Digital Dozen

The Digital Dozen Does Mythical Creatures | Basilisk

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I managed to get my final look done for the Digital Dozen’s mythical creatures week, just one day late. Phew! So far this week, I’ve shared nail art looks inspired by dragons, fairies, phoenix, and unicorns. I had so much fun with this week’s theme, and honestly I think it’s been one of my best Digital Dozen weeks! The only look I didn’t absolutely LOVE was my unicorn one.

For today’s look, I needed to get something done in a hurry after my giant Moonflower stamping polish post set me a day behind. I looked through the pictures from the other Digital Dozen members this week and this basilisk look by Manis & Makeovers really stood out to me. My look turned out quite different from hers, but she definitely inspired me.

Painted Fingertips | Basilisk Nails - The Digital Dozen Does Mythical Creatures

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The Digital Dozen Does Mythical Creatures | Phoenix

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It’s day 3 of the Digital Dozen does Mythical Creatures! Remember how I mentioned on Monday that dragons are always the first mythical creature that come to mind for me? Well, phoenix are rarely far behind. I love the whole concept of the phoenix, from its flaming body to its ability to resurrect. So today, I have done a phoenix-inspired drip marble.

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The Digital Dozen Does Mythical Creatures | Fairy Nails

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It’s day 2 of the Digital Dozen does Mythical Creatures! I am really loving what the other DD members have come up with so far – I’m looking forward to the rest of this week’s nail art! Yesterday, I started the theme off with some freehand dragon nail art. Today, I’ve gone for a far more delicate mythical creature – the fairy.

Painted Fingertips | Fairy nails - the Digital Dozen does Mythical Creatures

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The Digital Dozen Does Mythical Creatures | Dragon Nails

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It’s Digital Dozen week! This week’s theme is Mythical Creatures. I am so excited for this one – I love fantasy and the mythical creatures that go along with it. I also think I’ve done at least a couple of good nail art looks for this week that I am excited to share with you! For my first look of the week, I went with the first creature I always think of associated with anything fantastical or mythical – the dragon!

Painted Fingertips | Dragon nails - The Digital Dozen Does Mythical Creatures

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The Digital Dozen Does All that Glitters: Gold Glitter Placement

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It’s the final day of The Digital Dozen does All that Glitters – can you believe it? I’ve really enjoyed this theme – it allowed me to go a little crazy with over-the-top glittery looks. So far this week, I shared some glittering crystals, a glittery drip marble, glitter-dipped fingers, and a fun glitter gradient. Today I’ve gone for all-over glitter again with some glitter placement! I knew I had to do this for one day ever since we decided on this theme, and I decided to save it for the very end.

Painted Fingertips | Gold and orange glitter placement - the Digital Dozen does All that Glitters

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The Digital Dozen Does All that Glitters: Glitter-Dipped Hands

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How about dialling up the glitter a little bit for today’s edition of The Digital Dozen does all that glitters? In fact, I’m going to be bold here and say that this is probably the most glittery look of the whole week, from all of the Digital Dozen members put together. As I’m writing this post up, it’s Sunday evening, and nobody has posted for this theme yet… so I almost hope someone proves me wrong. I doubt it, though! I’m honestly not sure what it would take to get more glitter into a nail art look than this:

Painted Fingertips | Glitter-dipped finger nail art

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The Digital Dozen Does All That Glitters: Glittering Crystals

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Hi everyone!

It’s Digital Dozen week! This week’s theme is ‘All that Glitters’ and I decided to start the week off with both glittery polish and glittering crystals in my nail art. I’ve used some glittery polishes for stamping decals before, and they worked really well. I knew I had to do some glittery decals for this theme! I flipped through my stamping plates, and a pretty crystal image caught my eye – crystals glitter!

Painted Fingertips | Glittering crystals and gems - the Digital Dozen does All that Glitters

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The Digital Dozen Does My Home – Jacarandas in Pretoria

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As I mentioned in my snowy Minnesota home post earlier this week, I’m at an out-of-town conference this week so I wasn’t able to do all 5 Digital Dozen manicures for the ‘my home’ theme. This is the second one I was able to finish, and it’s for my childhood home. I grew up and spent most of the first 2 decades of my life in Pretoria, South Africa. Pretoria is known as the Jacaranda City for its many streets lined with Jacaranda trees.

Painted Fingertips | Jacaranda flower nail art

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