Category Archives: Free Hand

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 II

Today I’ve got some more nail art with my Essie polishes to show you.  Back on Black Friday, I purchased new dotting tools and striping tape, so I decided to put them to use. First up are the dots. The … Continue reading

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China Glaze Nail Art, Part II

Good morning!  Happy Cyber Monday!  I just got two polishes with butter London’s sale ($10 plus free shipping with code CYBER12).  So happy.  I also got some new image plates, new dotting tools and striping tape on Black Friday.  That’s … Continue reading

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Jigsaw Nails

What to do when it’s windy and rainy?  My nails, of course!  Sometimes it’s hard to decide what colors to use and/or what design to try.  This time, I left the color choice up to my brother.  He was over … 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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Zoya Nail Art

I had grand plans for nail art using the Zoya polish I reviewed last week.  As usual, not all plans work out.  My favorite nail art, watermarbling, was a no-go.  I tried all different approaches, and the polish just didn’t … Continue reading

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