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Free ciate polish with Marie Claire

I love it when magazines give away polish as freebies. And this month (May issue) you get a free bottle of Ciate nail polish with Marie Claire magazine. There are two colours to choose from: Sand Dune, a shimmery gold colour; and Pocket Money, which is more difficult to describe. It looks like a pale […] Read more

ciate Power Dressing

I tried dotting some yellow and white flowers over my Barry M Sping Green manicure, but I just didn’t like the outcome, so took that off and decided that navy blue was the way to go. Ciate Power Dressing is a lovely shiny two-coater, that went on so well. I received the Ciate advent calendar […] Read more

Ciaté Cabaret

Yesterday, I tried to stamp over my Wined Up manicure, and wanted to add an abstract pattern in gold. But it just wasn’t working for me. Even my trusty lint roller wasn’t removing my mistakes very well. So I ended up taking it all off and plumped instead for this gorgeous purple colour from Ciaté […] Read more

ciate Magic Carpet over A England Avalon

I bought the fabulous Ciate advent calendar and have thoroughly enjoyed opening it every day in December. On a couple of occasions, my son has asked to open it for me – and we’ve both enjoyed seeing what is behind the door. I had hoped to wear each new one every day, but from a […] 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