Category Archives: Non-Nail Stuff

Travels in Burma + Burmese Inspired Nail Art

A very belated Merry Christmas to everyone celebrating-I’ve come back from a trip to Burma, and it was really wonderful. I left my phone, computer, etc. at home and just unplugged and enjoyed the moment. I find that travelling gives … Continue reading

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Why I Sat Out New York Fashion Week

NY Fashion Week was held last week, and a lot of polish bloggers, nail artists, and nail art fans checked out the designs on the runway. I actually peeked at a couple of the shows that interested me, and whipped … Continue reading

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Back From Thailand!

I’ve just gotten back from a trip to Thailand. It’s just a short hop from Singapore, but it was still fun to get away. I was hoping to score some Thai nail goodies, but there wasn’t a lot of unique … Continue reading

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Tokyo Nail Expo 2012 Nail Art Winners

I finally managed to get my hands on a Japanese nail art magazine (double the cover price, but that’s life) that reveals the winners of the Tokyo Nail Expo nail art contest! Sorry for the delay but the magazine comes … Continue reading

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Practicing My Bling Skills

The last few weeks, I’ve been blinging a lot of non- nail items in preparation for a certain event… A vintage inspired cuff bracelet I made from an old slap bracelet. Ah…the 90s! I’ve been adding rhinestones to almost everything! … Continue reading

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Some Sparkly Shoes!

Besides recovering from a really nasty sinus infection-type thing, here’s what I’ve been up to the last few days: Yes, I covered a pair of shoes in Swarovski rhinestones. ¬†They are sparkly beyond belief and quite heavy. It took several … Continue reading

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Mangosteen’s Revenge

Mangosteens (not to be confused with mangoes) are a wonderfully tasty tropical fruit that also happen to be pretty darn cheap in Southeast Asia, so I got a big bag of them at the grocery store. Unfortunately, as I was … Continue reading

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A Few New Layout Changes

Since I can’t really paint much in this tiny hotel room, I’ve decided to do some admin-type stuff with the blog, sort out some photos after the Great Hard Drive Crash of ’12, and lay some framework for an NTMG … Continue reading

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Still Hanging On

I’m back in Singapore after spending some time back in the US with my family, and unfortunately I’m still not settled in yet- still living out of my suitcases in a hotel. No visa= no apartment, no nail school, no … Continue reading

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Waiting Game

Well, I’m still playing the waiting game. Mr. NTMG is in Singapore waiting for visa papers, and I’ve stayed in the US for an extra week since sitting around was driving us both crazy. I think part of it might … Continue reading

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