Currently wearing: CND's Vinylux in Azure Wish and Blue Rapture

Wearing CND's Vinylux in Azure Wish (light blue), Blue Rapture (teal blue) and Butter London's Fairy Cake (sparkly centre)

Wearing CND's Vinylux in Azure Wish (light blue), Blue Rapture (teal blue) and Butter London's Fairy Cake (sparkly centre)

I can't get into Pinterest and I really don't know why. It's a site you'd think would be right up my alley, but I guess I am more of an Instagram gal.

Speaking of Instagram, an image re-posted by CND earlier today gave me a bit of nail inspiration. One mention later, et voile! Per usual I can't take credit for the handiwork, I really owe it all to Mira.

Sorry for being quieter than usual these past few weeks. Things have been super hectic at work, as a result writer's block has a tendency to creep in and grabs ahold of my thoughts more than I would like. For now I'll probably keep my posts short and sweet, yet picture heavy.

Happy Saturday!

The nail files: April

Nails April 2013

Nails April 2013

April was a busy month for us -- thankfully my happy nails got me through another month.

With just one look at them, I can smile, move on and set my sights on my next lemming.

Working clockwise from the upper left corner, Essie's Topless & Barefoot and Licorice tickled my talons. It was an eye-catching duo definitely worth repeating.

Next up we have Butter London's Fiddlesticks, a glittered garnet that lacked staying power. Day four was the beginning of the end for this particular shade.

What Butter London lacks in the glitter department, they certainly make up for in the cream department. Cake-Hole teeters on the bright/neon coral realm -- we added a bit of pizazz by accenting both ring fingers with Fairy Cake.

Last, but not least, is Hello Darling's Wednesday, a yellow based cream pink. It's so charming, you can't limit it to only one day ;)

What colour are you wearing on your nails?

Fun nails for Tough Bloke

Ombre in blue

Ombre in blue

Tomorrow I'll be participating in Tough Bloke, a 7km course filled with running, climbing, mud, more climbing and did I mention mud? As a way to boost my spirits and to help quell my fears during the run, I opted to paint varying shades of blue on my digits.

If you'd like to try this look for yourself, here are the colours I used to complete this look:

Here's to jumping in mud pits and climbing walls twice my height without taking the girl out of Nicole.

Pictures of my journey to follow.

Nail colour of the week: Butter London's Molly Coddled

Butter London's Molly Coddled

Butter London's Molly Coddled

Milky lavender perfection.

I'm slowly working my way through Butter London's Spring 2013 collection; out of the six shades released Molly Coddled and Jasper are my favourites so far.