Nails Full Archive

July 24, 2013
Buying Local & Indie: Beyond The Nail (Pt 1)

I had promised myself that in preparation for the Discount Polish Extravaganza that will likely take place this year at the beauty supply outlet at the CNE next month, I had promise myself that I wouldn’t buy any nail polishes in July. I was calling it my “No Buy July”! …


May 16, 2013
Star Trek Nails – Meh

I’m not quite happy with the way these turned out – but I still wanted to post so people can see the inspiration behind them.
The left hand got special treatment – designs inspired from the actual posters:

(Skyline, Red Forest, Insignia Destruction, Lava) I just did a …


May 14, 2013
Roses & Toes

It honestly took me about an hour to get off the Glitter Gradient nails I did last week. Once that task was complete, I wanted to do something beautiful for Mother’s Day, as well as something that would be easy getting off (read: No Glitter)! I decided on a traditional …


May 8, 2013
Rainbow (Loose) Glitter Gradient!

I was so in love with my Neon Water Marble nails I kept them on for much longer than I usually do. When coming up with something to replace them, I wanted to stick with being colourful, and eye-catching.
I had bought a set of loose glitters from the Dollar Store …


May 3, 2013
By Request: Trying Water Marbling

I’m going to keep this short and sweet, because it’s not intended at a tutorial, so much as just a step-by-step on my nearly-successful attempt at Water Marbling.
My mother found a post on Facebook with some really quite awesome neon Tie-Dye style water marbled nails, and basically challenged me to …


May 1, 2013
GO LEAFS Nails (or How I Suck At Tape)

For the first time in 9 years, the Leafs have made the Playoffs! This year I actually watched a Bunch of Hockey, and I since I live right downtown it’s sort of hard to avoid – Leafs Fever! I’m a BeLEAFer!
(Ugh… that phrase is actually cringe-worthy, too ‘Belieber-y’ for me!)
In …


April 30, 2013
Loving Liquid Sands

My first time ordering nail polish online, and I couldn’t be more pleased with the result.
I was super excited about the launch of the OPI Bond Girls Liquid Sand shades, and even more delighted when my top three shades were included in the mini set, Vesper, Pussy Galore and …


April 14, 2013
Jurassic Park & Galaxy Nails (Tutorial)

I do not intend my blog to become a nail polish blog, but since it is one of my major interests currently, I am going to be writing about it often.
This is just a quick update because I did two of my most favorite designs ever recently, and I …


February 20, 2013
Introduction to my Nails

Alongside the many other changes in my life the last year or so, I’ve also managed to quit biting my fingernails. Although this is certainly not an achievement that ranks among the ultra impressive – it has given me the chance to find a new creative outlet that was previously …