Category Archives: Essie

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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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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Essie Nail Art, Part IV

I’ve got one last Essie nail art mani to show you.  I love the combo of purple and turquoise, so I played around with it and came up with the following: I used Essie Turquoise & Caicos for the base … 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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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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Sunday Stamping: Winter theme

Hello!  Happy beginning of December!  Today’s stamping challenge was to do a winter theme.  I decided to go with a classic: snowflakes. This is China Glaze Sea Spray for the base, topped with Essie Carnival.  Stamp is Mash 47 with … Continue reading

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Sunday Stamping: Metallic

Hello everyone!  Real life interfered with regular posting, but it has settled down now to where I believe I can say, I’m back and ready to continue my blog!  (Hopefully I didn’t just jinx myself.) For the first time in … 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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