Saturday, February 17, 2018


When SM first announced that they would be releasing Jonghyun's final album I was a little surprised at how fast it came. It was released just over a month after his passing, and honestly all of the emotions were, and still are, pretty raw. But everything else aside, Jonghyun is a true poet, a true artist, and being able to listen to Shinin' and then entire Poet | Artist album was a gift.

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Secret Garden

This may come as a surprise to most of you since I've never painted a design for them before, but I really like Oh My Girl and was excited to see them come back this January! There were definitely some behind-the-scenes difficulties with this design, but I really wanted to make it work for such a pretty song!

Sunday, February 04, 2018

Rose Marble

It's been way too long since I last did marble nails!
I tried a bit of a new technique for this design by mixing together a few different methods I've seen for painting marble nails.

Monday, January 22, 2018

I Come in Peace

I’ve been wanting to make this super cute alien print from Pinterest into a design for a while now and I finally got around to it! ✌🏻👽🌸

Thursday, January 18, 2018


For the past few years I've started off the year with cute character-inspired designs and I wanted to do the same this year! While I was browsing for inspiration I ran across Tarepanda - a lazy, droopy panda character form San-X - who I felt would make a really cute design!

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Year in Manicures: 2017

Happy New Year!
I hope everyone's been having a good start to their 2018 so far!
If you follow me on Instagram (@nyanails) you may have seen that I was in BC over the new year. Since I was visiting a friend I didn't have much time to sit down and write blog posts, so it took me a little while to get this whole long post written out. Before starting in on new 2018 designs I wanted to take a look back at some of my favourite sets of nails from 2017!