Owl prints have been everywhere since A/W2012, when they were predicted to be one of those cute flash-in-the pan trends. Well, look anywhere on the highstreet and you’ll see that owls haven’t gone anywhere just yet! I am personally absolutely gaga over anything owl, so you can imagine how happy this makes me! 😀 AdvertisementsRead more "Tutorial Test: Owl Nails"
This was just a sporadic test of two rocking glitter topcoats by Zombified Nails that I won in a Lace and Lacquers giveaway. I layered them over a molten silver polish to really let the colour show through for the swatching. I hope you like, and if you have any specific questions about the polishes […]Read more "Swatch: Zombified Nails Sympath and Rahlman"
If you haven’t noticed already, I may be just a little bit of a geek (and when I say little, I really mean a great big stinkin’!) I adore my rather cartoonish rendition of The Hobbit scenes and characters on my nails! The bubbles from having such thick paint on my nails all drying at […]Read more "Old Mani: Hobbit Nail Art"
My mum bought this gorgeous top for New Year’s eve and asked me to paint her some rocking nails to complement her party outfit! I used a basic silver base with Model City Polish’s great holographic topcoat over the top to match the slinky fabric, and then I used various pink and red blotches to […]Read more "Request: Abstract Floral Nails on my Mum!"
I loved how soft yet party-worthy this festive silver mani turned out. This was another look I did for the 30-day challenge I had planned on completing over the holiday season, but didn’t have time to do. OPI’s Pirouette My Whistle makes almost any polish look dainty, even blingy silvers and neon splashes!Read more "Old Mani: Blingin’ Silver"
I wasn’t too impressed with my efforts here, but I decided to try something different and to cut the end of a straw to a point to make a pen for doing some nail art. The straw was much too flexible, though, and it gave me some disappointingly blotchy lines. Still, a lesson was learned, […]Read more "Old Mani: Snowflake Nails"
Ok, so I know it’s nearly summer, but I was digging through my photos of old manis and just has to share this Christmas look! I had intended to do a 30-day challenge over December, completing a different festive look each day, but running a successful Kickstarter campaign takes work and I ran out of […]Read more "Old Mani: A Very Christmas Mani"