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Pretty in Pink.

After last week’s fun with some green glitter, I let my nails breathe over the weekend. They were rather thankful. Cooking Spray is a recent addition to my manicure necessities. I came across the idea of using it on Pinterest. It helps the drying/finishing process when it comes to painted nails. I’ve also started using it as as cuticle oil substitution. It works. And it’s always in the kitchen, which is so convenient. I went for the pink-look this week, and here’s what happened.

How fun is this?? Thanks for stopping by! :)

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Glitter Nails

Anything + glitter is better. If you give me 2 options, and one has glitter…there’s really nothing to decide. Last time, I informed you about my love for lace. Today, it’s all about glitter. Glitter nail polish to be exact. Over the last 5 years I’ve been involved in restaurant business. Wearing nail polish is strictly off limits for most serving positions. Let’s just say, I’m making up for lost time. I’ve started myself quite the nail polish collection, and I’m loving every minute of it. Recently I was looking for some fun glitter polishes, but I didn’t feel like paying an arm & a leg for the expensive look I was going for. I decided to take a chance at good ol’ Martha Stewart Crafts glitter. The color options are endless. I found several bottles for under $2 {clearance} for me to give it a try.

1. Start with a base coat of polish. I try to match the glitter color, just in case anything shows through.

2. Apply a coat of clear polish, and immediately dunk in glitter bottle.

3. Shake off excess glitter. {I’ve found it helps to squeeze each nail, flattening the glitter}

4. Apply 1+ coat of clear polish/finishing coat & clean around the edges.A can of grape Fanta makes everything better…even glitter nails!I’m serious. Check out the glam!

It’s such a fun look! It takes a bit of patience, but so worth it.

How about my new site layout/design?? I needed some pink in my life. :)

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DIY Artwork

I am a huge fan of artwork. I am an even bigger fan of DIY. This post if all about merging the 2. Here goes:

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Check it out, another chevron piece of art. I’m a sucker for glitz & glitter…

You could make this pretty with any shape/colors of your choice. LOVE!

Ombre is such a neat “fad”…How easy would this piece be to DIY. Canvas, brush, and probably                                                                 3 shades or your desired colors. Bam!

Go fall in love with a a fabric & toss it in a frame for a classy piece of art!

We just used fabric…now we’re switching to scrapbook paper…CHEAP and fun!

I don’t have a website to link this last one to, but it’s the most unique. I think this is so genius!                                                 Thumbtacks… Options are unlimited!

Hopefully these have inspired you to start your own DIY wall art. I’ve been inspired, for sure.

We’re still getting “settled”…and I’m still enjoying too much Netflix. signature