Thursday, May 31, 2012

Minty fresh.

I got another gift from abroad from G, who just happens to be really great with gifts! :)

This is two coats of Gabrini - M 107, a minty blueish green (or greenish blue?). It was very nice to apply and dried fast :) Which I think is even better since it's a pastely color and they tend to have sucky formulas. Also, I'm loving the color! Perfect for summer (or you know whenever, I don't discriminate) ;) It looks a tad bit streaky in the pic but you couldn't tell IRL.

I've actually done some studying today and yesterday. And more to come tomorrow. Hopefully I'll be done then since we're going on a mini roadtrip this weekend :)

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

The red shimmer.

I have a weak spot for red shimmers. And this is a great red shimmer!

This is one coat of A England - Perceval. I was going to cover it with some nail art so I thought one coat was enough. For a full mani I would've gone for two coats but as you can see you could get away with just the one :)

Yes it has a great formula and dries fast. Drooool! I don't think I need more red shimmers since this is the prettiest of them all :)


Monday, May 28, 2012


I was looking through the statistics for the blog and this is my second most viewed post. I was all like what gives? But since people seemed to like it (and keep on googling tribal nails and finding it lol) I wanted to recreate it. It's a little bit different (and on short nails) but the idea is the same.

The base is Color Club - P Is For Pride and the dark red shimmer is Isadora - Blackened Rose + SV to smooth everything out. I used regular tape and striping tape. I don't really know what I think of this mani but it does look fun at least.

Today I've been avoiding studying and did some tie dying instead :S But I'm going to walk to campus and return a book today so that's kind of like studying. Lol, I'm the worst. At least the day is still young! /end rant.

Saturday, May 26, 2012


I kept on with the Pride polishes.

This is two coats of Color Club - P Is For Pride. It had an easy breezy formula and dried fast :) Like!

Also, look at how shiny it is without top coat! :)


Thursday, May 24, 2012

Tape and rhinestones.


Of course I added something to the green. Purple rhinestones and striping tape. The purple holographic glitter polish is Color Club - Too Violet. It was only 20 SEK at Ica Maxi 8)


Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Green creme.

More pride for the people!

This is two coats of Color Club - Not Just For Kelly.

 It's a nice green creme with good application and drying time. I like that it's pretty shiny without SV as well :)

Also, we've been having some crazy good weather lately. We've used our new awesome bbq twice in three days. Best house warming gift yet dad! :)


Monday, May 21, 2012

Day of DIY # 3.

Since we were moving I thought I should crochet another pair of pot holders for our new kitchen.

These are the old ones that I made 2 years ago I think. Swiiiirlyness.

And these are the new ones. The colors in the kitchen (is going to be..) are red and grey so :)

I also thought I could post what this turned out to be now that I'm having another DIY post and what not! 8)

I do like the tie dye.

This is probably my favorite piece yet. Graaaadient 8)

Also these projects deserve some extra love and appreciation since they are actually finished. I've currently got 4 knits/crochets going on lol (not to mention stuff I've started sewing on eheem..). I'm too eager when I get a new idea :P
What crafty business have you been up to lately?

Saturday, May 19, 2012

Orange leopard.

I wanted to do some nail art since I hadn't in a while and decided on leopard print.

The base is the polish from the previous post. The red dots are Color Club - P Is For Pride (I think since I have no label) and the black is A England - Bridal Veil + SV to smooth everything out. The sales clerk at H&M gave me a compliment for these nails, that's always fun :)


Friday, May 18, 2012

Orange creme.

I found this polish at my grocery store (Maxi) in a bin with some lipsticks. They were 2 for 20 SEK. How could I resist? I bought this one, since I felt an orange creme this shade could live in my stash lol, and a red lipstick which I haven't tried yet.

I've never seen this brand before, guessing it's new? At least to my store. This is two coats of Nordic Cap of Sweden (I guess that's the name?) - NP07. Hilarious name.. Also it's in really tiny writing so I didn't find it first :P The ingredients are listed on the back which is nice. Application and drying time were okay.

I'll post some nail art tomorrow :)

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Double holo.

Here's what I did with my Valborg mani after a couple of days. I wore this for like a week, what with all the moving and stuff. Feels good to have my table and computer in order again. Doing my nails right now :>

The blue is Make Up Store - Siw and then I taped it off and added A England - Bridal Veil. The lines are a bit wonky since I did this before work. But it did the job of hiding the tip wear :)


Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Another tag.

Pamsan at Claws In Color gave me an award a while ago. I'm gonna give it a go!

I'm supposed to make an ABC..-list about myself. Which is a lot to come up with I think so we'll see how much it'll be *just* about me lol. Since I'm doing this in english I'll leave out our fabolous swedish letters åäö.

- ATS. I practice American Tribal Style once a week and wrote about it here.
- BF/BFF (boyfriend/best friend forever). I have an awesome bf, I love him to bits. I also have an awesome bff and this summer it's been 10 years since we first met :)
- Candy. I love candy. Like for reals.
- DIY. I like making stuff, and having unique things :)
- Eskil. The future name of my pet 8)
- Felines. I love cats. Even more than candy. (zomg is that even possible lol)
- Gladiator. It's my favorite movie.
- Helga. It's my name lol.
- Iceland. Got 50% icelandic DNA.
- Jokes. I like 'em.
- Kaneshiro. The first serious char in WoW. Night Elf hunter, represent!
- Left. Has always been my direction.
- Moving. I've moved 11 times in my life, geez louise!
- Nerd. I consider myself one. But a cool one at that! ;)
- Orange. It's my second favorite color, after red.
- Parents. Mine are cool.
- Quack!
- Rabbit. One day, I shall have one. Or possibly two! And they will be so cute and cuddly :>
- Sweden. Is where it's at. And to tie this with my third line, swedish candy is the best so I guess I'm here for life.
- Tea. I enjoy a cup of tea in the morning (and the rest of the day lol) but the best cups are the ones with friends and a nice cake fresh out of the oven :)
- Uganda. I went there in 2007 with my school and it was a really cool experience.
- Very hard. As in this list...
- World of Warcraft. My account is over six years old. And although I rarely play anymore I don't see my account going anywhere anytime soon.
- X to the Z Xzibit?
- Yarn. I heart it!
- Zombies. I'm fascinated and also afraid of zombies. I like thinking about survival tactics and what it would be like lol. Yes I'm weird! But I know I'm not alone ;) I prefer reading about them since that's less scary than movies.

Yikes that was hard. I've been adding to the list over quite some time now :P But there you have it!
Gonna do my nails now.

Tuesday, May 15, 2012


I thought I should write up a post since we have internet now. The wireless internet is making some fuss so I'm at the bf's comp so no nail pics today. We've been in the new apartment for 10 days and I've painted my nails twice since we got here (zomg). But my new room is (kind of...) in order now so I'll probably paint them tomorrow :) I've got 5 days off from the internship so I'll have plenty of time :D

I like having pics in my posts so here's one the bf took of me and a cute black cat on his birthday. I like this pic, especially since I know I got to cuddle a little with the cat after it was taken ;)

Now I shall do some window shopping on the intarwebz and perhaps even buy something 8)
Toodels ya'll!

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Purple duochrome.

I've worn this once before a year or so ago but I felt it should get it's time in the spotlight like all the rest lol. I bought this polish at Bordershop in Puttgarden (I think that's where it is at least). Bordershop is a crazy place lol. A reference for my swedish peeps; it's kind of like Ullared but with booze. And candy! :D Aaand also some make up. Like this one 8)

This is two coats of Gosh - Purple Heart + SV. Nice application and drying time. It's a purple and green duochrome. When the light hits it right it's really pretty!

Mostly it looks like this though, a blackened purple shimmer. Well that aint too bad either.

Hopefully when you're reading this I'm settling in at the new place :)

Friday, May 4, 2012


Yes, I am moving again lol. Today. And I won't have any internet the first week I think. So I won't be hanging around here much the next couple of days. I'll try to schedule a post. Just wanted to let you know! I'm super excited about this move :) It's just me and the bf now and we've gotten ourselves a really nice apartment. Yesterday we got to pick out a new print for the bedroom walls. A really (I'm looking at you bf!) subtle one but it's pretty :) This apartment is going to be decorated. Curtains, plants, carpets. I'm easy to please ;) Yay, can't wait!


Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Valborg 2012.

Valborgsmässoafton is a big thing in Sweden. This year (as well as last year) I spent it together with a bunch of friends (and thousands of other people...) in Lund. 'Twas fun :) Last year I wanted something summery and festive and went with Gosh - Holographic. I thought "hey let's make Holo-Valborg a tradition" and slapped this beauty on!

This is three coats of Make Up Store - Siw. Three annoying coats I might add. I don't have the aqua base and I'm not going to buy it either so I'm stuck with dragging polish and bald spots. But just look at it, it's totally worth it. (RAIIINBOOOWS!)