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Zoya Storm, Dream and Payton: 3 Dark Colours (52 Week Challenge)

The themes for this week’s 52 Week Pick n Mix Challenge are 3 dark colours or the 80s. My formative years were the 1980s. As the decade dawned, I became a teenager, and by the time they ended, I had completed university and was a couple of years into my first job. So you’d think […] Read more

GOT Polish Challenge: Ruffle: Holographic Ruffle

I’m grateful to the Golden Oldie Thursday (GOT) Polish Challenge today for making me attempt a technique I have never tried before: the ruffle manicure. I used the four Color Club 2013 Halo Hues that I own: Over The Moon (blue), Beyond (black), Kismet (gold) and Eternal Beauty (purple). I have mixed feelings about this […] Read more

FingerFood’s Theme Weeks: Weather: stamped lilac clouds over Zoya Payton

The theme for this FingerFood’s Theme Weeks challenge is weather. I’ve been a bit lazy today. I have left this a bit late – I’ve not done anything until today – and I was originally going to draw the icons from the BBC weather forecasts. You know the ones, the curly clouds with raindrops and […] Read more

33DC Day 11: 3D

Anticipating this day of the Crumpet’s Nail Tarts 33 Day Challenge, I’ve been buying all sorts of nail charms and studs as I’ve come across them. But surprisingly in the end, I chose to go with some adornments that I’ve had for some while. I used silver holographic sequin discs that I got many months […] Read more

Color Club Over The Moon

While this glorious summer is still lasting, I’m making the most of all the wonderful sunshine we’re having this year in the UK by wearing lots of holographic and sparkly polishes. Over The Moon is from the Color Club Halo Hues 2013 collection, and it’s a perfect linear holo polish. Sometimes a top coat will […] Read more