Monday, January 14, 2013

Light Over Dark

This weeks FB Adventures in Stamping challenge was light stamping over dark.  Here's what I came up with.

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Started with a base coat of New York Summer Hot Purple, three coats, no topcoat.

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This is two coats for comparison.  I probably could have left at two coats if I wasn't taking pix as it did have pretty good coverage IRL and the VNL wasn't as obvious.

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Topped with a coat of KBShimmer Hex Appeal.

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This is Hex Appeal bottle pix.

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Stamped with light gray Konad special polish using VL 001.  I chose this image specifically so the glitter from Hex Appeal would be visible underneath.

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While I didn't mind the look of this, I decided to add random flowers on top using pink Beautiful Scratchers special polish using XL F; topped with SV.  Even with the additional flowers, you can still see the glitter underneath which was cool!

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I got my bottle of KBShimmer from Harlow & Co. as KBShimmer does not offer international shipping of nail polish.

Hope you had a great weekend....thanks for looking!

10 comments:

  1. I love this and the jelly base! Looks like an ocean to me :)

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  2. I would never have thought to stamp over the glitter. Great idea. I like how you used the plaid design first and then the flowers over that. It reminds me of a garden. Like a trellis with the flowering vines.

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  3. That base color is calling my name!!! This is awesome. It is so hard to double stamp and have them complement each other.

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  4. Hex appeal is such a lovely polish..

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  5. Heeheee HEX appeal. *sigh* oh I've been gone too long. This is a really awesome manicure! I need to do more light over dark because I totally dig this effect!

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  6. wow, New York Summer Hot Purple is a stunning color! i've never heard of that brand before. first time stopping by your blog, great post!

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