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4th of July American Flag Nails

4th of July American Flag Nails 10

Happy Canada Day to all of my Canadian followers!! I’m sorry I don’t have a Canadian themed mani for you today. This is my second (and probably last) Independence Day themed mani for the year. I went with a classic American flag stars and stripes look.  I created this look with gel polish and stamping. (…)

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Independence Day / 4th of July Nails

Independence Day / 4th of July Nails 12

It’s hard to believe that next week is July already, and one of my favorite holidays is coming up.  I love celebrating the 4th of July with family and friends… watching fireworks is always the highlight of the day for me.  This is the first design that I came up with for the 4th of(…)

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Hand-Drawn Floral Easter / Spring Nail Art

Hand-Drawn Floral Easter / Spring Nail Art 1

It got nice and warm here in Cleveland giving us a brief taste of Spring, and then Mother Nature played a cruel trick and dumped another little blanket of snow over us this week.  Ah well… more warm days are to come and I’m looking forward to getting out in my garden.  I designed some(…)

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St. Patrick’s Day Nail Art 2014

St. Patrick’s Day Nail Art 2014 3

I’m getting in the spirit for St. Patrick’s Day with this festive nail art.  I purchased some shamrock nail art stickers from Etsy last year and have kept them on hand for this occasion.  I’m really happy with how this manicure turned out.  The sticker decal worked wonderfully.  I see that they are now sold(…)

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Brushstroke “LOVE” Valentine’s Day Nails

Brushstroke “LOVE” Valentine’s Day Nails 8

I’m LOVING the new Gelish Once Upon a Dream collection and decided to try a mani with a combination of the colors.   I started with two coats of Gelish Artic Freeze (my favorite white) as the base and then I used a fan brush to randomly stroke on each of the colors, curing after applying(…)

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“Love Obsession” Valentine Heart Nails

“Love Obsession” Valentine Heart Nails 2

I’ve been ogling over the new limited edition LeChat “Love Obsession” collection and had to buy it. I actually bought two and am holding a giveaway of this set… click here to enter the giveaway.  This collection literally just arrived in my mailbox and within a couple of hours I had already created this awesome(…)

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“Owl Love” Nail Art with Water Decals

“Owl Love” Nail Art with Water Decals 8

Valentine’s Day is coming up and I’m in the mood to start doing some love themed nail art (even though I’m currently single)!  Last year I did an “owl love” theme and I had to do it again this year using some different water decals.  These cute owl decals are from LuckyStarStyle and the decal(…)

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