Nail art: He loves me, he loves me not, he loves me…

Happy (belated) Valentine’s Day, everyone! This is what I wore for Valentine’s day, and also my entry for the Swedish OPI Facebook competition (if you’re in Sweden and haven’t entered already, I suggest you do here). My husband and I went to the movies and had a few beers, all in all a very good …

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Valborgsmässoafton or Bonfire Night nails

Tonight is Bonfire Night (Valborgsmässoafton) here in Sweden and it’s a pretty big deal here. We celebrate the end of winter and the arrival of spring (and if you live or have lived this far north you’ll understand why we celebrate this). People gather all the dead leaves and twigs and other combustible things that …

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Valentine’s Day: Cherry Blossoms

This is my entry to Jen’s Nail Files’ Valentine’s Day competition (see the competition rules here). I know I have done cherry blossoms before, but I really like it so I decided to try it out once more. The teal background is saran wrapped, the branches are hand painted and the flowers are made with …

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Valentine’s Day: Strawberries

How about some nice strawberries for Valentine’s? I know it’s not very traditional for this holiday, but I got a little tired of painting hearts on everything ;) So here’s strawberries and a striped accent nail, again using only polishes from the Pirates of the Caribbean collection by OPI. I can’t help it, the colors …

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Valentine’s Day: Embroidered hearts

First out of my Valentine’s Day nail art designs is this one, the white nails were inspired by a piece of embroidered fabric and the accent nail was inspired by a Valentine’s card I remember making in school many years ago. All is made with a dotting tool. Först ut av mina Alla Hjärtans Dag …

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Christmas Gradient

Polishes I used: Zoya – Rekha (base color) Gina Tricot Beauty – 07 Zinfandel (sponged half-way) China Glaze – Ruby Pumps (layered on top) Loosely based on this red gradient by The Swatchaholic. Merry Christmas!