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Spooky Stamping

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Spooky Stamping

It has been a while since I posted! I’ve been moving house, and then not having any space to paint or photograph nails, and there has been all kinds of other boring and stressful stuff. But enough about me, let’s get back to some nails!

I painted this gorgeous gradient as a base for She Sells Seashells graveyard stencils, but they somehow got mislaid in the move. ­čśŽ Instead I used them as a base for some stamping with a new MoYou London Gothic plate – this one is No. 07. How fab (and different) is this cobweb?

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31 Day Challenge 2014 Day 16: Geometric

31 Day Challenge 2014 Day 16: Geometric

We’re over halfway there! And we get a new prompt!

My design for today feels both spurious and not well executed. I nearly trashed it and started again. The trouble is, once you’ve spent ages on something you just want to post it anyway – this challenge is so fast that there isn’t too much room for perfectionism!

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31 Day Challenge 2014 Day 15: Delicate Print

31 Day Challenge 2014 Day 15: Delicate Print

How adorable are these nails? I feel like I’ve really hit my stamping groove this month!

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31 Day Challenge 2014 Day 11: Polka Dots

31 Day Challenge 2014 Day 11: Polka Dots

This is another design that I can’t take any credit for – I was browsing Pinterest for something interesting to do and I came across this pin. I liked the effect of white spots over a white background and the light shade of the base gradient.

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31 Day Challenge 2014 Day 7: Black & White

31 Day Challenge 2014 Day 7: Black & White

I don’t think I can overstate how much of a pain in the ass this design was. It might look cool, but it’s EVIL. ┬áThese nails were a NIGHTMARE.

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31 Day Challenge 2014 Day 5: Blue Nails

31 Day Challenge 2014 Day 5: Blue Nails

This has to be one of my favourite designs of late. I can’t claim any credit for it – I spotted the idea on Bite No More the other day and knew it would be perfect for this prompt!

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31 Day Challenge 2014 Day 3: Yellow Nails

31 Day Challenge 2014 Day 3: Yellow Nails

I’m back from London! Kate Bush was INCREDIBLE. What a privilege it was to see her! I did special nails which I’ll show you later in the week!

Barry M brought out their new collection of Autumn inspired Gellies just a few weeks ago, and I got my hands on all six of them on Monday night. I couldn’t resist using one today: a fabulous burnt yellow called Mustard:

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