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The Digital Dozen – Birthday Galaxies

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Today the Digital Dozen are celebrating our January birthdays with some gorgeous galaxies! This month it is Shelly’s birthday from Sassy Shelly – go take a look at her nails if you haven’t already, she does some amazing nail art! She picked out a gorgeous image that just screamed galaxy nails.

Any of you that have been following Painted Fingertips for a long time may recall that galaxy nails haven’t always been my best friend. From my very first attempt more than 3 years ago (don’t click that link, they’re awful!) to glow in the dark galaxies to galaxies with star decals to aliens or eyeshadow galaxies, my galaxies just never work. The only times I’ve really liked any galaxy-themed nails I’ve done was when I steered away from the traditional look and did some fun freehand – like my star wars nails or my very busy spaceship nails. So, I was pretty wary of this theme, but I think I’ve done some galaxies that I’m at least okay with, even if it will still never be my favourite technique. Painted Fingertips | Galaxies for the Digital Dozen January Birthdays (more…)

Colouring Pencil Butterfly Wing Nail Art

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Remember the colouring pencil musical notes nail art I did not long ago? I thought that it was such a cool technique that I had to try it again. Today I’m taking part in another theme for the Crumpet’s Nail Tarts 40 great nail art ideas challenge, and today’s theme was insects so I decided to go with butterfly wings! Painted Fingertips | Colouring pencil butterfly wings

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Manis for Roselynn: Musical Notes

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If you haven’t heard of Roselynn’s blog, Manicured and Marvelous, now is the time to go and check it out. Roselynn has gorgeous nails and does a mix of fantastic nail art and swatches. Unfortunately, she’s been struggling with some health issues recently so the delightful Jessica of Be Happy, Buy Polish pulled a few of us together to do some nail art inspired by Roselynn and brighten her day. Painted Fingertips | Musical notes nail art inspired by Manicured & Marvellous

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40 Great Nail Art Ideas – Hobbies!

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Despite the more limited time I have for nails now, I’ve decided to join in on a low-key group linkup. Some ladies are taking part every week but I’ve decided to aim for once every two weeks. Every second friday, you’ll be seeing a different nail art theme and not only will I share my own nails, but there’ll be a linkup at the bottom of the page for you to see more ideas on the theme. Today’s theme was hobbies and for me, that could only go one way. I am barely getting time to do my nails, when would I fit in another hobby at the moment? So, I did nail art about nail art! Painted Fingertips | I love nail art

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Turquoise Gradient

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Today I have a simple but lovely gradient to share with you. I actually did this gradient to practice one potential option for my wedding nails! I’m getting married next month and I’ve picked everything I need except for what to do on my nails. There are just too many options!Painted Fingertips | Turquoise gradient (more…)

Neon swirls

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I did this nail art a couple of weeks ago, when my nails were still nice and long. They’ve been breaking like crazy the last couple of weeks! I’ve been doing a ton of origami and I think working with paper so much has really been drying them out, despite oiling them and using hand cream on a daily basis. Anyway, let’s just enjoy today’s fun nail art. Painted Fingertips | Neon Swirls (more…)

Review: Born Pretty Store plate BP-14

Some items in this post have been provided for review.

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Today I have a review of a stamping plate from Born Pretty Store to share with you. If you like this plate (or anything else from Born Pretty Store – which stocks just about every nail art goodie you can imagine!) you can use the code KGG10 to get 10% off on your purchase.

The plate I am sharing with you today is coded BP-14 and you can take a look on the BPS website to see the whole plate. I have used two of the images from the plate so far. Painted Fingertips | Ornate stamping over OPI What Wizardry is This? With plate BP-14 (more…)

Swirly Nimbus

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I was struggling to think of a good idea for some nail art so I decided to turn to my Pinterest inspiration board and found this fun nimbus look topped with stamped swirls by Globe & Nail. I decided I’d do something similar but I wanted to freehand the swirls rather than stamping them. The thicker lines resulted in quite a different look but I like it!  Painted Fingertips | Swirly nimbus (more…)

Swatch: Sinful Colors Opal Glitter

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Today I have a swatch to share with you. A reader requested to see this polish after looking at my stash page, so if you see anything on there you’d like to see swatched or know more about, please let me know!

Painted Fingertips | Sinful Colors Opal Glitter

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