Friday, March 28, 2014

Textured Glitter Gradient

Hi all! Well its a little rainy in my neighborhood so I thought I would post something light and sparkly to brighten up the mood!

    OOO shinyyyy

Does anyone remember that awesome Zoya sale that went on a few months ago? Well, my checking account certainly does. I went a wee bit crazy and among my many purchases, purchased Zoya Vespa, the lovely pale mint green that makes up the base of this mani. Paired with that, I added Julep's Cameron, a pale pink/purple glitter. Not sure why, but I love these colors together! They are both textured polishes, which made blending the gradient super easy. And also here's some sparkly jewelry, just because.


And another thing! If anyone remembers a post I did a few months back  about my boyfriends group, Quartet Plus 1, I finally collected on my reward! I had bet my boyfriend that I could use my blog to get his group more facebook likes. He sort of laughed and said alright, for every three extra likes I get, I will buy you one polish. Well a lot of people must have read that post, because in just 3 days, my boyfriend's group received over twenty likes. In other words, equaling 8 sparkly beauties, for yours truly. These were some I picked out and some he picked out!

Of course, I might be biased but I think his group is awesome! if you have some time, check them out!!media/c1yi7

And I have a double feature for you today! So I'm pretty sure I have mentioned my sister a few times before. Quirky, silly, sometimes (a.k.a. most of the time) crazy, forgetful, clumsy. Basically, myself, just a little bit shorter. 

Anyway, our girls night's often also include mani's! This mani is from a girls night we had a few months ago and I was so pleased with it, I had to show it off. 
No matter what, when we are together, it's always a fun time. Normally it's a mix of nachos, twerking, desert, taco bell, and funny stories, not necessarily in that order. This one's for you, sis.

Like what you see? Check out my other designs on pinterest!

My Mani
Zoya - Vespa
Julep - Cameron

My Sister's Mani
Essie - Blue Rhapsody
Zoya - Crystal
Moyou London Pro Collection 01 (XL) -  medium size polkadots

Friday, March 14, 2014

Floral Half Moon Design

OMG! I have been such a bad blogger! Aside from not posting in over a week, I have been so busy that my nails have been bare for two weeks! I know, the blasphemy. When I went to work the other day and my friends saw my naked nails, they all got super concerned and said something about an intervention. I thought it was funny, but it kind of shows, my friends know how important my "polished" nails are to me. But anyway, I apologize for the lack of posting and am trying to make up for it by sharing this little beauty I did a while ago.

It's sort of a mix between a half moon and an extreme French design. For this look, I first stuck hole punch reinforcers towards the bottom of my bare nails, and over them, painted one layer of  Essie's Gym Dandy and then stamped on the flower design, using a Moyou London plate from the artist collection.When all my layers were dry, I removed the reinforcer and got fabulous clean, curved lines (oxymoron?). I wasn't too crazy about this design when I first did it, but it did grow on me. What do you think?

Like this design? Check out my other's on pinterest :)

Essie - Gym Dandy
Konad White
Moyou London Artist Collection 05

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Mardi Gras Mani

  Happy Mardi Gras!

  “Life may not be the party we hoped for... 
  ...but while we're here we may as well dance.” ― Jeanne C. Stein

On Wednesdays, We Wear Polish

Like this design? Check out my other's on pinterest!

Revlon - Posh (green base)
Nanacoco - Fiesta (green sparkle)
Revlon - Cherries in the Snow (magenta base)
Zoya - Alegra (magenta sparkle)
Maybelline - Bold Gold
BM16 - Harlequin Design
BM420 - Mask
Moyou London Pro Collection 01 (XL) - Argyle
Konad Black