Tagged with christmas

Red and gold snowflakes

Red and gold snowflakes

This is the other Christmas manicure I’ll be uploading this year: very traditional colours, red and gold, and some stick-on snowflakes from Born Pretty Store (link on the right!) to boot. This manicure took me ages, not because it’s complicated but because I just couldn’t get something I was happy with. I put on and … Continue reading

Christmas reindeer

Christmas reindeer

I’ve been a bit behind on the blogging front lately (say, three months behind?!) as I’ve been working hard on my PhD – but don’t worry, I’ve been diligently documenting my manicures all the same. I have a bunch lined up to show you but I thought I would start (out of sequence) with a … Continue reading

Snowflakes and stripes

Snowflakes and stripes

These Christmassy nails are a little off-season but that’s what you get if you don’t blog over the holidays! Anyway I still think they’re pretty. I started out with the stripes (Barry M Silver foil over a base of Topshop Pool Party): I’m still getting to grips with a striping brush (I aspire to the … Continue reading

Candy Cane Lane

Candy Cane Lane

The sparkly gold stars weren’t Christmassy enough! So I went full on festive with these red, green and white beauties.I have loads of polishes in my ‘green and blue’ drawer but not that many true bright greens: this is basically the only grass green polish I have. It’s a goodie, though! Essie ‘Pretty Edgy’. This … Continue reading

Gold stars all round!

Gold stars all round!

Easing myself gently into the Christmas spirit, here are some nice sparkly gold stars. I painted the stars on with Nails Inc Lanesborough Place (a great one-coat gold foil which is also excellent for stamping) and then glitterified them (sure that’s a word) with Tokidoki Savana, which I swatched a little while ago. The base … Continue reading

Snowmen

Snowmen

Taken on a phone camera in the days before I mastered nail cleanup! But still quite cute! [This post was originally published on my Tumblr account on the date given above: I imported it to WordPress, with some edits, in late November 2012.]

Christmas megamix

Christmas megamix

Christmas pudding, giftwrapped present, snowflakes, holly and candy stripes. I think the holly and the Christmas pudding work best! [This post was originally published on my Tumblr account on the date given above: I imported it to WordPress, with some edits, in late November 2012.]

Snowflakes

Snowflakes

Mattified silver snowflakes on a royal blue base. [This post was originally published on my Tumblr account on the date given above: I imported it to WordPress, with some small edits, in late November 2012.]

Christmas holly

Christmas holly

… with a lovely Christmas cake in the background! Yum! [This post was originally published on my Tumblr account on the date given above: I imported it to WordPress, with some small edits, in late November 2012.] Holly nails