Tree Nails ft. Porchester Square (I'm Baaack!)

Wednesday, April 2, 2014


It's so amazing to be able to do my nails again. I didn't even realize how much I missed it until I started painting my nails this morning! It's weird, but I feel so much happier today than I have for most of this month. Although that might be because today was in the 70s (Fahrenheit), sunny, and I'm on spring break. Either way, it's good to be back!

For my return to the blog I wanted to do something really clean and elegant but also kinda cheerful. Nude florals were the obvious choice! 
I had to go through a couple of nail fails (I didn't even take pictures, they were THAT bad) before settling on this design...

Polishes Used:
Nails Inc. Porchester Square | Wet n Wild French White Creme | Deborah Lippmann Walking on Sunshine | Julep Fiore | Nails Inc Gel Effect Polish Kensington High Street | Studs from Claire's

Porchester Square is my favorite nude polish. The pink-toned gray color goes really well with my skin (well, better than most nudes, haha) and it gives full coverage in one coat!

I felt like this design was begging to be made matte, sooo...

Mattified! with JINsoon Matte Maker

Somewhat unrelated, but our family got our DSLR camera back from the repair shop (do my photos look better?) and I'm trying to learn how to use it not in "auto" mode! I decided that taking photos of bottles of nail polish would be a great way to familiarize myself with the menu options on my camera. If you want to see the photos you can go to this tumblr I started :) 

Lastly, thanks so much to all the people who guest posted for me -- I loved all of the guest posts! I hope you guys did too!

Thanks for reading!
Lucy xx


  1. Yeey you're back!! I'm so glad (and I bet you are too haha). This design looks really great, I love the combination of nude and the florals :) It's just perfect for spring! And I am now following your nail polish pictures Tumblr because they look really good!

  2. good to see you back!
    great manicure:)

  3. its nice to see your nails again :) these are beautiful!

    1. Thanks! :) And thanks so much for guest posting!

  4. Your nails look lovely!!
    Welcome back darling :)

    Xx julia

  5. Awesome comeback! I love it! Especially when it's matte. You know me, a matte addict.. lol.

    1. Thank you! Yep, I think matte topcoat is pretty much the greatest thing :D

  6. It's great to see you posting again! :) You definitely had a great come back with this manicure, its so elegant! Also glad to hear you are much happier now you are able to post again :) xx

    1. Thank you so much! Your comments are always so sweet :)

  7. Wow, this manicure is really pretty


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