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31DC2014 Day 5: Blue Mermaid Foils

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The Dalai Lama's Nails | 31DC2014 Blue Foil Scales Nail Art

If you’ve read my blog for a while, you probably know that I’m a huge fan of mermaid, or generally fish, scales. Love em! Don’t know why, but it just seems …

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The Digital Dozen does Texture – Day 5: Racing Stripes

Digital Dozen does Texture Loreal Racing StripesToday is my last post for April’s Digital Dozen theme of texture! I have really enjoyed participating with the girls of the Digital Dozen. They are all so lovely, and getting to know them just in this short time has been really wonderful. I’m so looking forward to next month’s theme, and I can’t …

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Stripey Nails Tutorial – my first youtube video!

Hi friends! I received quite a few requests to do a tutorial for the stripey nails I did last week using a fan brush. I’m a little nervous to announce my YouTube debut – but here it is! Subscribe to my channel and check out the tutorial – and of course, …

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The Dalai Lama's Nails: StripeyI was really loving the fan brush stripey nails from my last post, so I thought I would do another take on the fan brush technique – variations on a theme. I love the textured effect you can create with a fan brush – it’s really simple, just sloppy lines, but I think it’s …

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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 26: Inspired by a Pattern

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The Dalai Lama's Nails: 31DC2013  day 26 inspired by a patternToday’s prompt for the #31DC2013 is to be inspired by a pattern. I did one herringbone (I think this is called herringbone… I’ve also seen it called jonqal. Not sure which is correct) nail for day 7’s black and white nails, and I thought it would be fun to do a …

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Happy Halloween!

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Hope you all have a safe and fun Halloween! I’ll be posting later with my 31 Day Challenge manicure, but I couldn’t pass up an opportunity for themed nails!!

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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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31DC2013 Day 7: B&W Nails

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The Dalai Lama's Nails: 31DC2013  day 7 black and whiteHere we are at day 7 of the 31 Day Challenge! I’m so excited that I’ve made it through a week. Seriously, though, this is so fun! I really was looking forward to today’s prompt – I don’t think I’ve ever really done a black and white only manicure, and I thought I could …

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31DC2013 Day 4: Green Nails

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The Dalai Lama's Nails: 31DC2013  day 4 greenWelcome to day 4 of the 31 Day Challenge. I have to say – I actually do own a bunch of green nail polish, but I got so stuck on this prompt. No kidding, I think I did 4 different green nail attempts! I was pretty displeased with everything else I came up with, …

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