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About nevertoomuchglitter

Nail artist. Wanderer. I'm a color-holic, in fact, it was my love of color that brought me to the nail art world. Well, that, and the fact I was too cheap to pay crazy Japanese prices for nail polish while living in Tokyo, so I had to start mixing my own. That's how NTMG began.

What I’ve Been Making Late April/Early May 2016

It’s been a gray and rainy few days and I’m ready for hot weather. The sky looked like winter today-if it had started snowing, I wouldn’t have been surprised. I’m waiting for my ship to come in- literally! The shipment … Continue reading

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Daily Dose of Inspiration- Rajasthani Blanket

It’s no secret that I love colorful things and jewels, so of course I’m a big fan of Indian art! They love color and sparkles almost as much as I do, especially in the Rajasthan region where the textiles and … Continue reading

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Color Challenge- Pantone Fiesta and Tigerlily

Today’s color challenge is a nice, zippy shade called Pantone Fiesta 17-1564. It’s a warm-leaning slightly dusty red which reminds me of the American Southwest. It’s not a vivid, clean color, but more a sunwashed desert red. It is a … Continue reading

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Challenging Myself With Color- Pantone Striking Purple

For those of you guys who have been with me from the start, you know I began with color. I was in living in a shoebox of an apartment in Tokyo. I had a fine arts background, but the apartment … Continue reading

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Daily Dose of Inspiration- Turkish Trivet

I’m settled into American life- still waiting for my ship to come in (literally!) with my last few supplies, but mostly got everything I need: glitter, rhinestones and a few hundred nail polishes. To be honest, I’m not really feeling … Continue reading

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Happy Saint Patrick’s Day!

This will be the first St. Patty’s Day I’ve celebrated in a while! Somehow, all things Irish just don’t translate that well in Asia. I might go and try to check out the parade and see what it’s all about, … Continue reading

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The Glitter Ship Has Landed

Hello NYC! I’ve been here for a couple of weeks, and most of my time so far has been spent looking for apartments while Mr. NTMG goes to work. So far it’s been pretty busy! Here’s the latest lowdown. First … Continue reading

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