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KBShimmer Up and Cunning floral nail art

Besides glitter, you know what rocks my world? Holo nail polish. It’s everywhere, and for good reason. Man oh man, I cannot get enough of that rainbow flame – it makes even a simple manicure really beautiful! KBShimmer makes some fabulous holo polishes, and I am really drooling over Up and Cunning. I think KBShimmer …

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31DC2014 and Digital Dozen Anniversary: Antique Tea Cups

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The Dalai Lama's Nails | 31DC2014 Digital Dozen Antique Tea Cup

My grandmother collected the most amazing tea cups and saucers – she had a few sets to serve tea in, but she also had individual antique tea cups and matching saucers. They were wonderful, and had so many different color …

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How to Jazz Up a Simple Mani in 15 Minutes

How to spice up a mani in 15 minutes

A lot of the nail art that I feature on this blog is intricate and time consuming. I love that kind of art – but let’s be honest, sometimes I just don’t have enough time to create something so detailed. The thing is, I really hate to leave the house …

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The Digital Dozen does Metal: Day 4 – Hammered Gold

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The Digital Dozen does Metal - Hammered Gold

Some of my favorite jewelry is made of hammered gold. My husband’s wedding band is a beautiful hammered gold! There’s just something so beautiful and simple, clean and lovely about the look of metal that’s been hammered. I particularly like it because it means that the piece has been handmade …

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Minnie Mouse Couture Gel Nail Art

The Dalai Lama's Nails: Minnie Mouse Nail Art - Couture Gel Nail Polish

Disney World is full of magic and fun! I spent last weekend visiting with my college friends¬†in Orlando for a mini-reunion (or should I say… MINNIE reunion?). We had such a great time, even though it rained all weekend long! I actually think that helped us, since park attendance …

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April Twin Blog Post: Cool Colors

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The Dalai Lama's Nails: April Twin Post - cool colors

I can’t believe April is almost over! Where has the time gone? Well, all I can say is that it is time for another installment of Twin Blog Post… that sounds kind of weird. I’ll try again. Another installment of… TWIN BLOG POST. That made it seem much more important, …

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