The Wall of Nails…

Posted by Lipglossiping On August - 16 - 2010

Just a little something I slaved over last night…

Something I would dearly love to improve is the navigation of this site.  I’ve always been a good girl and ‘tagged’ my posts with relevant info and made sure to pop it in it’s correct category… but I just think it could be better.

And this is my first step…

THE WALL OF NAILS!

Apart from making me realise how many bottles of nail polish I must own (eek), it’s made me realise that I hate any and all kinds of organisation.  I was gonna turn all the photos the right way up… but I got bored.  I was gonna categorise the polishes by colour… but I got bored.  I was gonna… well, you get the idea.

You can hover your mouse over one of the small photos and it will display the shade name.  You can click one of the images and it will take you to the relevant post.  Nifty eh?

Now, I just gotta keep it updated! *ahem*

.

I’d REALLY love to hear what you guys think about the site navigation and if you have any bright ideas of how to make it more accessible, I’m all ears!


17 Responses to “The Wall of Nails…”

  1. neeta says:

    wow that must’ve taken ages to do!! thanks for sharing, the colours are so pretty!!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  2. Jasmine says:

    What a great idea! I love how it showcases your photography. Maybe you could add text of its name there — will help Google direct new readers there from searches too.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  3. Claire says:

    This really looks good and it’s so informative, you can look out for a colour you like and you are all sorted. But it really must have taken you ages!

    To be honest I love your navigation, but would love to know if others have any ideas. Think I need a few helpful hints for my blog.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  4. ZebyK says:

    Wow lady you have a lot of nail polish!! Loving the idea though :) Xxx

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  5. This wall is a great idea, thanks! :)

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  6. Olivia says:

    I love the nail wall! But i love your current site navigation. I hate when you go on a blog and everythings categorized according to subject, not date. It’s less blog-y and more frusturating for when i just wanna type in a url and read.

    I’m sure you’ve got more ideas like the nail wall though, keep up the good work :)

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  7. allyson says:

    Love this post. It looks like you put so much work into this. It looks great by the way :)

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  8. Hendrix says:

    That is super cool!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  9. Blah says:

    Love this idea, especially as you NOTD’s are always really nice, good work x

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  10. Deborah says:

    Crikes – what an effort Props to you though… obviously got a milder case of ADHD then me.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  11. Jan says:

    This is amazing Charlotte – It is so visually appealling, pure art,
    well done.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  12. gio says:

    Love the idea, it’s looks great and so informative. It must have taken ages to do, thanks.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  13. Rachel says:

    Love this, I have amazing amounts of nail jealousy now as your nails always look fantastic – I thought I had a lot of nail varnish and I have 75 bottles! Better keep going to catch up with you :0)

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  14. Ketchup says:

    Your nail posts.. are one of my faves!
    I’m always waiting to see what colour you will pop up next.
    LOVE LOVE LOVE the wall of nails..
    Soo much easier to navugate and ogle at all these gorgeous colours

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  15. liloo says:

    fascinated by the technicality of this.
    imagemapping, right? such a good idea
    could have seen myself trying to build a table and inserting mini pictures and taking it forever. we need a link to the wall of nails on the homepage, like a fancy badge or something linking straight to the wall, maybe with a pic of a nail lol xx

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  16. Fabulous idea! I love it! =)

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  17. Wendy says:

    The thing that I love about the photographs you take is the lighting because it allows us to see the how the polish would look in real light.
    I actually love the navigation because it seems no fuss and I find things way sooner that in other sites besides it loads super fast.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

Leave a Reply

RANDOM

Deal Alert: Space NK 50% off Sale - My Picks!

Nothing gets me excited like a Space NK sale. You see, I am not a woman of considerable means so I will always clap like …

Chanel Christmas/Holiday 2010 Tentation Cuivree Palette

This Christmas, it’s the Chanel collection that caught my eye more than any other.  Those beautiful pinks and coppers that contain the perfect amount of …

Revive your spirits with NEOM’s Inspiration Candle

When it comes to feelings of discouragement, there’s no better place to look for inspiration than within your own shell. The only problem is that …

Illuminum Fragrance Lounge: London never smelled sweeter!

You’re more than likely familiar with the name Illuminum thanks to the Duchess of Cambridge’s decision to wear the brand’s White Gardenia Petals on her wedding …

Teal, teal, teal!

From pale to dark, teal is the perfect blue/green combination and it’s everywhere this season.  I thought I’d swatch the cream teal nail polishes in …

Weekend Write Up...

I had the best weekend I’ve had in ages… you know when you just can’t stop thinking about it despite how rubbish the following week …

Something a little bit different...

No posts for TWO whole days.  I can see a few beads of sweat developing and is that a nervous twitch I can feel tickling …

The Lipstick League – week of 21.01.12

If you’re in So. California, join Lipstick League members we heart this on February 10th at Beauty for The Beasts; an event they’re co-hosting at …

The storm hits... The Sandstorm collection now instore at Topshop

A quick heads up incase you’re planning on heading into town over the weekend, the new Sandstorm Spring Summer trends collection from Topshop should now …

Le Metier de Beaute now available at Selfridges

The one saving grace that enables me to keep my spends in check at the Le Metier counter is the fact that it’s a little …

POPULAR

CLOSED: Competition Time: Givenchy Very Irresistible L'eau en Rose Perfume!

Want to really spoil Mum this Mother’s Day?  Or perhaps you just want to spoil yourself?  It’s ok… I won’t judge… there are plenty of …

CLOSED - Win it! The Body Shop Expert Brush Collection

I don’t know about you, but I woke up this morning with a distinct “Hello Monday morning, I’ve been expecting you…” kinda feeling.  Maybe it’s …

Win a gorgeous "glow" trio with prizes from Urban Decay, New CID, & Arbonne!

COMPETITION NOW CLOSED! WINNER IS: “IZABELLA” (COMMENT #96045) – WINNER HAS BEEN EMAILED!   It’s still January, the MET office have just issued yet another …

Hello? Is this thing on?

Phew, that was a little unexpected. For those of you who haven’t had the misfortune of reading my hand-wringing tweets and woe-ridden facebook updates, let …

Big savings on French Pharmacy brands, win my Escentual.com top picks!

I’m of the firm opinion that for the money, French pharmacy brands offer some of the best solutions for diffcult skin-types. Escentual.com have long been …

Win it! 3 EcoTools Bamboo Bronzer Brushes to win!

I’ve written about these before, you know I love them, I want you to love them too! So why not have a go at winning …

FOTD Busting out of the comfort zone!

You may recall my bitter moans last week about how when presented with a rare opportunity to spend an indecent amount of time playing with …

Dear Obesity...

We have been together for over 20 years, our lives so entwined that I’ve never been sure how to live without you.  I would like …

Urban Decay The Black Palette - Photos & Swatches

The soon-to-be-released Black Palette from US eyeshadow maestro’s Urban Decay is an altogether darker affair than the recent Naked set… The Black Palette includes 6, …

Avoid the brush off with Oral-B Pro-Expert

There’s a new toothpaste in town. It’s lean, mean and err not very minty as it happens.  Featuring the revolutionary bacteria-busting ingredient Stabilised Stannous Flouride, …

  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Admin

  • Ads