Category Archives: Konad

We Interrupt The Subway Service For Dessert

As you guys know, I’ve been mixing colors inspired by the Tokyo Subway map, but I have to interrupt myself to show you something very cool: a foiled Konadicure with a homemade cupcake ornament. Lovely Brooke from Getcha Nails Did … Continue reading

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Black Jelly Glitter…The Impossible Dream

I’ve been trying to make a black jelly glitter for the longest time, never with good results. I don’t think there’s enough reflectivity in the black glitter to get a sparkling look- it’s always dense and clumpy. Here was my … Continue reading

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Silver Konad Polish

I’m working through my requests and emails and I really want to thank everyone for your patience! I’ve gotten some emails about Konad metallic stamping polishes in silver and gold. They are problematic for a lot of people, it seems.  … Continue reading

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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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Abalone Konad

Well, I just knew I couldn’t leave these nails alone! I made a swirled Konad by dabbing yellow and green polish onto the Konad plate and scraping it off quickly while twisting the scraper handle a bit. Here’s what I … Continue reading

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Funky Scarf

I’ve been really digging the greens recently for some reason. This is two coats of OPI Hey! Get in Lime!, which is a strange name for the color, since there is no hint of lime in it whatsoever. It’s more … 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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