Hmm... I think, once upon a time, I mostly blogged about nail polish.  Since we moved, I've been doing so much cleaning and housework that I can't keep my nails painted for more than a few minutes, it seems... thankfully, my schedule is settling out now, so I can enjoy all of the pretty things I love so much.

(Don't look too closely at my hands, they're a bit beat up looking!)

The inspiration for this design comes (almost completely) from The Nailasaurus (her version is here) ...I liked the combination of understated and artistic... I also like that it disguises the differences in nail length a little!

I used Sally Hansen Rapid Red for the base, Cult Nails Cruisin' Nude for the ruffian, and rhinestones from Born Pretty Store to finish it off.