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Sparkly butterflies

Holy crap I’m so bad at giving my posts titles… For this I used the gorgeous Essie – Viva Antigua! from their summer 2016 collection and butterfly nail vinyls from Whats Up Nails. For my ring finger I used a small nail art brush and Zoya – Tilly and painted inn just a few of the butterflies, […]

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Mint and Pink Thorns

What Ups Nails sent me some amazing nail vinyls to try out! For this manicure I used the Thorns Stencils, I’m not very experienced using nail vinyls, I’ve only tried one other brand before, but these are the best ones I’ve tried to so far! The other ones I’ve tried had too much of a strong glue, […]

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Kate Spade inspired

Another Kate Spade inspired manicure! This one was intentionally inspired by Kate Spade though 😉 This one was inspired by the box for a watch I got for Christmas. You should have seen me when I opened this present, I just saw the side of the box, the colors and instantly knew what it was, […]

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Polisher’s Inc. – Recreate an Oldie

Check me out! I was invited to join Polisher’s Inc.!  “Polishers Inc. is a group of European nail bloggers that want to exchange their ideas about nail art and inspire each other! We post every first and third Sunday of the month.” I am so psyched to be joining these awesome girls: Annie (Polish This!) […]

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OPI Nordic Collection – swatches and review

Today I have swatches of the entire OPI Nordic Collection! I felt like I had to get the entire collection since I am from Norway 😉 Also, all of the shades in this collection are pretty, and since it’s a while since I bought myself some new polish, I could justify adding this to my […]

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Minty nubbs

Wow, looking at these photos make me sad! Lol, I miss my long nails! This winter has been rough on my nails, no matter how much cuticle oil, cuticle cream and base coats with treatments they have been peeling and breaking non stop! Usually I’ve been able to save the breaks with Orly Nail Rescue, […]

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Crafty gradient

I was completely out of inspiration for this one, and it shows! Lol! I wanted to do a gradient, I wanted to use tape and I wanted to use pink and mint. But I did not want to do a taped off triangle gradient that everyone else is doing these days. I regret that decision. […]

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Minty studs

More mint! That’s no shocker, right? 😉 Thumb and index: OPI – On Her Majesty’s Secret Service Middle and ring: DNA – Young Stuff Mint Pinky: A-England – Bridal Veil This was actually inspired by a shirt I own, but I ofcourse forgot to take pictures of it, lol. It’s mint with dark grey and […]