24 February, 2014

Check out my nails: snowflakes, take 2.

 

Do you love these? Because I LOVE LOVE LOVE these. I am seriously falling in love with stamping, even though it is sometimes a hater. Just look at those snowflakes! The only thing I wish I would have done differently is added one more layer of base. I couldn't tell how transparent they were until I was in the bright sun. 

[snowflakes, take 2]
Arcane Lacquer - Locked in Limbo x2 coats
Snowflake stamps, Wet N Wild - French White Creme
China Glaze - Fast Forward Top Coat x1 coat


The Arcane Lacquer was a purchase from a Llarowe sale. It is so grey in the bottle but so purple on my fingers! It's a really easy-to-use polish and coverage was good (though I should have used another coat). There is a ton of shimmer that refused to be photographed, a blue-ish silver-ish purple, so frackin' pretty. Overall the polish is awesome and easy to work with.

Have you tried stamping? Did it work for you? I had a really hard time with it in the beginning because I think I was pressing too hard on my scraper. Once I stopped being so abusive, it seems to work wonderfully! Do you have a favorite stamp brand?

4 comments:

  1. I tried stamping and then somehow acetone polish remover ruined the stamp.... yeah, stuff like that happens to me. I had some off brand stuff I got off ebay so that probably didn't help. Tell you what--we should live in the same city, and I'll make you sign up for fun races, and you can help me do my nailssssss!!! Okay? Okay. xoxoxo

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    1. Oh no! That's terrible. Stamping is really super fun.

      And that sounds like a brilliant plan to me! I'm down.

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  2. These are my favorite. So cute. Can't wait to get good like you at painting!

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