Category Archives: Mixed Colors (Frankens)

Holo All The Things!

I love mixing custom polishes, but sometimes there are just polishes that can’t be duplicated without special pigments. One of these is Spectraflair. A little Spectraflair background: It’s an automotive pigment made by a Japanese chemical company. It’s basically holo … Continue reading

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Color Challenge- Pantone 345

Today’s color is a midtone seafoam green with a hint of blue. It’s a bit like a robin’s egg, but a wee bit more green. It’s greener than photographed here. These pastel greens are always problematic for most cameras to … Continue reading

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Color Challenge- Pantone Cactus Flower

Last post for a while before I’m off to Mexico. While I’m there, I’m hoping I will see some gray Whale Sharks, azure skies and turquoise water than Cactus Flower, but here goes: This color is a neutral fuchsia (it … Continue reading

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Some Blue Pigment Frankens

I’m heading south at the end of the month for some blue seas and salty breezes, so I have blue nails on my mind. Though I got rid of a lot of supplies when I moved, I do have quite … Continue reading

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Daily Dose of Inspiration- Hedgehog Washcloth

I’m surrendering to my kawaii side. No use fighting it anymore, apparently. Here’s my adorable hedgehog washcloth- from Japan, natch. It’s a conundrum. Too cute to use every day, but then what do you do with it? I’m very anti-clutter … Continue reading

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Color Challenge- Pantone 3278

What color is today? It’s a mid-tone green that reminds me a bit of Girl Scout uniforms, but leaning a bit more teal than those. Speaking of Girl Scouts, their Thin Mints have changed formulas. Though they became vegan (yay!), … 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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