Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Monday, February 13, 2012
Here is most of my collection of big rings.
I wanted to post this last Monday but it just never seemed to happen ;)
I love wearing these! They are so bold and fun. I get a ton of compliments on them just about every time I'm out of the house.
I just adore these and I wear all of them, all the time. (Except the Halloween ones which are pretty much just for October.) Some of the larger black and skull ones were bought for my Husbands costume this year, Jack Sparrow :D They worked great with his costume!
These pictures aren't the best to showcase each one but I just didn't feel like taking nearly 50 individual pictures. Nor, I'm sure, did you want to scroll through 50 pics :)
These are the only three that have the stretch elastic backs on them. I'm not really of fan of these because they can be quite uncoforatable and pinch AND if you hook them up on something (almost impossible not to do given their size) then the elastic can snap and break! :P I tend to stick with the adjustables but really prefer the set sized ones.
Do you have any Big Rings? Do you like them?
Before I took off 'Femme Fatal' I tried a bit more stamping with a Konad plate.
I don't know why but I really like this picture...feels a little 'Art-sy' to me lol.
I've never really been a fan of crackle polish but I must say that I really liked how the Wet n Wild crackle effect came out. I'm still not in love with it but let just say I don't hate it :)
Sunday, February 12, 2012
This is Ulta 'Femme Fatal' with some heart stamping from Bundle Monster plates and a little Crackle from Wet n Wild on the accent fingers.
I used Sally Hansen's Gold paint pen for the stamping polish. This is my first time using it and I was happily surprised at how well it worked. Using it as a base polish was a disaster though due to the crazy streaks and unevenness due to the consistency and the awful stiff brush! But as a stamping polish it's great!
Sorry about the red skin, lighting problems :/
Friday, February 10, 2012
Ok, well I did these last week somtime and wasn't gonna post them BUT I figured this is a blog about all my designs and not all of them are great. I still put in the work so I'm gonna post it :P
I started out with Color Club 'Lumin-esence' as a base and used my new Red Angle plates to stamp on the half moon design. Clearly I need more practice lol.
I thought the gap was too large so I filled in (by hand) with more WnW 'Black Cream'.
Here it is in the sun
On a positive note I thought the stamp pattern was pretty :)
I know not a great mani but it's still something to look at right? :D
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Here is my second take on the Half Moon Mani Challenge for this week plus it's pink :)
I started with 10 'Always and Forever'. This was kind of a pain to apply due to the streaks and it took three thick coats to cover well. I'm just glad I got it on clearance because I had to put in lot more effort with this one ;P Then I added Finger Paints 'Stunning Stilettos' and some white (to trim it out) with a nail art brush. I didn't use any guides with this one so each nail is slightly different.