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Black, White and Orange Tartan | Books | 40 Great Nail Art Ideas

These black, white and orange tartan nails are for the 40 Great Nail Art Ideas “books” prompt. I don’t read anywhere near as much as I would like to. It’s all my son’s fault. Before he was born, I used to read about one book a week. Admittedly, I commuted into central London every day, […] Read more

Green, Blue and White Tartan | 40 Great Nail Art Ideas

For the 40 Great Nail Art Ideas group, the theme is children’s TV. I’m honouring Great Uncle Bulgaria from The Wombles with these green, blue and white tartan nails. Orinoco was my favourite Womble really, but he just wears a big, floppy hat and a red scarf. Great Uncle Bulgaria, on the other hand, has […] Read more

Red and Black Tartan

I created these red and black tartan nails using Born Pretty Store stamping plate BP-L006. I am quite obsessed with tartan at the moment. With a Scottish surname like Kerr – which is a clan name with its own tartan – you’d think I would always have been obsessed with tartan. But I am English, […] Read more

Tartan Nails: Twin Post with Em’s Little Corner

A while ago, I got chatting with Emma from Em’s Little Corner and we decided to do a twin post based on the theme of tartan (plaid) nails. I did some blue tartan nails last year for a challenge and I wasn’t very happy that I didn’t manage to finish them, so this was a […] Read more

Blue Tartan: 33DC Day 28: Lines

The prompt in today’s Crumpet’s Nail Tarts 33 Day Challenge is lines. I have wanted to do tartan nails for ages, ever since seeing a tutorial on Tumblr. It wasn’t easy. I usually do my stripes and straight-lined patterns using tape. But for some reason, I chose to freehand these with nail art brushes and […] Read more