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Magenta Waves | Twinsie Tuesday

This week for Twinsie Tuesday we’re doing monochrome. I’ve done a monochrome prompt before, and went with a black and white theme, even though – strictly speaking – monochrome in general just means using one colour, and shades of it. I’ve gone with that meaning this time and have created some tone on tone magenta […] Read more

Pink and Aqua Tape Manicure (52 Week Challenge)

The themes for this week’s 52 Week Pick n Mix Challengeare dotting tools and/or pink and aqua and I’ve done a tape manicure using the colours option. I wasn’t entirely sure what colour aqua is. I’ve always assumed that it’s short for aquamarine, which is a greeny sort of turquoise. I looked it up and […] Read more

Christmas Challenge 2013 Day 5: Toys

I was really stumped about what to do when it came to this toys prompt for the Crumpet’s Nail Tarts Christmas Winter Challenge. Then, I was listening to Absolute Radio, and on Christian O’Connell’s breakfast show, he was saying he was having trouble getting his daughter a Furby Boom, as everywhere was sold out. I […] Read more

33DC Day 31: art featuring your three favourite polishes

Day 31 of the Crumpet’s Nail Tarts 33 Day Challenge calls for me to do some artwork with my 3 favourite polishes. Picking your favourite polishes is like choosing between your children. It’s impossible. (OK, who am I to make that comparison – my son is an only child!) But still, it’s very difficult to […] Read more

Pink and blue watercolour nails with Barry M polishes

I wanted to try a spotted water marble, using some bright colours over a white base, but it just wasn’t working for me. I’m not sure what was wrong … the water temperature, the polishes I used, or the hairspray I used. But my polish wasn’t spreading well on the water and I couldn’t get […] Read more

White and pink daisies

Sally Hansen The Sky’s The Limit, which has been on my nails since Wednesday, is very close in colour to the background of a pretty floral top I have. Inspired by that, I decided to try to recreate the pattern (somewhat) on my nails. I used my Barry M White Nail Art Pen for the […] Read more