Nail Diary #412

November 17, 2016

Here is another pretty fall inspired manicure.  Colors I blended together are OPI Burning Love and SquareHue Sandstone.  I know I know I just used these colors in a water marble.  But sometimes those creations inspire other manicures.  Using my makeup sponge I blended these colors together to make a gorg fall sunset/sunrise manicure.  Love this combo. ❤

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Nail Diary #372

January 31, 2016

Hey polish lovers!

I have another Vday mani to share with you this time.  When you see it you will say Ooh Lala 🙂

First I started with Zoya Brittany on all my nails.  Brittany is a rose mauve creame color which if you apply no top coat it dries in a Satin finish.  The satin finish is a semi matte look, which is very pretty but you won’t see that satin look in my final pics because I added a top coat after I did my stamping.  I picked Brittany because I wanted a softer pink nude base so my lip smacking stamping would really pop.

For my stamping I used Bundle Monster plate 303 and XL 153.  My stamping polish is China Glaze Dune Our Thing which is a bright berry pink.  It stamped really well.  Also used my go to Konad black.

On my littlest nail and ring finger I just did one lip smack.  On the other three nails I did the multi lip smack.  And for fun on the middle and thumbs I added Ooh Lala image in black.

I really ❤ love ❤ how this mani turned out.  Super cute for a Valentine themed look.

 

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Zoya Brittany with Bundle Monster stampingZoya Brittany with Bundle Monster stamping

Nail Diary #323

February 12, 2015
Happy almost Friday!  It’s going to be another cold weekend here in Iowa, blah yuck.  Is it me or are you guys super sick of winter. I do realize it could be worse, we haven’t had much in the way of snow just a lot of bitter cold days.  I seriously cannot wait for spring. Ok enough day dreaming for me. On to the nails…

This is another 3:2 Valentine love manicure, it’s magical.

First I started by painting all my nails pink using Julep Paulette.   This color is so pretty and pink.  And it has a beautiful gold shimmer finish which I love.  I am surprised I haven’t tried this color before now, she has been just sitting on Julep shelf waiting for me to play with her.

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For my three:  I had a purple/pink magical Pixie Dust that I have been dying to use so on my thumbs, index and pinky I added Zoya Arlo.   This Pixie Dust really does look magical; especially in the sunlight.  The little bits of holo glitter make me smile.  I did use my seche vite top coat to even out the matte texture of the glitter and to give it a glass like shine.

For my two: my ring and middle fingers using a darker shade of pink Zoya Demi, I stamped on a cute love and heart image from Pueen plate 43.

I really love how all these shades of purple/pinks came together to make a super cute Valentine manicure. ❤

P.S.  I can’t wait to show you my next creation it involves Julep Hartleigh a freebie from Julep if you took the Feb Maven box.  Hartleigh is so beautiful, if you got it use it right away it will be perfect for this weekend.

Hope you have a great start to your week.

Happy polishing!

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Magical Pixie Dust Arlo; Julep Paulette, Zoya Demi; Pueen 43

Magical Pixie Dust Arlo; Julep Paulette, Zoya Demi; Pueen 43

 

Just for fun “Mani Cave” pictures

Hey polish lovers.
Today while I was hibernating at home watching Real Housewives in my mani cave mindlessly playing candy crush the sun came out, oh the glorious sun!!! It inspired me to take some pics of my cave in other words “my happy place”.
I thought hmmm why not share the pictures with you guys?!? Just a glimpse into my work space. I mean only people who read and or follow nail blogs would really get my “mani cave” or possibly understand my obsession with nail polish.
Maybe you will appreciate the fact that I have the little bottles of fun displayed like art on my walls; truthfully having them displayed out in the open really leads to manicure inspirations.

So grab a coffee or a cocktail and sit back and enjoy some photos of my “happy place”, the place where the manis are created.

Hope you enjoy!

Thanks for stopping by!! ❤❤

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