Advanced Stamping in Fall Tones

Advanced stamping chevron nails

Advanced stamping is one of those techniques that I have been in awe of for years, but for multiple reasons I had not managed to conquer it. My main problem was that I was trying to place dried decals on my nails and could never get them to lay down nicely because my nails curve quite a bit from side-to-side as well as front-to-back. I finally found the way to do it that works best for me and I am super pleased with the results!

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Swatch and Review: KBShimmer Pigment of my Imagination

KBShimmer: Pigment of my Imagination

I have a number of polishes that I consider “must-haves”. Polishes that flesh out my collection and fill essential spots in color, formula or effect. Over the next couple of months I plan to post reviews and swatches of them because I really feel these polishes are beyond worth it! The first in this series is called Pigment of my Imagination by indie polish brand KBShimmer.

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#nailartsep Day 16: Quatrefoil Nails

Now that the awkward “I’m here” post is out of the way, I am ready to dive right in. I’ve been doing #nailartsep challenge by Californails this month – I’ve seen people doing these challenges in the past, of course, but this is the first time I have participated! The great thing about these challenges is that it forces you to get creative and, if you are a novice like me, introduces you to new techniques and styles that you may not have thought about previously. Luckily, this one also coincided with my BHB Thursday challenge, so two birds, one mani.

Quatrefoil nails
#nailartsep Day 16 Quatrefoil

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