#clairestelle8jan – Snow and Ice

Hello! I thought I’d have a dabble at another nail art challenge this month, and I’ve returned to my favourite run by @clairestelle8 on Instagram. I’m hoping I’ll be able to stamp them all this time, I really don’t like freehand!

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#wearitpink – pink with dots

Hello! Today I’ve got another pink mani for Breast Cancer Awareness month, which also involved me playing with my new toy the ubermat! I’m planning to do a review post on it soon, so I won’t talk about it too much other to say I LOVE it!

I wanted to try out making decals on the mat, so I dug out a plate with a pattern I could fill in. I discovered that I don’t have many plates with suitable images, so I shall have to buy some new ones. Such a hardship.

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#clairestelle8june challenge – Stripes

Hello my lovelies, Happy Saturday! Today is the penultimate prompt in the Instagram #clairestelle8june challenge, and it is stripes. I liked the effect of stamping over a glitter crelly for the last challenge mani, so I thought I’d do something similar for this one. Except this time, I wanted bright and cheerful! Continue reading “#clairestelle8june challenge – Stripes”

#clairestelle8may challenge – Stars featuring CMHandmadeUK Cosmic

We are up to the fourth prompt in the #clairestelle8may challenge, and this time it is stars. I’ve also just received an order from CMHandmadeUK (see the lovely Baloo here) which contained a polish called Cosmic – serendipity at it’s finest 🙂

Cosmic is a mix of blue holo hex glitter and blue micro-glitter in a blue jelly base. Which utterly fails to describe how pretty this is! Sparkly blue polishes – I love them so much! Continue reading “#clairestelle8may challenge – Stars featuring CMHandmadeUK Cosmic”