Friday, October 18, 2013

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Green reverse stamping

Nail art instead of swatches tonight. But I'll be back to swatches tomorrow.

I've been playing around a bit more with the reverse stamping technique where you: 
  • stamp onto plastic, 
  • colour it in with polish, 
  • apply top coat, 
  • let it dry, 
  • peel it off and 
  • then apply it on top of some tacky polish on your nail. 
I stamped with Winstonia plate W111 in black. I used my custom Paws polish clover green and added white to get the four shades.  I just mixed the colours on a palette and used a nail art brush to fill in the stamp I did a gradient using the same Paws clover green and white and applied Penelope Luz Dark Angel black glitter over the top.  I loved how the whole design came together.






Did you notice that I totally cheated on my right hand and just stamped the black directly onto the green polish.  It just doesn't have the same depth or interest does it!

14 comments:

  1. Super pretty, you're right about the lack of depth with the black stamping only!

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  2. I really need to try the reverse stamping, it looks fantastic!

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  3. Love this look! I need to give it a go!

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  4. So pretty, I love it! I'll have to try this technique soon, I still haven't quite mastered the art of stamping right on the nail, and my perfectionist side can't handle the flubs. Looks like this would be the better solution!

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  5. look like kiwis! also nail art >> swatches :-D

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  6. Sweet design. :)
    Love
    Tabea

    http://wolkedrei.blogspot.de/

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  7. Incredibly beautiful! :D I must try this as well some time! :D

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  8. Reverse stamping is so awesome! This looks great :)

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  9. So unique and beautiful! Did you just start with a white base coat under the stamp?

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  10. This looks amazing! The reverse stamp technique looks perfect! I love the gradient nails too, I agree that it really does look great together :)

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  11. absolutely LOVE this. And the whole mani works so well together. xx

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