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Burgundy With Cream Roses | Theatre Inspired | 40 Great Nail Art Ideas

I wore this burgundy with cream roses manicure a few weeks ago. I posted it to my Instagram account, but didn’t get around to putting it on the blog. The theme for this week’s 40 Great Nail Art Ideas group is “inspiration”. These nails were inspired by a trip I took to the Rose Playhouse […] Read more

Orange Reciprocal Gradient Zigzags | 40 Great Nail Art Ideas

Orange reciprocal gradient: this is my first ever reciprocal gradient. I don’t know why I haven’t done one before now. So, I’m glad therefore that it’s come up as my personal prompt for the orange theme in this week’s 40 Great Nail Art Ideas group. I added zigzags as the element to differentiate the two […] Read more

GelTouch Mini Starter Kit | Polish to Gel

This manicure is a polish to gel one, created with the GelTouch Mini Starter Kit. This great little kit from United Beauty contains a mini LED lamp and a gel top coat. The GelTouch top coat is an LED-cured top coat that transforms any nail polish into a gel manicure. Typically gel manicures last two […] Read more

Coral Reef Nails | 40 Great Nail Art Ideas

These coral reef nails are for the 40 Great Nail Art Ideas group, whose prompt this week is “Things In The Water”. I decided to use some images from the Bundle Monster Sun Kissed stamping plate collection to create an underwater scene. Firstly, I painted the gradient background using Barry M Cotton, Barry M Sugar […] Read more

Yellow and Silver Double Stamping | 40 Great Nail Art Ideas

This is some yellow and silver double stamping for the 40 Great Nail Art Ideas group. The colour prompt is yellow and silver, and my personal theme is pattern on pattern. I only very rarely wear yellow on my nails. I know lots of people really dislike it. I don’t, but it’s not something I […] Read more

Multicoloured Floral Nails | Hippie Flower Power Nails | 40 Great Nail Art Ideas

These multicoloured floral nails, reminiscent of “flower power”are for the festivals / hippie travels prompt for the 40 Great Nail Art Ideas group. I wasn’t sure at first what direction to take with this prompt. Admittedly, I was born in the year the term “hippie” became widespread, the year of the Human Be-In and the […] Read more

Patchwork Nails | 40 Great Nail Art Ideas

The 40 Great Nail Art Ideas group theme this time around is “nude and colour”. My personal prompt is patchwork, so it was easy enough for me to do some patchwork nails that incorporated some colours and a nude polish. I used the patchwork stamp on Bundle Monster plate BM-607 to make some stamping decals. […] Read more