Author Archive: Kerry

31 Day challenge – Day 3: Yellow Nails

Hi everyone!

Well, today is by far my least favourite challenge day. It’s not that I don’t like yellow, it’s just that I don’t like yellow on me. One day back in high school, I saw a bright yellow t-shirt with a picture of wonder woman on it. I went to try it on, and when I looked in the mirror, my skin looked… green. It was awful. So, yellow REALLY doesn’t suit my skin tone. I only have one yellow polish and that only in case I need a yellow for some nail art.

yellowWith that said, here are today’s nails. As you can see, I managed to make quite a mess of them as well. It was an okay idea but poorly excecuted – I used tape for the black blocks but somehow my lines came out skew and messy anyway. I’m not sure why since I’ve used tape and gotten beautiful crisp lines plenty of times before.

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31 Day challenge – Day 2: Orange nails

Hey guys!

It’s the second day of the 31 day challenge and today the challenge is orange nails. I only had a couple of shades of orange to choose from so I decided to take it literally and put ORANGES on my nails!

orangeI used 2 coats of essence colour & go in Flashy Pumpkin for my index, middle and pinkie fingers and I think 3 coats of Rimmel Cocktail Colour in a Flash in Shirley Temple for my ring finger and thumb.

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31 Day challenge – Day 1: Red nails

Hi everyone! Today is the first day of the 31 day challenge that a whole host of nail bloggers are taking part in. This is the first time I am doing a scheduled post so I hope everything works okay.

The first day is red nails. Well, I didn’t have many colours to choose from (although more than I have for the orange and yellow days!) – my collection is very purple/blue/green heavy. I did like the look I came up with though 🙂  red1 (more…)

Geometric stamping

Hey guys!

Today I am sharing a stamping mani with you. I am very, very new to stamping so it is far from perfect! These pictures were also taken just before I started the blog. It’s only since I started that I realised how much better it looks if you clean up PROPERLY, and not only more or less, but I still want to post the nails I’ve done before. So, sorry for all the pictures you might be seeing soon without proper cleanup, I promise I’ll put more effort into it from now on!

geometric2I started with 2 coats of Tip Top nail chic – Cha Cha Cha. I had a swatch of it on its own, but it was taken at a different time and my lighting was awful so I just couldn’t get the colour right. You can see it well enough on these pictures.

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Textured Roses

Hello! Happy Friday! Today I have some textured roses for you. I am loving textured nail polish, but unfortunately, it’s not that easy to get a hold of here. I yearn after all the beauties I see on other blogs! Luckily for me, the lovely Michelle over at Ordinary Misfit was kind enough to mail me a mini set of the OPI Mariah Carey Liquid Sand polishes 😀

I was super excited to try them out and even though I was looking forward to Get Your Number and Can’t Let Go the most, I ended up pulling out The Impossible first to try out some textured nail art.

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My first post! Zigzag nails

I am completely new to the world of nail art and even newer to the world of blogging. I still have a lot to learn and for now I just want to share my nails with anyone who cares to look! A lot of the things I will be posting on here will be first attempts and won’t look very professional, but that’s the whole point of learning. Please just be patient with me as I bit by bit figure out how to use my camera to the best of its (limited) abilities, put together the best lighting setup I can manage, and so on. For now, I am just going to get to some nail pics!

For my first post I decided on a simple design I did, but one I liked a lot. It was nothing more than some basic zigzags on a couple of accent nails.

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