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...


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...


Weekly Mani: LeChat Queen Fierce + Opi Liquid Sand

Hello everyone,  Well, after trawling Pinterest and seeing all the cool matte manicures, I wanted to try out my new bottle of Gelish Matte Top It Off  but after swatching some ideas I just wasn’t feeling it so I ended up with this instead. I used Lechat Queen Fierce, a...


Weekly Mani: RCM VIP Access + Stamp

    I had just recently picked up Red Carpet Manicure Vip Access………it’s a very dark blue with a subtle blue shimmer. Application was ok, I had to keep shaking the bottle because it would thicken and become streaky, though the color did even out with 2 coats. On...


Weekly Mani: ASP Swept Away Grey

    This week I’ll be wearing a new gel polish I picked up Sally’s Beauty Supply. ASP Swept Away Grey…it is part of a new line of their soak off gel in a bottle. This is a lovely medium grey with a very subtle blue shimmer, it’s nicely...


Butterflies and Flowers

  LeChat Butterflies is a beautiful light purple that applies like a dream. I topped it with Ink Diamond Snow , a wonderful golden shimmer polish. I used Swarovski Chrysolite Opal crystals to form the flowers and tiny metal studs for the chain.  A word of note, Butterflies did...