This is a rescue owl from the Rideau Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, and he is having none of your shit.
An homage to my favorite month of the year! Zoya 'Passion 4 Fashion' is the perfect dark chocolate creme :) Stamped with Essie 'Penny Talk'.
[FA] at hand painting; winter skies and snow-covered Evergreen trees!! Wanted something subtle for work
Partied a bit too hard to post these last night :P My New Year's Eve Mani, showcasing all the techniques I learned in 2013!
I hope everyone enjoyed their Valentine's day! I couldn't decide which one to go with so I did all five! :D (pun intended)
Tried to capture a vanilla sky with my first attempt at a gradient with subtle gold stamping :)
New camera, and a twist on the current turquoise trend... Lapis Lazuli nails! :)
Really getting into the fall manicures now... reminds me of blustery skies or wood grain :D. Essie 'Mink Muffs' stamped with Konad Black and GOSH matte top coat.
Feeling fabulously art deco today :D Butter London 'Slapper' and Essie 'As Good as Gold' for the stamp.
Simple fall manicure but it makes me happy :) Misa 'Passion 4 Fashion' stamped with Essie 'Penny Talk'
So excited to see the Hobbit!! Saw this idea on google and had to try it myself :) The thumb is the compass rose from the original map of Middle Earth.
Can't decide who is having the least fun in this picture...
I have a problem.
This got me right in the feels :)
This is my favorite metallic blue; Essie's 'Aruba Blue' stamped with Essie's 'No Place like Chrome'.
A shout out from your friends to the North! My Canada Day Mani :)
REALLY impressed with the Red Carpet Home Gel Kit I got for Christmas! First manicure with water decals added, worked like a charm!
My 'Magical Night Sky' take on u/e___e's pastel mani :)
Roses and a love letter, my New Year's Eve Manicure :)
Time to pull out those fall jewel tones! :) Essie 'Sexy Divide' stamped with Essie 'No Place Like Chrome'
My MMA Experience and what might be my Last Gel Manicure Ever (story in comments)
Wanted something glamorous and classy... feel like I was channeling The Great Gatsby a bit :). Colors in comments.
[x-post] Saw this on r/food. Holy shit Mac and Cheeseburger! THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING
First fall mani of the season! I love my holiday Bundle Monster plates!
My camera cannot capture how PRISMATIC this is! Black flowers stamped on Quo's 'Trash Glam'
Really proud of this simple french! :) Done using Essie 'Sugar Daddy' and 'Blanc' with a frosting of Zoya's 18k gold top coat; I'm in Heaven!
First week of keto; I have this odd sense of guilt about eating like this, so I feel the need to ask if I'm doing this right (recipe in comments).
Simple Frenches never stay simple with me :P Not sure if it turned out the way I saw it in my brain but vive l'experimentation!!
Essie's 'No Place Like Chrome' is my new favorite silver stamping polish!! You have to work fast, but it's the brightest I've seen :) Konad plate m51 over Borghese Stellare Notte
Been on a funky french manicure kick lately... Lacy Black French Manicure :)
YAY!! GOSH has re-released Holographic Hero!! I had to photograph it under direct light to capture all the linear goodness, but MAN is it sparkly:D. We'll see how long it wears for!
After three years of nursing my nails from flimsy nubbins to healthy, I finally feel confident enough to show them off with no lacquerista beautification!! (well, with a strengthening base coat and good top coat, I'm not a barbarian :P)
FA at Sally Hansen polish strips; I have to say I'm really impressed with how they turned out! I'll have to see how they wear.
Agonized over my Autumnal Equinox manicure, then decided classic but striking was best :)
Yearning for summer!! Blue skies and fluffy cloud french mani :)
Installment #3 in my Funky French saga :) Lacy tips with SOTT over Essie Sweet as Candy
Prismatic scales; inspired by other uses of this BM plate I've seen on here :) A-England's 'St George' stamped with Nfu-Oh 66
Couldn't find the original post, but I HAD to do these Halloween Vampire Fang nails!! Added a thumb accent :) Been running after people making fang fingers all day!
FA at newspaper nails, and my own take on a vintage flower mani inspired by Robin Moses :)
My friend challenged me to do the schmoopiest Easter Manicure I could think of...
FA at Glitter Gradient! Sephora's 'Dear Diary' and 'Flurry Up', with a touch of Misa's 'Confection Connection' at the tip :)