Skip to main content

Olive Mod

Hey everyone! Sorry it has been a little while since my last post. I have been busy and then extremely sick. I am still the latter part.. Fun times!!

I never did get a photo of my last manicure.. Super annoying. I really didn't like it, but I did get a ton of comments/compliments on it. I will have to do it again. I used a polish that I quite like and need to order more of.. ANYWAYS! Onwards to today..
***Not My Photo***
I kept looking at this photo in my inspiration photo.. And wanted to do it.. And I knew which purple I would use, etc. Then I remembered my 'untried' polish drawer calling out to me..

So I yoinked Essie Sew Psyched out of the drawer.. Grabbed a white (OPI Alpine Snow) and a green (CG Jolly Holly) and got to work.


And this was born. I really like Sew Psyched, I am not so psyched on the overall look though. I really wanted to use black and white, but that is so safe! Oh well! It has been fun to wear regardless. I will probably have to do something new tomorrow anyways. I have a bunch of cage cleaning, tidying up, cooking and baking to do today.. Plus more death coughing. I feel that entitles me to painting my nails tomorrow.

I hope everyone is having a great week!!


  • ABOP - Yay! Thank you so much (:
  • shortwidenails - That is a fantastic idea! I just might have to do that!! I hope the tutorial makes sense and I cannot wait to see what you come up with!!
  • wahab - Yes.. Glowsticks are great. Yay marketing!
9 comments

Popular posts from this blog

My Top 10 of 2016

Hey everyone!

I know the whole 'Top 9' of instagram is a thing (I did partake...) but, I also wanted to do my personal top choices of the year. I think one of them matches the IG choices.. kind of neat!

In previous years, I think I selected top 'whatever number is higher than the current year' - but that would be 17, and I could barely make it to 10.. so.. 10 it is!

Let's take a look at all of them together..

We shall start at the top, and work out way through with links..

http://www.deespolish.com/2016/12/kl-polish-caramello.htmlhttp://www.deespolish.com/2016/10/countdown-to-halloween-2016-5-days.htmlhttp://www.deespolish.com/2016/07/dainty-roses.htmlhttp://www.deespolish.com/2016/09/31dc2016-day-23-inspired-by-movie.htmlhttp://www.deespolish.com/2016/09/31dc2016-day-27-inspired-by-artwork.htmlhttp://www.deespolish.com/2016/03/for-ben.htmlhttp://www.deespolish.com/2016/09/31dc2016-day-9-rainbow.htmlhttp://www.deespolish.com/2016/10/autumnal-chevron-drip-nails.htmlh…

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).

Countdown To Halloween 2016 - 7 Days

Hey everyone!

I am not going to pretend I am not amped for this time of year. It really is the most wonderful time!

I am again doing a countdown to my favourite day with fun nail art that you could recreate from my recreations and sport on Halloween. Yup!

I obviously need to kick this off with a bang, and when I saw these, I literally 'yasssssssssssssssssssss'ed at my computer. True story.

I saw THIS PHOTO on pinterest, and then tracked them down on Armstrongnail's IG. Obsessed!

And my take..


My sole mission was to make the wounds look as gnarly and gooey as possible (when I sent my sister some behind the scenes photos, she liked the original look.. but I literally told her I opted to make them 'gooier' - legit scientific term)

Anytime I can destroy my polished nails to make wounds is a great day to me!

I used:
China Glaze Strong Adhesion Base CoatChina Glaze Westside WarriorOPI My Vampire Is BuffOPI Cinnamon SweetCirque Empire State Of MindSally Hansen Red CarpetEs…