Category Archives: butter London

Sunday Stamping: Over a saran wrap method base

Hello!  Today’s challenge was truly a challenge for me.  The base color for stamping was to be created with the saran wrap method of nail art.  I’ve seen this before, but never actually done it.  The result is a fairly … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Happy St. Patrick’s Day everyone!  I don’t usually do holiday nail art because it seems like I never have the right stamps or colors.  However, I set out to do a St. Patrick’s Day design for this week’s stamping challenge. … Continue reading

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butter London Swatches: Bumster and Big Smoke

Yesterday I used a snowblower for the first time.  There was just 3 inches of snow or so, but I’m proud that I was able to clear the driveway.  Unfortunately, it was also exhausting, which is why I didn’t get … 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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Sunday Stamping: Something with matte

I did two manis for the challenge today.  The first one didn’t quite turn out the way I wanted it to, so then I decided to do a second one.  Both of these are topped off with Essie Matte About … 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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Comparison Swatches: Blue and Purple

This post is the conclusion to my 2-part comparison series.  The first one compared some white, green and orange polishes.  In this one, I will show you some blues and purple. First up, butter London HRH and Essie Sexy Divide. … Continue reading

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