WHITE POLISHES | Featuring EL PORTO from Cult Cosmetics
White polish is a basic color in nail art. It can be used as a base to make your nail color pop even more - for gradients, water marble, french tips, saran wrap technique - just about anything! Best of all, I like it for making designs, it matches with any color of polish you use as a base. My favorite design is the ever easy flower-dots that you'll see on my Jelly polish below. A small dot in the middle then five around it. Drag each dot towards the center of the flower for some…
Sunset DragonFly | Nature | OMD2 Theme: Signature Design
Where do you draw inspiration from? What is your favorite/signature design? Please continue reading this post for my dragonfly mani and where my inspiration came from. Do share yours too please by leaving some love in the comments section. Enjoy your day!
Scented Polish and Pretty Pressed Flowers | OMD2 Theme: Dark
Another day, another challenge... this time, we're into the Darks. For those who are visiting my blog for the first time, please check out this post for the challenge :) What do you think of my pressed flowers? Honestly, dark colored nail polishes intimidates me... as you can tell, I have quite a difficulty working with it.. my cuticles are having a rough time on this one, lol... I started with +REVLON Japan Parfumerie Scented Nail Polish in Wild Violets. The scent is tantalizing, I love it…
The Pawikan ~ Tropical Sea Turtle | OMD2 Theme: National Pride
Initially, I was thinking of this design for the Holographic theme (today's theme ;). This holo-green polish is just so pretty!!! The sparkle and shine is tantalizing. And the green is quite refreshing... there's just something about green... For the OMD2 nail art challenge, however, I think I'm going to categorize it under National Pride. A cartoonish turtle for national pride? I'll tell you why... Advice from a Sea Turtle "Swim under the current, Be a good navigator, Stay calm under…
Green Nails and Some Time with Nature
Spending time with nature while we can... while the summer's sunshine grace us with warmth and luscious trees cover our pathways... Then we wear green to match :-) (Featuring China Glaze "In The Lime Light" and Pure Ice "Lucky Charming"
KLUTZ Nail Style Studio | Nail Art Book Review
"Knowledge is power", so the famous saying goes. Don't know where to start with nailarts? How about a good book? Read about the Nail Style Studio nail art book from Klutz to get fun and exciting nail art inspirations for tweens and adults alike.
DIY Festival Nail Style | Guestpost
DIY Festival Nail Style: Superdry shows you how to nail it.| A guest post from Charlotte Corner of Superdry CA and a fancy nail art from Pretty Nails and Tea (PNaT)
Pretty In Pink Jelly Mani | OMD2 Theme: Jelly
Splash of colors in between layers of "jelly" (tinted polish) gives this effect of faded designs like lilies in a pond. This technique is also called "Pond-Mani"
Outdoor Mani with Flowers and Seashells | OMD2 Theme: Outdoors (Flashback Friday)
A simple Nail Art to depict the Summer Sunshine, of flowers and seashells ~ of enjoying the outdoors while we may. While the summer hear and sunshine fill the day. Enjoy dolls! ~ xoxo Maya
A Hundred Ways to Design your nails | OMD2 Theme: Corals
Good morning everyone! I hope that you are having a great day :)Yesterday I worked on "Corals" before going to work. It was such a busy day so I did a simple mani. You can never go wrong with this color... okay, okay, I admit, It's my favorite color... he he he I wanted to post this as my entry to the Second Day of the OMD2 held by the CraftyNail.com. What do you think? Here are the colors that I used... And then I added some stickers... to make it cuter... simple and fast mani... yahoo! I…
Sparkly Cupcake, anyone? | OMD2 Theme: Lavender
In need of some comfort food? We'll I feel like celebrating... so.... How about some sparkly-licious cupcake? “What can I say? I've never met a cupcake I didn't want to get to know better.” "Life is as sweet as a cupcake..." The colors that I used are: +Fingerpaints Nail Color in Paper Mache (white) +Avon Canada in Pronto Purple (dark purple) +Zoya Nail Polish Lux (pixie dust) +L'Oreal in Butterfly Kisses (light purple) +Julep Maven Freedom Polymer (top coat) This photo of the polish swatch…
The Pretty Little LadyBug | LadyBug Nails Inspirations | OMD2 Theme: Brights
"Ladybugs all dressed in red, Strolling through the flower bed. If I were tiny just like you, I'd creep among the flowers too." ~Maria Fleming More photos, nail colors used and procedures... please continue reading :) xoxo Maya Happy, happy weekend ladies! We just had a hurricane in my part of Canada today, the wind is blowing harshly, making the leaves on the trees dance and wave. The rain is falling profusely. For some reason, I find this really calming. It's a little taste of my…
Cute, Darling Little Lady Bug | OMD2 Theme: Animal Print
I did a little tweak on my little lady bug nail art from previous post ;) Did you notice? lol I was trying to achieve an animal print. Lady bugs are animals too, right? Just a lot tinier and a lot prettier... he he... When you say red and polka dots, what do you think of? A Ladybug!!! So that is settled, that should be the official lady bug animal print! :D A small speckled visitor Wearing a crimson cape Brighter than a cherry Smaller than a grape A polka-dotted someone Walking on my wall A…