Category Archives: Illamasqua

Sunday Stamping: Inspired by the 70s

Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there.  My own dad passed away last year.  I miss him and wish he were here.  He never got to see any of my stamping, although I tried explaining it over the … 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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Illamasqua Nail Art, Part II

Hi!  Today’s nail art is all freehand.  I’ve usually relied on stamping, but I’m getting bolder with freehand techniques.  This first one is a leopard print mani. This is Illamasqua Radium for the base with Rampage and Swinger for the … Continue reading

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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: Radium, Gamma, Jo’Mina and Rampage

Happy Friday!!  I hope you had a wonderful Christmas!  I had a nice day with my family.  We had pretty much the same meal as Thanksgiving (baked instead of mashed potatoes, apple as well as pumpkin pie), went for a … 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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