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Hey - i am 26 years old and i live in the Uk. I discovered Konad around October 2010 , and my bank balance has yet to recover. i have since collected a very large collection of fauxnads and Konads. the goal for this blog is simple - (1) Further explore the world of nail art stamping. (2) To keep a record of all my experiments with stamping. (3) To show you the potential each stamp has. (4) To show you that you don't have to be a 'Konading' expert to have fun! =)

Saturday, 31 March 2012

M57 + ' Black and White '

Hey guys

This weeks 'Adventures In Stamping' challenge was to use ' Black and White '.
Here's what I came up with =D.


For this Manicure I used :

- W7 - Black.
- Beauty Uk's Frozen Kingdom. 
- Kleancolors Metallic White and Black. 
- Rimmel London -Matte Finish.
-  Konads special Black and White Polish.
-  A Sponge.
- M57.


To create the base ( See Below) of my manicure I :

-  Applied W7's Black on my Thumb and Ring finger - I applied two coats to each finger.
- I then applied Beauty UK's Frozen Kingdom on my Pinky, Middle and Index Finger - Again I applied two coats.
- I then Sponged Kleancolors Metallic white (onto Frozen Kingdom) and Black (W'7's Black). 
- I finished the look by applying Rimmel London -Matte Finish.

Here is a picture of the M57 image plate that i used to 
create my manicure.



Thanks for stopping by!

/Hugs

xx

P.s Here's a super cute video to put a big smile on your faces =D .

Wednesday, 28 March 2012

M57 + ' Dudley Zoo '

Hey guys!

I've recently decided to give my konad plates some love.
I have been neglecting them a lot recently .... Well Its fair to say that I've been distracted 
by other brands =-P ( .. and who could blame me!) . 
However with a trip to the Zoo planed - I found some inspiration from Image plate M57 =D.


For This Manicure I used

- Sally Hansen - Lite.
- Kleancolor - Jazz Olive & Metallic Green.
- Konad Special Black Polish.
-Sponge.
- M57.


 To create the base of my manicure i used:

- Two coats of Sally Hansen's Lite.
- I then slightly sponged Kleancolors Jazz Olive onto my nails - Followed 
by Kleancolors Metallic Green.


I was really worried how this would turn out ...As I rarely touch animal prints.
 However, I love the finished look.



Here is a picture of the M57 image plate that i used to 
create my manicure. 

* Warning - Incoming Picture spam - All Pictures can be enlarged *

On Monday, Me and the Boyfriend visited Dudley Zoo.
I had such a great day out - there was so much to see and do. 
Here is some picture spam to show you the Zoo.

Also to address concerns about Zoo's upfront by some that may hate Zoos.
I appreciate some people may hate to see caged animals .. People will know that I 
myself have concerns with animal confinement  ( Especially with Seaworld)
However , When I can see that the 'confinement ' Is conserving the animals and keeping them from Poachers - then they receive my full support.










Thanks for stopping By!

/Hugs

xxx

Saturday, 24 March 2012

DrK A+ ' Golden Lines '

Hey Guys

Here's a simple manicure that I wore last week.


 For this manicure I used:

- Nails Inc polish - Belgrave Mews.
- Barry M Nail Paint - Foil Effects.
- DrK A


Belgrave Mews is a stunning forest green with gold shimmer throughout. 
 I love how Simple and yet effective this manicure is - The shimmer and gold stamping work beautifully. 


Here is a picture of the Drk A image plate that i used to 
create my manicure. It can be purchased from Here.



Thanks for stopping by!

/Hugs

xxxx

Wednesday, 21 March 2012

XL B + ' Circles! '

Hey Guys

Last weeks 'Adventures In Stamping' challenge (11th March..Yes I'm behind)... was 
to use ' Circles '.  Here is my simple manicure - I produced for the challenge.


For this Manicure I used:

-W7 - Metallic Mars. 
- Barry M Nail Paint - Foil effects.
- XL B.

..

W7s Metallic Mars Is one heck of a stunning duochrome polish. Depending on the lighting I can see Gold, Pink, Purple and Orange - I love this polish!


Here is a picture of the XL B image plate that I used to 
create my manicure with. It can be purchased from Here.


Thanks for stopping by!

/Hugs

xxx


P.s 
I am currently in the process of preparing the mother of all giveaways - So stay tuned!

Sunday, 18 March 2012

Lilic's Image Plate A02 + ' St Patrick's Day '

Hey Guys!

Here is a late post to show you all my St Patrick's Day Manicure.



 For this Manicure I used:

-Barry M Nail Paint - Matte white.
-La Femme Beauty - Lime Ice-Cream.
- A dark Green Rio Professional Nail Art Pen.
- W7 - Black.
-  Lilic's Image Plate A02.
- A sponge.



To create the base ( See Below) of my manicure i used:

- One coat of Barry M's Matte white.
- I then Sponged La Femme Beauty's Lime Ice-Cream all over my nail.
- Followed by, Using a dark Green Rio Professional Nail Art Pen sponged in random areas.


Here is a picture of  Lilic's Image Plate A02 that i used to 
create my manicure.



What do think of this ' Very green'  St Patrick's Day Manicure?


 Thanks for stopping by!

/Hugs

xxx

Saturday, 17 March 2012

New Plate News - Fab Ur Nails Image plates!

Hey guys!

.....Does one big breath...before I explode into excitement ...

Its not lie that I love ThRiSzHa from Fab Ur Nails -  She not only got me 
into Blogging, but she is also a very close friend of mine.
 She is one talented and very skilled lady....Her talents don't just stop their.... 
because... She also creates amazing Nail Image plates.

Well, to those that love the Fab Ur Nail Image plates I've previously used - then Ive got some exciting news for you all

Just feast your eyes on the following images!...I'm sorry I have no spare tissues , so provide your own if you drool lol!


Here is - Image Plate FUN1 ( Below)
details: combined designs from our previous FUN I - IV
ETA: March 25, 2012
Price: Php 750.00 each plate (Philippine peso)

This plate contains 40 single images and 4 Full Nail designs.

Here are a few pictures of the nail art I have made , Using the Fab Ur Nail image plates - Which will now appear on FAB 1.



 And....*drum roll please*....   Here is ... 
..........Introducing....FUN 2!

This image plate contains 51 Fun Images
ETA: March 25, 2012
Price: Php 750.00 each plate (Philippine peso)



Here are some close up images.


And... Drool!


To place an order just simply fill out the following form - Here <<<< Yes here!

You can also check out the latest information on :

-  ThRiSzHa's blog  Fab Ur Nails 
- Or you can visit the Fun Online Shop
... You can also Join FB online shop: - http://www.facebook.com/faburnails

Please be aware :
Shipping Will depend on the total weight of the items you order.
ThRiSzHa Cannot be expected to give you the exact amount straight away....since the fun1 & fun2 has not yet been received, for her to send out yet - So please be patient x

Thank you for looking!

/Hugs

xxx

Wednesday, 14 March 2012

New XL plates Available from Magno-Nails

Hey Guys

Feast your eyes on newest selection of XL plates available from Magno-Nails


Although ...I see a lot of familiar images within these plates...Who am I kidding..They are immediately going on the wish list! ..Why am I so cruel to myself lol.

Pictures can be enlarged=).






Thanks for stopping by!

/Hugs

xxx

Tuesday, 13 March 2012

Review for Rio Beauty's Professional Nail Art Kit

Hey Guys

I was recently contacted by Rio Beauty to give a honest review of their
 Rio Professional Nail Art Kit.  I immediately said Yes!, as I've been wanting to buy
 their products for some time. 

I was sent an Original Set - which retails for £24.99 - The set features :

- Eight different colours in unique dual applicator bottles.
- Includes a sample design chart of nails created by a professional nail artist using the kit.
- Comes with step-by-step DVD and user guide showing nail art tips and techniques.
- Glitter.
- Rhinestones and a brush to apply the nail art colours as your base.


Before I go any further I need to say how impressed I was with this kit - You get
 amazing  value for money from it.


 For my first experiment -  I did a funky Pop art inspired manicure.




I used Barry M's Matte White for my base...And went crazy!.
I had SO much fun creating this Fun manicure!
I love how easy it was to use these dual applicator bottles. All you need to do is squeeze them slightly and away you draw/Dot.


 I used the DVD and tutorial 
book for my next manicure - which was purely to experiment.

For my below manicure I used base coats 
- La Femme Beauty -  Ice Blue Cream, Lime Cream, Orange Cream, Lilac Cream & Pink Cream.

The User Guide and DVD show you everything you need to create stunning looks.


Here is a video to show more of the Kit.
Now that I've tested the kit... I can say with confidence - Do not feel tempted into buying cheap dual applicator bottles again-These are simply fantastic!



Thanks for stopping By!

/Hugs

xxx

Sunday, 11 March 2012

SdP 4 + ' Ending in 4 '

Hey Guys

Last weeks 'Adventures In Stamping' challenge was to use ' A plate ending in 4 '.
I actually did two manicures for this Challenge (I've just been slow at posting 
them - due to feeling ill last week =-/) -  The first can be found here .... And here is the other.


For this Manicure I used:

- Nails Inc polish - Piccadilly Arcade.
- Kleancolor -  Metallic Purple.
- SdP 4.


 I really like this full nail image - Its so beautiful.

I did this Manicure last weekend whilst waiting on a early delivery. 
I usually ...wait 30 Minutes to an hour before applying a top coat... But for some 
crazy reason, I applied it immediately after applying Rhinestones to the manicure......and
 below happened...Oh well (Pffft!).


Here is the SdP 4 (below)  image plate that i used to create this Manicure with.
It can be purchased from Here.



Thanks for stopping by!


/Hugs


xxx

Thursday, 8 March 2012

M34 + ' Under the Sea! '

Hey Guys

This weeks 'Adventures In Stamping' challenge was to use ' A plate ending in 4 '.
Here's what I came up with =D.


For this Manicure I used:

- Nails Inc polish - Royal Mews.
- Kleancolor - Metallic Sapphire and Aqua Polish.
- W7 - Black Nail Polish ( For Stamping).
- Dotting Tools.
- M34.


I've been lemming over this Image late since I saw this manicure on ThatsSoFresh.
However..The only reason for not buying it - til now is because  
I wanted to buy Konads Demo Plate 1
One evening whilst I was  looking on Ebay I found the Konad Demo 
Plate 1 for £55.00 ( advising used once!) - Immediately Snagged it!. 


 I really love how this turned out - I also love how detailed the image is.

I also need to say that - I am in love Nails Inc's - Royal Mews
This is a new polish that they are releasing later this year - I got it in their QVC
 deal on Valentines day.
It is such a gorgeous , Subtle Holographic Polish -  I only need 2 coats to get the finished look.


Here is My new Konad demo plate - alongside My konad Demo Plate 2 <3.


Here is a close of of the images on M34.
 Thanks for stopping by!

/Hugs

xxx

...I just couldn't resist adding this video - I <3 Disney! xxx

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