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Hey y’all! Happy Friday! I know I’ve been quiet all week, and I’m sorry for that. I had my first migraine since the piercing (on the opposite side, ugh) and my internal clock is all sorts of off. I had a few days off in a row, but did I sleep properly for it? NAW. Nope, I binge-watched 13 Reasons Why, and me and my feelings are still recovering. I did, however, get to swatch some gorgeous shifty nail polish and even try a little art with them, so I’ve got that going for me.

Connie from Seventy Seven Nail Lacquer has launched a shifty new collection and y’all aren’t going to want to miss it. The indie world is currently obsessing over duochromes and multichromes, and I love seeing makers add their own personal flair to their contributions – what our beloved 77NL maker has created adds something special to the craze.

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Hey loves! My staycation is almost over, and that’s sad as all get out, but I’m ready to stop being a sloth. Maybe. I’ve actually been able to sleep, and it’s SO nice not having headaches. I totally needed this! Even better, I’ve had plenty of time to try out nail art. Sure, lots fail, but damnit if I ain’t tryin’ my best!

So for this lovely Saturday, I’ve got some stamping cremes to share with y’all! One of my favorite bloggers, Mama Hearts Polish, recently launched her own brand of stamping polishes known as Moonflower Polish. I’ve had the last week to play with them, and oh man. I’m definitely going to go back and buy every single one. They just work so well, even for someone like me, who isn’t all that great at stamping. Let’s take a look at some of the awesome (and not so awesome) manis I created with these!
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STAYCATION. Y’ALL! We’re on day two. Well, three. But I’m trying not to count, it’ll go by way too quickly if I do. So, I’ve got a pineapple margarita in hand, some new music playing, and my dumb ass is attempting a watermarble. Y’all may or may not see that at some point. We’ll have to see how it turns out. I’m just so dang excited to be off work, for more than like a day and a half. I’ve needed this. AND! I haven’t had a headache or migraine since I had the daith piercing done! Shit. Is. Good.

Why not kick off the staycation with some effin’ fabulous neons?  Lindsay over at Night Owl Lacquer created her first full collection of bright colors, and you guys, they’re amazing. I’m not just saying that because I love the hell outta Lindsay. These are honestly some of the best cremes ever AND they’re the perfect washed-out/almost pastel neon shades. Oh, and they DO NOT NEED UNDIES. I’m in love, and I’ve already worn a few of them multiple times. That doesn’t happen often, nope nope nope.

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Y’all up for a little late night bloggin’? It’s been one hell of a day, my dudes. I clocked out this evening, and went to stop by the LAN center that my boyfriend works at, and find that my rear passenger side window has been completely shattered WHILE IN OUR DRIVEWAY. Neat, huh? And it’s not like someone accidentally threw a ball and it hit. No. Somebody deliberately shattered my window. Luckily, nothing was stolen. I mean, not like there’s jackshit in my car to steal, but still. My amazing boyfriend helped me clean out all of the glass, took me for some tacos, and then sealed up my window until we can get it fixed. And when we got home? He made me a kickass drink. He’s a keeper.

So, on another note, I haven’t had a headache in two days since the daith piercing. AND! It didn’t hurt that bad at all! It was just insane pressure in one precise spot, but other than that, it’s been fine. I haven’t even felt it. It’s like the universe decided that since I fixed the headaches (at least so far), that it needed to throw some other BS my way. THANKS UNIVERSE. LOVE YOU TOO.

ANNNNNYWHO. Remember the awesome MTK Design? Well, Mary has made a limited edition quad of dusty grey thermals that are absolutely TO. DIE. FOR. This whole collection was a happy accident (thanks Bob Ross, that’s the phrase we never knew we needed), and they’re all completely awesome. Seriously.They’ll be available for a week, until Easter (the 16th) and you guys are going to want these. I know y’all understand how much I love greys, and these. Oh man. They’re totally some of my favorites from MTK. She totally outdid herself! So let’s get right in, huh?

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Hey y’all! I hope you’ve had a lovely week so far! I uh… my days are still completely off. So, Monday, I worked until 11pm. I clocked back in yesterday at 5am (by choice, I did the trade) and then out again at 1pm. I tried to nap, and it just didn’t happen. I don’t know. I’m a total sun’s up, I’m up kinda gal, and we have blackout curtains but they didn’t help one bit. I managed to pass out on the sofa later in the evening while watching The Rite AND THEN had to get back up to be at the dentist by 7:30. Like. Why, Jenalyn? Why do you do this shit? </whine> I mean. It was worth it. I had today off, and had the time to sleep a little more AND! I’m getting my daith pierced tomorrow. You guys, I’m so excited. I’ve gone through too much excedrine with no real relief, so I’m hoping this will take some pressure off and allow my head a break from the migraines and headaches. HNNNNNG. Ah, now I’m rambling. Let’s get to the polish, yeah?

The Polish Pickup goes live this Friday at 11am EST, and for my last post on it, I’ve got a gorgeous shimmer from Seventy Seven Nail Lacquer to share!
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Happy April 4rd! I uh. Words are hard for me. Like, at all times. I had copypasta’d a message to the makers I worked with for the Polish Pickup asking which days they’d be okay with, and in doing that, I forgot to swap out 3rd and 4th properly. I didn’t realize it until after I’d sent Allison the message. Bless her heart. She deals with my frazzled self SO well!

Okay, so I’m back again, but super early because my dumbass decided to pick up a 4:30am shift. Like. Y’all, that’s normally my bedtime. Mistakes were so so so so so made. But! At least I’ve got pretty things to share to help keep me awake. Right? Riiiiiiight.

For this glorious Tuesday morning, I’ve got le polish‘s contribution to the April Polish Pickup! If you’d like a bit more info on this project, I’ve got it explained all out in my post from yesterday!
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Y’all. It’s Monday. I think. Probably, right? I changed my shifts all around and my brain can’t brain any of this stuff. But! It’s already April, and that means Spring and bright colors and hella rain. I can dig it. With the new month, comes shiny new things and you guys, I’m completely stoked. The lovely gals behind Fair Maiden Polish are helping to host a new monthly lacquer shop called the Polish Pickup. It’s a neat idea because there are monthly themes where folks like you and I get to vote, and then makers can choose to participate if they want. And even better? Shipping is a flat $3 to the US and Canada. So, with all of the different creations, you can pick which ones you want, and then the gals over at FM will ship them your way after the preorder window.

The theme for April is famous works of art, and all of these makers completely outdid themselves. I’ve got a few to show y’all over the next few days, but first, let’s take a look at Northern Star Polish‘s contribution!

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Happy Wednesday (well, Thursday by the time y’all read this), loves! I’m back with some bright-ass neons to get us through this glorious humpday. The weather is warming up (help me, I’m melting), the pollen is out in full force, and… and I have no idea where I was going with that. IT WARM and I hate it. I love the longer days, don’t get me wrong, and I totally love not wearing a sweater 24/7, but it’s already 70 and I clearly can’t handle the heat. My roommates are going to kill me if I turn on the AC already. So uh. I guess I’ll just distract myself with pretty things to get me through it.
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Ohhh yes. Yes good. It is time. For Game of Throne-y goodness. I just. I took the day off (HELLUR MIGRAINE YOU SUCK) and I’ve just come out of bedcave because the world needs to know about these. All of these. Seriously. I’ve gone around shoving the bottles in the faces of my poor boyfriend and roommates (and also folks that hang out at the LAN center he works at) because holyfucksticksgameofthronesnailpolish. Also, to help soothe the brain, I’ve got one of the tracks from Legion’s soundtrack playing, Choir and Crickets, by Jeff Russo. I fell in love with it as soon as I heard it on the show, and honestly, it kinda fits with the theme of the lacquers. I’m not sure how. But it does. Probably.

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I uh. I’m back with a post that totally could have been done MONTHS ago, but when the move happened, I spaced on sharing some of these Monthly Mythical Mysteries from Baroness X. I’m the kinda gal that will swatch something as soon as I get it, just to have it done. Editing? Hah. That’s another story. These photos have been done since September, probably the week before I wound up breaking my finger as we were moving stuff. The good news, though, is that because these are monthly mysteries, my delayed posting is totally okay with keeping the internets spoiler-free. Right? YEAH!
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