Monthly Archives: January 2009

King Tut Gold

This was a sort of unexpected result. I layered OPI Megawatt?! over black, and it made an interesting antiquey gold color. I added some yellow glitter as a topcoat. I then Konaded the black stripes on it and it looks … Continue reading

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Midnight Fireworks in Moscow

I wore OPI Midnight in Moscow today, which was described as “charcoal with a hint of maroon glimmer,” which just means black with a teeny bit of maroon, visible only under incredibly direct light. Don’t get me wrong, I love … Continue reading

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Crazy Stripes

I’ve been inspired by some of the wacky nail art. Usually,when I get crazy with the nail art,  it’s for a holiday, but sometimes I just like to do something geometric. I just noticed that this art shared most of … Continue reading

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Slug

This is going to be a love-it-or-hate-it color. It’s exactly the color of a slug- I have seen enough of them in my tent while camping to verify that. I was inspired by the liner in my coat, which features … Continue reading

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More Japanese Nail Art Pics!

Bridal Nails to match your wedding kimono, Studio Rei Rose, Tokyo   Out of season, but I couldn’t resist.   ??? Happy Together- I guess this is Christmas?   Not only ice cream, donuts,  cookies and a panda?   Rawr! … Continue reading

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Glazed Carrot

First of all, sorry for the smudges, bad cuticles and general nail disarray. I wanted to make an orange version of China Glaze Ruby Pumps or Emerald Sparkle- a smooth, glossy glitter-laden strong color. First of all, I made a … Continue reading

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Japanese Nail Art Pic Spam!

Photos from Arukas Nail Resort, Pur Nail Salon, Salon Manicure, Nail Salon  Absorb, Mauna Kea Salon, Tokyo. If you are in Japan and can read Japanese, check out Coupon Land- they feature discounted nails and the salons show their work. … Continue reading

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