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Pastel Matte Florals

Morning all!I was in a pastel matte mood, used the polishes nearest to hand, and it didn’t end up looking too shabby! I just now noticed I have some cat hairs stuck to the edge of my nail, hopefully the pretty glitter outshines them, haha. […]

Fairy Flower Crowns

Morning all!I’ve had this flower crown gathering dust on my polish cabinet for weeks, and god knows I’m never going to actually wear it, so to give it some well deserved attention, I whipped together this glittery gradient inspired by it~I started with a gradient […]

Glitter all over the room, pink flamingos in the pool

Happy Friday!I just got this awesome plate from Born Pretty, they sent it over for me to test along with some other nail goodies, this is the plate BP-39. This image is a little wonky, somehow it’s too short for my nails, but too wide for all […]

Neon Geometric Double Stamping

Morning all!I got the inspiration for this mani from a nail account on IG, and I was sure I bookmarked the post or at least pinned it on Pinterest, but I can’t track it down for the life of me 🙁 It was double stamped […]

Swirly glitter explosion

Why hello there!Today I have a swirly matte glitter design to show off, I’ve been mainly stamping in white lately, OPI Alpine Snow is just such an awesome polish for stamping!I think I’ve used almost every image off the St. Merry plate, for a thirteen […]

Delush Polish Bitchcraft

Why hello there!Today I’m swatching up Delush Polish Bitchcraft, I’m tempted to do some witchy nail art with this, maybe Bellatrix? And I do have that awesome HP plate…I love dark crellies like this polish, I had to revive my bottle with some acetone because […]

Rosy Vintage Floral Nail Tutorial

Good morning lovelies!I’m still in a matte stamping mood, and these were the result of playing around with old polishes and my new stamper that BPS gave me to test out.It’s a marshmallow stamper, I love that it’s double ended with different sizes, and I […]

Geometric Glitter Tutorial

Good morning lovelies!I’ve pulled out one of my favorite polishes for today’s design, this is Powder Perfect Bay of Alexandria, it’s a gorgeous sapphire blue glitter bomb, it’s like it was almost designed for me, haha. Mani Ingredients: Powder Perfect Bay of Alexandria Pure Ice […]

Mad Man in a Box

Good morning lovelies!This is officially my favorite stamping plate of all time, it’s got Harry Potter, Doctor Who, Sherlock, and even a bonus Serenity ship!I’ve done a mani showcasing the HP stamps, now it’s time for a Doctor Who collection!These started with Polish Me Silly Love […]

Matte to Metallic Floral

Good morning lovelies!I’ve been experimenting with different finishes of polish lately, these nails have a matte base and then I stamped with a metallic shimmer. I didn’t use topcoat, and somehow I think the stamping pops more because of it?These started with a base of […]



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