Monday, 19 December 2011

On the thirteenth day of Christmas!?!?!?


Hi guys! I know I said that I'd be doing 12 days of Christmas but I wanted to do just one more! So I hope you enjoy a wee extra one! Ha! I just wanted to wish you all a very, very Happy Christmas & I hope you all have fun!!!


Sunday, 18 December 2011

On the twelfth day of Christmas!!

A cute wee stocking with my name on it!

Merry Christmas!

On the eleventh day of Christmas!


Merry Christmas!

On the tenth day of Christmas!!


Merry Christmas!!

On the ninth day of Christmas!


Merry Chistmas!!

On the eighth day of Christmas!!

I ablsolutely love him, he's so chubby looking and his wee glittery red buttons are so sweet!

Merry Christmas!

On the seventh day of Christmas!

This isn't really showing up which is really sad but trust me this is a wee snowflake! I will try to get a better quality photo soon!

Merry Christmas!

On the sixth day of Christmas!!

They may not be a Christmas animal but I love them and they live in snowy places so its close enough for me! :-P

Merry Christmas!!

Wednesday, 14 December 2011

On the second day of Christmas!!


Merry Christmas!!

On the first day of Christmas!


I thought I would start off with just a simple design for the first day!

                                          Merry Christmas!

Monday, 12 December 2011

Even More Leopard Print!!

I wanted to upload these before I started my Christmas designs tomorrow! If you haven't guessed by now I'm really enjoying leopard print nails! Haha! I did these for my best friend at the weekend. I really love the colours together I think they work so well because they are just simple monochrome and I also like the cross on the ring finger! Hope you like too!

Saturday, 10 December 2011

Hi Guys!

Hey! I feel as if I haven't posted in forever! Sorry about that! I have just been so busy with uni and other stuff that I seem to have taken a wee break from this unintentionally! I have also changed the way I will be posting designs. I bought a set of false nails just so that I could have more practice instead of waiting for my design to chip or for one of my friends or familys to chip! But then I realised that I could use them to post much more frequently, so I'm going to try this for a while and see how it goes and if you like it or not. But for the past few days I have been deciding on Christmas nails to do and how they were going to look. I also wanted to make up for the past couple of weeks of me not being on here and so I decided to do what I would call a mini series leading up to Christmas. Its going to be named the totally original title of 'The 12 days of Christmas' I know cheesy eh? haha! but it was the only way I could think of being able to post daily until Christmas. I also think I've started too late because in all honesty I dont know whether the 12 days of christmas starts at the start of december or on the 13th but ohh well! So I'm going to start on Tuesday the 13th of December and this will run up until Christmas Eve and then if I get time on Christmas day I will post the nails I picked to paint on my own nails! (or I'll just post them on Christmas Eve!)

Merry Christmas! 

Thursday, 24 November 2011

Simple and Colourful!

As per usual I was having such a hard time deciding what I wanted to do on my nails but I've found that when this happens I tend try a few different things. This time I started with matte black nails but they chipped after a day, that's what doing a lab in uni will do to you though! Ha! Then I decided to paint my nails red and add a red glitter and then a silver glitter and I really liked how they looked and sparkled but I smudged them like the silly goose I am! So I then thought that I'd get my act together and do another simple, not very time consuming design. And this is what I decided to do. And I know that the colours aren't very Wintry but I love it so I'm not really fussed! I think these turned out really quite well especially considering that I had no idea of what I wanted to do when I started!

Monday, 21 November 2011

Simple Stripes!

I decided to do something simple, easy and not very time consuming. The colour isn't really showing up properly here, it is actually a deep kind of raspberry pink!

Saturday, 19 November 2011

Something Different for Christmas!?

 I know this isn't my usual type of post but I really want to start doing my nails in all sorts of glorious Christmassy designs but I've been told that I'm mad for wanting to do that so soon! Which I don't see how this is, I get my immense love for Christmas from my big sister who has an infectious obsession with the season! and my family really have a great excuse with the second name we have! (It's Yuile, like Yule! I love it!) Anyway, I will start my Christmas designs closer to the time (probably next week! haha!) but until then I thought I'd branch out slightly by showing the colours that I love using at Christmas! These all really remind me of the best time of the year!
I wear glitter every season, I have a problem when people tell me that certain designs, colours or types of nail polish should be reserved for only one time of year and so I don't do that! but I do agree that glitters and more shimmery nail polishes look really pretty and lovely in Winter!

I will list the names and where I got these if I'm asked to do so, but unfortunately some were from gift sets and may not be available any more, and the turquoise glitter at the top of the post was a present from my sister  from when she went on holiday to Mexico! Sorry guys! However I'm sure you'll be able to find similar or even the same polishes this Christmas in similar sets that get released by the same company!

Wednesday, 9 November 2011

Even More Leopard Print!!

The top photo is what I did on my friends nails last night! I think the colours she chose are so Christmasy! This has made me so excited for Christmas so I decided to draw up some things that I wanted to do on my nails during Christmas time! I CAN'T WAIT!!
The other photos are my own nails! This past wee while I've been really liking leopard print and I'm so, so happy that I actually tried it and it worked out! The base, painted on by a friend, is Models Own glitter in Juicy Jules, which just happens to be one of my favourite glitters! I love the colourful holographic pieces that run through it! But I was worried that because the glitter is quite chunky and so leaves a bumpy texture to my nails which would mean that the leopard print would run together. So I had to make sure that the lines were thin or far away enough so that they didn't run together! Because when I practised this, the lines running together was such a big problem! The bottom photo is intentionally blurry so I could show just how pretty this glitter is!

Monday, 31 October 2011

Leopard Print!

I've always wanted to be able to do these ever since I started to follow Wah-Nails and, not to toot my own horn but I really can't believe that I managed to do these! I Practised these all day yesterday (a bit sad I know! :P)  and I couldn't wait to try them!

Monday, 24 October 2011

Random Mix!

I was having a hard time deciding what I wanted to do with my nails time around! I initially tried a very autumn colour inspired design using gold glitter and a deep wine colour but that just didn't suit me and my love of bright colour and graphic designs! So I chose to do another random colourful mix as it fits my style perfectly and it is also my favourite design to date! It was difficult to do my right hand as always but I've found that through doing nail art I have become so much better and steadier using my left hand which I hope will get even better with more practice! :D
I have also always wanted to do a tribal design that you would see done by Wah-Nails or The Illustrated Nail but every time I've shied away from them because I didn't feel as if my hand was steady enough to do them but by telling by my ring finger i have started to practice them and i am going to work my way up to doing the extremely intricate designs that Wah-Nails and The Illustrated Nail do so well!

Monday, 17 October 2011

Colourful, Glittery Bursts!

The first picture is the design that I decided to wear to my sisters engagement party this weekend! But I loved the thumb design so much that I decided to do the exact same on all of my nails, using different colours in a sort of gradient!

Red Glitter Tips!

I just did these when I was bored one night!

Random Mix!

I did these nails for a friend a few weeks ago!

Wednesday, 28 September 2011

Water Marbling!

 Right Hand

Left Hand

I have tried water marbling once before and it was a complete disaster! So when I started to watch Simple Little Pleasures videos on Youtube I decided to try again. Its not perfect, there's some air bubbles but hopefully I'll get better with practice!

Monday, 26 September 2011

Black Matte, Shiny Stripes!

I really like these it gives another, more interesting side to plain matte nails!

Wednesday, 21 September 2011

Half Stripes

 I saw these when I was having a look through Wah Nails tumblr and I love them! I also added the two before the final because I also like the simplicity of them both!