Friday, May 18, 2012

As Sweet As Sugar!

Hi everyone!!  Happy Friday!  Was this the longest week ever, or what?!
I wanted to do something super fun and colorful today!  (I'm in such a summery mood!!!)


I started off with two coats of Candeo Colors Jellybean.  
It's a soft yellow creme with multi color micro and hex glitters.


To be honest, I was a little skeptical on how it's finish would turn out when I opened the bottle.  I was worried it might be a little bumpy due to all of the glitters, but I was totally wrong!!!!  It went on super smooth and easy, and I didn't have to work to fish out the hexes either!!!  It's amazing!  
I followed it with a coat of SV, since I would be stamping


To create a multi colored full nail stamp, with a gradient effect, here's what I did:
I used my MLS301 (Fauxnad)plate, which is a dupe of the super hard to find Konad Q1.  The only difference is the addition of the little candies on the right.



I applied Konad Special Red to the top half of the image, and Konad Special Blue to the bottom half of the image.


Then, with an orange stick, I swirled the polish around in the center to blend the red with the blue.



Next, I scraped the excess polish off going upward.  I then rolled my stamper across the image and applied it.  I finished with a coat of SV.


This is the look I was left with!!!  It's fun and colorful, but doesn't have an overly obvious color shift.


I really love this one!  I have been waiting for the perfect polish to come along to use this image with, and I knew that Jellybean was it!!!


I hope you all enjoy it!!  Have an awesome weekend!

Happy Painting!!!

Colors: Candeo Colors Jellybean, Konad Special Red, Konad Special Blue

Stamping Plate: Fauxnad MLS301

28 comments:

  1. I love the stamping! So pretty!

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  2. Oh my Nicole, this is absolutely stunning stamping, love the colours together!

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  3. This is so freaking adorable! I need to try that color swirl method next time I stamp. That base color is amaaaaazing!

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  4. I love this so much! And thank you for showing how it was done.

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  5. That. Is badass!!!! LOVE IT!!!!!!

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  6. This is so cute! Where can you get the Fauxnad plates?

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  7. i'm in love with this look! i have GOT to try that gradient stamping, so perfect

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  8. I love this! Where did you get this fauxnad plate? I'd love to get myself one!

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    1. I got mine here: http://www.ebay.com/itm/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=270968744997#ht_678wt_759

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  9. Looks amazing! I love what the stamp adds to the polish and the mix of colors! :)

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  10. Really gorgeous and fun! The colors make me smile for sure ~

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  11. That is a brillant idea! It make me want to go out and buy and stamping set (I don't usually have much interest in them)!

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  12. Impressive that it went on so smoothly! And wow, that stamping is great!

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  13. wow! This mani looks so colorful and cool! Love it!

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  14. I really like this one! Keep on going

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  15. Love this design! Your so clever doing gradient stamping!

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  16. Love the gradient stamping! Great idea! :)

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  17. This is so adorable!! Makes me think of birthday party nails! :)

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