Cuter Cuticles Squattermelon Mani Bombs

Cuter Cuticles - Squattermelon Mani Bomb- Indie Expo Canada Purchases

It will come as no surprise that Cuter Cuticles was on my list of tables to stop by at Indie Expo Canada.  Sammy had two limited edition scents I wanted to try (Union and Kensington) plus her new Squattermelon (square-watermelon) mani bombs.  Between the swatches leading up to Indie Expo Canada and all of the polishes I bought at it or have in my to-do pile, my nails need the help! Squattermelon Mani Bombs are made from sodium bicarbonate, citric[Read more]

Fiendish Fancies I Want My Cake 2nd Anniversary Polish Swatches & Review

Fiendish Fancies I Want My Cake 2nd Anniversary Thermal Polish Review and Swatches

I had quite the list of polishes to check out at Indie Expo Canada but Fiendish Fancies I Want My Cake was one that I had preordered to pick up at the show.  Released this weekend for Fiendish Fancies’ second anniversary, I Want My Cake is based on the 80’s movie Creepshow.  The Father’s Day scene where the old man comes back to get the cake he wanted before he was murdered.  If you are not familiar with Fiendish Fancies,[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]

Craftadian Artisan Box – Handmade Wellness Goodies For Mother’s Day

Craftadian Artisan Box May 2017 - Whats In The Box - Pixelated

Have you heard of the Craftadian Artisan box?  It is a quarterly box filled with Canadian (and often local) handmade goodies.  I will start with all of the info and keep the spoilers below.  So if you want to order and not know what is in the box, you can.  The Craftadian Artisan Box is $34.99 per box and is available as a subscription but you can order a one time box for $39.99.  For a limited time, you can save[Read more]