Thursday, November 17, 2016

Digit-al Dozen: Colour Contrasts College Colors (sort of)

Greetings and Nailutations,

Day 4 of the Digit-al Dozen does Colour Contrasts and I decided to go with my college colors from a few (*cough* maybe 10...ok ok 15 years ago).  It seems like college colors are all contrasting colors - I wonder if that was planned?  I decided to pair purple and yellow, but used pastels!



Now let's get to the mani!


OK...so a plan doesn't always turn out the way you see it inside your head.  I wanted to water marble, then I had a few bubbles and I got frustrated and stamped over it.  (The best way to hide mistakes I have found!)

Products used:
Drip Drop Nail Paint: Don't Be Jelly, Bounce Around (press samples), Yoga Pants
What's Up Nails: Water Marble Tool
Dream Polish: Gem Glam Top Coat, Gem Block Liquid Latex (press samples)
China Glaze: White on White
Cici&Sisi: 04 plate
Clear Jelly Stamper: stamper, clean up brush

Here is the original water marble.  I started with a white base of China Glaze's White on White and added Gem Glam Top Coat.  I water marbled with Don't Be Jelly and Bounce Around and used the What's Up Nails water marble tool.



Since I wasn't pleased with my little bubbles, I added a stamp!




Be sure to check out the other fun contrasting manis below from other members of the Digit-al Dozen.  :)

Happy Polishing,
Kristi aka BeginNails





25 comments:

  1. This mani is so fun and lively! I'm. But you're right, all college colors seem to have contrasting colors!

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  2. Love the colors, lovely stamping over pretty water marble.

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  3. Oh wow, that watermarble is amazing! Love the stamping over it as well. Great combo!

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  4. Sucks about the bubbles, but the addition of the stamp adds that little something extra. Love it!

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  5. This is lovely! I really need to try combining a marble with stamping!

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    1. This was my first time and I really liked it!

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  6. You've kicked butt this week! This is a super cute mani - I love the marble!

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  7. The stamping took the watermarbling to a whole new level! Love the pattern.

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  8. Your marbling is so pretty! Mine always looks a mess :D

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  9. This is such a fun look!! I love the stamping image paired with that base!

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  10. Love the marble on these! So pretty!

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