Friday Nails: Easy DIY Metallic Foiled Look

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Quick and easy foiled effect – all you need is polish and cling wrap! And maybe some polish remover, because it’s a little messy Products: Essie ‘Lapis of Luxury’ Essie ‘No Place Like Chrome’ Cling wrap. You can also use a plastic bag, although it won’t work as well. Subscribe to Youtube Follow us on Facebook Follow me on Twitter Music: “Like Music” by Admiral Bob (feat. snowflake) http://ccmixter.org/files/admiralbob77/31361 is … Continue reading

Friday Nails: Bow ties are cool! 11th Doctor nail look

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I might be a little obsessed with Matt Smith’s Doctor. Maybe. Probably. Anyway, here’s a look inspired by our beloved eleventh Doctor himself. Because bow ties are cool, I paint bow ties now!   Like if you’re a proud Whovian! Products: Sephora by OPI ‘You Don’t Know Jacques’ Essie ‘Fishnet Stockings’ Essie ‘Lapiz of Luxury’ Music: “Longing for Home” by Gurdonark http://ccmixter.org/files/gurdonark/12670 is licensed under a Creative Commons license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/sampling+/1.0/ … Continue reading

Friday Nails: Winter Love + DIY dotting tool

Hey guys! This look is a combination of Valentines and winter colours. I’ll show you how to easily make cute little hearts with your own DIY dotting tool. The nice thing about this is that it’s so subtle, you can wear it after Valentines and not look strange. Products: Essie ‘No Place Like chrome’ Essence ’19’ (Grey with pink shimmer) Sephora by OPI matte clear coat Pencil with eraser + flat … Continue reading

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 – Winter Sparkle

From now one, i’ll be doing the nail tutorials as videos! Please  like and subscribe, and comment if you have ideas you’d like me to try! Easy nail tutorial on glitter gradient in grey, white and multicoloured sparkle. It’s a great winter look, or for prom/weddings. Products: Sephora by OPI ‘Thyme for a Mani’ Sephora by OPI ‘Meet me at the Disco’ Wet n Wild white glitter (Fast dry polish) … Continue reading

Friday Nails: Reverse French Glitter Manicure

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Hey guys! Here’s a cute Xmas party look. Bored of your average French manicure? Try a deep purple with a little sparkle! You will need: A deep purple – I used Sephora by OPI Just a Little Dangerous A glitter coat – I used Sephora by OPI Only Gold for Me Binder reinforcement stickers (or French manicure guide stickers). Step one: 2-3 coats of your purple. Make sure it’s completely dry … Continue reading

Friday Nails: That’s a wrap!

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Hey guys! This week’s nails are a classy, elegant way to do a Xmas theme. I’m bringing in chrome, purple and glitter. (There had to be glitter.) It’s inspired by some cute silver and purple striped boxes I saw this weekend. It’s also an entry in Nail Polish Canada’s Holiday theme competition. (Voting closed) You will need: A silver polish, I used Essie ‘There’s No Place Like Chrome’ A deep … Continue reading

Friday Nails: Let it snow, let it snow!

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Hey guys! This is the first week of Nail Polish Canada’s Holiday nail competition. The first theme? Snow! I love snow, and being a nerd, I love the crystalline, multidimensional look of it in the light. I felt I had to do more than just white or snowflakes, so I went with icicles and glitter, and shimmer!   This looks hard, but it’s really not. You know me, I’m too lazy to do something … Continue reading

Chunky roasted garlic dip

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Hey guys! Today I finally tried making roast garlic. Although it didn’t turn out how I intended, I quite liked it. It makes an excellent dip/sauce for meat or veggies! It’s pretty easy though, just a little fiddly, depending on how big your garlic is. That being said, try to use bigger bulbs. You will need: 4 garlic bulbs a knife aluminium foil Step one: Preheat the oven to 400. … Continue reading

Editing food pictures

Hey guys. This week is the final part of this series – I’m talking about photo editing. Now, one thing I will emphasis: Less is more. As a professional photographer, it’s my job to get it as perfect as humanly possible before it reaches my computer. I’d like to say that I do get it perfect, but it’s more like 95%. Food editing differs greatly from editing people pictures. Soup doesn’t really … Continue reading