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I’m sorry I’ve been neglecting you guys! Nothing mysterious or tragic has happened, life has just been busy and I’m making some fun changes to the blog and my Etsy shop. So here’s some fun new stuff to look forward … Continue reading

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Dia De Los Muertos Manicure

Hello everyone! I hope you had a great Halloween with tasty candy, not granola bars or boxes of raisins.  Ugh! I always hated getting those. My favorites were Peppermint Patties, Reeses Peanut Butter Cups, and Twix bars. Unfortunately, there is … Continue reading

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This manicure came about by accident and was inspired by an Ebay purchase. I often make elements for my nail art like 3-D flowers and other kinds of baubles, but I also buy stuff online occasionally. This time, I bought … Continue reading

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Deco Mania

I’m not sure how far this wacky trend has spread, but the Japanese like sticking decorations on pretty much everything: mirrors, compacts, pens, mobile phones, computers, tissue boxes and nails. I’m not exactly sure how or when this started, but it’s … Continue reading

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Girly Overdose Pink

Well, the scary stuff isn’t ending with the Kit Kats…this weekend, I made a color that was pretty overwhelming in its girliness- bright Barbie pink with metallic baby  pink glitter: This one was very easy- 2 parts creme white to … Continue reading

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Tokyo Nail Expo Nail Art Compeition.. Day 2

And more nails from the Tokyo Nail Expo 2009! I have some frankens I want to show you soon, but these crazy nails are just too amazing not to show you today. Yes, the Cinderella is attached to the nail. … Continue reading

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Nail Art Competition- Tokyo Nail Expo 2009

Love ’em or hate ’em, some of these nail tips are true works of art.  These are all the finalists, but I didn’t find out who actually won as that was announced on the Monday, the last day of the expo. … Continue reading

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