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: White and Gold

Hi everyone, Well, as you can see, I now have nubbins…I was hoping to get another week with my long nails but after I developed splits on several more nails just this past week I figured it was time for a trim. I was already repairing several nails each...


Weekly Mani: Shooting Star

Hello readers, This week I went back to one of my favorite color combinations, black and red. I used LeChat Black Velvet and stamped with a MoYou image with Sally Hansen Red-io Active. I wanted to use some of the stars I got from Nail Arts Queen so I...


Weekly Mani: Gel II Royalty + MoYou Stamp

Hi dear readers… This week I’ll be wearing Gel II Royalty, a beautiful blue that applies like a dream. I had in mind to do a blingy accent nail and cover the entire nail with Swarovski crystal AB stones, so I did. But that’s not what you’ll see in...


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...


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...


Gel II Sky Blue

    Gel II Sky Blue is one of my favorite blues and Gel II always has fantastic wear for me. It really makes my nails feel very strong. Stamped with Sally Hansen Gone Grey and an image from Pueen #45. Used various silver metal deco pieces and Swarovski...