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Red skittlette nails: A England Perceval, China Glaze I’m Not Lion, zig zags and studs

I was going out for a meal with friends and was planning on wearing a red top, so I wanted some nails to match. I decided on a similar look to my blue and silver skittlette manicure that I did not long ago, but using red and gold instead. The red nails are two coats […] Read more

Blue and Green Sparkly Stars: Sparkle: FingerFood’s Theme Weeks

This week’s theme in the FingerFood’s Theme Weeks challenge is sparkle. I thought about going all out with some blingy rhinestones, or some glitter, but ultimately I chose something a little more understated, but still with sparkle. I’ve put some blue and green star stickers over a base of OPI My Boyfriend Scales Walls. I […] Read more

Polish Me Silly Grape Intentions

I was only really just about getting into indie polishes when the Royal Mail started destroying incoming nail polish parcels. At that stage, I think I’d only ordered from abroad once or twice. That was some time ago now, and since then I’ve been ogling lots of gorgeous polishes that I want from the US, […] Read more

Silver and blue skittlette: L’Oréal Mystic Blue, 2True Christy and zig zags

After all the challenges I’ve been doing, I wanted to do something that was just for me on my nails. And this skittlette – or (everything but the) kitchen sink manicure – fitted the bill just perfectly. I didn’t design these nails with New Year’s Eve in mind, but with the sparkle of the textured […] Read more

Christmas Challenge 2013 Day 8: New Year’s Eve

So, on this last day of the Crumpet’s Nail Tarts Christmas Winter Challenge we’re celebrating New Year’s Eve (a few days early!) I went with some multi-coloured blingy glitter over black. The base is W7 Black and the multi-coloured circle glitter is the very appropriately named Auld Lang Syne from Tara’s Talons. I chose Auld […] Read more