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January favourites - apparently pink is helping me get through the dark month of January. I have some non pink nails coming up later this week! Just working on getting the photos ready now 😊
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I forgot to film myself peeling away the liquid nail tape - but I think you’ll still get the general idea of how these were done! Started by applying the Herringbone Stencils (find these at the link in my bio) to a fully dry nail. Then I sponged a blue to pink gradient over the stencil and removed it immediately. Cleaned up some areas where I didn’t stick the stencil down enough, added a top coat, and tada! 🎉
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I did these a few weeks ago and forgot to post them! Inspired by @mrs_brooke 💕 Used the Straight Pattern stencils for this look! .
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#pinknails #nailvinyls #nailart #nails #nails2inspire #nailsofinstagram #naildesign #rosegoldnails
We are going to go to @mosaivernales this afternoon! Quickly did some pink heart nails - these would be perfect for valentines! .
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Happy Friday! Looks like Instagram has changed their algorithm again 😩 I work very hard to be able to post a new manicure as often as I do and it’s so disheartening when the algorithm changes so less and less people see my photo. For example, 2 weeks ago I was ‘reaching’ around 3000 accounts/people, and now I only reach ~1000 accounts. People are saying that your photo will get pushed down if it doesn’t get a high amount of engagement within the first few minutes that the photo is posted. Why do they have to keep making things harder for the small and medium size accounts? Sorry for ranting, I just had to get that out there! I hope everyone has a great day! .
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I sponged a gradient over the Herringbone Stencils to create this look! Colors used are @opi_products Just Lanai-ing Around, @opi_products Lost My Bikini in Molokini, and Facebook Social Butterfly Blue. .
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#nails #nailart #nailstencils #nailpolish #nailvinyls #gradient #gradientnails #purplenails #valentinesnails #herringbonenails #knitnails #pink
Gold quatrefoil over this beautiful purple I shared the other day! The purple is @sallyhansenca Trouble Maker. You can find the quatrefoil stencils at the link in my bio! .
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My polish valentine this year is @essiepolish Angora Cardi. It’s a color that I just can’t get enough of! .
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Simple dark chevron moon nails! Crazy colourful nail art is always fun, but I always find looks like these to be so eye catching! Created using the Stacked Chevron Nail Stencils from my shop - link in bio! .
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⭐️⭐️ Some France-y stars! When I found the new Tickle My France-y, it came in a pack with @opi_products O Suzi Mio, and I knew I had to do a mani with them both together. I did three coats of O Suzi for my base color and then sponged My France-y over the Star Pattern Stencils! I love these. ⭐️⭐️
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Omg you guys! I forgot about these nails - that gradient is so pretty!! What’s your favourite gradient color combo? 
Nail Stencil: Heart Pattern
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This morning, while taking out the recycling, I smashed my whole hand between two frozen recycling bins. All of my nails have been damaged to some extent and my hand really hurts. I managed to save most of my nails (thank god because they were already short) but I probably won’t be posting new content for a few days ): here is an older video using the Wavy Nail Stencils and some Silver and purple holo polish! .
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👋🏻 Hey @hudsonsbay. 
Iconic Canadian colors. 
Created with the straight pattern nail stencils - no need to line up striping tape! .
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I don’t usually wear my nail art because I usually do a bunch back to back - but after I did these nails, I left them on for a full day because I loved them so much! If you want to see a longer video with me explaining each step, please check out my YouTube (link in bio). You can also find these stencils at the link in my bio or thebasecoat.com 〰️〰️〰️
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I’m takin’ it back to the old school, cause I’m an old fool who’s so cool - anyone remember similar nails by @simplynailogical from before the holo craze? I believe this is called a returning reciprocal chevron gradient. What do you guys think of this look? I think it reminds me of some kind of fuzzy sweater (or maybe my mind is on sweaters because Ottawa has been cold AF). There is a tutorial for this on my YouTube! .
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This mani Tickled My France-y, so here is a video! These polishes were pretty sheer - so it did take quite a few layers of sponging to get an opaque gradient. The Straight Stencils are from my shop - link in bio! 💖
Liquid nail tape by @cuticulanailtape .
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Does this gradient tickle your France-y? If you’ve been following my insta story today, you’ll know that I’ve recently come across a different shade of @opi_products Tickle My France-y. The pink is the new version, and the brownish nude is the version I purchased back around 2008/2009. What better way to use both colors than in a gradient? 
Thanks for @stuckonlacquer for the idea to use both colors for a mani! 💜
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You know these pink/burgundy deer nails? Well I actually did them in purple first, didn’t like them, re-did them, and posted the pink version. Looking back, I actually almost like the purple version better. Which one do you like more? Let me know in the comments! (Find this Deer stencil at the link in my bio 🦌)
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I filed down my nails - what do you think? This looks reminds me of wall paper from the 60’s/70’s, and I love it! I used the triangle pattern nail stencils turned sideways to easily create these nails! The pink is @essiepolish Angora Cardi (my most loved dusty rose polish ever). .
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I’ve been dying to use this @londontownusa purple in nail art! It’s so opaque and creamy. I created this look with the Stacked chevron stencils - the best part is that the chevrons are already spaced out! .
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Love these little snowflakes! Products shown: Snowflake Stencils & Straight Pattern Stencils. These are on sale at thebasecoat.com (link in bio) ❄️❄️
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#nails #nailart #winternails #winter #snowflake #snowflakenails #glitter #glitternails #silvernails #nailstencils #nailvinyls #nailsofinstagram #naildesigns #polishednails #polish #nailtutorial #turorial #diynails #ottawa
This deer evolves every year! Thanks for your input in my stories last night - I plan to make this bigger stencil available as soon as I can! 
These nails are a recreation of a set that I did last winter. For some reason I’ve really been struggling with my white polishes not drying and pulling up when I use stencils - so I need to invest in a few new whites and maybe a new bottle of top coat (somehow new top coat is like the best thing ever). .
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Fair Isle and heart nails inspired by @coffeeandnailpolish 💖 I used the heart pattern stencil and Fair Isle stencil from thebasecoat.com to create this look! .
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#nails #nailart #fairisle #heart #heartnails #fairislenails #pinknails #rednails #nailvinyls #nailstencils #nailsofinstagram #ottawa #nailedit #polish #thebasecoat
Some holiday inspo 🎄🎄🎄 Swipe to see more holiday nail art! .
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Festive knit! This knit pattern is on sale right now! Head to the link in my bio to see more nail stencils that are waiting to be used in your next manicure 💅🏻 .
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Stars and moon! 🌙⭐️
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OPINION: does this white accent nail look like a cable knit sweater? I’m trying to design a few new stencils and this is one of them. It has the regular herringbone/knit pattern on the side. Let me know if you like it or not! .
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December is here! Time for some festive nails 🎄. All of these stencils are available at thebasecoat.com (link in bio) ❄️❄️
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#christmas #christmastree #christmasnails #winternas #festivenails #accentnail #nailedit #nailpolishaddict #nailpolish #nailart #thebasecoat #deernails #rudolph #fairisle #festivus #nails #nailstencils #ottawa #ottawablogger #nailvinyls
Going to see @barenakedladiesmusic tonight at the @nac.cna! So excited. 
Created these quick nails with the heart pattern stencils (which are still on sale in my shop!) 💜
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#accentnail #nailedit #nailpolishaddict #nailpolish #nailart #nails #nailvinyls #nailblogger #nailstencils #ottawa #ottawablogger #heartnails #glitternails #thebasecoat #polish #greypolish
Just love these so much! .
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It’s a trifle. It’s got all of these layers. First there’s a layer of ladyfingers, then a layer of jam, then custard, which I made from scratch, then raspberries, more ladyfingers, then beef sauteed with peas and onions, then a little more custard, and then bananas, and then I just put some whipped cream on top! .
Happy thanksgiving to my American followers! Here are my ‘trifle’ nails, created with the wide chevron stencils and a layer jam - I mean polish. .
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#rachelstrifle #friends #friendsthanksgiving #thanksgiving #chevronnails #zigzagnails #fallnails #winternails #rednails #nailart #nailpolish #nails #nailvinyls #nailstencils #pinknails #goldnails #glitternails #ottawa #ottawablogger
Another amazing set of nails by @nailsuponatime using my nail stencils! 🎈 Don’t forget to enter the giveaway happening a few posts back to win some of these stencils!!
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I have recently purchased these amazing vinyls for @thebasecoat 😍Alicia was so very kind to ship my order to Belgium even though she doesn't usually ships internationally💕I just had to recreate one of her mani using them.✨I used @essiepolish color of the month "smokin hot", paired with "marshmallow" and "coconut cove". Top coat is @sechenails seche vite. Do you like this more winter themed mani ? ❄️😘 #essie #essiefan #essielove #npa #notd #love #instalove #instagood #nails #nailart  #nagellack #vernis #instanails  #nails2inspire #nailsofinstagram #nailpolishlover #nailpolishaddict #polishlove #naillove #essielook #obsessie #nailblog #polished #essiepolish #photooftheday #essiecolorofthemonth #essiesmokinhot #thebasecoat #nailartblogger | @nailsuponatime
How amazing are these nails?! 😍😍😍
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Another mani inspired by @thebasecoat using her zigzag vinyls! 💕I used all @essiepolish colors for this one: angora cardi, marshmallow, ignite the night and coconut cove. Top coat is @sechenails seche vite #essie #essiefan #essielove #npa #notd #love #instalove #instagood #nails #nailart  #nagellack #vernis #instanails  #nails2inspire #nailsofinstagram #nailpolishlover #nailpolishaddict #polishlove #naillove #essielook #obsessie #nailblog #polished #essiepolish #photooftheday #essieangoracardi #thebasecoat #nailartblogger | @nailsuponatime
This is so exciting! My nail stencils are now available at the @workshopandflock pop-up on Dalhousie St in Ottawa! They make great stocking stuffers!! While you’re there, you can check out lots of other Canadian made goodies! .
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#ottawa #ottawablogger #shoplocalottawa #buycanadian #nailstencils #nailart #nailsottawa #nailvinyls #613 #nails #nailpolish
Not a new mani, but I was going through old photos and found this. Gawd I love that blue. Scale stencils were used to create these - and you can buy them at the link in my bio 💜 .
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Little flower crown for this little deer 🦌 
Find this deer stencil at the link in my bio 🌸
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Getting into the winter spirit with these mismatched nails! I used the tree pattern, snowflake, and herringbone stencils. These are all available at the link in my bio! .
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#winternails #nails #nailpolish #polish #polishednails #nailart #nailvinyls #nailstencils #winter #easynailart #simplenails #sweaternails #sweaterweather #ottawa #ottawablogger
Happy Saturday! I uploaded the full length of this tutorial to YouTube and I would really love it if you went to check it out there (: you can search for me on YouTube as TheBaseCoatDotCom or go to the link in my bio and select YouTube from the menu! .
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The best part about colder weather: sweater nails! 🍂 These herringbone stencils are one of my favs! Find them at the link in my bio ~~ .
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#sweaternails #herringbone #glitternails #thebasecoat #nailvinyls #nailstencils #pinknails #nailart #nailpolish #nails #polishednails #winternails #fallnails #nailinspo #nailingit #essielove #essie #opi #ottawa
Glossy or matte? Swipe 👉🏻
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#halloweennails #halloweenmakeup #halloween #nails #nailart #nailpolish #polishednails #blacknails #glitternails #glitter #black #nailvinyls #nailstencils #thebasecoat #ottawa
I’m being a witch for Halloween - so basically just wearing a tall hat with an every day dress 😂 but I haven’t decided what to do with my nails. Any suggestions? .
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#halloween #halloweenmakeup #halloweennails #nails #nailart #nailpolish #nailvinyls #thebasecoat #nailstencils #polishednails #colorclub #fingerpaints #essie #essielove
Another shot of these super cute nails! I forgot how much I like the ruffian style nail art 👋🏻 .
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How millennial! rose quartz & serenity with just a dash of geometric angles. Created with the stacked arrow stencils from my shop! Link in bio ~~~
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#rosequartz #millenialpink #chevronnails #notd #nails #nailart #polishednails #nailpolish #manicure #thebasecoat #nailvinyls #love #beauty #fashion #instadaily #igers #art #amazing #style #makeup #instalove #nailitdaily #simplynotlogical #sgnailartpromote #nailartwow #nails2inspire #craftyfingers
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#canada150 #canadadaynails #canada #canadaday #notd #nails #nailart #polishednails #nailpolish #manicure #thebasecoat #nailvinyls #love #beauty #fashion #instadaily #igers #art #amazing #style #makeup #instalove #nailitdaily #simplynotlogical #sgnailartpromote #nailartwow #nails2inspire #craftyfingers
Canadas 150th anniversary is this year! How will you be celebrating? 🇨🇦🇨🇦
Get this maple leaf stencil for 50% off with the code 'CANADA150' 🍁 link in bio .
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Memorial Day inspo 🇺🇸
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Minimal nail art + glitter .
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This is the gradient that is hiding behind the mermaid nails I posted a few days ago! . . .
#gradientnails #springnails #spring #notd #nails #nailart #polishednails #nailpolish #manicure #thebasecoat #nailvinyls #love #beauty #fashion #instadaily #igers #art #amazing #style #makeup #instalove #nailitdaily #simplynotlogical #sgnailartpromote #nailartwow #nails2inspire #craftyfingers
Saw these in my post history and died all over again. These are so freaking perfect for every occasion. Simple nude to white gradient with rose gold lines inspired by @lieve91. . . .  #notd #nails #nailart #polishednails #nailpolish #manicure #thebasecoat #nailvinyls #love #beauty #fashion #instadaily #igers #art #amazing #style #makeup #instalove #nailitdaily #simplynotlogical #sgnailartpromote #nailartwow #nails2inspire #craftyfingers | @thebasecoat
Celebrate your upcoming Canadian holidays in style with these cute maple leaf stencils 🍁
Products Used: * Maple Leaf nail stencils (link in bio)
* Base coat: @nailtekofficial 1 * White: @sallyhansenca Get Mod * Red: @stanford red * Red Glitter Glitter: @chinaglazeofficial Ruby Pumps * Top coat: @Sechenails Vite * Liquid nail tape: @Cuticulanailtape 
#canadadaynails #canadaday #mapleleaf #mapleleafvinyl #glitter
#notd #nails #nailart #polishednails #nailpolish #manicure #thebasecoat 
#love #beauty #fashion #instadaily #igers #art #amazing #style #makeup #instalove 
#nailitdaily #simplynotlogical #sgnailartpromote #nailartwow #nails2inspire #craftyfingers | @thebasecoat
Another look at these chevron nails! . . .
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