Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Digit-al Dozen Does Countries and Cultures; Day 2

For Day 2 of Digit-al Dozen Countries and Culture week, I chose India; here's what I came up with!


Started with a base of two coats of OPI My Boyfriend Scales Walls (no pix as shown before).  I then sponged on the flag of India using CND Electric Orange and CND Green Scene.


(Sorry for sharing but I think these pre-clean up pix are cool!)  Here's the pix after cleanup.  I actually really like the look of this and thought if I messed up too badly on the stamping, I would just show this as the finished mani for the India flag look!


While I could have easily stamped on top of this, I thought it might be difficult to stamp the images in exactly the middle of the flag which is what I was trying to do.  So I decided to topcoat using KBShimmer Clearly on top in case I didn't to remove a mis-stamping, which would save the base polishes so wouldn't have to redo (and good think I did because I had to stamp the pinky twice!).


Stamped with (what I hope are) images representative of India.  Used black FUN special polish and images from MoYou Tourist Collection-20 (thumb), MoYou Explorer Collection-21 (index and middle), JR-6 (ring) and BFF 15 (pinky).


MoYou Tourist Collection-20



MoYou Explorer Collection-21


JR-6




Topped with KBShimmer Clearly on top to finish.


Here's the other ladies Day 2 mani's!


An InLinkz Link-up

Thanks for looking!


10 comments:

  1. Lovely very pretty our Independence Day is next month I might do something inspired by using your mani...:)

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  2. Wow, great mani. You amaze me with the new and fresh designs you keep coming up with. This is beautiful. I am not Indian but to me this definitely seems to represent what I know about India.

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  3. Lovely manicure! Your flag design is pretty cool on its own, but I like it even better with the stamping on top!

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  4. Yay another India! That base is beautiful!

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  5. Love that gradient! And those stamps are so awesome! Great job!

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  6. Putting those images over the rough sponging was pure genius!

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  7. I need these stamps! I LOVE that elephant on your thumb! The background is fab too.

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  8. stunning gradient and I am so envious of your stamping placement abilities!

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  9. I adore this! I love that you combined a flag design with other nail art elements - like a two-for-one manicure :0)

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