Category Archives: Oranges

Orange Spider

Here’s a nicer Halloween mani! This is Essie Lifesaver, a sheer and frustrating mid-tone orange shimmer, with some burnt orange craft microglitter. The Essie is crummy as a regular polish- four coats and I still had visible nail line- but … Continue reading

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Marmalade Glitter

I’ve been making a lot of glitters lately. (Surprise!) Although I’m a glitter troll, it has to be a very specific kind of glitter. I’m not crazy about rough glitter and I generally prefer smooth to chunky. My favorite is … Continue reading

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Orange Fizz

Well, here’s my second attempt at orange holo.  I think it worked out better than my first attempt.  I used the same base color as yesterday, Sally Hansen Nail Prisms Pink Rose Diamond.  Instead of layering orange on top, I … Continue reading

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Sunset Orange

I wanted to make a holo orange, since I don’t own one.  I believe there is one- OPI DS Treasure, but I don’t really think I’d wear orange holo enough to make a whole bottle worthwhile. First, I tried mixing … Continue reading

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Diving Girl Orange

I’m fond of vintage advertising and old ephemera- like bits of antique wrapping paper or old postcards.  I put some old fruit-crate label stickers in my kitchen, and I was inspired to make a franken by the mysteriously named “Diving … Continue reading

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Glitter Strawberry

Hello readers! Tomorrow is the first day of the May holidays in Japan and things are pretty hectic as I try to finish a bunch of work and stuff, so I’m going to show you a franken I did last … Continue reading

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Neon Orange Jelly

It’s Friday, and my boss is out of the office, so I’m going with a super bright color for today! I like neons, but sometimes they’re a little too solid for me and I’d prefer a more glossy, jelly-like finish. … Continue reading

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