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    Naught for November 2014

    After being off to a flying start, post-August potholes, there’s been a further little hiccup. A so called spanner in the works that left me unable to continue with the existing plan for the end of this year. I ended up very seriously hospitalised and am still recovering, which I will be forced to do for a little while. I

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    OPI’s Foray into the Extended Wear Polish Market with Infinite Shine

    Due out soon this month are the first 30 shades of OPI’s latest offering Infinite Shine. This is OPI’s foray into the extended wear polish market – the next gen polish product that wears like a gel, and removes like a regular lacquer. Think CND’s Vinylux line – which was the first to market, though this new line uses a three-step system with base

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    31 Day Challenge 2014 – Round Up

    So it finished last week, but with an extended weekend and a need to have a quick break, I thought I would give it a bit. Yay Me! And all of you. And I shall return when my fingers have had a wee break. x   Feel free to add me to your feed on BlogLovin‘ and connect / follow me

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    31DC2014 Day 31: Honor Nails You Love

    Woohoo! I just passed a man wearing an A-board and shouting “The End is nigh! The End is nigh!” Wait, whaaat? He’s right, it is already here. In the form of this final challenge day installment for Day 31: Honor Nails You Love. I had a bunch of ideas, cos’ who can pick just one, right? So many talented artists out

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    31DC2014 Day 30: A Tutorial

    Geometric Triangles is what I chose for the  second last day’s theme: Inspired by a Tutorial. I wanted something simple and geometric, so i found a tutorial that matched my desired look. I wasn’t sure how close I should stick to the tutorial before it wasn’t really the tutorial, so I slightly changed tack and just did the same thing

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    31DC2014 Day 29: The Supernatural

      Day 29 and only two more to go! Wowee! Today is Inspired by the Supernatural. I could have done so many things, and went for a more alien subject – alien skin or an alien substance.     I took the easy way out today. I did this mani not long ago and liked it, but I was feeling sore so this

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    31DC2014 Day 28: A Flag – Arr Pirate!

    Ahoy me Hearties! We are nearing the end of the 31 Day Challenge for 2014 with Day 28: Inspired by A Flag. I considered doing the Scottish flag initially but the referendum has passed and it’s not as interesting in terms of nail art as some of the other ideas I had. Soo… I did A PIRATE FLAG! I was

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    31DC2014 Day 27: Artwork – Kandinsky

    Being both an Art School / Design grad, I was quite looking forward to the theme of Day 27: Artwork. I pulled a few elements from my artwork of choice and translated them onto my nails. I have chosen to do Kandinsky.   For those of you interested, here’s a brief art history lesson: Wassily Wassilyevich Kandinsky (16 December 1866 – 13

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    31DC2014 Day 26: A Pattern

    Moar Geometry, MOAR!! Theme for Day 26 is A Pattern. So voila, here it is: A pattern.   Feel free to add me to your feed on BlogLovin‘ and connect / follow me here:  

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    31DC2014 Day 25: Fashion – BR x Marimekko

    Day 25 is ‘Inspired by Fashion’. Another one I find fun – I like these kinds of creative tasks. I decided to find inspiration from a print. A fun, organic print.   To find my print I had a search and it wasn’t long til I had a few catch my eye. In the end I chose these Banana Republic x Marimekko

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    31DC2014 Day 24: A Book – Ubik

    Day 24 and we are almost at the end of this EPIC challenge for another year! Wow. Today’s theme is Inspired by A Book. I chose a sci-fi book by Philip K. Dick called Ubik. It is a classic of his that was written in 1969. The following is a summary of the book from Amazon: Glen Runciter runs a

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    31DC2014 Day 23: A Movie… Flowers In The Attic

    Day 23’s theme was Inspired by A Movie. I even decided to colour it a little more like an older film – the kind that were shot in Technicolor. This kind of film print often had boosted saturation with red tonalities so I think I captured that. Even if the movie I chose was from a different era and of a different

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