CANVAS Lacquer Throwing Shade Thermal Polish Swatches & Review

CANVAS Throwing Shade Thermal Polish Indie Expo Canada

Oh how I wanted to love Throwing Shade by CANVAS Lacquer.  It is my first CANVAS polish.  In the run up to Indie Expo Canada, I had checked out swatches of polishes from all of the makers.  I set my heart on a different blue from CANVAS then saw this thermal polish posted and changed my mind.  It transitions from a pale gold to a blue with taupe-gold shimmer. Looks great right?  If I could get it to transition on[Read more]

Enchanted by Paint It Pretty Swatch & Review

Paint it Pretty Polish Enchanted Swatch and Review

Last week, I posted my custom polish from Paint It Pretty Polish.  Sherri made me a thermal polish based on a picture of Izzy and it has been hard not to wear it every day.  But I added a multichrome from her regular polishes to my order and today I am sharing the beautiful Enchanted.  It has a gorgeous purple-green-blue shift.  I was kinda over multichromes for a bit but Paint it Pretty Enchanted caught my eye as the blue[Read more]

Moroccan Lantern Stencil Nails – Avon & Kayla Ray Vinyls

Kayla Ray Moroccan Vinyls with Avon Polishes 3

If you are not a member of The Maple Lounge on facebook, you should be.  We celebrate Canadian indie brands and get exclusive discounts and offers.  Recently, Kayla Ray Vinyls offered a discount and I picked up a pack of stencils, some unicorn decals and a pile of extra decals that came as part of the offer. Nail Stencils from Kayla Ray Vinyls are about $6 each or you can get a value pack of three for $15 or six[Read more]