OPI – Purple Palazzo Pants rhinestones manicure nail art

Everyday glam

Sometimes you just want to glam it up just a little bit! So I used OPI – Purple Palazzo Pants and slapped on some rhinestones! Because I’m also patiently waiting for spring. That’s a lie, I’m not patient at all! Related posts: Dancing with the stars Elegantly blinged Doodle Flowers with tutorial Floral water color

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Galaxy nails!

I finally did galaxy nails! Can you believe that in my three years of blogging about nail art I’ve never done galaxy nails before? I have been feeling very uninspired lately, I have obviously been MIA since middle of December. I started a new job (again), went “home” for the holidays and have been feeling […]

Chanel Taboo swatch nail polish bling nail art

Taboo Bling

I am ready for fall! I am ready for vampy nails and lips! So I put my Chanel – Taboo on my nails and blinged it up with “NA0652 3D Nail Decoration” from LadyQueen. Is it upside down? I don’t know, I thought it looked nice like this! I would as usual recommend applying it […]

China Glaze White on White - purple tree dotticure nail art manicure

Purple tree dotticure

No matter how many times you guess, you’ll never be able to guess what inspired this manicure. So I’ll just tell you! My toilet paper! *insert ROTFL smiley here* I was about to do my nails, and went to the bathroom right before, as you do, you don’t want to mess up your wet nails! […]

Shimmer Polish - Julie Swatch - Polished Elegance

Shimmer Polish – Julie

Shimmer Polish – Julie Julie looks more purple from afar, but up close you can see that it’s basically a mix of glitters in pretty much every single color, lol! I don’t know how she does it, but all her polishes are a mix of tons of different colored glitters, but somehow they all look […]


Purple negative space

I was invited by the amazing Atima of Nail by Nemo to join in a collaboration creating purple manicures in support of Facial Palsy Week (1-7 march). Check out this article at facialpalsy.org.uk about her story with Facial Palsy!   I decided to do a negative space manicure in support of this cause, I used […]


Shimmer Polish – Jacki

Shimmer Polish – Jacki is a gorgeous vampy polish.   I’m not quite sure how to describe this color, it’s a red base packed with blue, red and gold glitter, making it look more like a plum color at full opacity. Absolutely beautiful!   Like all Shimmers I’ve tried, Jacki also builds up to full opacity with […]


Elegantly blinged

I was sent this gorgeous pack of 3D bling to show you guys from the Born Pretty Store.    I used the rhinestone charm as an accent over OPI – Viking In A Vinter Vonderland, and I just love this combination so much. The silver charm accents this polish so beautifully. I just put the […]