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Weekly Mani: 4th of July

Hello dear readers, This is a first for me, a literal holiday design. If I do something for a holiday is more abstract, usually just using a color scheme related to the holiday and maybe a stamp. I have been wanting to try a flag design for a while...

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Weekly mani: Abstract watercolor

Hello dear readers, I finally got around to doing a new mani! I was going to do a gradient mani with some texture polishes but everything I was trying just wasn’t working for me, I’ll be the first to admit that I suck at doing gradients with the sponge...

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P1030477

Weekly Mani: Gelish My One Blue Love

  Hello dear readers, This week I have another mani that I used the foiling method. This time I did a reverse french using Gelish My One Blue Love and IBD Whipped Cream. After I formed the french I used Shellac Black Pool to outline the swirls and after...

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Weekly Mani: Abstract gold foiled design

Hello dear readers, I’m really excited to share this week’s mani with you. I had been seeing some beautiful nail designs with raised gold designs and really wanted to know how it was done. I finally found some videos that showed the technique and of course I had to...

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Video Tutorial: Studded Heart

Hello Readers, With Valentine’s Day coming up soon, I’ve done a video tutorial on how to do perfect hand drawn hearts simply using 3 dots as a guide. In this design I’ve added studs to outline it like in this mani but you can also use caviar beads or...

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Weekly Mani: Purple and Green

Hello dear readers, This past week has been incredibly busy with work, shopping and cooking that I did not have time to soak off and redo my mani. So I thought I’d post one of my older designs. This was one of my first elaborate Swarovski creations. On the...

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Weekly Mani: IBD Luck of the Draw + Stamp

  IBD Luck of the Draw is one of my favorite red creams, a rich cherry red that’s super glossy and applies perfectly with zero shrink back. This is 3 coats (for added strength) but it is opaque in 2 coats. I stamped a pretty swirl image from Dashica Big...

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