My year in polish etc., a summary of 2014, part 1

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2014 was a very special year. It was the year I really got into nail polish for real. Most pictures in this post is from Instagram taken with my mobile so the quality isn’t that good but it’ll have to do anyway.

In January I bought my first polish from OPI(!) It was “Bubblebath”, a lovely nudish pink/beige.

OPI "Bubblebath"

OPI “Bubblebath”, my first OPI polish

In January I also took my first stumbling steps into to the world of Indie polish!! I bought my first bottles of indie polish from Edgy Polish. Thank you Katarina for creating such a lovely shop!

My first nail mail from Edgy Polish, Jan 24 2014.

My first nail mail from Edgy Polish, Jan 24 2014.

In February I bought more polish of course (both mainstream and indie brands) and I also tried some nail art techniques for the very first time.

Cool/corky polish bottle from Bootie Babe. The shade is called "Butt or Brickle"

Cool/corky polish bottle from Bootie Babe. The shade is called “Butt or Brickle”

My first “ombre nails” in different blue/aqua shades.

Ombre nails with different textures in aqua shades

Ombre nails with different textures in aqua shades

My first attempt of free hand painting for Valentine’s day.

Valentine's mani, my first try out of free hand painting

Valentine’s mani, my first try out of free hand painting

Cute cat design with dotticure and free hand painting.

Cat nails inspired by @reemajarrar on IG

Cat nails inspired by @reemajarrar on IG

In March I continued to explore new techniques. I bought my first stamping plates.

Leopard nails

Leopard nails done with a Konad plate

My first Moyou plate

My first Moyou plate

A semi good result

A semi good result

In March I also turned 40 and I decided I will be “40 and fab”! I had a really good party that I will remember for the rest of my life

Party nails - A England "Perceval"

Party nails – A England “Perceval”

In April our cat Morris moved in with us. He’s a Devon Rex and he’s such a little sweetheart. He loves to sleep in bed with me under the covers, he loves to sit on our shoulders and loves cuddles.

I love you Morris!

Morris 3 months old

Morris 3 months old

Playful Morris

Playful Morris

I'm the King of this house!

I’m the King of this house!

Of course I painted my nails in April also.

Delush "Frost Bitten, Twice Shy" over Isadora "Zinfandel"

Delush “Frost Bitten, Twice Shy” over Isadora “Zinfandel”

I also bought a lot of make up.

Make up haul in April

Make up haul in April

Stay tuned for part 2 and 3 of this year summary …

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