Wednesday, May 25, 2011

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Last days of Autumn

Well here we are in the last few days of autumn (although it feels like its been winter all month).  I received my Bundle Monster plates in the mail yesterday and was rather excited to use them.  The problem with so many plates is choosing which design to use.

I used plate BM21, stamping over a gradient striped design of the following colours:
  • OPI - Meet & Jingle
  • NYC - Delusion (vintage old metallic duochromish - will swatch one day)
  • Artmatic - Copper Glow (another super old polish, metallic orange - need to swatch)
  • China Glaze - Passion
  • Ozotic - unnamed vintage bottle (circ 2002) green/gold duochrome.
Here is a close up of a nail so you can see the five coloured strips beneath the stamping.

Here is my inspiration for this design, Canberra in autumn. Isn't it just beautiful.


15 comments:

  1. I love this! It totally looks like everything that comes to mind when you think of Autumn. The colors go together so well

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  2. so beautiful!!! love the gradient and all blend in so well!

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  3. love the colors and the stamp design came out really good!

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  4. You have captured the colors of your inspiration so well! Such a stunning manicure!!!
    Do you have a tutorial on the gradient? It looks amazing :D

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  5. Wooow! How pretty combination of colors! :DThis mani looks fantastic!

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  6. Oh gosh, gorgeous! I love it, and the photo of Canberra. I can't wait for fall, here in the northern hemisphere summer is coming fast for us!

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  7. This mani is so original and beautiful!

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  8. That mani is the embodiment of Autumn.

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  9. Thank you all for your comments. I really loved this mani, it just came together out of nothing and was so pretty.

    I was thinking of doing a tutorial, but I really don't think it needs one. All I did was a diagonal line of each of the listed colours, then stamped. I can't believe how blended it ended up looking.

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  10. Wow, it does look so blended. I didn't even realize it was just diagonal lines... the colors flow so great!

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  11. Amazing!!! Absolutely amazing! <3

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