Hello, folks! The final prompt for the #clairestelle8challenge for this month is Thanksgiving feathers and I quite like how this one turned out. I combined some of my favourite polish finishes in this mani – textures, a glitter crelly and a soft white polish on my ring finger that I wish I had left plain… Continue reading Colour Me Gobbled
Hello! I am perpetually impressed by babies’ determination and grit. Today, I served Baby ACD spaghetti for lunch and didn’t even bother offering her utensils. I assumed she would go at it with her hands. Not only did she ask for a fork, she refused to use her hands at all, despite the fact that… Continue reading Zodiac
Hello, folks! The latest prompt for the #clairestelle8challenge on Instagram was “prugly colours” – for those of you not familiar with the term, that means pretty ugly. I guess the word can be interpreted in a number of ways. It could mean neither pretty, nor ugly; or pretty ugly; or, in my opinion, something ugly… Continue reading Cozy Plaid
Rain? No, we’re literally too cool for that here in Canada, so it’s snow for us. Inches deep, frosty breath, what-was-I-thinking-walking-out-in-my-boots chilling! But, I don’t usually mind; I love the snow and the cold. Except this week, it has led to a number of major inconveniences. I had my road test earlier this week, and… Continue reading November Rain
Hello, folks! After all the Halloween madness, I am finally getting around to posting my mani for the #magneticmagicnail collab for October. The theme was autumn leaves, and this is what I came up with: It did not come through in the pictures at all, but the base polish is a magnetic, Moon Gate by… Continue reading Falling Leaves
Hello! I’m back with the second post of the night. This was my contribution to the #halloweenforevercollab this month for the prompt of Halloween. And no Halloween would be complete without a Nightmare Before Christmas mani, would it? This was one of the most hurriedly put together manis in recent times. I did this in… Continue reading Pumpkin King
Hello, folks! It’s Halloween tomorrow and I have not one, but two manis to post tonight. I’ve made no secret of just how much I love Halloween, and we’ve gone the extra mile and actually decorated this year. Baby ACD is going trick or treating for the first time in her short life, dressed as… Continue reading Slasher
Hello! I’m back sooner than expected, because I did manage to do my “gruesome graveyard” mani for the #clairestelle8challenge after all! I had to resort to using nail tips (aka, fake nails) since I did them over several days and life didn’t get in the way of drying time. I bought a pack of fake… Continue reading Something Wicked
Hello! I’m back with another mani for the #clairestelle8challenge and today’s theme is petrifying pumpkins. I’ve have a rough day with Baby ACD and am both stressed and exhausted, so let’s dive right into it without more yapping on this end. On my middle to pinky fingers, I’m wearing two coats of the gorgeous Tonic… Continue reading Good Gourd!
Hello! The title of today’s post was almost suggested by Mr ACD. He took a quick look at the mani and said “cats gone bananas!” because the base was yellow. However, the base is in fact not yellow, it is a yellow-leaning green, hence the reference to being unripe. The theme for the #clairestellechallenge8 today… Continue reading Cats Gone Unripe Bananas!