Winter Snowman Nail Art

Winter Snowman Nail Art 3

I decided to add some art to my Gelish Up In The Blue manicure.  The color seemed perfect for a sky, so I added some snow and a snowman!  I sponged OPI Apline Snow (fitting name) onto the tips and added different sized dots using a dotting tool.  Then I freehand painted the snowman on(…)

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Gelish Up In The Blue

Gelish Up In The Blue 3

This is Gelish’s Up In The Blue – a soft, creamy cornflower blue. I really like this color, but it took 3 coats to get full opacity. I might try to do some stamping on top in the next day or two if I have the time.

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Candy Cane and Christmas Tree Nail Art

Candy Cane and Christmas Tree Nail Art 3

This is just a simple Christmas manicure that I created with tape.  I painted 2 coats of OPI Alpine Snow on each nail and then added stripes for the candy canes using nail art tape and OPI Affair in Red Square.  I made the Christmas tree with tape as explained in this tutorial from Nailside. (…)

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Adoring Adorée Polish

Adoring Adorée Polish 6

I tried a new brand of polish called Adorée which you can find over at Esther’s Nail Center.  I have several polishes to try from this brand, but these are a few that are solid colors… the next batch will be of the glittery variety. They all had great formulas and applied flawlessly.  I didn’t(…)

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Julep Harper & Ivy

Julep Harper & Ivy 9

My December Julep Maven box contained three gorgeous shades this month:  Harper – a glitter packed aqua, Ivy – a duochrome blue/purple, and Vivien – a glittery gold.  The box also had a ring with a clear stone.  It didn’t come with an explanation, but I’ve seen these on Etsy before and I think the(…)

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Gelish Light n’ Neutral Swatches

Gelish Light n’ Neutral Swatches 5

I have more Gelish swatch spam for you today, a few light and neutral shades.  A big thank you to my friend Janie for letting me borrow these colors.  If any of my readers have a collection of Gelish polishes I am interested in borrowing shades to swatch.  I’m on a mission to get photos(…)

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