Skip to main content

Periwinkle Squares

Yes, I'm back. Two days in a row!

I think I am just super pumped because last night I actually got to put in an hour of reading.. with minor discomfort! Yes!

Oh, plus I have some photos of my little Bennie at the end - enjoy!


Here is what I used.. CG Secret Peri-Wink-Le & CG Liquid Leather. I was going to use a purple like the image does, buuuut.. I have a few untried and I really don't want them to become too many.. So CGSP it is! Also, I have been using two 'base' coats. I added OPI Matte Nail Envy into the mix because my nails are quite long right now.. And the crazy part is that they are all basically the same length.. I am just trying to avoid a nail break.. Once that happens I will clip down all my nails and start over again. Sigh. It is just nice to have these nice long nails again.

Inspiration picture..

My take...

These were actually kind of easy to do.. For the most part. A few of the 'squares' were filled in (like my pinky and ring fingers), but I just dabbed some black and tried to fix it up. Now, in the inspiration image, I do like the little gems and such they use.. But, I don't really like wearing little gems.. I find them to be impractical.

Ok, now the promised photo of Bennie. I think awhile back I said I wanted to get photos of him in his dust bath because it is amazing.. Well..
I had to toss in the last image.. He was so into his dust bath, he didn't notice his favourite non-toy: my camera. Then, mid swivel in the dust, he stopped and stared straight at me.. Then he tried to grab the camera cord. I adore him!

Whelp, that is all I have got to say for now.. I hope everyone will have a fantastic Friday and a wonderful weekend! See you all next week (:


Your Comments Answered

  • Tierney - Thank you! I quite enjoyed them as well!! Your friends sound amazing!! That is such a cute prank!
  • AggiePigeon - Thank you.. I am really glad I am bouncing back quite quickly.. It seems weird.. I am waiting for some horrid thing to happen! And yes, they are pretty great (:
5 comments

Popular posts from this blog

Black Marble (sort of).

Hey everyone!

-Insert gratuitous reasoning(s) of why I have been away-

Ok, now that that is out of the way, hi!

I just realized I still have a couple post photos stocked up. Sigh. I haven't even uploaded all that is currently living on my camera. The fear is real.

That is for another day. Mayhaps this weekend.

Until then.

I think I said it at some point on my blog, but I feel like 2017 is going to be the year that I constantly do faux marble nails. Note: not watermarbling. I have given in to that failed activity far too many times.

No, I mean the classy kind of marble. You know.

This time, I did it in reverse, because, why not?


 It counts, right?

Ugh. I love it.

I used:
China Glaze Strong Adhesion Base CoatEssie LicoriceFormula X White MatterAcetoneBrushSeche Vite Dry Fast Top Coat
All right, that is all for today. See you all again soon (I promise).

Revlon Galactic Pink

Hey everyone!

I have seen a small wealth of posts in FB groups and such on these Revlon holographic polishes.. and I didn't sprint out to buy them.. but I did happen to meander past a display of them the other day. I decided to snap up this pink shade. Kind of glad I did.

The formula is suuuper easy to work with, and very buildable - it also dried quite quickly. All wins in my book.


I used:
China Glaze Strong Adhesion Base CoatRevlon Galactic PinkSeche Vite Dry Fast Top Coat
I am starting to get better at putting on a cuticle lotion or oil instead of picking at the skin/cuticles.. so, I am hoping that my nails will start growing now. Fingers crossed!

That is all for today - see you all again soon!

Glitter Marble 'Veining' Nails

Hey everyone!

Worst nail blogger on the planet, just checking in!

I am so sorry. I keep doing my nails, and not photographing them because, well, I am a monster? Yeah, that.

BUT! I got a wealth of compliments on there and remembered to snap photos before I 1. ruined them or 2. got annoyed and removed the polish and did something new - yay!

I LOVE these, but I feel like I want to do these marble veining with glitter again, but putting down a deeper base colour, and then glitter-ize it.


I used:
China Glaze Strong Adhesion Base CoatChina Glaze Don't Make Me BlushFinger Paints He-Art AuctionThin BrushSeche Vite Dry Fast Top Coat
That is all for today! See you all again soon!