Category Archives: Foil

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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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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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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Sunday Stamping: Gold

I hope you had a very good Saturday.  I did nail art (satisfied my creativity), got chores done around the house (sense of accomplishment) and watched some quality TV (Big Bang Theory – love love love that show).  Fun times! … Continue reading

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Blue with Silver Stars

For my last manicure, I asked my brother what colors I should use.  In keeping with that theme, I asked my mother what she would like to see for my next mani.  She asked for dark blue with stars. Request … Continue reading

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Sunday Stamping: Precious Stones

This week’s stamping challenge was to either use jewel-toned colors, or incorporate gemstones, or both.  I chose to do a gorgeous purple with a diamond check stamp and some glitter. I call it Amethysts and Diamonds. The base color is … 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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