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OPI DS Couture – Swatch

OPI DS Couture 2 coats + TC. Let us just enjoy this holo-gorgeousness for a moment. OPI DS Couture is a coral orange holographic nail polish, with a pretty strong holographic effect! The Designer Series are made with particles of real diamond dust, and are a little bit more expensive than the regular OPI nail polishes, but […]

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Crows Toes – Tequila Sunrise

Another one of the polishes I mentioned in my spring nail polish favorites that I had not swatched for you before! This is Crows Toes – Tequila Sunrise, and it is sooooo beautiful! These two first photos are two coats alone, no top coat. Below I have one coat over Picture Polish – Watermelon + top […]

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Picture Polish – Watermelon

I did not realize I had not swatched this until I was editing my spring nail polish favorites, so I did this for that video and figured I should share in a blog post as well, because it’s so beautiful! And I thought I already had 😉 This is two coats of Picture Polish – Watermelon, […]


GOT – Coral

I already used my oldes coral nail polish for the “orange” prompt, so I decided to go for a polish that is not quite a year old yet, Linda Johansen – Coral Chiffon. I actually won this polish from a nail art contest hosted by My Awesome Beauty! It is such a beautiful bright coral […]


Stamping decals take 2!

This is two amazingly, easy, light, gorgeous coats of Picure Polish – Electric Dream, holy crap this polish is gorgeous! It’s the perfect pinky coral with lots of gold shimmer, defenitely a favorite for spring and summer! I wanted to try stamping decals again, in spite of my last failure I refuse to give up, I’ve […]


GOT – Orange (Coral?)

I only have a couple of orange polishes, none of them are even close to being a year old. So I decided I’d go with this polish for today’s prompt; “orange”, as it is the most “orangy” “old” polish I’ve got! Essie – Carousel Coral, this was one of my favorites last spring, and as […]


Coral crushed studs

After swatching all my IsaDora Sugar Crush polishes, I wanted to wear Coral Crush for a couple of days. But I of course had to bling it up a little 😉 So I added gold studs from the Born Pretty store at the base of each nail. Three coats of IsaDora – Coral Crush and […]


Golden Saran

Base: Essie – Castaway Gold: OPI – Glitzerland Challenge day #4 of the June Nail Art Challenge is “Saran Wrap”. I went for a base with the really pretty color Essie – Castaway, I always forget how much I hate applying it… The formula is really bad and it has the old tiny Essie brush, […]



Base: Essie – Castaway Stamped: QA28 using black stamping polish from the born pretty store. I wanted something really simple and fresh after all my intricate manicures. Why is it that the simplest manicures always give me the hardest times? The base is gorgeous, I love the color, but the formula was really hard to […]


Floral water color

Base: Two coats og H&M – In It For The Game Water Colors: Isadora – Marzipan and Pistachio, Essie – Carousel Coral, Opi – Lucky Lucky Lavender and Pedal Faster Suzie Stamping: BM – 314 with Konad White Day 15 of the new 31DC is a technique I’ve never tried before, water color! At first […]


Matte or glossy

Tape Mani for Day 12. After wearing such a busy skittle for quite a few days, I wanted something a little more calm. So I went for my favorite color this season, coral, using Essie – Carousel Coral and matte triangles! I applied one coat of Essie – Matte Abut You top coat on all […]


Blinged out marble

Base: Essie – Bachelorette Bash Saran wrap top: Essie – Carousel Coral Day 9 of the 31 Day Challenge is saran wrap! I’ve never tried saran wrap before, so this was a new one for me. So much fun trying out a new technique! I watched some youtube videos, googled for pictures and I have […]


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 […]