Archive for July, 2011

Wild at Heart with Black Tips

I wanted to get a couple of more days out of this one so I used tape and added black tips to cover the tip wear:

I couldn’t find my scotch tape so I tried using the blue painters tape but it didn’t work and I messed up my index finger. I had to redo it after I found the regular tape. I really like this purple/black combination! 🙂

And here are bonus pictures of my kitty!

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Zoya Ivanka

I think I wore this for St. Patricks day (and I have even older pictures than that, I’m terrible about updating I know), and it got me lots of compliments!

Zoya Ivanka

Zoya Ivanka


Zoya Ivanka

Zoya Ivanka


Look at all the gold glitter! Like Charla and the other colors from the Sparkle collection it has that foily micro-glittery finish that’s super pretty and sparkly!

Have a great Sunday! 🙂

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Holo Saturday!!

Hello! It’s nice and warm and sunny today so I thought it would be a great day for a holo! 😀

This is one I just got, Color Club Wild At Heart

Gorgeous holographic purple! I couldn’t help taking lots of pictures!

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Blue Iguana

China Glaze Blue Iguana from their recent Island Escape collection:

Blue Iguana is a sparkly, foily blue glass fleck with turquoise and purple-ish shimmer, although the purple is more noticeable in the bottle than in the nail. This was pretty sheer, so I did three coats and there is still some vnl. I love the color so I don’t really mind though.

My husband has gone camping until tomorrow night (or Sunday morning), so I’m home alone now and there is a storm going on, it’s supposed to go on until midnight. I hate thunderstorms! I think I’m going to swatch some polishes on my nail wheels and then go curl up with my kitty.

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Pink Wednesday!

Today I’m doing my first Pink Wednesday mani.
I chose Essie Your Hut or Mine:

It’s a pink with a bit of coral and golden shimmer. Lovely! The formula was great and it applied in two coats.

And then just for fun I added some polka dots with Essie Absolutely Shore on my ring finger:

It was the first time I tried this so it’s less than perfect and my SV bubbled and smudged one dot :/
I still like it and think it’s a fun mani(although I may end up redoing that finger)! 🙂

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With Abandon and Hidden Treasure

This is an old manicure (that’s why my nails are so long!), I found a folder in my laptop with pictures from a while ago that I never uploaded. So I’ll be posting some previous manis.

This is Color Club With Abandon:


This is two coats. It’s a dark brown/black base with brown gold glitter.

And then I added SH Hidden Treasure, and it looks so amazing that I took a lot of pictures!

It flashes gold, orange and green! So gorgeous! 😀

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Essie Coat Azure

I didn’t really plan any holiday manicures for the 4th of July, and I knew I wouldn’t have much time today, so I did my nails with Essie Coat Azure, which is blue, so it counts right?
Anyway, Happy 4th!

Essie Coat Azure

I think the picture is a little lighter than in person. I did two coats but one thick coat would probably be fine.

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