June 26, 2014

Nail News! MoYou London PUNK Collection Expansion!

Hello Fellow Stampers! I apologize that I am a day late getting this information out to you. I was working on something else, nail related of course, and lost track of time. So just last week MoYou London released the brand new Punk Collection. The plates numbers were all in sequence so I wasn't expecting an expansion so soon. But, surprise, they will be adding 5 new plates tomorrow. Let's take a look.

MoYou London Punk Collection expansion 6-27-14
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Born Pretty Water Decal Review + Nail Art Video Tutorial


Hello Lovelies! I was excited to receive an email from The Born Pretty Store a few weeks ago asking if I would be interested in reviewing products for them. I happily accepted their invitation and selected these pretty, lacy Water Decals for my first product. I picked this item because I have lots of experience working with stamping decals I've made myself, but I had never tried water decals before. I liked the idea of challenging myself a little, learning something new and creating a YouTube video to show others how to apply them.

Main image for Born Pretty Water Decal Nail Art tutorial

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June 24, 2014

Dance Legend Termo Shine Swatches, Review and Nail Art

Hello everyone! I hope all of you had a nice weekend. I was busy swatching, as you'll see in the weeks to come. If you follow me on Instagram you already know that I've recently discovered thermal polishes and I am completely obsessed. These may have been out for a while now, I don't know, but they are new to me and just too gorgeous to keep to myself. Warning! Picture heavy post after the jump!
 
Main image of Dance Legend Termo Shine polish post
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June 19, 2014

Nail News! MoYou London PUNK Collection Launches!

Hello everyone! MoYou London sent out a teaser earlier in the week about the new Punk Collection they'd be launching. What an interesting transition from the Bridal Collection to the new Punk Collection plates! Let's take a look!
 
MoYou London Punk Collection launch 6-20-14

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I DO! featuring MoYou London Bridal Collection Plates

Hello Nail Artists! Today I have a design I created using 2 of the plates from MoYou London's new Bridal Collection. There's an amusing story that goes along with these plates that I feel compelled to share, but let's have a peek at the design first.
Main image of I DO design with bottle of Dance Legend Polish,
A first look at the "I DO!" design including the Dance Legend base polish I used.
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June 14, 2014

LAST DAY TO ENTER GIVEAWAY!!

Hey there! I just wanted to send out a quick reminder that IT'S THE LAST DAY TO ENTER MY 1ST GIVEAWAY! I don't want anyone to miss out on their chance to win! The time went by so fast and I am really excited to see who Rafflecopter choses to win on Monday! Just CLICK THE PHOTO to be taken to the entry form. Good luck to all!
 
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June 12, 2014

unTEAL Sunrise: Skittle Nail Art Design

Hello Nail Artists! Today I would like to share a design that was created using all "new to me" products from Liquid Sky Lacquer, Dance Legend, Julep and Apipila. Yes, I actually used a plate that wasn't made by MoYou London! I love them dearly, but the Nail Mail kept pouring in last month when the blog and I were completely focused on designs for their challenge. Time has been getting away from me lately and last night was the first chance I had to try out some of my new stuff. I named this one "unTEAL Sunrise" for the obvious reason you'll see in a minute and because the sun came up when I was still working on it.
Main image for completed "unTEAL Sunrise" design.
Here is the completed "unTEAL Sunrise" design and I am holding the bottle of inspiration in my hand.

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June 11, 2014

Nail News! MoYou London PRO Collection Expansion!

Hey everyone! Well, it's hump day again which means it's time to see the new plates MoYou London will be releasing on Friday. They sent out a teaser on Monday to let us know the new plates would be in the Pro Collection and I was ecstatic! I own all but 2 plates from this collection and I couldn't wait to see the new designs. Shall we?
 
MoYou London Pro Collection expansion 6-13-14
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June 10, 2014

Ball and Chain: Easy Textured Nail Art Design

Hello Nail Artists! I hope everyone had a pleasant weekend. Today I would like to share the 2nd to last nail art design I created for the MoYou London Challenge. This one was for Day 26 and the theme was Texture. I've been crazy into texture lately so I was excited to have an actual reason to load my nails up with textured goodness! I try to come up with fun names for these designs and "Ball and Chain" was the first thing that popped into my head while viewing the finished design, so I went with it.

Main image for Ball and Chain nail art design.
The finished design and the photo I entered in the contest.
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June 5, 2014

The Dandelion Manicure! Skittle Nail Art Design

Hello Nail Artists! Do you recall the first time you saw the black and white manicure of a girl's face in profile blowing on a dandelion? Freeing the little dandelion florets to flow across the rest of the fingernails? How many of you have been dying to recreate that design ever since? I am beyond excited that I finally got my chance!

Main image of The Dandelion Manicure.
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June 4, 2014

Shameless Self Promotion: Stamped Nail Art + A Surprise

Hello Nail Artists! Guess what? I've got another MoYou London Challenge manicure to share with you today. YAY! Just kidding! I promise there will only be 1 more challenge post after this one and I have a surprise for you today. At the suggestion of two blogger friends I am going to share 2 "fails" with you today after I show you the final result that I was satisfied with.
Completed Shameless Self Promotion design.
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Nail News! MoYou London ARTIST Collection Expansion!

Hey everyone! I can't believe it's Wednesday already! Once again MoYou London will be enticing us with new plates on Friday and this week it will be an expansion to the Artist Collection. Typically they add 4 new plates, so I had to do a triple take when I read that there will be 5, yes 5, new plates this week. Let's take a look!
 
MoYou London Artist Collection expansion 6-6-14

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June 1, 2014

Pretty Blossoms: A LeadLighting Nail Art Design

Hi everyone! It's June 1st and the MoYou London Challenge has officially ended, but you will still be seeing them here on the blog for a bit while I catch up on my postings. Today I would like to share "Pretty Blossoms" which was created for Day 22: Flowers.

Main image for Pretty Blossoms design.
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