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Guest Post from Wondrously Polished

Today’s guest post come from Lindsey of  Wondrously Polished. Lindsey is seriously one of my nail idols, and I’m just so excited that she’s agreed to guest post today. More than that, her nail art took inspiration from my logo – I’m so flattered by this …

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Guest Post from FingerFood

While I’m away on a fantastic anniversary vacation (Cancun!! I’ll update you when I return), some wonderful bloggers have volunteered to keep you company! First up is the amazing Sam of FingerFood. I’ve gotten to know her more since I’ve joined the Digital Dozen, and she’s freaking fantastic. I hope you …

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The Digital Dozen does Decades – Day 5: 1940s

The Dalai Lama's Nails: Digital Dozen does Decades - Film Noir 1940s

It’s hard to believe that yet another month has come and gone! I have so enjoyed the Digital Dozen’s theme this month of decades – I feel challenged and creative, and so pleased with everything I came up with. Plus, I got to try out new styles and techniques, and …

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First Day of School

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The Dalai Lama's Nails: first day of schoolLast week I announced my plans to start nail school – today, I’m writing after an exciting first day! I must admit, this morning my tummy was aflutter with anxious nerves. It’s exciting and a bit scary to start anything new, especially to embark on a career changing journey. To be completely honest, I …

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Guest Post at the Sparkle Queen

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The Dalai Lama's Nails: Guest Post at the Sparkle QueenHey guys! A little while back I did a guest post for my friend over at the Sparkle Queen. Check it out! I really love this one – if you want to see more, head on over head on over!

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Splats and Stripes

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The Dalai Lama's Nails: Splats and StripesJust a quick post today! I’m keeping up in my efforts to use polishes that I’ve sort of forgotten about (it’s crazy how often I go back to the same polishes over and over again!), so I pulled this one out of my Helmer and thought the combination of freehand lines and glitter would …

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31DC2013 Day 9: Rainbow Nails

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The Dalai Lama's Nails: 31DC2013  day 9 Rainbow nailsYou have no idea how much I’ve been looking forward to this day – I mean, rainbow nails! Rainbows are so bright and make me so happy. When my husband and I were on our cross-country trip to our new home in Denver, we saw so many rainbows on our last day of driving. …

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Outlined Gradients

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Ooooooh – one thing I missed after being on the road for 3 weeks was my nail art supplies! I was itching to do some art, let me tell you 🙂 As you know, I am clearly obsessed with gradients, so that had to happen. And I’ve never successfully done the outline style, and I …

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And Now for Something Completely Different

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Thank you all for weighing in on my wedding nails! I’m excited to reveal my final pick in just TWO WEEKS!

How about a bright burst of color for today’s nails? I needed a palate cleanser from all those sheer palate cleansers! Chalkboard Nails is one of my all time favorite blogs. I …

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Glitter Sandwich

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These are the nails that went along with my bachelorette party – not the nails I did there, but the design I wore before the contest. I used the OPI Oz polishes for this look, sandwiching I Theodora You (seriously, who comes up with these names? This is my dream job. DREAM JOB. Please hire …

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