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Bronzed snowflakes

Me and my boyfriend have made advent calendars for each other this year (yes, it took a couple of months of nagging from me and a final “we are doing this no discussion”), he had no idea what to get me, so I went around and took pictures and wrote down a bunch of ideas […]

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Candy Canes

Next theme in the December nail art challenge is “Candy Canes”. I used my favorite holiday red OPI – Ro-Man-Ce On the Moon, from last years’ holiday collection! Then I stamped using Cheeky Jumbo plate #6 and white stamping polish from MoYou London. This is the first time I tried a clear stamper, and it worked so […]

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Santa nails

I’m trying to do a challenge for December! It’s the “GlamNailsChallenge” for December, first theme is “Santa Claus”. I was supposed to post this on the 4th, but I completely forgot! Since I’m a little late with this manicure I decided to go pretty simple, I used a red polish as my base but you […]

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Nail art tutorial – Ugly Christmas Sweater

I keep saying that all I want for Christmas this year is an “Ugly Christmas Sweater”, so in anticipation of Christmas, I decided to create one on my nails! Follow this easy tutorial using stamping decals to create holiday inspired nail art. Polished used: White and black stamping polish from MoYou London China Glaze – […]

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Ugly Christmas Sweater

I am in the holiday mood! And all I want for Christmas is an “ugly Christmas sweater”! For my base I used China Glaze – Change Your Altitude and stamped using MoYou London Christmas #4. I made the decals using Cheeky Jumbo #6, and a whole bunch of polishes! I have a tutorial for this manicure coming soon, so […]

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Blue Christmas

I am so ready for the holidays! Are you? I picked up some more H&M nail polishes, the blue base of this manicure is H&M – Nocturne, it’s an absolutely stunning blue nail polish. It has a dark navy blue base and it is packed with blue and gold micro glitter. The blue base makes the […]

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Polisher’s Inc. – Try A New Technique

For this week’s Polisher’s Inc. challenge we are trying out a new technique! I tried a new water marble technique, I’ve done water marble two times before, but the traditional way of dipping my finger into the water. Creating a horrible mess and lots of clean up. This time I tried the stamper technique! I dipped […]

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Snow crystals

I am so excited that winter is coming and I can wear this gorgeous KB Shimmer polish again! Snow Much Fun is from their 2013 winter collection, but I didn’t get it until March. It was constantly sold out, and I’m sure you can see why, it’s gorgeous! I decided to pair it with some accents nails […]

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Red snowflakes

I did this while on hiatus for a Christmas party at work. I matched it with a fabulous white dress, which I will also be wearing on Christmas eve, so I will probably do something like this on my nails then as well I used two coats of the amazingly incredibly beautiful A-England – Rose […]

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A Blue Christmas

I did this for the annual tree lighting ceremony here in town, felt it was pretty appropriate 😉 Two coats of Ozotic – 914 stamped with a silver polish from Depend using Cheeky Jumbo Plate #6 “Happy Holidays”. Ozotic – 914 is packed with gorgeous holographic particles, that I unfortunately was not able to capture   Related […]

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I’m back, and with Christmas nails!

Oh how I have missed my blog and all of you my wonderful readers! <3 <3 <3 My nails have grown back to more or less regular nubbins instead of misshapen horrible nubbins. My index still needs to grow out a bit more, but it’s good enough for me to share my nails again 😉 […]