Category Archives: Shimmer

Cult Nails Nail Art: Stamping

Congratulations to Sabrina from Polish Alcoholic!  She won the giveaway for my one year blog anniversary.  Congrats, Sabrina! If you recall, I started using Ecrinal Vitamin Nail Strengthener to help my poor nails.  I used it faithfully every day for 10 … 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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Cult Nails Swatch Series: Feelin’ Froggy

On the advice of a reader, I’ve started to use Ecrinal Vitamin Nail Strengthener.  According to the packaging, apply it every day for 7-10 days and your nails will be stronger all the way around.  No more brittle, splitting or … 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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Cult Nails Swatch Series: Let Me Fly

I cannot believe it’s been almost a month since I last posted.  I could complain about how my nails are in awful shape (dry and brittle and keep on breaking), or how all this snow we’ve been having is keeping … 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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