Saturday, 30 June 2012

100 Follower Giveaway!

The giveaway is now closed.

I am so super thrilled to have gotten up to 100 followers in just a few short months. I adore you all, especially when you leave me awesome comments. I read them all!

Up for grabs:
 Spontaneous Combustion
Explosions After Dark
Gray's Anatomy
Born Into Privlege
Jewels For Your Highness
Some awesome starry nail decals 
OPI file

Spontaneous Combustion and Explosions After Dark are from the limited edition Stars and Stripes collection, and Born Into Privilege and Jewels For Your Highness are from the limited edition Be Jeweled collection. These puppies are hard to find!

Contest is open internationally.
Ends July 21st 2012.
You must be a public GFC follower to enter.
Winner will have 24 hours to respond or a new winner will be drawn.
Some entries require proof (ie a blog post link). Please provide it or I will assume you are cheating and disqualify all entries. : )

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Good luck! 

Wednesday, 27 June 2012

Neon Blue and Glitter

Polishes used:
Berry Blue- Love & Beauty
Twinkle Twinkle- Love & Beauty

So I decided I need a crazy blue after seeing my friend Robyn wearing one yesterday. I searched around until I saw one that pretty much resembled it, only when I got home and tried it on, the consistency was just blech.

 I also found Twinkle Twinkle, an amazing silver glitter, that I find is a good dupe for OPI's Crown Me Already.

Aaaaand here is myself and Robyn acting like the mature adults we are....

Monday, 25 June 2012


I have just created a new page on my blog with my Must-Have items. Take a look and please comment if you have any suggestions for me!


Click here for the full list!

Monkey See Monkey Do!

 Polishes used:
Charged Up- Orly
White Konad stamping polish

Today's inspiration comes from  NailXchange. She has ingeniously combined gradient AND tape to create this awesome effect. More or my photos below!

Check out other great Monkey See Monkey Do manicures with the ladies of the Purple Crumpet Fairy Challenge.

Monday, 18 June 2012

Electric Beat Junkie

Polishes used:
Electric Beat- China Glaze
Nail Junkie- Sinful Colors

Not much exciting going on here, some blue glitter on blue. : )

Sunday, 17 June 2012

I Vant To Be A-Lone Star

Polishes used:
I Vant To Be A-Lone Star- OPI
Portia- Julep

 In continuing with my new found love of blue polish, I decided to go for a really light blue. I have to say I adore this colour and didn't want to take it off!!

Friday, 15 June 2012

Beautiful but Dangerous - Wet n' Wild

Polishes used:
Planks A Lot- OPI
Beautiful But Dangerous- Wet n' Wild (2 coats)

I came across this chunky glitter colletion from Wet n' Wild the other day, it's called Sparks and Stripes. It was a limited edition collection and from what I've read is now pretty hard to find. This one has pink, blue, gold and black octagons and squares.

 I may or may not have scooped up an extra few bottles for a 100 follower giveaway....only a few more to go! I can't wait to show you more cool limited addition polishes that will be up for grabs.

Ze close-up:

Tuesday, 12 June 2012

Starry Night- A Glitter Combo

Polishes used:
 Haunting- China Glaze
Unique- Love & Beauty
In the Spotlight- Sally Hansen
*Matte About You- Essie (photo's below)

Here is a cool black and silver sparkle colour combo. I really like glitter polishes with different size sparkles so I decided to do a layered mix with what I had.

A close up where you can really see the three glitter sized and shapes.

And I've been seeing a lot of matted glitter manicures so I tried that on for size next!

Ze close up.

What do you think? 

Friday, 8 June 2012

Fishy Manicure!

Polishes used:
Smooth Sailing- Essie
Wake Up!- Essence
White- Konad
Black- Konad

I am in love with this manicure, it turned out perfectly. I have been inspired from a fish manicure on Pinterest and decided to paint on my fishy as small as I could. I did him on the pinky to make it look like he was swimming in a big blue ocean. : )

I used highly pigmented polishes and a tooth pick to create this design.

Ze close-up:

Thursday, 7 June 2012

Royal Rajah Ruby- A real "vampy" red

Polishes used:
Royal Rajah Ruby- OPI

Picked up this amazing colour this week and I couldn't wait to have it on. As soon as it was on the colour screamed "vampire" and that is the comment I have been getting from people the last few days. I find this incredibly ironic since I am literally going to be inundated with vampires at my job over the next couple of months! ; )

Sunday, 3 June 2012

Pisa Work Stamped

Polishes used:
You're a Pisa Work- OPI
Black Konad
Bundle Monster plate #212

Simply a FANTASTIC bright colour. Would look great on feet too!

Friday, 1 June 2012

Bulls Eye Nails

Polishes used:
Whirlwind White- Sally Hansen
Mermaids Tears- OPI
You Don't Know Jacques- OPI
Blue It- Sally Hansen

I used a various size dotting tools to create the dots for this mani. Here are the steps, it's pretty self explanatory:


It takes a little while, but it's pretty eye catching!