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    31 Day Challenge 2015 Finisher (yes a bit late)

    I only just noticed that these were posted on Sarah @ Chalkboard Nails’ blog from a week ago, so of course I had to grab one. Thus I’m a week late to the party. I finished the 31 Day Challenge weeks ago and after a short break have well and truly moved onto Halloween themed manis since completing this; but it’s

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    All Keen for Halloween

    I was all looking forward to Halloween this time last year and after things went seriously pear-shaped, ended up missing the entire thing!? So I am doing at least a couple. I do get sick of incorporating orange into everything halloweeny. Unless I’m donning gels (or gel polish) I am not one who can wear the same shade continuously. The

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    Negative Space with Hot Pink & White for Breast Cancer!

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and on Wednesdays We Wear Pink (well, those who wear pink may wear pink). My love affair with pink is not really that strong you might have guessed, though I do love a hot pink nail, and for a good cause any colour favouritism goes right out the window. So here is a negative

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    Simple & Stamped for Halloween

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    Ulta3 Superstar Collection – Spring/Summer 2015, Swatch & Review

    I picked up these from a chemist by chance. They are an Aussie brand Ulta3 (similar to NYX). They had some decals and stickers available – themed to match with the ‘star’ theme. And galactic metallics that ‘shimmer and shine’ in this collection. Let’s take a look. (I’m sorry, my poor fingers are a bit battered and not looking the best so

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    Hurrah! 31 Day Challenge 2015 Round Up

    Happy October !! Well that was a hectic September, huh? You could think of all the sleep you could have had, the movies you could have watched, the chores you should have done with the time spent on ‘nailing it’ this past month, but it would not nearly have been as rewarding as seeing it through and actually making it

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    31DC2015 Day 31: Honor Nails You Love – Negative Space

    Yikes it’s the last day of this year’s EPIC 31 Day Challenge! My poor little fingers are shouting hallelujah. They finally get a rest. It gets tiring doing this day in day out on top of other things, yet I’m not a quitter. So here we are. I’m getting in early! The final day is meant to recreate a mani

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    31DC2015 Day 30: A Tutorial – Space Pond Nails

    Thought I’d try something different that I never get to do because dry time! As we hit the second last day of the 2015 31 Day Challenge, we have Inspired by a Tutorial. I am doing Space Pond Nails. The original version of pond nails can be traced back to here and has been replicated many times since in various forms.

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    31DC2015 Day 29: The Supernatural – Squished Fairy

    31 Day Challenge hits Day 29: Inspired by The Supernatural – Squished Fairy is what I have done. As far as Supernatural goes I was a bit meh about what to do. Being time-poor, I will leave the Zombies and overdone Vampires for another day. I haven’t done a dry marble or needle-drag and thought perhaps I would do a Fairy

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    31DC2015 Day 28: A Flag – NZ Laser Kiwi

    I often find the flag nails prompt a little meh. It’s more because I generally prefer to put items representative of a country’s culture on my nails if I am representing a country, rather than a flag, mainly because I can add more variance, do skittles etcetera. And some flag designs are quite simple, so unless it is for the

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    31DC2015 Day 27: Artwork – Basquiat

    Back into my beloved realm of the arts with 27 of the 31 Day Challenge. It is Inspired by an Artwork and I have chosen Jean-Michel Basquiat (pronounced ‘Bass-key-ah’ – where the Bass rhymes with mass, and the ‘h’ is short and soft)(if you want to say it correctly as the French do and sound all art nerdy and impressive

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    31DC2015 Day 26: A Pattern – More Mara

    Day 26 of the 31 Day Challenge already? Wow. That was sort of not really quick! Today’s prompt is Inspired By A Pattern. Nice. It’s no secret that I love patterns. And colour. And design. And spinach, but I digress. I had so much troubble picking one Mara Hoffman print for yesterday’s Fashion inspiration prompt, that I thought I’d do

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