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Minnie Mouse Couture Gel Nail Art

The Dalai Lama's Nails: Minnie Mouse Nail Art - Couture Gel Nail Polish

Disney World is full of magic and fun! I spent last weekend visiting with my college friends in Orlando for a mini-reunion (or should I say… MINNIE reunion?). We had such a great time, even though it rained all weekend long! I actually think that helped us, since park attendance …

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The Digital Dozen does Texture – Day 4: Fan Brush

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The Digital Dozen does Texture fan brushI’m back with day4 of my Digit-al Dozen posts for April! I can’t believe this week is almost over – I’ve had so much fun playing with texture. As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, I have been exploring how to create the look of depth and texture without using textured polish. While …

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Rascal Says Bow-wow

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The Dalai Lama's Nails: doggyThis afternoon I was lacking in inspiration. I spent hours scouring Pinterest for ideas – and I got trapped in a rabbit hole of prints and patterns! Finally, I put out a request for ideas on Facebook. My cousin, Rachel, responded that I should do a dog …

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Summer in Winter: Neon Tie-Dye

The Dalai Lama's Nails: Neon Summer Tie-DyeYes, it is almost the end of December – and I suppose I am being seasonally inappropriate! I know it’s the time for deep, saturated colors and shimmery glitters. But sometimes I just want something bright and cheery, even if it comes off as summery! Plus, the weather in Denver has been so nice …

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Acid Grunge

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The Dalai Lama's Nails: Acid GrungeAges and age ago I saw an acid jeans manicure by the Polish Alcoholic and ever since Chalkboard Nails did her distressed mani I’ve had this kind of grunge look on the brain. I still want to try the Chalkboard Nails look, which reminds of when you’re painting …

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Abstract Pinks

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The Dalai Lama's Nails: Abstract PinksI’m not going to lie, I’m kind of obsessed with these. Yesterday I had an urge to sit down and just paint – you know that feeling? I wanted to spend the time to do something detailed and artistic and time consuming. And when I was finished, I painted a nail wheel of some …

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2 Year Blogiversary, Thanksgivukkah, and a Giveaway!

The Dalai Lama's Nails: When Stars Align

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 …

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Way Back Then: Dots and Bows

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The Dalai Lama's Nails: Way Back Then Dots and BowsFor today’s Way Back Then post, I brought out an old favorite. I wore this manicure to my dear friend Cate’s bridal shower, and I had so much fun with it! I remember thinking that it was so festive and appropriate for a bridal shower!

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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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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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