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31DC2014 Day 28: Maritime Signal Flags

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The Dalai Lama's Nails | 31DC2014 Inspired by Flags: Maritime Signal Flags

Every summer my family goes to Maine. It’s great fun! We’ve been invited to visit our friends, who have a summer home there, every year since I was 9 or 10. They invite a wonderful group of people, and we …

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31DC2014 Day 27: Nail Art

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The Dalai Lama's Nails | 31DC2014 Inspired by Art: Nail Art

We’ve arrived at the part of the challenge where I get a bit misty-eyed. Today’s prompt for the 31 Day Challenge is to be inspired by art. At first, I browsed a lot of famous paintings online, thinking that I …

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31DC2014 Day 26: The 31 Day Challenge

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The Dalai Lama's Nails | 31DC2014 Inspired by a Pattern: The 31 Day Challenge

So, I guess this is kind of meta. Every day I look at the prompt graphic so graciously made by Chalkboard Nails, and think about how much I love the purple geometric background. I’m not even sure what that …

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31DC2014 Day 25: Zoya Teardrops

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The Dalai Lama's Nails | 31DC2014 Inspired by Fashion: Zoya Teardrops

I love negative space manicures (you probably know that by now…), and I sure do love Zoya. Imagine my delight when Zoya created fun negative space manicures for New York Fashion Week – specifically for Zimmermann (as reported by my friend, Beauty Judy …

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31DC2014 Day 24: The Giving Tree

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The Dalai Lama's Nails | 31DC2014 Inspired by a Book: The Giving Tree

I have been an avid reader my whole life. We always read stories before bed, and in high school I bonded with some of my best friends over books (Harry Potter, specifically). I can’t tell you how many times I’ve …

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31DC2014 Day 23: Food Fight!

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The Dalai Lama's Nails | 31DC2014 Inspired by a Movie:  Food Fight Scene from Hook!

There are some movies that seem magical (and I don’t just mean Harry Potter – har!)  – that help you connect to characters and make you believe in another reality. When Robin Williams died, there was such a huge outpouring …

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