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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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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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For Paris

I decided to dress up Glitter My Life with a little bit of stamping! This shade looked so great with the outfit and makeup I was wearing to a party this weekend (I might or might not have matched everything because of this polish), but I wanted to add more to it than just wear […]

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H&M – Green as Gold

H&M has released their new makeup line, along with a bunch of new nail polishes! I picked up one that caught my eye (WHAT?! only one?), and it is called Green as Gold. This is two coats of Green as Gold alone. I actually did not see much difference from only one coat, only maybe it looks a bit […]

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Summer stamping

I stamped over CrowsToes – Tequila Sunrise, using MoYou London – Explorer plate #06. So May has been a bit more busy than I had thought. I knew it was going to be busy so I had planned and had some manicures and posts ready. But then it ended up being even more busy! On top of […]


Powder Perfect – Secret Passageway

Today I am showing you the beautiful Powder Perfect – Secret Passageway!   This is two easy coats with top coat, then I stamped with MoYou London – Explorer 06, and finished it all off with top coat. Secret Passageway is a gray crelly base filled with gold holographic micro glitter and copper colored flakes in […]


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, […]


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 […]


Picture Polish Pirouette and Fairy Floss

piCture pOlish – pirouette and fairy floss in a failed stamping decal attempt… piCture pOlish – fairy floss the perfect barbie pink! I am in love! This was two easy peasy coats and it covered perfectly.  Look at this color, I will we all over this color this summer! piCture pOlish – pirouette, anotherr perfect rosy shade, […]


MoYou stamping

MoYou London is the new hot brand in stamping plates. And seriously, do you even wonder why? They have the coolest plates I have ever seen! Here I have stamped using their Pro Collection – 10 plate. It has some really awesome flower designs. I think my favorites are my thumb, middle and ring, love […]