The gorgeous holographic vision of "Beggar Maid" and "In Robe and Crown" from A England

Beggar Maid In Robe and Crown

Autumn is all about golds, oranges, reds and browns for me. The beautiful colours as the leaves turn before dropping from the branches. I'm not feeling overly inspired to do my nails recently but looking back over some that I haven't posted I came across this and it just feels simple but effective. I might … Continue reading Beggar Maid In Robe and Crown

Final shot, love this picture too. Such a perfect rose and these were my two best nails as well

Valentines nails 2017

I don't actually celebrate Valentines but oh well, sometimes you just have to go with the flow and do the nails anyway. Plus I got caught on my way to work by our local BBC radio "out on the streets" guy and did a 30 second interview in exchange for a rose which was the … Continue reading Valentines nails 2017

I've become a huge fan of a gradient recently and I still love combining it with a clean stripe too so I did a full A England based one a little while ago.

Green A England Gradient

Ok so my clean up here wasn't great. I think I got my liquid latex on the nail a bit and then just failed with sponging on the gradient too but never mind. The colours are gorgeous I think and I really loved this manicure. I applied Excalibur Renaissance first over a base coat then … Continue reading Green A England Gradient

In Robe and Stripes

Happy New Year to everyone! Let's kick this off with the first nail post of the year. This is the design I went for over New Year's Eve although I didn't get a chance to do clean up properly as I was getting shoved out the door by my boyfriend. I wouldn't mind but we … Continue reading In Robe and Stripes

I think the gold polish may be A England's "Princess Sabra". No clue on the other polishes! My plan was to make a fiery looking gradient and I was quite pleased with this, particularly the way the glittery accent nail caught the light

Random nail art

Morning everyone, I've been having a bit of a tidy up in my pictures folder and found some random nail art that I've never posted due to only having one (not always great) picture of it so I thought why not have them all in one post? I probably won't remember what polishes were used … Continue reading Random nail art

Natural daylight bottles and swatches, here you can really see the differences

Perfect Pinks – an A England comparison

Since I did one for all the purples and because it was requested I have done a quick comparison of 3 of the pinks available at the moment from A England. This was requested by Jess after viewing the Autumn/Winter 2016 collection "Tennyson's Romance" and is something I had thought of doing anyway as "Shall … Continue reading Perfect Pinks – an A England comparison

Tennyson's Romance inspiration

A England – Tennyson’s Romance Collection

Left to right: Angel Grace, King Cophetua, In Robe and Crown, Shall Be My Queen, The Beggar Maid Coverage: all can very easily be 1 coat wonders Drying time: Approx 1 minute Finish: Holographic, shiny, no streaks   Hardwearing: To be tested I'm sure I've said it before, I hate it when Adina releases a … Continue reading A England – Tennyson’s Romance Collection