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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

Burgundy With Cream Roses | Theatre Inspired | 40 Great Nail Art Ideas

I wore this burgundy with cream roses manicure a few weeks ago. I posted it to my Instagram account, but didn’t get around to putting it on the blog. The theme for this week’s 40 Great Nail Art Ideas group is “inspiration”. These nails were inspired by a trip I took to the Rose Playhouse […] Read more

Roses: Lilac and Teal (52 Week Challenge)

I’m late with last week’s 52 Week Pick n Mix Challenge. The prompts were lilac and teal or pastels. I was already wearing Bundle Monster Voodoo Lounge with some stamping. I removed the stamping and added some roses in lilac and teal. It’s not my favourite manicure ever.  I did it quite quickly and the […] 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

Orange Roses and Polka Dots

I thought I’d have another go at a roses and polka dots combination, and was inspired by a manicure I saw on Pinterest (see below) to change my roses a little and have them grouped together. I love this combination of colours; it’s so bright and summery. The polka dot nails have 3 coats of […] Read more

Roses and Polka Dots: Inspired by Little Tip Off: April Polish Party

The prompt for this month’s Polish Party is “inspired by another Polish Party member”. It’s been suggested for quite a few months now, but hasn’t won in our vote, so it’s good that it’s finally come around. There are so many talented nail artists to choose from, and I spent ages going through all the […] Read more

Red Roses Over Black: Gothic: FingerFood’s Theme Buffet

It’s Gothic today for the FingerFood’s Theme Buffet challenge and I was devoid of all inspiration. I Googled a bit and thought about doing more of an 80s Gothic look, using black and spiky studs. But it wasn’t something I fancied wearing and I wanted to keep my manicure for the whole day. So I […] Read more

Week Of Love Valentine’s Nail Art Challenge: Roses

The theme for today in the Week of Love Valentine’s Nail Art Challenge is roses. I have mastered what I call “easy” roses, the ones that are done with a dotting tool. So I wanted to try out something a little different. I thought about doing some one-stroke art, but swiftly put that idea back […] Read more

January’s Polish Party: January Blues: blue roses

I joined a group on Twitter who have a Polish Party once a month. We all do nail art to a theme and this time around we’re doing January Blues. I’ve done quite a lot of blue manicures recently – good thing it’s my favourite colour! I decided to be cheery about my “blues” and […] Read more

L’Oréal Sweet Amethyst stamped over Wild Purple using MoYou London XL Pro plate 10

I recently splurged out on 14 L’Oréal polishes. Ordinarily, that would cost something like £70, but because these came from Fragrance Direct, they cost a bargainous £18.20. I love L’Oréal polishes. They are quite diddy at only 5ml, but the wide brush with its rounded end paints my nails wonderfully in just a couple of […] Read more