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31DC2014 Day 3: Chevron Chic

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The Dalai Lama's Nails | 31DC2014 Yellow Dahlia Nail Art
My Pinterest is filled with stylish throw pillows that are gray and yellow, with dahlias overlapping chevrons. There’s definitely a modern design look that I was channeling when I created this nail art! I love how chic this …

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She Sells Seashells

The Dalai Lama's Nails: SeashellsI actually just tried saying “She Sells Seashells by the Seashore” out loud – disaster! I’m giggling thinking about it. I used to know a whole bunch of tongue twisters, though I don’t think I was ever very good at reciting them. I am prone to garble-mouth (yes. That’s a technical term …

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Secret Santa Nail Mail

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The Dalai Lama's Nails: Secret SantaChristmas came early for this Jew! Although I don’t celebrate Christmas, I thought it would be fun to participate in a Christmas Secret Santa with some of my favorite nail bloggers over at the Hobby Polish Bloggers Facebook group. I got so lucky and received an amazing package from Erin!

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31DC2013 Day 12: Stripes

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The Dalai Lama's Nails: 31DC2013  day 12 stripesEhhhhhhhh I don’t think this is my best manicure ever. It’s a cool idea, but not executed very well! But I’m going to give myself a pass today, because we have lots to do and I’m out of time! Oh well. Gotta work on my lines!

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Purple Skittles

This is another manicure from the vault – good thing I was trying to organize my photos, because I found a bunch of perfectly good manicures that I never shared! Hey now!


This is a pretty simple skittles manicure. I was just playing around and this is what …

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Hearts and Stripes

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My husband wanted me to call this post “United States of Pink-Merica.” Or something like that. I couldn’t remember exactly what it was, but thought it was funny enough that you should all know about it.

The Dalai Lama's Nails: Hearts and StripesI have recently gotten over my fear of textured polishes. Mostly, I haven’t exactly figured this …

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