My 11 year old gets braces tomorrow so I'm showing my support
I work in a school and can’t go full rainbow so I opted for a hidden rainbow. First time dying my hair ever!
You can't fool me, Pennywise.
Abstract beach and a happy crab
Glittery triangle things: Opi My Vampire is Buff and Julep Jane
Sparkly Frenchy that's more pink than it looks (Essie Marshmallow and SH Color Frenzy Candy Drops)
I give you... my seventh attempt at a water marble!
Was my holly berry funky French worth spilling the China Glaze It's Alive on the carpet? (PS How do I get it out?)
The tiny spider on my strawberry looks like The Punisher.
FA funky tips: Candy Corn!
Husband asked I go subtle for the meeting with the financial planner. Galvanized plates = subtle to me. (Opi It's Totally Ft Worth It, Konad silver stamp, Essie Matte About You)
THEY'RE LOOKING AT ME!!!
Halloween bloody nails-- a PTA mom told me it was too much for the school party!
Valentine's Day + Video Games = Lucky 13 Lacquer Companion Cube!
Leather and Camo: Nails Inc Leather Effects with Opi Berlin There Done That, Revlon Spanish Moss, Orly unnamed green mini, and Essie Matte About You
TIL contrast is important and now I really want some french fries.
Maryland blue crab nails (with bubbles!)
Thanksgiving pilgrims and turkey
Dr. Frankenstein is my manicurist.
Valentine's Day Leopard tips
Summer neons are creeping in!
Chanel West Coast was rocking this look on an old episode of Ridiculousness and I had to copy: CG Aquadelic and Milani Jewel FX Gold. (And my camera couldn't handle them in sunlight!)
Funky French with striping tape, Lippmann I Know What Boys Like and CG Fairy Dust
The only mustaches I'll be rocking during Movember (OPI I Have a Herring Problem & China Glaze Fairy Dust)
Color block accents: Opi Berlin There Done That, Green-wich Village, The It Color, and A Good Mandarin is Hard to Find.
Winter snow nails
Dotticure inspired by AllLacqueredUp on Pinterest. Last of the summer neons!
Neon Dot Tips! (Neon Tip Dots?)
Brightening up Zoya Kelly with... a staircase?
Well, my stamping skills need work, but I like the idea of this... CG Aquadelic with geo stamp accent.
First ones got ruined slinging nachos at the 9yo's swim meet, but I like these better!
How to highlight my standing chess board in our entryway?
Autumn is here (on my nails at least).
Fall can't be coming when there are still neon manis left to do!
Need inspiration? Dig through the kids' toy box!
Manglaze and Mustaches for Movember!
On my way to my IRL (cup)cake day!
Some things are meant to be viewed from farther away.
Pumpkin accent and Orly Buried Alive
Summer dots: OPI Need Sunglasses, Orly Purple Crush, OPI Alpine Snow
Whenever my 2yo catches me with polish, he wants a one finger. Today's One Finger swatch: Milani Gems
Glowing polka dot tips (glow in the dark version in the comments)
Pale camo for winter (with Northern Lights top coat but that doesn't show up well)
[Thanks] Kyoti for working with me to swap some awesome for THIS awesome: Oh Yes! from her Last of the Time Lords collection!
Back to school chalkboards with a pencil accent!
No nail art, just a combo I got excited about: Zoya Kerry and Pam's Whimsical PB&J!
Peep my new swap: BL Wallis! Had to make a trip to the ER last night (all fine now) and a nurse popped in just to ask what the color was so she could get it!
[POLISHED] eatallthecupcakes, currypotnoodle, xaprophetofdoomx, LMBiebs, coleymonkey, alphabootoo --because you all have been so generous with advice, etc in the past few days!
LPT for cheap Lacqueristas like me: Store stamping plates for under $2 by cutting pages of a clearance 4x6 photo album in half & taping the open end.
I look them over carefully every time I walk by them. :(
Counting sheep (1) under the stars-- for my trip to the sleep lab tomorrow night!
After 14 tries at making clovers I gave up and went with stripes!
[WINNER] of the I paid off my mortgage and the banks can suck it contest is..... KateyisKiller! Congratulations, Katey, there is a PM from me in your inbox re: your wishlist!
[POLISHED] alice_in_zombieland for having a busy life and getting a little bit Internet-crapped on because of it (and I hear you're collecting Zoyas)!
[Thanks] OpinionatedSouthern for the striping tape! It's my first tape but we have company right now so it's going to be 2 more days before I can try it and it's kiiiiiillllling me!
[Thanks!] bionicchristian! This was a swap and not a random act, but the seller was sketchy and she really followed up with them (repeatedly) to be sure I'd get this lovely...
Finally getting back into some nail art! Distressed punk with a skull. Ulta: Celebutant (chipped in like 2 seconds), SC: Black on Black, DL: Stardust
[THANKS] happyjoylove for the Miracle Balm-- Just in time to fix my sad, dry, unpolished hands!
[POLISHED] [WINNER] KateyisKiller: RAoP's newest Bond girl!
Gotta use all my neon ideas before summer ends!
Just finished my 24 hour sleep study. Hopefully help is on the horizon.
Nails Inc Leather Effects in Noho. Not sure it looks exactly like leather, but I dig the idea of texture in forms other than sand/dust.
The only way I can forgive China Glaze for adding black bar hairy glitter is to wear this over black so it never shows. Otherwise, awesome. CG: Get Carried Away
Butterfly water decals by RLR Creations on Etsy (one on each finger might be overkill but I got excited-- so vivid!)
WINNER of my intro/contest is timyus201720! PM me your address and your Zoya Pixie Dust will be on its way!
Weekly Theme: Neon! This is as close as I have to neon right now.
This is as far as I got today before life interrupted my mani. Now my inspiration is gone and I don't know what to do to finish. Looking for ideas...
Nerd Lacquer swap?
I have Revlon Whimsical, Orly Rock the World, Space Cadet, and Fowl Play to swap (each used once)
Milford Sound's Mirror Lakes in New Zealand-- This picture was taken upside down.