Tag Archives: simple nail art

Dotting Tool Tutorial

Hello all! Nail school has been going well, except we’re in the dreaded Cuticle Zone. I hate having mine messed with. Interestingly enough, what I usually think of as the “cuticle” (that little border of skin on the sides of … 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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Blackcurrant Jelly

Well, this one was a bit of a surprise. I added some pigment (Fyrinnae Black Plum, a deep plum with silver microsparkles) to some red jelly polish (Essie Jelly Apple), thinking I’d get a warmish purple with tiny sparkles. The … Continue reading

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Wearin’ O’ The Green (Marble)

It’s St. Patty’s Day soon, so I’ve been doing a lot of greens (not that I need an excuse!) I made a sort of blah green franken, so I decided it would be improved by marbling. It’s festive but the … Continue reading

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Hearts and Flowers

I decided to do a little bit of simple art for Valentine’s Day. It’s a bit wobbly, but it was fun to do. I used a couple flower decals I had hanging around and painted some black hearts on a … Continue reading

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