My love of elephants and nail art have finally been combined.
Spent last night painting parts of the universe onto my fingers :)
I'll get the campfire ready if you bring the banjo and some marshmallows.
We don't get snow where I live so I painted a wintery scene on my nails instead :)
I spent the week painting tiny food items from the five major food groups and thought you might enjoy seeing them all together :D
Love me some orange and blue together! ;)
Vintage-y floral print! Completely smitten with these :)
This is my stress relief...hand painted intricate leaves for today!
I like to recreate artwork on my nails. Here's a still life inspired by a piece by Paul Cezanne :)
It's always darkest before the dawn
Reindeer are better than people.
So. Many. Tiny. Hieroglyphs. I think these took longer than it took to build the pyramids...;)
Participating in a challenge where I had to be inspired by a flag. Any fellow California Lacqueristas out there? 😊
Yosemite Valley's Half Dome at dusk. One of my favorite places on earth to be :)
Inspired by an Alexander McQueen stained glass print dress!
I'm dreaming of a White Christmas...
My planner love meets my nail polish love! Floral print inspired by my new agenda cover!
My great-grandfather was a doctor practicing in San Francisco in 1906. He was a first responder on the morning of the 1906 Earthquake and found these marbles on the sidewalk that day, melted from the fires.
California coast inspired - poppies, lupin, and ocean galore!
Recreated a water lily painting. I love how it turned out :)
Wallpaper inspired mani using one of my favorite yellows, American Apparel's Manila! Yes, you need it.
Who ever said bright green wasn't a year round color?!
I had some fun with some striping tape, glitter and matte top coat! :)
Christmas Sweater nails using Lime Crime's Lavendary and OPIs My Vampire is Buff
Even though they aren't exactly proportionate, I still love how my cartoony Ocean themed nails turned out :)
Plaid and roses...anyone want to go to a tea party with me? ;)
Brains and guts and bones, oh my!
Haven't done nail art just because in ages so I'm excited to share this succulent inspired look :D
I can't stop painting flowers ⊙_ʘ inspired by one of my shirts!
Bright and simple flowers for today :)
Spring/Easter time chicks! I think these turned out pretty darn cute! :)
Navajo inspired tribal print...I'm so happy with how these turned out!
It's entirely possible that I've got too much time on my hands - free hand art using black acrylic paint!
Sunshine, sunshine it's fine
I feel so delicate! Purple gradient with white lace.
Southwest inspired mani! The base color is Kleancolor's Neon Amethyst and you need it in your life.
I'm going to an art festival today and wanted to have bright and fun nails. Slightly obsessed!
Mandala/henna inspired mani using black acrylic paint. I think I went blind doing these ;)
Yesterday was my one year blogiversary and I recreated some of my very first manis to see how far I've come in a year - practice really does make all the difference! :)
Valentine's look! Middle finger inspired by a mani I saw awhile back in this sub :)
A wintery scene! I think I'm obsessed with painting scenes across all my nails like this...
I decided to do a mani inspired by a bunch of Mark Rothko paintings.
Got inspired to create some poppy nail art by an awesome painting I found online.
Inspired by Monet's Regatta at Argenteuil :)
Just got some Polish Me To Go glow in the dark polishes and I couldn't not use the entire collection in one mani.
My parent's Corgi isn't able to make it on the long walks their other dog can. Today, we fixed that :)
Floral for the 4th?! Yes, please!
Never thought I'd love painting flowers but they are my favorite now :)
Absolutely in love with this wine label and couldn't resist recreating it on my nails!
A spent way too much time on these, but I love how they turned out :)
Christmas sweater nails for Christmas day...in a fun color palette! :D
Saran wrap base with some mint chevrons! :)
My sketched flowers! I used some of the new OPI San Francisco polishes and I love them!
I was told you might appreciate these here! My hobby is nail art and I decided to replicate California's State Flag on my nails (x-post from /r/redditlaqueristas)
Mosaic nails. These make me happy!
Happy Mother's Day to all you mothers (fur baby mothers included)!! I painted some red carnations to celebrate :)
Sparkles and glitter and gold, oh my!
Trying to round out my nail art by painting more square things ;)
I did a hodge podge of flowers and I absolutely love how they turned out! :)
St. Patrick's Day inspired color blocking...and some gold!
My contribution to the Fourth of July nail craze!
Bright and summery flowers!
Black and white tribal-esque skittle mani!
Stained glass flowers! :)
Henna inspired nails! This was my first experience using acrylic paint over polish and I think I might be a convert...uh oh.
My FA at stained glass style nails!
Did a mani with an Etsy product called Sticky Nails - for those who get frustrated by tape manis, you might want to check these out :)
Roses and Baby's Breath! I think this is the girliest mani I've ever done. Roses done with acrylic paint :)
Finally got around to using my striping tools :) [I was so afraid I was going to type stripping tools...]
Snowflake nails to kick off December!
I'm so proud of these, I couldn't resist sharing. I recreated a water lily painting. x-post r/RL
Still have an hour and eleven minutes of Halloween where I live...so here's what I've been rocking the last few days!
I did an outfit of the day inspired look! This is one of my favorite tank tops in mani form :)
Striping tape fun with OPI's Can't Find My Czechbook and My Boyfriend Scales Walls :)
The Hungry Asian's Kiwi Smoothie with My Boyfriend Scales Walls and I'm Not Lion...Dat sparkle!
I'm kind of in love with Julep's Taylor! I added some simple dandelions and now I can't stop starting!
Nautical stripes, ahoy!
Unfortunately, I spent a good part of the evening crying. He stayed like this until I felt better.
Oh Ryan, you know the way to my heart...
Happy Father's Day to all the Dads out there! I did some art to share some of my favorite memories with my dad - playing soccer, camping, and inner-tubing behind the boat! :)
This is what happens when you can't decide which of your new polishes to use.
Simple flowers for Spring :)
I had to do some Star Wars nails - May the Fourth be with you ;)
Off to see Monster's University today and I couldn't resist doing a matching mani!
Some funky floral for tonight! So happy with how these turned out :)
A bright take on hearts! :)
An XOXO themed look with my two favorite colors together! Coral and turquoise :)
Celebrating the New Year with CG's Purr-fect Plum and I'm Not Lion :)
Some vibrant Aztec print - seriously obsessed with these colors together.
Some simple chevrons! Loving the simplicity of these :)
Stamping and glitter fun to make me feel better about the fact that it's almost Monday!
Taping and some Essie Matte About You
Just got the fall Pixie Dust collection from Zoya...obsessed. I just had to use some of them in nail art.
Gradient, polygons, and triangles!
Funky roses to get me out of my nail art funk! ;)
I'm ready for spring time colors!
Free hand art with Zoya's Aurora :)
Yee!!! I am in LOVE with Essie's Butler Please.
Free hand green patterns that I'm loving! :)
Trial inspired pattern over nude polish...I've got mannequin hands! ;)
I think I'm sold on the whole nail stamper thing...it's so neat how it works and...I think I'm in LOVE! :D
When your pumpkin is bigger than your corgi, cuteness ensues :D
[OT] My boyfriend spoiled me for my birthday. I present to you, my lovely new Zoyas.
My first attempt at argyle nails. Not perfect, but I still can't stop starting at them :)
Sparkly gradient...because sparkles!! :)
Fun with my new glitter lovelies!
Finally tried my hand at some ikat print!
Decided to try out the 31 Day Nail Challenge. Here's my Day 1: Red Nails! :)
Can't resist sharing my snowflake nails :)
My parent's Corgi isn't able to go on the long walks that their other dog can. We've always felt terrible leaving him when we know how much he loves walks, so, today, we fixed that! Wanted to show off his new doggie stroller ;)
[Thanks!!!!!] killerqueen678 it has arrived (actually had polish this time and not an empty box!). My dog decided to derp out when I was taking the photo...
I love Butter's as much as the next person, but that seems a bit steep to me, Amazon...
Some of you had asked how I did this look so I wanted to share the tutorial I made for it! It's my first tutorial so bear with me! ;) Link to video in comments.
[Thanks] to the lovely, amazing, and wonderful justamber for my very first BUTTER! Disco Biscuit is beautiful and was the best surprise when I went out front an hour ago! :)
[Polished] Jerray07! I was going through our wishlists for your contest and saw that you had one of my new favorites in there and I couldn't resist! I think it's perfect for spring...or anytime! :D
I made my boyfriend pick my colors tonight...I think he did pretty well! :)
[Thanks!] Justamber, you need to change your name to justamazing! I am in love with My Boyfriend Scales Walls!! Thank you!
[Polished] I have been so incredibly busy with work and studying for a major test next month that I have had ZERO time for reddit. I just wanted to share some love while I had a free evening :) From the random wishlist button...enjoy justamber, caitmonster, and willothewisp16!
Finally have enough blues and grays to do this :)
[Gifted] saroka - Thanks for this gem: The best is only behind you if you don’t want the future to be better.”
[Thanks] to ilikeminuterice and menmybabies from the polishing chain for my caviar beads and my dotting tools! I'm so excited to try some new techniques!
[Thanks!!!!] Ah yes, midni6htf4iry, it is here and I love it so much!!
I recently got Essie Mattie About You and tried my hand at it tonight. I'm in love <3
[Gifted] DecadentDashes and midni6htf4iry...because you're awesome?
[Thanks!!] Jerray07 for China Glaze Recycle!! I'm so excited to start using it! :)
[Thanks!!] mouthie and carissakayb, it's here! Thank you oh so much!! :D
[Thanks] wheretheydare, it's here! Thank you so so much for Skull & Glossbones! I love it so :D
I went back and forth on sharing this, but I am just in love with these colors and want to share! I just got my first Lime Crimes and couldn't resist :)
[Buttered] Kateyiskiller and listentothemusic because Butters = happiness and happiness is happy! :D
Deborah Lippmann Across the Universe with China Glaze Man Hunt and Exotic Encounters :)
[Polished] sweetstarlight because she's given a few times since SBR-gate :)
I have a ridiculous number of polishes, yet I only just bought my first bottle of Orly today. SIDE NOTE: LOOK AT THE NEW BOTTLE DESIGNS!
[Polished] Jess_Starfire from the random wishlist button. Welcome back with your new name (it's somewhat serendipitous since I'm contemplating changing mine!) Enjoy :)
RAoP and wine makes for a lovely Saturday night! Love seeing all your generosity :) any night owls still up??
[Thanks] Luckers! My day was so long and this was the best thing to come home to! Thank you thank you!
Thanks to the lovely PaulaDeenOfPolish for this loveliness! Thought this would be a great color for my first attempt at stamping too (which I'm now obsessed with...)!
[Thanks!!!] PaulaDeenOfPolish! I got slapper today and it is so amazing! YOU ARE SO AMAZING!
[OT] I couldn't find my dog for awhile tonight...Found him like this on my bed. Yeah, he's not spoiled.
[Granted] Mangofloat because it's on sale and I can afford it (yay!), I LOVE your contest idea, AND you've given a lot :) Enjoy!
Wanted to share my take on ombre. I finally have enough blues and grays to make it happen! :)