Category Archives: Nail polish

What I’ve Been Making, May 2016

I’ve settled into life here, but I’m hating the weather. Where the heck is all the spring and sunshine? It’s cold, damp and gray. Brr. I’m off to Mexico next week for some scuba dive training! I am excited to go … 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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Daily Dose of Inspiration- Happy Pill Cup

In Asia, anything can be adorable! This happy pill cup is actually from Taiwan. I lived in Taichung in 1999 and studied Chinese there. It was a really full-on experience: street markets, stifling weather, unbelievable urban pollution and gorgeous countryside. … Continue reading

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Happy Star Wars Day!

Yes, it’s a recycle, but this is for all you geeks out there. Have a great Star Wars Day and May The Fourth Be With You!

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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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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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