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FingerFood’s Theme Weeks: Abstract: Using Revlon Polishes

I didn’t know where to start for the abstract theme for this week’s FingerFood’s Theme Weeks challenge. So I did what I always do when faced with something I’m not sure about … I Googled! I looked up abstract art and found a nice abstract painting to use as my inspiration. I was going to […] Read more

GOT Polish Challenge: Valentine’s: Red and White Hearts

I’ve actually followed the proper rules for today’s Golden Oldie Thursday (GOT) Polish Challenge. Up until now, I have been using untried polishes, despite the idea about the GOT Polish Challenge being that you showcase not-used-in-a-long-time polishes. So for today, I’ve chosen Rimmel Rapid Ruby as my base colour. It was one of the first […] Read more

Week Of Love Valentine’s Nail Art Challenge: Hearts: Reverse Gradient Hearts

It’s hearts in today’s Week of Love Valentine’s Nail Art Challenge and I’m so pleased with what I’ve done. I’ve created some reverse gradient hearts. Firstly, I created a gradient on my nails, from white at the cuticles to dark pink at the tips using – from darkest to lightest – Barry M Pomegranate, NYC […] 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

Week Of Love Valentine’s Nail Art Challenge: Candy Heart Sayings

I’m taking on the Week of Love Valentine’s Nail Art Challenge. It’s all this week, so five days, culminating on Friday, which is Valentine’s Day. In the US, candy hearts seem to be actually heart shaped. In the UK we have Love Hearts, which are round and then have a raised heart shape and raised […] Read more

FingerFood’s Theme Weeks: Hearts: Rimmel Space Dust Luna Love

As we get closer to Valentine’s, it’s no surprise that this week’s theme in the FingerFood’s Theme Weeks challenge is hearts. I’m doing the Week Of Love Valentine’s challenge starting tomorrow too, so there are going to be lots of red, pink and lovey-dovey manicures coming up! The pink nails are three coats of Rimmel […] Read more

GOT Polish Challenge: Green: green water marble

Today’s theme in the Golden Oldie Thursday (GOT) Polish Challenge is about my least favourite colour: green. I don’t own very many green polishes, so I only had three oldies to choose from – and one of those could arguably be termed a blue. So with my limited choice, I decided to try a water […] Read more

Laquerdaisical Load of Pollocks

I have another Laquerdaisical polish on today. This is Load of Pollocks, a fab, multi-coloured glitter in a white base. I’m a sucker for these kinds of polishes. KBShimmer Oh Splat! is one of my favourites of all time. Seeing as the Royal Mail loves to destroy inbound polish parcels, this one from UK indie […] Read more

GOT Polish Challenge: Dots: gradient red and coral dots

It’s dots today in the Golden Oldie Thursday (GOT) Polish Challenge. I was going to recreate my lovely dotted manicure that I did back last September and I pulled out some different colours to try out. But I couldn’t find a colour scheme that went well together at all. Then I spied some Ciaté polishes […] Read more

GOT Polish Challenge: Stripes: Black, grey and white gradient stripes

It’s stripes today in the Golden Oldie Thursday (GOT) Polish Challenge. There are prompts ahead in the challenge for a number of colours, so where I can, I want to try not to use those specified colours in the styles challenges. So I decided – at first – to go with a red, black and […] Read more