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Avengers… Assemble!

Avengers… Assemble!

This weekend I went to an Avengers all-night movie marathon at the Prince Charles cinema in Leicester Square so of course I had to do my nails to suit! On my left hand: Hulk, Thor, Nick Fury, Iron Man and Hawkeye… … on my right, Agent Coulson, Captain America, Black Widow, a very grumpy Loki … Continue reading

Dr Who??? No seriously who?

Dr Who??? No seriously who?

I did these nails for the Doctor Who series finale so they have been sitting on my computer for a few weeks but they re-emerge now perfectly timed for Matt Smith’s announcement of his retirement as the Doctor! I am pretty sad about it as I think he has been really, really great in the … Continue reading

Ripper Street

Ripper Street

My whole house has recently become OBSESSED with the BBC crime drama Ripper Street. Not only does it feature light-of-my-heart Matthew Macfadyen (who not only looks like a Moomin, but admits to and embraces that fact) but it’s a PROCEDURAL CRIME DRAMA SET IN VICTORIAN LONDON, i.e., THE ULTIMATE DREAM. It’s well written (and the … Continue reading

Great British Bake Off

Great British Bake Off

  Unfortunately these will mean nothing to those outside the UK, but it’s the Great British Bake Off FINAL tonight so I couldn’t resist doing Bakeoff nails! Paul and Mary are DA BOMB! [This post was originally published on my Tumblr account on the date given at right: I imported it to WordPress, and made … Continue reading

Crime scene nails (with tutorial)

Crime scene nails (with tutorial)

  These nails combine two of my obsessions (manicures and procedural crime dramas): CSI nails! Blood spatter with crime scene tape and then a body outline (is there a more technical word for this?) on the thumbs. Sorry about the awkward picture, it’s hard to take a photo of both of your own hands at … Continue reading