Wednesday, November 26, 2014

GUEST POST: Kacy from Glitter Galaxy:Ellagee ELL-sa

Pin It Hi guys!! I'm visiting from over at Glitter Galaxy! I'm here to keep ya a little busy while my buddy Lacey gets all moved in! Let's get started shall we?
Tonight I have for you a special Ellagee polish. It's a group custom for a group of us ladies that are HUGE Ellagee fans! If that sounds like you, then you need to look it up on Facebook! This polish is called Ell-sa. Can you guess what movie that's based off of? Of course you can! ELL-sa is an absolutely perfect ice blue linear holo. My pictures are taken inside, but I can't wait to see these things glow in the sunlight tomorrow!


For my mani I used 3 coats of ELL-sa, however I could've got away with only using 2. I topped it off with my Ellagee Glass topcoat. The formula on ELL-sa was a breeze to work with and it was a fast drier as well. 



Just look at all of those rainbows!!! It would be the perfect shade of blue to match Elsa's dress in the movie Frozen. Ellagee is one of the sweetest indie makers that I've met, and she's quickly becoming one of my favorites! You can find Ellagee on Facebook and you can find her shop here. She has some pretty amazing polishes up her sleeve that you can view on her shop link that I posted above. Make sure you go check that out. One thing that I really like about her top coat, is I don't have any shrinkage or anything like that! 
That's all I have for tonight. I'm headed to bed so I can get up early and get some Thanksgiving side dishes baked even though I have to work. I wish you and all of your family a very safe and blessed Thanksgiving! Until next time, take care!! XOXO

XXXX,
 and Kacy


Tuesday, November 25, 2014

GUEST POST: Tia from Iced Lacquer

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Hi Lace & Lacquer readers! While Lacey is moving I'm going to be helping out by doing some guest posting for her! If you've never read my blog before my name is Tia and I run Iced Lacquer. Since the holidays are quickly approaching (oh man, Thanksgiving is THIS WEEK!) I thought it would be fun to do a look that is just a tiny bit festive. I also wanted to do something a little bit more fun than my usual swatch photos. Let's get to it!


For this stripey look I was totally inspired by a post from Globe & Nail, which she actually posted right around this time last year! I am not great with striping tape, but I really like how she made the sections irregularly spaced. It meant I didn't have to panic when my sections weren't perfectly even as I put down pieces of striping tape.


I had three recent Essie purchases sitting on my desk and thought they seemed pretty fitting! I started with two coats of the nude/tan "Take It Outside" and painted on my stripes with "Bahama Mama" and "The Perfect Cover Up."


Pictured from left to right these are "Take It Outside," "The Perfect Cover Up," and "Bahama Mama."




I goofed up in a couple of spots, but overall I'm pretty happy with this look! It kind of reminds me of a Christmas scarf lol! I like how the stripe colors are tones of red and green, which totally make me think of Christmas, but aren't super traditional true red and green shades. It's a bit more muted and subtle, especially when I look at it from a distance.

Anyway, I hope you enjoyed this look and my guest post! You can find me on most social media sites as Iced Lacquer, but I'm most active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. I also co-host a podcast with my friend Courtney called Nail Newscast if you're into those! ;)

Thanks for having me, Lacey! And thanks for reading!

Love,
 

AND TIA!

Monday, November 24, 2014

Short Hiatus

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Stay tuned for some Guest Posts by some awesome bloggers!
I'll be back as soon as I get things situated in the new house.
Also, don't forget to check out my current giveaway from Glam My Mani.

Love,
    

11/24 Manic-ure Giveaways Monday

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About MGM: These are the nail related giveaways I've collected over the past week from just about everywhere on the Internet! I strive to post new US/international giveaways, ones I haven't posted before, in each Monday post. Also, Don't forget to check the Master List or back links I provide at the end of each post!

To make sure your giveaway is on next week's giveaway list, be sure to to email me before next Monday morning: laceandlacquers@gmail.com

Good Luck!

Sunday, November 23, 2014

11/17 - 11/21 In Case You Missed It! Weekly Recap

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NOVEMBER 17TH - NOVEMBER 21ST, 2014

MONDAY: Manic-ure Giveaways Monday!
MONDAY: A new giveaway, from me and Glam My Mani to you.

TUESDAY: Color Club Made in New York Part II: The glitter toppers!

WEDNESDAY: None.

THURSDAY: Come spend some time with me in my October 2014 Favorites video.

FRIDAY: Forget Me Not Friday a Sinful Colors and Orly polish that are perfect for fall!


Friday, November 21, 2014

Forget Me Not Friday - SINFUL COLORS: Leather Loose & ORLY: Star Trooper

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Orly Star Trooper (L) and Sinful Colors Leather Loose (R)
ANDDD We're back with another Forget Me Not Friday! Today I have Sinful Colors Leather Loose from the Leather Luxe Collection (Fall 2013?) and Orly FX Star Trooper from Orly Galaxy FX (Spring 2014). I figured these 2 would look nice together! Killin' birds, yo! Check them out after the jump.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Lace & Lacquers' October 2014 Favorites

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If you prefer to watch the video on YouTube's website, click here.


Watch September's Favorites HERE!

Zoya Savita: 

Mrs. P's Nail Potions Pretty as a Peacock: 

Dollish Polish Walker Bait: 


Thanks for hanging out with me!


Tuesday, November 18, 2014

COLOR CLUB: Holiday 2014 Made in New York Collection PART II [Bright Knights Big City, Million Dollar Listing, Concrete Jungle, & Lady Liberty]

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Color Club Holiday 2014 Made in New York Collection
(L->R) Bright Knights Big City, Million Dollar Listing,
Concrete Jungle, and Lady Liberty

Happy Tuesday! Today I'm back with the 2nd half of the Color Club Made in New York Collection. Last week I reviewed the opaque half of this collection. This post will cover the shimmer toppers! So check these 4 polishes out after the jump!

Monday, November 17, 2014

Thankful For You: Glam My Mani (Worldwide) Giveaway [Ends 11/30]

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Hi guys! A few months ago I did a set of reviews featuring vinyl decals and stencils from Glam My Mani. Glam My Mani has provided me with gift certificates to their online store. I'm giving them to YOU! Well... 2 of you :P What better way to show I'm thankful for all of you this Thanksgiving!?

I can't thank ya'll enough for reading my blog and supporting me and my work. I really appreciate my readers from all over the world. It's such a cool experience to share something I love with people from all parts of the globe! :]

Since Glam My Mani ships worldwide, there are NO country restrictions for this giveaway. It is open to everyone! Be sure to fill out the Rafflecopter to be entered to win. The only required entry is your email address, so I can contact you. All the other entries are optional but will give you a better chance of winning, so why not!
Thankful For You (Worldwide) Giveaway is open November 17th until November 30th 2014.
This giveaway is open internationally. You must be 18 years or older to enter.
This giveaway is sponsored by Glam My Mani and hosted by Lace & Lacquers
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11/17 Manic-ure Giveaways Monday

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About MGM: These are the nail related giveaways I've collected over the past week from just about everywhere on the Internet! I strive to post new US/international giveaways, ones I haven't posted before, in each Monday post. Also, Don't forget to check the Master List or back links I provide at the end of each post!

To make sure your giveaway is on next week's giveaway list, be sure to to email me before next Monday morning: laceandlacquers@gmail.com
Good Luck!