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]

Toronto Maple Leafs Playoffs Nail Art

Toronto Maple Leafs Nail Art with Essie Starry Starry Night - BP-L024 and MdU Bones - swatch natural shade

Since the Toronto Maple Leafs made the playoffs, I thought I would do nails to match.  He has been bugging me to do these for a while.  After the Blue Jays lost after I posted post season nails for them, you think he would have quit but anyway… Base colour: Essie Starry Starry Night Stamping plate: Born Pretty BP-L024 Stamping polish: Mundo de Unas Bones Base & top coat: CND Creative Play MdU Bones is my new favourite “white” stamping[Read more]

Born Pretty XL Clear Marshmallow Stamper Review

Born Pretty XL Clear Silicone Marshmallow Stamper - Stamping review

Born Pretty has a ton of clear jelly style marshmallow stampers right now, but this review is for this one.  The 3.9cm rounded XL clear marshmallow stamper item 36354 and looks like this on the Born Pretty website Image from Born Pretty Store Let me start by saying that I got this in one of the flash sales around Black Friday and was not super impressed when it arrived.  The jelly had some bubbles, was not super clear and it[Read more]

Born Pretty Store Grey Stamping Polish Review & Swatches

BP Born Pretty Grey Stamping Polish Swatches - All Colours

Every so often, I buy a stamping polish that just doesn’t show well unless over white or black.  I recently picked up this medium grey from Born Pretty so thought I would share the swatches over various colours to help you choose whether it is right for you.  I usually use silver over grey stamping polish as they don’t always show over certain colours where silver usually shows well but it was under $1 on sale so worth trying. The brush is[Read more]

Born Pretty Starry Sky Stamper Review

Born Pretty Christmas Stamper Blue Green Sparkle Stamper with Scrapers - Starry Sky Stamper Review

I ordered the Starry Sky stamper as part of a Christmas set but it took forever to arrive after getting to Customs fairly quickly.  You can now order these with a regular metal holder as well as the cute Christmas themed ones but they perform the same so I thought I would still review it. While there is no lid, the Starry Sky stamper does come in a plastic box that you can use to store your stamper.  This helps[Read more]