that I’ve finished swatching all my Essies, it’s time to show some nail art using just those polishes.  To start off with, I took a suggestion from my Facebook page and did a pink gradient.  (Great suggestion, JoJo!) … Continue reading

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Essie Swatches – Ballet Slippers, Blue Rhapsody, Midnight Cami

Hello!  Today I am showing you the rest of my Essie polishes.  I’ve shown all my others at one time or the other, which can all be accessed either from clicking on the ‘Essie’ category tag on the sidebar, or … Continue reading

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China Glaze Comparison Swatches

Hello all!  I made it safely up and back from Vanderbilt.  I’m happy to say that everything went as well as could be expected.  There’s no cure for POTS, so the best I can do is to manage my symptoms … Continue reading

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