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Raspberry with Floral Stamping | Bluesky Diva Dash & MoYou Nails 487

I have lots of posts to publish, but I am rather behind due to having had flu and then, after that, a poorly husband who’s had six weeks with pneumonia. That is all, thankfully, now behind us and I can hopefully catch up and post everything I’ve been sitting on for the past few weeks. […] Read more

Pale pink gel nails with stamping and glitter

I have some more mix and match today with these pale pink gel nails with stamping and glitter. The pale pink gel polish is Bluesky QXG210 (sometimes called Lace). It’s a beauty of a colour and I can see it being a real staple for me. On the ring finger Bluesky 63903, called Fairy Dust […] 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

Delicate Floral Wedding Nails | 40 Great Nail Art Ideas

I’m slowly catching up! These floral wedding nails for the 40 Great Nail Art Ideas group were due almost two weeks ago. I’m only just making it into the Inlinkz linkup! I didn’t really know what to do for the wedding theme. I have done a number of pale stamped lace manicures before that I […] Read more

Pink Floral using Essie Coacha’Bella | 40 Great Nail Art Ideas

These pink floral nails are a simple entry for this week’s floral prompt for the 40 Great Nail Art Ideas group. I am suffering with the postdrome of a migraine today and don’t have the brain power or focus to do anything special, so these nails from a few days ago will have to do. […] Read more

White with Black Swirly Floral Stamping | Inspired by a Movie | Twinsie Tuesday

I have some white with black floral stamping nails today, for the Twinsie Tuesday prompt, which is to create something inspired by your favourite movie. I can’t quite decide what my favourite movie is. I have a top five, in no particular order: La Vita é Bella/Life Is Beautiful, The Shawshank Redemption, The Italian Job […] Read more

Red and Gold Chinese Pattern

The idea for this red and gold Chinese pattern manicure came to me quite randomly. I was wearing red – Nella Milano Scarlet Heat – and wanted to extend the manicure with some stamping. Thinking it would look good with gold stamping, I was reminded of the Bundle Monster Around The World “China” plate, Shanghai […] Read more

Flowers using Bundle Monster Mosaic Glass Sheer Tints Gels

Bundle Monster has just released some sheer tinted gel polishes, called Mosaic Glass Sheer Tints. They are like the OPI sheer tints, but in gel polish format. This stamped floral manicure uses three of them: Sunny Disposition (yellow), Apricot Beauty (orange) and Peony Blush (pink). I started with a base of white gel polish, then […] Read more

Stamped Blue Roses

This is a manicure from last year. I had worn Nail Geek Dreams for a few days and decided to upgrade it by adding some stamping. I used CICI & SISI plate 03 and stamped some roses using Mundo De Unas Holland Blue. I’m liking the MDU stamping polishes. I’ve had to get used to […] Read more

1970s Wallpaper-inspired Flowers (52 Week Challenge)

For the 52 Week Pick n Mix Challenge the choices are 1970s and grey with a colour. I painted some grey and blue striped nails, photographed them and was all set to start writing up the post, when my husband declared that he didn’t like the nails. I kind of agreed with him. The photography […] Read more