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Orange Watermarble Stripes (52 Week Challenge)

The themes for this week’s 52 Week Pick n Mix Challenge are orange and outlines. I chose to create some orange watermarble stripes, using decals. These have been watermarbled without dragging through the image. I have wanted to use this technique for ages, to make (slightly curved) wide stripes on my nails. I’ve tried it […] Read more

Pink Scaled Gradient Zigzags: Z is for: Zigzags

We’re finally at the end of the A2Z series challenge. Twenty-six weeks after starting and we’re at Z, which is for zigzags. Wanting to do something a little different, I created some pink scaled gradient zigzags. I’ve not used the scaled gradient technique before. It’s an effective look, created I believe by Cristine of Simply […] Read more

Stamped Green Flowers with Bundle Monster Boca Catalina and BM-XL05

I stamped over yesterday’s green manicure with some green flowers, using Bundle Monster BM-XL05 plate. To recap, the base is two coats of Boca Catalina, from the Sands of Aruba collection, a bright green gel polish, with one coat of gel top coat. I then stamped a floral image from plate BM-XL05, using Mundo de […] Read more

Sally Hansen Sparkling Water with Waves Stamping: Oceanic (52 Week Challenge)

The two choices for this week’s 52 Week Pick n Mix Challenge are 3 neons or oceanic. It’s been miserable and rainy this morning, making neons out of the question. And so I have instead some oceanic nails using Sally Hansen Sparkling Water for the sparkly green-blue base with some waves stamping. Sally Hansen Sparkling […] Read more

OPI DS Lapis with Blue and Silver Chevrons: Y is for: You

It’s the penultimate challenge week in the A2Z series challenge. So, we’re at Y, which is for You. Well, not you … me. That’s how I interpreted it anyway. And I have done some blue with silver chevrons nails. I spent ages trying to think of what best represented me. I’ve done plenty of manicures […] Read more