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Purple Skittlette | Mix & Match | Twinsie Tuesday

The Twinsie Tuesday group is doing mix and match manicures today. I haven’t heard that term applied to a nails look before, so I am not entirely sure if I’ve got this right. To me, it sounds like it should be a bit of a skittlette: the match being the same or similar colours, and […] Read more

Black and Silver Laser Nails | New Year | 40 Great Nail Art Ideas

This week for the 40 Great Nail Art Ideas group, we’re posting New Year nails. I have some party nails, done with a black and silver laser pattern. They are inspired by the nails that first got me interested in nail polish, back in 2011. I was going to a 40th birthday party that had […] Read more

Picture Polish FEST 2015: Abstract Nail Art

After several months of secrecy, I can now reveal that I was lucky enough to be selected to take part in Picture Polish FEST 2015. In case you’re not aware of it, each year since 2011 Picture Polish has created a bit of a blog fest, with bloggers creating nail art or doing swatches with […] Read more

Pastel Stripes (52 Week Challenge)

This week’s 52 Week Pick n Mix Challenge prompts are 3 pastels and negative space. I’ve been wearing a gel base coat for a while to prevent staining, but it hasn’t quite been long enough for all the staining to grow out. So negative space is a big no no for me. Accordingly, I chose […] Read more

Purple and Grey: L is for: Lines

It’s L for lines in this week’s A2Z series challenge. I like lines. In fact I’d go so far as to say I love lines, and stripes in particular. So, this was an easy and enjoyable challenge for me. I’ve painted some purple and grey stripes over white. Well, off white really; the base is […] Read more