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Striped holo nails

Opi – My Private Jet Essie – Master Plan Day 8 of the laid back 31 day challenge (or day two in my case) is flakie, duochrome or holo. And since I do not have a flakie polish or a duochrome polish, I went with holo! I don’t have many holos to choose from either, […]

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Coral for spring

Essie – Carousel Coral H&M – Stay Golden Stamped: BM-306 with Konad white I have wanted to join a challenge for a while, simply to try to challenge myself (duh), learn and develop my creativity. But I’ve been a little afraid… Also, I’ve been worried my polish collection isn’t big enough, lol :p I don’t […]

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Metro Grey

Grey: Kicks – Metro Grey Glitter: Cirque – Galinda I have been eyeing this gorgeous glitter from Cirque for a long time, I was especially jealous around christmas time when nail bloggers all over were sporting “snowy winter manicures” using this glitter. Because it really does look like snow on the nails! So I was […]

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Stamping red

Opi – I’m Not Really A WaitressStamped: thumb-pointer-middle-ring: BM – 323, 306, 304 and 311 with Konad black. I wanted to do a little more with this polish, but I find it hard to “art-up” red polish without making it festive and “christmasy”. So I decided to try to stamp with black, and I think […]

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Opi – I’m Not Really A Waitress

But I worked as one a few years ago! This is actually the only red polish I own, even though I love red polish. There is something classy about red nails. This polish is so gorgeous, the color is beautiful with lots of red shimmer that brings it to life.  Related posts: OPI – Fifty […]

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One latte with glitter, please

First I want to say thank you to Lucy from Lucy’s Stash, she decided to link my blog on her facebook page yesterday and sent a whole lot of people my way. My stats blew up! Lol :p Thank you very much for the support Lucy! Gradient: Opi – Over The Taupe, French Quarter For […]

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Dark grey french

Essie – Over The Edge Viva la Diva – 35 Opi – Moon over Mumbai Inspired by this gorgeous manicure.  The tips are one coat of Viva la Diva 35, but I thought it was too white, so I added a coat of Opi – Moon over Mumbai to tone it down a little. Related […]

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IsaDora – Beetle Green

IsaDora – Beetle Green A gorgeous gorgeous deep green! But please ignore my middle finger, I managed to mess it up before it was completely dry… However, I expected it to be slightly holographic, as you can see in the bottle it looks like it shifts to blue. But it didn’t on the nail :-/ […]

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Sunday Stamping – Inspired by your profession

Black: Opi – Lady in Black Gold: H&M – Sparkle & Shine Baby Stamp: BM – 314 I’m an economist. I did not have any plates with numbers, calculators, graphs or excel spreadsheets… However, I work in an offshore company, and since oil is often called “black gold” I decided to recreate one of my […]