Skip to main content

I'm A Bad Blogger + Guest Nails

My last post was 12 days ago!? What the freak have I been doing!?

Oh, right. Not my nails (too often).. I have been working mostly in the dish pit and have no reason to do my nails. Plus, when I do paint them, I haven't really been doing anything fun. I slap a crackle or shatter top coat on and go.. So, for that, I do apologize!

I do have a wealth of photos to share though.. Let's get started!



First, my nails. I have always enjoyed the look of what Nailside was doing, but was too scared to test it out as I wasn't sure if myself and tape would get along. I followed the Mummy Mani  tutorial.. And, I liked the results! I went a little crazy with tape placement and sizes, but I really do like the outcome and will definitely try it again (and again, and again, etc).

I used OPI A Grape Fit as my base followed by CG Avalanche.

Then, last night, I went to my bestie's baseball games right after work. It was excellent! I had wanted to go watch some games this morning before working the evening shift, but I slept in.. Whoops! I hope her team is doing well!! THEN after the games, we returned back to the city and went straight over to the Exhibition!! I have not gone in 11 years, so that was quite fun!

We did some rides, played some games, etc.. My sister and some of her friends were also going, so we met up with them! One thing I really like about my friends and her friends, we all get along really well, we're like a large set of blended sisters (or family members).. It always makes for a great time! Oh, and, we all won domo dolls, nbD or anything..


Now go back a day.. It was 'Jersday', and my good friend had asked me to do a French Manicure for her as she had a wedding coming up the next day? Or maybe it is today? I cannot remember! But, she came over, I did my first official French Manicure and we watched Jersey Shore. I forgot to snap a photo of her nails! THEN, another good friend popped in.. She has been working on growing her nails up a bit, and they finally had reached a point that she found suitable for me to paint them up! She had mentioned before that she really liked how I did my ma's nails at one point in time, so I decided to do that very same design for her!



For that design I used CC High Society on four of the fingers and for the dots on the ring finger; OPI Ogre-The-Top Blue was used on the ring finger and for the dots on the other four fingers; followed that up with some WnW Black Creme for the leopard/cheetah spots.

I have also been thinking lately that I should somehow start incorporating more about make-up items in to my blog so then I don't go 12 days without posting anything.. So, I give you a photo of some new items I am putting to the test.. Then, probably within a month, I will show photos from purchase date to that point in time and see if there are any changes.. Hopefully that will be all right with everyone! Oh, and I will toss in a photo of Bennie cuteness and call this blog post a wrap!


Have a great weekend everyone!!






  • Audrey L - Most people never know what I am talking about.. Then they see a photo of him and are like 'oh, so, a rat?!' - haha, they can think what they like! Those two are adorable together though! And thank you, I love that combo SO much, I am currently sporting it on my toes!!
  • Minty - Hahaha, yes, YES he does!!
2 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!