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Digital Dozen does Pinterest: Fall Pattern

Oops, I am a day behind for this Digital Dozen challenge. My server was down yesterday (all day, it seemed!) and I couldn’t get this post up. So, here we go 🙂 A day late and a dollar short, as they say.

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Digital Dozen does Pinterest: Distressed Herringbone

When the Digital Dozen celebrated its members in the challenge where we recreated each other’s nail art, I saw and pinned a look by Lady Maid Nails that I thought was just too freaking cool. I really loved the stamp she used – it’s herringbone, but the lines aren’t as even …

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Digital Dozen does Pinterest: Project Runway Nail Art

You guys. Ashley Nell Tipton won Project Runway. First of all, I should say that I am obsessed with Project Runway. Now that we got that out of the way – OMG. It’s freaking awesome that she won. She’s a plus size designer – which means that she’s designing FOR ME. It is so exciting …

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Digital Dozen does Re-Creation: My Little Pony

When Sassy Shelly posted her My Little Pony Cutie Marks during Fandom week – well, I just nearly had a heart attack. Ok, slight exaggeration. However OMG THEY ARE SO CUTE! I really had to convince myself not to do more floral nails – and Shelly has some gorgeous floral manicures. …

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Digital Dozen does Re-creation: Splash Floral

Today’s Digital Dozen re-creation is a twofer! I was trying to figure out how I could honor two ladies at once, when I stumbled across Geeky Owl’s review of The Lacquerologist’s book! Aha, I thought to myself. Here’s Kirsten’s awesome and creative interpretation of a design by Emily. And so …

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Digital Dozen does Re-creation: Roses

I am BEYOND excited for this week’s Digital Dozen challenge. We are celebrating our Digi-versary by re-creating favorite past Digital Dozen manicures. The ladies of the Digital Dozen are very talented, so this week is an exciting challenge, to be sure!

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Watercolor Garden Nail Art

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Water color garden nail art | The Dalai Lama's Nails

I had such a week of nail art fails this week! I don’t know what it was – well, I sort of do! Usually, when I sit down to create nail art, I have some kind of plan. I have a direction I want to go in, or at …

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Floral Nail Art: Violets on Redwoods

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I was perusing Pinterest, as one does, looking for inspiration. I find that print and patterns translate into nail art very well, and I’m constantly on the lookout for more patterns to add to my collection (here’s my pattern for nail art Pinterest board

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Soft Watercolor Swirls

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The Dalai Lama's Nails: soft water color swirlsToday’s manicure was inspired by a pattern I found on Pinterest (I told you I was down a rabbit hole of patterns!). I loved the soft watercolor feel and the leafy swirls layered on top, and I knew right away that it would make an interesting manicure.

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Pinspiration Week: Gradient Chevrons

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The Dalai Lama's Nails: inspiration week - gradient chevronsI found this Storm and Stars tutorial when Chalkboard Nails linked to it during her 30 Day Challenge. I love both of their color combinations and have wanted to try this look ever since then! I’ve just been getting into chevrons lately, but have a long love affair …

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