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Happy Sunday everyone!  Goodness, we have a BUMPER BNB round up post for you today.  Lots and lots of lovely blog posts below, so please do go and visit.  Have a great day and hope wherever you are, you are warm and cosy!

This week Lyndsay at Pie’s Eyes has created a beautiful Feather Manicure using her stamping plates.

31 day challenge still going strong over at Emma’s Little Corner with this watercolour mani and this stamping over a gradient.

Wendy at Wendy’s Delights found a gem of a very old untried Saffron polish which is super sparklicious!!.

Sam at Polished Art was inspired by all the Christmas chocolate she’s still munching away on to create this Ferrero Rocher manicure!

This week The Teenage Shopaholic has been… trying out furry nails! She swatched and reviewed MUA Fur Effects and was pleasantly surprised!

Susan at Lacquerland has been trying the 3 day oil & naked nail challenge here and was very happy with the results!

JustTalkNails has swatches of A Englands Dragon one of the best scattered holo greens!

This week Nada tried her hands at some flocking she couldnt resist her furry nails! check it out!

Mimi tries her hand at tribal eye nails and LOVES them!

Simple Star Stamping this week for the ABC Challenge on Enigmatic Rambles

Tara at TarasTalons took her basic flock mani up a notch! Chick it out here 😀 Why wait until Easter!

Claire at nuthin’ but a nail thing has been doing some nail art with incorporating her latest Lush Lacquer haul. This one’s a blue fishtail manicure with Dreamsicle…. sparkles!

Ruth hasn’t had the chance to post since New Year’s, but why not look at her New Year nails until she has the time to some more fun posts!

Steph at Never Mind Suzi is getting to grips with stamping after all, practice makes perfect.

Vic is finally back (and already has posts scheduled to the end of February, just in case she runs out). One of her faves from this week is Song of the Black Swan.

PrettyKittyClaws is trying out the new Enchanted Polish Care Bear collection with Daydream Surprise. So sparkly and pretty!

Pish Posh and Polish’s Kerrie has been working on her 31 day challenge this week, but a simple swatch of ORLY’s It’s Not Rocket Science is her favourite post of the week and may be her top green polish of all time!

Danielle created a purple skittle manicure using a-England and Zoya favourites over at Totally Nailed and also swatched some new Zoya purchases this week!

Lou has been having lots of fun with Illamasqua polishes this week starting with the Raindrops reissue and then the lovely Glitterati. This may be the beginning of a beautiful love affair

CrisCros has been rocking penguin and snowflake nails finally letting her use her Models Own Wonderland flakie polish Go pick up a penguin!

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Lyndsay at Pie’s Eyes has created a Houndstooth Manicure this week, head over and check it out.

Over at Emma’s Little Corner the 31day challenge is still going strong, saran wrap, geometric and this splatter mani have been in amongst this weeks challenges.

Kerrie from PishPosh and Polish is still juggling the 31 Day Challenge with her Digit-al Does does Art week. She has done Pop Art, Street Art, Banksy inspired but her favourite is Tribal Nails!

Alyssia from Rose Tint My Nails brings you the second Sister Saturdaythis week the girls take on flocking powder. Also Alyssia finally sorts out her collection and finds some decent nail polish storage!So check it out!

Futurama’s Bender Nails were attempted by Enigmatic Rambles this week.

Fancy 10% Off at Born Pretty? Then head over to Wendy’s Delights for the code!

Anna of Anna’s Polish Addiction has entered The Crumpet’s Amateur Nail Art Contest, to see her entry and details about voting see here. She’s also posted OPI Liquid Sand polish Stay the Night.

Lou has her one of the Christmas Polishes to show you over on Painted Nails and Baking Scales. What polishes did Father Christmas put in your stocking?

Best of British Bloggers 2012 Round Up


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2012 was the year Em’s Little Corner was created, looking back through the blogposts this China Glaze dotticure is a particular favourite!

2012 has been a fantastic year for Kerrie from PishPosh and Polish. There has been some really memorable manicures and some really memorable nail polishes released! To sum up the year Kerrie has posted her Top Ten Polishes of 2012 are your favorites here? What would you have picked?

Polished Art was only created back in the summer, but Sam has had great fun blogging since! The highlight for her has been participating in challenges – being pushed to try new techniques and meeting lots of lovely bloggers 🙂 Her first challenge was the Summer Challenge!

Rose Tint My Nails has only been up and running for a month, so instead of a ‘Best post of the year’ Alyssia offers up a new feature on the blog: Sister Saturdays in which her and her sister go head to head set to a theme, this month’s theme is Galaxy Nails!

Northern Nails turned one in November , can’t quite believe I have blogged for a whole year , so I thought a review of 2012 was called for, and a massive thankyou to you all for still coming back and reading !

Lou from Painted Nails & Baking Scales has her top two polishes to show you. First up, her all time fav, Haze of Love by Wet N Wild Megalast followed by her all time second favourite of the year Khloe Had a Little Lam Lam by Nicole by OPI .

Wendy from Wendy’s Delights has really enjoyed the Nail Challenges this year, her fave being home made water decals with mini tutorial go on give it a go, it’s fun! !

Anna of Anna’s Polish Addiction has posted her top 5 2012 manis

This year The Teenage Shopaholic was… created! She started her blog in September and since then she has created some amazing things such as her Halloween mani , Birthday mani and Christmas mani.

Claire at nuthin’ but a nail thing’s favourite mani this year was definitely her British Sausage Week nails! Mmm! Everyone loves a bit of sausage!

Lyndsay at Pie’s Eyes looks back on one of her favourite polishes of 2012 Sally Hansen Garnet Lapis a gorgeous duochrome and a very lucky find!

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Another Sunday, another day closer to Christmas.  how are we all doing on the shopping front?  I’m almost there, phew!  Enjoy the posts below, let me know what you think and if you have time, do comment on the posts.  Happy Sunday!

Emma has had a busy week of glittery posts, a liebster award and also followed a tutorial to create created this monochrome dottyicure and some festive penguin nail art at Emma’s Little Corner

Jo at Northern Nails has been very busy this week she has been reviewing a British brand of Nails Polish and showing off a bit of Bling!

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas over at Pie’s Eyes, snowflakes are just one of the festive theme manicures Lyndsay has posted about this week.

Enigmatic Rambles puts the Bundle Monster Nail Plate Holder through it’s paces.

Alyssia at Rose Tint My Nails has been participating in a Christmas Nail Art Challenge this week! Her favourite mani so far is the Rudolph the red nosed reindeer mani which adds some serious cuteness to your nails!

Christmas has also exploded over at nuthin’ but a nail thing, here are some Santa nails! There’s also a tutorial.

Wendy at Wendy’s Delights has been trying out her favorite type of polish Blue Magnetic and Bringing on the Bling with some Barry M Ruby Glitter

Who’s looking forward to Christmas? Well Anna of Anna’s Polish Addiction certainly is!! She’s posted 3 Christmas/wintery manis, including a polish from the new Models Own Wonderland Collection and China Glaze’s Party Hearty and also swatched Chanel’s Peridot!

This week Nada created a simple snakey wavey design using two simple colours and a stamping plate!

Kerry at JustTalkNails does a Matte flakie this week with NYC Matte topcoat

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Agh, its the first Sunday in December and I have lots of gifts still to buy! I thought I was so on it until I realised the date. I will have to pull my finger out. How is your shopping going? Anyway, another Best of British round up for you, as usualy some great posts, so get clicking and let me know what you think. Happy Sunday!!

Emma uses her nails as a blank canvas and creates grafitti nails at Emma’s Little Corner

Wendy at Wendy’s Delights is wearing a beautiful Green Polish she received as a gift from Never Mind Suzi and used it for the 31 Day Nail Challenge

Lyndsay has taken delivery of 2 new sets of Holiday Stamping Plates the spookily themed HD01-HD05 and Christmas related HD06-HD10 check them out over at Pie’s Eyes.

Claire at nuthin’ but a nail thing has been all about the stripes and polka dots this week.

This week The Teenage Shopaholic has been… feeling Christmassy! She went to Winter Wonderland and wore her snowy twinkling mani.

This week Alyssia of Rose Tint My Nails swatched Models Own, Raspberry Crush that she got FREE from MORE! Magazine.

On top of that she takes on the 31 Day Nail Art Challenge!

Anna of Anna’s Polish Addiction has posted her Nails Inc Glastonbury mani and is also having a mini Blog sale

MissLanage has had a week of firsts at Lane’s Laquers including MSMD Monday, Caviar Mani’s & Sat-ART-day

This week Phoenix Nails gave you all a sneak peek at her Ciate Mini Mani Month Advent Calendar Keep your eyes peeled each day as she shares what’s behind each door.

Sam at Polished Art posted this easy-to-follow leopard print nail art tutorial. If you haven’t tried this pattern yet, give it a go now!

Lou is back in the blogging groove and has a longtime HAREpolish lemming to show off, lets just say its red and it has glitter!!

Vic’s been way too busy playing with the new Gelish Holiday Collection to do much blogging but she has at least posted her 500 follower giveaway.

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Hello there and Happy Sunday!  Lots of great British blog posts below for you to check out this lazy sunday.  Enjoy!

Emma practices polka dots in this China Glaze dotticure at Emma’s Little Corner.

Nada got her hands on Miss Sporty’s new nail polishes Metal Flip Duochromes! Check out the swatches!

Lyndsay from Pie’s Eyes has been playing with fire this week Max Factor’s Fantasy Fire. It’s fast becoming a Top 10 polish!

Jazz at Glitter Infatuation has been continuing the Lazy 15 Challenge Even if that means interpreting it in her own funny way.. Glitter is appropriate no what what the occasion!

Wendy over at Wendy’s Delights has a Yellow Mani with Glitter for the 31 day Challenge!

Claire at nuthin’ but a nail thing has been fishscale manicuring it up – there is a tutorial too!

Rachel at Phoenix Nails has been getting all childish with a Disney mani for day 9 of the Lazy 15 challenge

Vic’s been experimenting with layering and has come up with a Swishy Junk Yard.

Sally of NailPron has found some new Speciallita polishes, and they look amazing.

Anna from Anna’s Polish Addiction has tried Nails Inc Southwark from the most recent QVC Today’s Special Value, posted a rainbow mani and more pics of her stash.

Sam at Polished Art created this pretty half moon manicure using dried flowers!

Kerry at JustTalkNails has a swatch of Essie Smooth Sailing this week.

This week there was some Quilted Nail Art going on over at Enigmatic Rambles.

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Hey there, hope you are having a good weekend. Time for another Best of British, do check out some of the links below.  Happy Sunday!

Emma has finally posted the purple gradient she created using a-england soft holo shades for No H8 day at Emma’s Little Corner.

Jazz has been continuing the Lazy 15 Challange Glitter Infatuation. Glitter is appropriate no matter what the occasion.

Danielle continued the Lazy 15 challenge fun and also swatched the China Glaze Holiday Joy Mini Set over at Totally Nailed

Over at Pie’s Eyes Lyndsay has been stamping over a glitter manicure as the one exception to a week of purple manicures.

Claire at nuthin’ but a nail thing has been trying her new Lush Lacquer haul with a Cupcake Manicure which includes an easy to follow tutorial.

Wendy over at Wendy’s Delights has a couple of fab indie polishes to share with you.

Lou has one of her European Swap Polishes to show you today, first up is Catrice Steel My Heart which is a gem of a polish!

Hannah has been shopping! Check it out over at Doodle Nails

PrettyKittyClaws has been enjoying the beautiful fall colours and was inspired to do a Fall leaves mani

Nail polish advent calender, sounds good right? It’s by Ciaté and quickly reviewed here. A new swatch of Miss Sporty’s Goth Me Up top coat polish has also been done this week on Enigmatic Rambles.

Phoenix Nails has been supporting Children In Need with a mani to match

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Wow, another week closer to the end of the year, where is the time going?!  Here is some great posts from the past week from the British Nail Bloggers group.  Don’t forget, if you run or contribute to a British Nail Blog, you can come and join our group on Facebook.

Enjoy the posts and Happy Sunday!

Lyndsay has had busy week this week showing off her Halloween manicure and taking delivery of a new polish haul over at Pie’s Eyes.

Ruth found some inspiration for her Halloween Special this week, with some fun nails and pumpkin carving for the day!

Wendy from Wendy’s Delights has just done her first ever Half Moon Mani with added glequins!

Nada went a bit crazy and created two designs for Gruesome Halloween Check it out!

Claire at nuthin’ but a nail thing has cats popping up all over the place… Miaow!!

Hannah at Doodle Nails got into the Halloween spirit with a skittle mani!

This week The Teenage Shopaholic has been… getting spooooky! She created and wore her cute Halloween nail art mani to a Halloween party

Rachel from Phoenix Nails has started a new challenge The Lazy 15 and the first is a tape mani

Steph has been taking inspiration from others and recreating their mani’s and celebrating 100 followers with a new competition over at Never Mind Suzi.

At Northern Nails this week , Jo has been celebrating Halloween in style check out her Halloweenie Series Posts will also be a bit thin this week as she is also recovering from a cold!

D is for Dogstooth? Or is it H, Houndstooth Enigmatic Rambles gets confused here!

Emma bares all on holiday in this naked nail post at Emma’s Little Corner.

Lou is back from holiday with the new Christmas Holiday 2012 Chanel Polish Malice which is a complete stunner and has a go a finding a good dupe

Kerry at JustTalkNails shows off her first Jade Holographic spectacular.

Jazz at Glitter Infatuation has been trying out nail art for the first time!Will it be a win or a fail? Glitter is appropiate no matter what occasion

Danielle at Totally Nailed started The Lazy 15 Challenge along with a group of very talented ladies, and also managed a Halloween post too!

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Happy Sunday! Just popping in to update you all with the most recent, and wonderful I might add, British Nail Blogger Weekly Round Up. You need to check these posts out. I’m on my way back home now with some lovely US polishes in tow, so look out for some haul posts when I’m able to post. I expect normal service to resume by next weekend.

Hope you have all been well, seen, spotted or bought anything good lately? Let me know in the comments!

Emma’s Quest for the Holy Grail continues with some unusually successful watermarbling and other foes to face including this triple colour striping mani at Emma’s Little Corner

Claire at nuthin’ but a nail thing is getting Halloween started early with a SPOOKY MANICURE! Aroooooooooooooooo!

Jazz at Glitter Infatuation has been having fun with the new W7 Glitters, Mosaic, Glitter Dazzle and Salt and Pepper!Glitter is appropriate no matter what the occasion.

Over at Pie’s Eyes Lyndsay shows off her Good Food Show Theme Manicure which she wore last weekend.

Jo at Northern Nails is going to a Halloween party tonight and will be wearing this mani!

This week The Teenage Shopaholic has been… scaring herself silly! She was wearing China Glaze Midtown Magic to a horror movie marathon sleepover!

Sam at Polished Art is ‘feeling the love tonight’ with her Lion King inspired manicure for the 31 Day Challenge (yep, that’s still going!).

Wendy at Wendy’s Delights shows us her Green Glitter Nails for Llama Nails A-Z challenge

PishPosh and Polish’s Kerrie has been having fun with her new Brazilian polishes this week. Also she has been swatching Pretty and Polished Candy Corn Is it orange? Is It Yellow? This mood changing polish is both!

Danielle has had a busy week this week so drafted in some help from Rachel at Phoenix Nails who created an awesome Halloween Mani for her Guest Post at Totally Nailed

Enigmatic Rambles has been getting her freehand on this week with MEG and MOG do you remember them?

Kerry at JustTalkNails has done a manicure of Ghoulish Ghosts with a host of Barry M nail paints.

Laura at She Who Does Nails had a go at freehanding a pattern she found on Pinterest this week.

Carlyn has spent the week decorating so not many posts but friday she went nail polish crazy Nail Polish Haul Going to have fun swatching all these

Vic’s been playing with some of the Orly Fired Up collection for Fall and creating some Autumn Jewels.

Abi at Volatile Varnish experiemented with silver stamping over Gosh Holographic Hero and got some really cool results.

Rachel at Phoenix Nails wore it pink for Breast Cancer Campaign’s Wear it Pink Day with a pretty Monarch Butterfly mani

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Happy Sunday everyone!  Hope you are having a great weekend.  Lots of great posts coming up in the next week and this time next week I will be on a plane to the US of A.  Cannot wait and the whole family is very excited – I am pumped up for the polish hunting so please share any tips on where and what to buy!  Have a great week and let me know if you see any exciting new polishes in store.

Anyway, enjoy all the posts below, the British Nail Blogging community is small, but we are getting bigger.  Come and join us in our Facebook group – you should be able to click the banner.

Wendy from Wendy’s Delights is having a dotting time with her first ever Dotty Mani for the Llama Nails A-Z challenge.

Wendy has also participated in the Facebook Group Adventures in Stamping and this weeks theme is French Nail Tips.

Lyndsay from Pie’s Eyes shows off her Swatchicles and explains how they make keeping tabs on her ever growing collection a little easier, she’s also done a lovely leafy stamp manicure.

Claire from nuthin’ but a nail thing completed the 30 Day Challenge! Which one was your favourite?

Emma has launched her first giveaway and played with dotting tools again this week, this time creating rainbow manicure using them over at Emma’s Little Corner

Charlotte from Charlottes-nails has been swatching some of the new Models Own Wonderland polishes for you all to enjoy!

After taking the weekend off after completing the 30 Day Challenge, Polished Criminails is back with 3 more BarryM Gelly Nail Paints which are bang on trend for the Autumn months!

When life hands you lemons, paint your nails with Avon’s Lemon Sugar! Or at least that’s what Ruth did this week. Including a slightly annoying design!

Vic has started her gel polish course but she’s determined not to give up regular polish – after all, she does have over 400 bottles of the stuff. The inspiration for her Sparkle Zebracorn mani was taken from a gel polish tutorial but it works just as well with the lacquers we all know and love.

Spreading depression awareness through nail art, while checking off another ABC Llama nail challenge is Enigmatic Rambles this week.

Sally of Nail Pron is having a month of pink for Breast Cancer Awareness while having a very emotional week

Northern Nails had a little Hiatus this week, after all the posts in the 30 Day Challenge,then Her nails broke! So she decided to give Northern Nails a make over, Hope you all like the New Look!

Carlyn uses China Glaze’s Foie Gras and Konad plate M64 to create a stunning Floral manicure, before she gets her nails shellac’ed for her holidays.

Sarah Louise is taking part in a Halloween challenge created by Crumpets Nail Tarts. For the second challenge she creates a Black Cats themed manicure – Enjoy! x

Abi invites you to take a look at her round up page for the 31 Day Challenge that she completed this week!

Lots of new items Spotted! instore this week over at Painted Nails and Baking Scales as Lou keeps her eyes peeled for all things polish!

Ever wondered what Indie polishes are and where to buy them ? Well this week The Crumpet tells you everything you need to know!