day at the pool

A day at the pool

I had two ideas for this months theme for Cyw’s “Mottomonat” – “Pool Party”. But since I didn’t manage to do both, I thought I combine them to a skittle-like look and call it “A day at the pool”…😀 The water-looking nails are quite simple, I started with a middle, slighty aqua colored, blue and…

hoffman

Curvy blues

These are again fashion show inspired nails, this time from Mara Hoffman Fall 2015: I started with two coats of a light blue, and used darker colors and a small brush to paint in the curved lines. I wasn’t sure about the metallic tips in the original version, so I used a less contrasting color.…

nude blossom

Nude blossoms

I finally found the time to give the new essence polish range – called “the gel nail polish”, though they are regular drying polishes and don’t need light or an UV lamp – a try: Consider me impressed.😀 It’s nothing new that I like essence polishes – they apply well and I LOVE the brush,…

BP plates

BPS stamping plates

As I already wrote last week, next to the stamping plate organizers, Born Pretty Store kindly sent me two stamping plates for review as well: Both plates are very well etched, the square one a bit deeper than the round one, though both not as deep as the MoYou London plates. But after some slight…

black lace

Black lace

This months theme for Cyw’s “Mottomonat” is “Something lacy”. My first idea was doing some sort of bridal nails, but since I already did something like this for last years “Elegance” month, I decided to go a little more “Burlesque”.😉 I started with two coats of “jamaica me crazy” and then added a stamping with…