Category Archives: Holiday Nails

Fruitcake Nails

Ah, the dreaded fruitcake. I think it gets a bad rap, but I’ll admit I have not eaten one for years. Rumor has it that there’s only one in existence and it just gets passed around, and I’m thinking it … Continue reading

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Candy Cane Nail Art Tutorial

Well, it’s Dec. 21 here in Asia, and the world hasn’t ended. Phew! To celebrate , here’s a Candy Cane nail art tutorial! This look is really fun and not too tricky. They key is to have a striping polish … Continue reading

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More Holiday Nail Art

I hope everyone’s holiday season is going well. I’ve got the holiday blues and a sense of disorientation, with the weather outside being like July.  I don’t want to dwell too much about the recent school shooting, but it took … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patty’s Day!

I hope everyone is having a nice St. Patty’s Day. I celebrated by buying a box of Girl Scout cookies. Hey, they have green vests on. It counts.  (Any excuse to eat Thin Mints is OK by me.) I haven’t … Continue reading

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A Few Last-Minute Holiday Nail Art Ideas!

Hello everyone! Have you gotten all your holiday to-dos finished? If so, you’re doing better than I am right now! But I wanted to show a few last-minute cute manicure ideas for your Christmas parties and get-togethers. I’m sorry I … Continue reading

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Hanukkah Nail Art

And, for today, we have some Hanukkah (Chanukah? everyone seems to spell it differently) nails, since today marks the beginning of the celebration. Although I’m not Jewish myself, I do enjoy a good matzoh ball soup and can appreciate the … Continue reading

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Holly and Plaid Holiday Nails

Hello my lovelies! I hope everyone’s holiday season is going really well. I find myself getting a touch of the holiday blues, but it happens pretty much every year, so at least I’m not surprised by it! The hustle and … Continue reading

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Snowflake Nail Art Tutorial

Hello everyone! I’ve gotten some requests for some snowflake nail art. First up, let me show you a nice blue franken which goes nicely with a snowy nail art theme. Oops, I forgot to show you the base color without … Continue reading

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Water Marbling Success!

Hi everyone! I’m back in Tokyo and super jet-lagged. My body is wide awake at around 2AM, but my mind is not quite sharp enough to paint since I need a lot of concentration for that. But… I finally got … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July!

Hello everyone! It’s been a long, sticky day for me but I really wanted to post these couple little nail ideas for my American readers for 4th of July manicure ideas. Red, white and blue bases with coordinating crackle. I … Continue reading

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