Monthly Archives: March 2009

Rainbow’s End

Here’s another St. Patty’s Day manicure. This one shows the rainbow and the pot of gold at the end! In this case, the “gold” is yellow rhinestones, but this one was still a lot of fun. The rainbow stretches across … Continue reading

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Butterscotch Cupcake

Ah, cupcakes. I haven’t had one in years, but when you were a kid, what was more fun than a cupcake? I found this confetti in a dollar store- it’s plastic and I guess was for making crafts of some … Continue reading

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Wearin’ O’ The Green (Marble)

It’s St. Patty’s Day soon, so I’ve been doing a lot of greens (not that I need an excuse!) I made a sort of blah green franken, so I decided it would be improved by marbling. It’s festive but the … Continue reading

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St. Patty’s Day Nail Art 1

Here’s a little bit of simple but fun nail art for St. Patty’s Day. I realize that the Irish flag has vertical stripes, not horizontal ones, but when I tried that, it just didn’t look good. So, now my nails … Continue reading

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Japanese Nail Art 3

Since everyone loves some Japanese nail art, I thought I’d wade through a few nail salon pages and bring you some highlights: Above: Sapphire Nails, Tokyo.  I like this but I think I’d change the pattern a bit. Reminds me … Continue reading

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Tequila Sunrise

I’m lucky enough to have an apartment with a great city view and I see the sunrise each morning because I need to be on a subway at 6:55 am, so today my inspiration was ‘Sunrise.’  I’m enjoying my gradation … Continue reading

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Fuschia Flash

Usually I’m not too crazy about pink, but sometimes I do get in the mood.  I am a lipstick frankener in addition to being a polish frankener. I don’t have nearly as much lipstick as I do nail polish, thank … Continue reading

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Purple Sunset

This is a pretty, neutral medium purple shimmer that’s really easy to make.  I used 1/2 China Glaze Red Curl Girl, a medium neutral red shimmer, and 1/2 China Glaze Blue Paradise. Add a drop of silver shimmer if you … Continue reading

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