Doing your nails can be a calming experience, a chance to engage your creative side and focus on one thing. For me it is anyway... One of the most challenging things when creating new nail art is deciding which design to go for, which colours to use and how to do it - after all, … Continue reading Looking for Inspiration for DIY Nails?
So I'm pretty new to this nail stamping business myself. I only really got into it just before my friend's wedding in August. I bought some cheap plates and a stamper off ebay, some nail polish from my local supermarket, tried it once, failed and almost gave up. I couldn't understand why it didn't work … Continue reading 12 Things You Need For Successful Nail Stamping And Why
So after one of my friends saw my new 'changing seasons nails', they asked me to repeat the design for them, but with a focus on only the autumn leave colours and with a navy blue background. If you want to follow a full step-by-step guide, look at my step-by-step changing seasons blog. I followed … Continue reading Changing Seasons – Autumn Nails Variation
After my last attempt at autumn nails, I inspired myself to go one step further and perfect the autumn leaves design. This design is a fluid and transitional one, with a different stamp on each nail taking the leaves from green on the thumb to red/orange on the little finger - literally representing changing seasons. … Continue reading Changing Seasons – Leaves – Tropical 23
I find that toenail art can be a lot more adventurous than fingernails. Hardly anybody sees your toenails; especially if you live in the UK where it rains a lot! So you get to go crazy with colour or patterns that you just wouldn't do on your fingernails. Here are my latest toenails using the … Continue reading Multicoloured Toes – Henna 01
So with the weather definitely rainy and glum now, I decided to see if I could get my nails to blend in with an autumnal theme. I used (ironically) the MoYou Tropical plate number 23, as this has several leaf designs on it along with a couple of new colours I bought today; Mesa Sunrise … Continue reading Autumn Nails – Tropical 23