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31DC2014 Day 3: Chevron Chic

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The Dalai Lama's Nails | 31DC2014 Yellow Dahlia Nail Art
My Pinterest is filled with stylish throw pillows that are gray and yellow, with dahlias overlapping chevrons. There’s definitely a modern design look that I was channeling when I created this nail art! I love how chic this …

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Welcome to the new and improved Dalai Lama’s Nails!

Detail Paisley gradient nails sunset colors I’m very excited to announce that The Dalai Lama’s Nails has a new look and feel, including a new logo and layout, improved photography, challenges and original content! In honor of the occasion, I created a nail art look inspired by my beautiful new logo! The blog is still a work in progress, so …

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Great Green Gobs Gradient

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The Dalai Lama's Nails: green gradientWhile definitely not what I intended, this nail art look really reminds me of the kids song “great green gobs of greasy, grimy gopher guts!” Ew, I know! But… it’s so green, and the bar glitter looks like little bugs or something? Don’t get me wrong, I still liked this look, but I couldn’t …

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Twin Post: Fret Nail Art

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The Dalai Lama's Nails: Fret patternI have something a little different for you today. I’m teaming up with Deborah from Love. Varnish, Chocolate and More for a twin blog post! We both participate in a Facebook group together, and were paired up to do a post with a fret design. We decided to use similar …

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Pinspiration Week: Mosaic

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The Dalai Lama's Nails: Pinspiration week - mosaicFor today’s Pinspiration, I found this pin from a blogger I love, The Polish Alcoholic. She even did a tutorial, which I’ve been meaning to try out for ages (hehe, if you see her original post, I was the *first* comment!). That’s why Pinterest is so great – whenever …

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Pinspiration Week: Happy Birthday Nails!

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The Dalai Lama's Nails: Pinspiration week - Happy Birthday!Pinterest is a seriously amazing way to find inspiration and to keep track of good ideas! I’ve decided that this week will be Pinspiration week – each day I’ll draw on inspiration and come up with my own take on manicures I’ve found on Pinterest! In case you’re curious, this is my Nailspiration …

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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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Way Back Then: My First Gradient

Big news, big news! My lil’ ol’ blog here turns 2 in just a few days. Every few months I look back at old photos and feel so pleased with myself, comparing my new work with older pictures! It is fun to look back and see how far I’ve come. In honor of my blogiversary, …

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31DC2013 Day 28: Inspired by a Flag

The Dalai Lama's Nails: 31DC2013  day 28 inspired by a flagToday’s challenge prompt is to be inspired by a flag! What you see here is the flag of my new home-state, Colorado! I decided to do the whole flag on my accent nail and keep it simple on my other fingers. I should say that I’m really liking Colorado so far – it’s kind …

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31DC2013 Day 27: Inspired by Art

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The Dalai Lama's Nails: 31DC2013  day 27 inspired by artI was totally overwhelmed with this prompt, inspired by art. I mean – all of art? A particular work of art? And googling “art” didn’t really help, either! I decided to browse Pinterest, and even created an art board for inspiration (I have a bunch of nail …

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