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31DC2014 Day 14: Flowers

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The Dalai Lama's Nails | 31DC2014 French Floral nail art

We’ve got a bit of a quick post today – since… I’m buying a house this weekend! We’re closing tomorrow, but there’s still a few things I need to do to get ready! Excitement! Today’s prompt for the 31 …

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Summer Floral Mix

Summer Floral Nail ArtI love spring and summer because of all the blooming, beautiful flowers come out! There’s always such a gorgeous mix of flowers. Plus, who said summer has to be all neon all the time (I mean, I may have said that… I do love neon)? I found …

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Guest Post: Be Happy and Buy Polish

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Today we have a guest post from the wonderful, talented, and beautiful Jessica of Be Happy and Buy Polish. Seriously, folks, she is one of my favorite internet-friends! I hope you enjoy her post, and be sure to check out her blog and social media.


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Floral Dots and Stripes

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the-dalai-lamas-nails-dots-and-stripes-floralsWhen my sister came to visit, I did a fun skittles look for her (you can see the entire nail art look in this post I wrote about Nail School). This design is what I did on her thumbs, and I loved it so much that I thought it deserved to …

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Water Color Flowers

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The Dalai Lama's Nails: water color flowersOh my goodness, youse guys, I freaking love this manicure. Yep. Not afraid to own it! I love how light and neutral it is, and I think the flowers turned out really cool and kind of impressionist in style. I have a feeling I will make another attempt at this water color …

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Floral Mix and Match

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The Dalai Lama's Nails: Floral Mix and MatchI’m really loving florals lately. Lately… who am I kidding? I just always love flowers. We keep a lot of fresh cut flowers around the house – it’s one of my weekly pleasures to buy flowers and arrange them around the house. Earlier this week, I combined flowers with animal print, which …

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Funky Floral

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The Dalai Lama's Nails: Funky FloralI’m really not so sure how this mashup came into my mind. I was looking around for inspiration (seriously, I was pulling clothing out of my closet, searching for interesting prints!), and all of a sudden I thought it would be really neat to combine florals and animal print. Which is funny, …

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Way Back Then: Antique Roses

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The Dalai Lama's Nails: Dots and Bows Way Back ThenI’m back with another Way Back Then post in honor of my big Blogiversary on Thursday (and I’m so excited to let you in on my little secret then, yay!). I picked out a picture of my first antique style roses. I’ve done a bunch of these since then …

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One Stroke Crazy

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The Dalai Lama's Nails: One Stroke CrazyNow that the 31 Day Challenge is over, I’m revisiting some of the techniques I tried out for the first time in the past month. I tried a ton of new stuff! It’s fun to discover new techniques, but it’s also fun to practice them until you feel comfortable. I was so …

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31DC2013 Day 30: Inspired by a Tutorial

The Dalai Lama's Nails: 31DC2013  day 30 inspired by a tutorialI can’t believe this is the second to last day of the challenge – oh my gosh! Only one more day! I’ve wanted to try one-stroke flowers for ages, but I’ve always been so intimidated by it. I found a tutorial by Lucy’s Stash, and thought it would be perfect for …

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