Friday Nails – Valentines Look (Konad Stamper) + Red Ombre

This weeks look is a sweet and cute Valentine’s look. I know it’s early, but it’s best to be prepared. You can change this from vampy to cute, depending on which look you like Products: Konad Nail Stamper kit (white polish) Bundlemonster stamp plate #BM 317 Essie ‘Bordeaux’ Sally Hansen ‘Red Carpet’ Music: “Watching Seabirds Soar (Harmony)” by DoKashiteru (feat. Snowflake) http://ccmixter.org/files/DoKashiteru/24925 is licensed under a Creative Commons license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ … Continue reading

Friday Nails: Bundlemonster layering experiment

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Hey guys. This week I decided to experiment with some different polishes with the Konad Stamper and Bundlemonster plates I reviewed last week. I’m trying to find other polish colours that work with the plates/stamper. I’ve found that it has to be on the thicker side.So I tried one of my chrome polishes that had thickened up a bit. It worked pretty well, but I chose poorly for the design! … Continue reading

Friday Nails: Bundlemonster Stamping Plates review

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Hey guys! I hope everyone had a safe and fun Halloween, including our kitties on the east coast. This week’s nails are courtesy of the awesome people at Nail Polish Canada. They asked me if I wanted to try out their new stamping plates from Bundlemonster. This pack is 25 nail stamping plates, designed to work with stamping kits like Konad Nail Stamper. There’s 150 designs altogether, so plenty to play … Continue reading

Friday Nails: Upcoming Fall Trends

Hey guys, this week i’m giving my nails a well deserved break. I put together the trends i’m seeing online for the fall, so you can keep up to date! Biggest trend: Oxblood red. A deep, dark, visceral red. This comes back in every year in nails and lips, i’m not too surprised. My favourite red? Essie’s ‘Bordeaux’ I’m seeing a rise in nail stamping art and stickers, probably due … Continue reading

Friday Nails: Konad Stamping Nail Art review/tutorial

Hey Strangekittens. The nice people at nailpolishcanada.com sent me this nifty Konad nail stamping kit to try out. Everyone knows I love free stuff, (and who doesn’t) plus i’ve never tried stuff like this before. As a professionally trained artist, if I did something this detailed I usually handpainted it….carefully. I’ve seen a lot of stuff like this that are popular in Asia, but not much in stores here yet. I’m kinda in love with … Continue reading