Mani Swap with @LoveforNails01

Today Im excited to share another mani swap with one of my fellow Instagram nail art girlies. This time I teamed up with Hannah (@lovefornails01)! For this swap, she recreated my recent cactus design, & I recreated her Negative Space deep V tape mani.

For this mani, I used:

  • Base coat: Perfect Formula Pink Gel Coat
  • Top Coat: Cutex Quick Dry Top Coat
  • China Glaze Turned Up Turquoise
  • Sally Hansen Terra Coppa
  • Snail Vinyls Single Deep Chevron nail vinyls
  • Born Pretty Store thick striping tape.

As soon as I saw this design, I knew I had to try & recreate it. I love the combination of the turquoise with the bronze-y colour. I’m a huge fan of Art Deco Tape manis, but I’m been nervous to try them on my own. I was really excited to team up with Hannah so I could give her version a try!

Hope you love this swap as much as I do! I have a few more swaps coming up which I’m really excited for, as well as some Easter designs. 🐥🐰🥕  So stay tuned!

Mani Swap with @teenynails

It’s been a long while since I teamed up for any Mani swaps, so I have a few swap collabs coming up with some of my favourite girls on Instagram.

Up first, I have a swap with the very talented @teenynails. For this Swap she recreated my leopard patterned half moons & I had to recreate her beautiful purple vintage floral!

The polishes I used for my recreation were:

  • Essie Play Date
  • CND Crimison Sparkle
  • Kiss Nail Art Striper in Black
  • Kiss Nail Art Striper in White
  • Sally Hansen I ♥️ Nail Art pen in White 
  • Essie Brides No Grooms
  • My Beauty Spot unnamed pink
  • Essie Off Tropic 
  • Essie First Timer 
  • Cutex Quick Dry Top Coat
  • Small Nail Art brush from Bundle Monster

You know how I feel about floral, & I thought these were so perfect for the Spring-y weather we’ve been having. Plus it gave me an excuse to pull out Essie Play Date again. & these are definitely some of the best roses I’ve done in a while. I just can’t stop staring at them.

What do you think of our recreations? Let me know in the comments below!

And shout out the the lovely @teenynails for joining me in this swap. 💜 Don’t forget to check out her account on Instagram & check out all her amazing nail art!

Mani swap with @dsetterfield74! 

Hope everyone is enjoying their Saturday night! I’m once again delayed on posting, but here is the mani swap I did with the ever so talented  Dianna (@dsetterfield74) on Instagram! 

For this swap, Dianna recreated my matte chevron moons I did back in the Fall, and I recreated her red and gold swirl nails. I had a hard time picking from her assortment of beautiful manicures, but I just loved the gold and red too much not to choose it!


I didn’t have the stamping plate that Dianna used, so I decided to recreate the swirls freehand. It could have ended as an epic nail polish fail, but thankfully it turned out super close to its inspiration! (Thank goodness! No one likes a nail fail.) 

For this mani, the polishes I used were:

  • Essie A-List
  • Icing NYE
  • Essie Shine of the Times
  • Essence Black Is Back
  • gold studs (from Born Pretty Store)
  • Small nail art brush (also from Born Pretty)
  • Essie Good to Go 

So what do you think of this mani swap? I’m having a lot of fun swapping with all these amazing nail artists! 

Mani Swap with @polished_yogi

Hello Lovelies! I meant to share a couple of mani swaps I did earlier in the week, but work and life (and now sickness) got in the way. Better late than never though, right? 

First up is the mani swap I had the pleasure of doing with @polished_yogi! Stefanie is one of the super talented ladies I’ve made friends with on Instagram, so I was super excited to get to swap with her. 

For this mani swap, I recreated Stefanie’s adorable little hedgehogs and she recreated my recent pink and chevron mani. 


The polishes I used for this manicure were:

  • Revlon Minted
  • OPI How Great is you Dane
  • Essie Moccachino
  • Essie Caoco Karma
  • Essie Take it Outside
  • Sally Hansen I 💗 Nail Art pen in Pink
  • Sally Hansen I 💗 Nail Att pen in Red
  • Essie Good to Go
  • Butter London Matte top coat. 
  • Small nail art brush from Born Pretty. 

Words cannot begin to describe how much I love this mani. Those cute little hedgehogs…. Oh how I love them! I didn’t want to take this mani off at all. I also think it’s a perfect start to my Valentines Day Nails. 

Stay tuned because I have another mani swap to share with you! 

Mani swap with @armstrongnails


I was lucky enough to partner with @armstrongnails  on a mani swap! I always have fun swapping with others–it’s exciting to try out someone else’s brain for a mani! Amber has some amazing manicures to chose from, but in the end I had to chose her patterned nails to recreate. The holo accent just sold me!  
The polishes I used for this mani were:

  • Sally Hansen Big Teal
  • L’oreal Holographic Pearls
  • Art Club Nail Art Duo in White
  • Seche Vite 

I love this mani so much! From the sparkle to the herringbone pattern it’s just perfection! 

If you’re not already following @armstrongnails on Instagram, you definitely should be!