Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Spring Flowers Watermarble Nail Art!

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Good afternoon, readers! As you saw with my last post, the weather is warming up and that makes me want to wear bright and fun nail art! I decided to do a watermarble with three of the China Glaze Sunsational cremes from last summer. These are bright and water marbled really easily! My most popular blog post is a similar water marble design from 2 years ago, so I hope you all like this color combo as well! 

Here is how I did it:
  • I painted one coat of China Glaze That's Shore Bright and let dry.
  • Then, I used a clean up brush and "painted on" vaseline all around my nail to prevent the polish from sticking to my skin.
  • I then did my water marble design in a shot glass using China Glaze That's Shore Bright, China Glaze Too Yacht To Handle, and China Glaze Neon & On & On.  (A very long time ago, one of my earliest tutorials was this flower water marble design, go check it out but please don't laugh!)
  • After I dipped my finger into the glass and wiped the polish from my skin (easy removal because with the vaseline it just wipes off with a qtip--no remover required!), I used another clean up brush and acetone to get the edges around the nail cleaner.
  • To add some sparkle, I painted one coat of China Glaze Fairy Dust on top.
  • Seche Vite top coat was used to seal in the design.



What do you think of this design? It's been a while since I've done a watermarble but I love the results! I posted a quick video on Instagram of how I did this same watermarble on mine and my daughter Hailey's toes so make sure to check it out! Thanks so much for reading!

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9 comments:

  1. Beautiful colours - I'm v jealous of your watermarbling ability!

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  2. Shut up! Using a stamper to pick up the polish for water marbling is genius! You are amazing.

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  3. Lovely this is a lovely spring mani

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  4. That is *so* gorgeous! I need to try the Vaseline technique sometime--I tend to tape off my fingers, which works but makes the skin so dry. I have heard the petroleum jelly gets in the water and makes it a bit oily and hard to work with, though--did you have any troubles like that?

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  5. So beautiful, I love the softer colors! And the holo topper makes an already gorgeous mani even better!

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