Friday, 15 December 2017

The Digit-al Dozen does My Home - Dancing Santa

Hey there!  Since a few of the nail art groups I'm in are having holiday themes this week, I thought I'd do a Christmas-themed mani for my final Digit-al Dozen "My Home" post.  It also happens to be the Nail Crazies United December Holiday day AND the Winter/Christmas month for Nail Challenge Collaborative so it's the perfect day for some holiday-themed stamping.  These were inspired by some dancing Santa's my aunt gave me and my sisters last year.  I don't know how she found three of them (all different) but they're delightfully tacky.  They play music and dance (or skateboard) and are just generally awesome.  I wish I had a video to share but I forgot to take one.

Thursday, 14 December 2017

The Digit-al Dozen does My Home - Inspired by a shower curtain

Hey there!  I just realized that today's Digit-al Dozen mani is the second one inspired by curtains.  But this one is a shower curtain.  From the looks of it, you would think I have children but you'd be wrong.  I just like cute things.  They keep me young!

Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Whats Up Nails Winter & Christmas Nail Stencils

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Hey there!  I realize I'm cutting it a bit close to Christmas to be posting nail art items available for the holiday season but these were too good not to share.  And there's even some general "winter" items in here which could be used for months yet (at least here in Edmonton).  Since I first tried Whats Up Nails stencils, I really haven't looked back.  The amount of "stick" to them is perfect for me and they're cut in such a way that I usually don't have to pick the little pieces out (there are exceptions which I'll discuss but they're rare).  So I was really excited when I got an envelope with a pile of Christmas and winter stencils...and a little concerned that I wouldn't have time to use them all.  I've been having a lot of fun playing with them and I finally get to show you a bunch of the stencil nail art I've been wearing over the last few weeks, right up until last night.  Prepare to be holiday'ed out!  

The Digit-al Dozen does My Home - Inspired by nail polish EVERYWHERE

Hey there!  The title of today's post says it all.  Since this week The Digit-al Dozen are doing "My Home" manis, I couldn't resist doing one inspired by my main hobby (and therefore space-taker).  I don't have a "nail room" like some ladies so I have nail polish everywhere.  It's stored in my living room and in my bedroom.  There's binders of plates on my TV stand.  There's nail art supplies under my bathroom sink.  I've even found nail polish drips on the kitchen floor (I really don't know how those got there).  Needless to say, there's not a corner of where I live that isn't taken up by my one true love.  

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

The Digit-al Dozen does My Home - Inspired by a poster

Hey there!  For my second Digit-al Dozen mani inspired by my home, I picked another item that I've had for ages.  It's a poster with the "“Dance as though no one is watching you.  Sing as though no one can hear you.  Love as though you have never been hurt before.  Live as though heaven is on earth.” quote, with a different coloured flower for each part.  I've sort of outgrown the poster but I still like the quote so I keep it up.  Plus it fits perfectly on that chunk of wall so it gets to stay...

Monday, 11 December 2017

The Digit-al Dozen does My Home - Inspired by my curtains

Hey there!  It's time for a new Digit-al Dozen month...and this time we have a new member.  Michelle from Lacquer Or Leave Her is an amazing nail artist so I'm excited that she agreed to join our little group, just in time for our "My Home" theme.  This prompt could be interpreted a few ways.  I personally just looked around my living space and picked up some inspiration.  My first mani is based on some curtains my mom made for me when I moved into my first place.  I was afraid everything would end up too neutral coloured and I didn't want to live in beige-land so she made me some bright blue curtains with rainbow stripes.  Turns out I've always like rainbow-y things and stripes!  I still love them to this day.  Keep reading to see the curtains in question.

Sunday, 10 December 2017

Beauty Bigbang Powder and Flakes Review

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Hey there!  Some of your might have heard that there's a new nail art kid on the block.  Beauty Bigbang is an overseas company with VERY affordable nail art products.  They approached me awhile back to see if I wanted to try any of them out.  I received a couple Chameleon Flakes, their version of Aurora Unicorn powder and three holographic/multichrome Peacock Powders.  All of them worked easily and I really like the effects they produce.  They were also nice enough to supply a coupon code (CLAWS10) to save 10% on all your orders.  Keep reading to see all the details and for the links to the products.