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"End of Summer" Nails That Rock

With only a month roughly left of summer you may be wondering what colors and designs might be appropriate for the transition from summer to autumn. Pastels are a things of the past, we used those up during the spring/summer transition. Yet, darker colors like maroons and navys haven’t come into play yet. Luckily by [...]

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Get The Best Nail Art Results Possible

At Messy Mansion, we consider ourselves somewhat of nail art gurus. Using nail image plates is fairly simple to begin with. However, there are several tips that can take your nails from looking just alright to absolutely fantastic! Pick Colors That Will Compliment One AnotherIf you really want your nails to “POP!” then use colors that [...]

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Nail Art Like You’ve Never Known

If you are a fan of having beautiful and unique nails you may have found it can be expensive. Going to the nail salon once every two weeks adds up quickly. However, there is an alternative you may not know about that could save you time, money and give you incredible looking nails every time.So [...]

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Trendspotting - Geometric Camo

Stay on trend with this week's geometric camo nails.  Kahki is back this year for summer/fall, and this is a deceptively easy look to achieve on your nails in no time at all. We are seeing some geometrics and a really classic, tailored fit with the olive and kahki tones, and this is giving the trend [...]

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Trendspotting - Feminine Grey

If you are looking for elegant inspiration this season, you can't go past the gorgeous floating grey finery that has been spotted on the runways.  Grey is on trend for Spring / Summer 2015, but unlike previous years we aren't seeing color blocking or the coldness from past seasons.  This year grey is floaty and [...]

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Trendspotting - Floral Brocade

With winter here to stay (or here in Australia, starting to set in!) we've turned to London fashion week for some inspiration.  And they don't disappoint with glorious brocade florals being the order of the day.   To remind ourselves of sunnier times, we created a manicure look that reflected these glorious fabrics.You can let this [...]

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Multi-colored stamping!

Have you ever wondered how to get more than one colour into your stamping designs?   One easy and quick way is to do a stamping gradient.   It takes no more time to do than a regular stamped manicure, so no waiting around for decals to dry and no fiddly painting.  Simply add two colours or more [...]

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Restock, you say?

So...  we've been getting heaps of inquiries about when we expect to restock... (ya, we know we are pretty low on quite a few things!) Here's the story... all of our out-of-stock plates are on order with our manufacturer, unfortunately we can't be sure when they will arrive back in stock, but rest assured they [...]

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Badass Nails

Today we have some "BadAss" nails for you!These were created using a variation of the LeadLight Technique.Polishes used:Ulta3 "Midnight"Emily De Molly "Chasing Rainbows"Essie "No Place Like Chrome"LeadLight Lacquer "Nerfertiti"Konad "White" Stamping Plate:  MM07And a purple rectangular stamper

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