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    31DC2014 Day 08: Metallic

      Day 8 into the 31 Day Challenge. I’m up to date and playing at home in real time. Today we have Metallic as the theme. A favourite of mine for sure. Nothing like some finger-bling. Today I went for a shiny silver combo which includes the fitting polishes Color Club’s Harp On It – a silver linear holo, and OPI My Signature is

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    31DC2014 Day 07: B&W

    Day 7: Black and White. Didn’t have a lot of time so this was done really quickly – like you can’t tell hehe. Black freehand illustration over a slightly off-white base – since pure snow white is quite stark, not because I was painting in the dark and picked up the wrong colour or anything. The base is OPI My Vampire

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    31DC2014 Day 06: (Not-So-Shrinking) Violet

    For Day 6’s theme, VIOLET, I thought I should try an untried. OPI’s Don’t Violet Me Down. It’s a sheer top coat from the OPI Sheer Tints collection. I built it up layer by layer to get a dark colour gradation. And gah! I have almost nearly caught up to date…  

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    31DC2014 Day 05: Blue – Blue Lagoon

    Feeling blue and don’t know what to do? Day 5 of the 31 Day Challenge (and 5th post in ten minutes for me) is BLUE. The glitter polish is Aqueous by Aussie brand Femme Fatale. It’s a medium blue crelly with hexes in magenta, a dark navy blue, blue, pink and teal.   Please add me to your feed on BlogLovin‘

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    31DC2014 Day 04: Green – Green with Envy

    Day 4 for of the 31 Day Challenge is GREEN. And yes, I am almost caught up! Here I went Green with Envy in a forest green hue. The polish used is Essence 179 Roller Coaster. For such a tiny bottle I actually quite like the Essence brushes – wider brushes are great for easy coverage IMHO, and is something

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    31DC2014 Day 03: Yellow

        Just a quickie today. For the third day of the 31 Day Challenge for 2014, the theme was Yellow. I’ve used piCture pOlish in both Mellow Yellow and Twinkle (the lilac). The zig zag edge was created with tape and topped with OPI 18k Gold & Silver top coat which was released as a part of the Mariah Carey Collection

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    31DC2014 Day 02: Orange – L’Orange

    Orange is the theme for the second day of the 31 Day Challenge, so what other theme is more appropriate to choose than, well… ORANGES! Orange polish over mandarin coloured base and mattified with OPI Matte Top Coat.       I feel like devouring a citrusy orange sorbet now…   Please add me to your feed on BlogLovin‘ and

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    31DC2014 Day 01: Red – Red Foil Fingertips

    Alrighty! Now that I have spent some time catching up on this 31 Day Challenge, here is the rather belated first entry for RED: red foiled nails with round gold studs to make it look a little less boring. Ooh! Shiny! See below for a selection of other entries from other participating bloggers… Please add me to your feed on

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    The 31 Day Challenge 2014

    Being September it’s that time of the year where many other nail bloggers choose to complete the annual 31 Day Challenge for 2014. It has already started, but I am choosing to do it anyhoo. You can read this update for some background to the general delays and why I couldn’t start it on time. I toyed with doing it in October

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    HAPPY NAIL YEAR 2014!

    Wishing you all a Happy Nail Year for 2014! Let’s make it a good one. 🙂

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    Day of the Dead, Día de los Muertos Nail Art

    Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead nails. It’s that time of the year again when Mexico and other Latin American countries celebrate and honor the deceased. I went for something cute but simple this year given the current lack of energy and time.

    A number of things that you may see throughout the Day of the Dead festival – Calecas (the basic skulls here), sugar skulls, flowers (not quite a marigold), hearts and crucifixes were my theme du jour. The camera didn’t really pick up the detailed pattern layers on the thumb and cactii on the middle finger, but that’s okay.

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    Happy Halloween Nails

    So despite the new web space being less than half finished, I thought I should post 2013’s Halloween nail art effort before it passes.

    This year I wanted to do something other than the typical ‘orange, green, black & scary’ combo – a different colour scheme per se. So it is a little more colourful than norm, but still kinda fun nonetheless.

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