Today’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.
I 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
I don’t think Saranicure is actually a thing… but if a manicure made up of dots can be called a dotticure, then maybe a manicure made utilizing saran wrap should be called a saranicure! What do you think?
This year I’m excited to celebrate a once-in-a-lifetime event: Thanksgiving will overlap with Hanukkah, an event that has never happened before and won’t happen again until 79811. Want to know how that works out? Here is a detailed explanation! Because we get to celebrate these two holidays at
I 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
It’s the galaxy day for the 31 Day Challenge! I really love galaxy nails – so pretty! I think the idea is super cool, and I was excited for this prompt. I poured over NASA photos of galaxies, admiring all the colors and shapes. I decided to
I so thought this day was going to be my favorite prompt – as you may know (if you read this blog) that I have a slight obsession with gradients. I brainstormed a ton of ideas: textured gradients, magnetic gradients, gradients using metallics or other difficult polishes.
Sorry for the awkward hand pose – I am kind of obsessed with my thumb and I really wanted to include it in the first picture. I’ve always wanted to try freehanding a houndstooth pattern. It was really hard, so I decided to turn the manicure into
Oh my goodness, I am obsessed with these pinwheel nails! I tried to do pinwheel nails when I first got into nail art, and I was totally discouraged by the design so I stayed away from it for a long time. That’s the great thing about this
Well, we made it! our apartment is beautiful, and we have an amazing view of the mountains! We finally have the internet set up, which is a relief (I mean, what did people *do* without the internet???). I’m so glad to be setting up my life –