I'm Lizzy!

Glad to have you here!

It brings me joy to enlighten, inspire and encourage the modern woman to "live her best life". While I enjoy sharing about family life as a wife and mom with physical disability, you can also find me posting about fashion, beauty, fitness, my favorite recipes (because... who doesn't love food), and so much more. It's my pleasure to notify you that this blog is a personal blog written and edited by me!

    Fashion, Travel, Beauty and everything in between ♡
    Read more
    Here you can find everything about being a mom to a beautiful little girl ♡
    Read more
    Love it or hate it? Check out all of my reviews here! ♡
    Read more

DIY Gradient Mani + Leopard Print Freehand Nail Art

Hello World!
It's officially FALL season, but this diy lady is still dwelling in summer colors!

I am somewhat proud of myself for today's mani. I did a gradient mani once again, and it wasn't completely horrible. AND I also did a freehand nail art and it too looked decent!! Who am I y'all?? I don't know what's going on with me! Haha!

I started my gradient with Luxe Coat - Velvet  and used a sponge to do a gradient with Velvet and Butter London - Wellies (A pretty green polish from their fall collection). Then I applied One coat of China Glaze - Fairy Dust  to blend my gradient together and add a bit of shimmer/holo to my nails.

Fairy Dust always makes me extra happy when used over ANY Color!

My Camera took a blurry picture and I had to show you, because it shows the holo is such a good way!

Here's the sponge I used and How I layered the colors for my gradient. Just dab the sponge on your nails to create the gradient.

Yes, I took a LOT of pictures. lol

More blurry Holo goodness.

At this point, I was like, OK, I took enough pictures, let me try some freehand nail art. If it turns out good, GREAT, if not, Whatevssss! 

I was so amazed at the result! I had always had a hard time with freehand leopard print, but this time, I NAILED it (pun intended). lol

Whatcha think?

Here's what helped me nail it! I used a cuticle stick as my instrument! I dipped it into a black polish, and Just made lots of random C's U's and Dots on my nails to get the leopard print look.

I went ahead and did another nail, to create TWO accent nails. :-)

Even my mistakes looked like they were planned. lol..

See I took lots of pictures of this mani.

Isn't Fairy Dust such a beauty? Look at the bottle!

And That's it for now y'all. I will definitely be trying more freehand designs.
Feel free to share your thoughts with me.

P.S: Butter London - Wellies and Luxecoat - Velvet's individual swatches  will be posted on the blog soon. 

Till later, God bless.

Some Products in this post were provided for review. 


  1. Amazing! I love everything about this. I can't even see Wellies and I wouldn't believe it if it wasn't on the sponge, lol. Can't wait to read your full review on that one <3

    1. Hahaha, good thing I inserted the sponge picture. It sure is wellies. Lol..
      Post coming up soon hun.

  2. Love the colors and the added oomph of the leopard print!

  3. Beautiful and bright! You can never go wrong with this color scheme!

    1. Yessss! When in doubt, add color and glitter/shimmer. Haha

  4. Love the sparkles and bright colours, gorgeous x

  5. Very cool. The blurry pics really show it off!

    1. Thanks, That's why I left them in the post. :-)

  6. Gorgeous gradient. Don't want it to be Fall either but did do a Fall mani

    1. Glad I'm not alone on the fall issue. lol.. Thanks hun

  7. This is so beautiful!!

  8. So pretty and cute - you're super talented!


Post a Comment

I Absolutely Love to read what you have to say, so leave me a comment. If you ask a question in the comment, please remember to "subscribe to post", so you'll get a notification when I reply your questions. I'd hate to give a reply you'll never see. :-)