15 days of swatches!

Hello!!!! Happy new year to all! Hope everyone had an awesome new year and is as relieved as I am that the holidays are over!

On to the pretties I swatched from January 1st until tonight! Some I wore for more than my usual 1-2 days because I was in love and or too lazy to paint my nails.

First off

Two manis I did at the end of the year!
Give it up for Armor falling down by Pahlish. I won this in a giveaway!


This was going to be my New Years mani but I changed my mind…

I used Opi funkey dunkey and Tokidoki Stellina

Next –

Colors by Llarowe
smooth criminal


Isn’t it just fab?!! I did a crazy tape mani for the New Year’s Eve party!


The next day I was feeling relieved the holidays were over, so I said let’s do a textured polish. This way I don’t have to worry about my mani for a couple of days. This is the lazy part I mentioned about above…
This beauty is Russian. Dance Legend Amethyst

It wore really well despite the reviews!

This next one was a gift from a fellow blogger friend of mine. It’s Cadillacquer days gone bye. She knows my love for black! This I wore for days too!


Mid week I received some wonderful nail mail and I just had to swatch my next favorite. Pahlish Harlequin Doll.


Darling Diva Rose diamond



Another Colors by llarowe Paper moon

Elevation Polish

Color Club
Gift of sparkle for this past weekend!

Finally, I received Colors by llarowe true colors. I just took this off tonight! I couldn’t stop staring these past couple of days….



And if you’re wondering, yes I love purple.

Tonight for the last mani of this post… Is Esmaltes de Kelly Ladybug. A jelly base red with black glitters. I turned into a French manicure!


So many beauties and the year has only just begun! I am excited for the next couple of days in nail mail! New collections new swatches!

Hope you enjoyed this!

See you next time!

sweet dreams



End of the year swatches

Hello my lovely beautiful people! Who ever is reading this, I fully appreciate it!

I made a realization tonight. As I prepared for this post.
I could never become a full on blogger and one to review polishes. Just cause my life’s already busy enough. But also because I’m super picky about my polishes. I know what I like and know what will look good on my nails. As much as I love nail polish, I know I don’t love them all equally. And my review, despite being honest, might be hurtful. Maybe…maybe not.
I admire all those bloggers who have a family a job and still find the time to swatch and blog! They’re awesome. I just couldn’t do it 😉

Onto my pretties! These are swatches from the past couple of weeks. I know I won’t be back for weeks! So here ya go!
If you’ve gotten this far, please know I’m smiling that you are here reading this ❤

In no particular order I give you –

Julep Eden a very gorgeous purple. I recently discovered that I need purple All. The. Time


Colors by Llarowe
Coal in my stocking. Such a cutesy color!


A skittle mani I did for Christmas Eve.
Picture Polish Starry night and China Glaze glistening snow. looks more like a New Years mani….


Elevation polish is an indie I recently got hooked on as well. Here is Color club

Mrs. Robinson

Then I added two coats of Pata Puffer II


Colors by llarowe
tank tops and flip flops
Again… Flash and no flash. This purple is to die for!



Another Elevation
Mount Cangyan

I layered fantasy fire over this purple just cause I love purple!


Last but not least is another Julep I loved this year. This is Billie Jean.

I just had to layer this baby! Used girly bits razzle dazzle


My all time absolute Favorite I promise I’m done after this 🙂 Dirty Diana by Colors by llarowe


Swatches I did a few weeks back

Happy Sunday! This weekend has been relaxing, cold and somewhat quiet for us. That’s a good thing right?
Onto tonight’s post!

Tonight I have several pics from of course, my untried stash. These are some of my favorites, a mainstream and mostly indies.


First up is Different Dimension Ditz. A gorgeous pink holo. Part of their 80’s collection. I love it! I’m an 80’s baby and of course I had to have it. It was a birthday gift.

Isn’t she beautiful??!!

This next indie is by Pahlish and it’s called Piano filled with flames. What can I say about this beauty that hasn’t already been said? It is a gorgeous mixture of glitter, red tiny bits of glitter. It reminds me so much of those infamous ruby red slippers yet a bit like those flames it’s name mentions. Pahlish is one of my favorite indie creators because of their unique way of naming products and their awesome combos.

I wore this baby for a date with my hubby. I couldn’t stop staring at my nails!

Next is a beauty I fell for when I first googled A England. This is Tristam. I don’t need to explain its beauty. I’m sure you’ve all seen it by now. It’s just that gorgeous.

I love this one so much. It’s classy, feminine and blue! What more can you ask for?

This last one is one I will just put out there as my least wanted but most loved. One I wasn’t sure of until I swatched it. I’m a fan of grey. But sometimes they look all wrong for me. This one wasn’t one of those. Essie Power Clutch.

I loved it so much that I used it as undies for this next gorgeous indie. Yes another Pahlish. Typewriter Keys, another lemming of mine squashed by my dear sis. This mani I wore for an entire 3 days! I don’t usually do that you know 🙂 I just love the way this glitter topper flows on the grey as if they were meant to be! I’m truly in love….


Hope you enjoyed these swatches! Thank you for reading.

Sweet dreaming in polish!

Random swatching post

Happy Friday!

Hello! This week I have for you short nail swatches! I cut down my nails and I wanted to share some pretty untrieds.

First up is Sally Hansen Pat In the black. A very dark, rich almost black burgundy. It’s been on my untried list for months! I just had to swatch it. The application was easy. The formula was great of course. As much as I was pleased with the result, I decided it was time to part with this. Up on the swap/sale board it goes!

This picture shows 2 coats no top coat.

Next is OPI Jade Is The New Black. A strong green almost rich emerald. A softer emerald I’d say. I must say, I am not a fan of greens. Period. But this I loved. This I will keep!

This picture shows 2 coats, with top coat.

Then there was this blue/green… Julep Lena. It’s gorgeous! It’s soft, shiny, creamy, easy to apply and just beautiful!
As much as I loved applying this beauty, I was so disappointed with removal. Maybe I’m using the wrong base coat? I had stains for what seemed days… I may or may not keep it!

This picture shows 2-3 coats, seche vite top coat.

Finally an indie. Pahlish Dark Paradise. Ahhh… Purple is my favorite color. This was layered over 2 coats of Zoya Hope. This beauty has tiny golden glitters. It’s dark purple and it was easy to apply. I loved it! I used 2 coats for this swatch.


That’s it for this week’s untried post! Hope you like the short nails! I’m going to be posting more swatches from before I started this little blog.

Have a great weekend!

sweet dreams!

Inspired by one of my favorite bloggers

Hi all!

Tonight I have a manicured inspired by an awesome blogger!
Mine is a tad different but hers was definitely my inspiration. Now and then I will post manicures inspired by many of the gorgeous bloggers I follow.
For tonight’s mani I started with 2 coats of Avon’s Cosmic Starburst. A gorgeous dark pink holo. I then added one coat of seche vite. Then on my middle and ring fingers I added stripping tape going in all directions to create a star (kind of). I then covered the tape with A England’s Bridal Veil a gorgeous black holo.

I added diamonds from a nail art kit in the center of the star.

Well there you have it! A short but sweet post. I hope you enjoyed tonight’s post as much as I enjoyed doing it!

sweet dreams

Added natural light pics