Friday, June 1, 2018

Digit-al Dozen: May Birthday Mani

Greetings and Nailutations,

I know it's June today, but I'm going to share my May Digit-al Dozen Birthday mani.  In May Oksana of The Polish Koi was born and she selected a fun photo for inspiration!

Photo Link/Credit

Let's get to the details!

Products used:
Rogue Lacquer - Blizzard Beach (press sample)
China Glaze - White on White
MPolish - Baroque
Dream Polish - Gem Glam Top Coat (press sample)
Ribbits Stickits - Un-Frog-gettable Cuticle Cover (press sample)

I was going to do some fluid nail art/drip marble, but decided to try using water spotting technique.  I did a base of Blizzard Beach.  I then added White on White and Baroque in water and sprayed with hand sanitizer to create a spotted look.  After protecting my skin with Cuticle Cover, I dipped my nails in and layered it.  I do wish I would have only dipped one time on each nail to have more blue present, but live in learn.  :)  It's topped with Gem Glam Top Coat.

I hope you enjoyed this mani!  And be sure to head to Oksana's blog to wish her a happy belated birthday month!

Kristi aka BeginNails
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  1. I love your interpretation, it looks so textured. Great colors too!

  2. Wow, that looks great! I have never heard of the technique you mentioned. I need to see that in action in a video. I always learn so much from you nail bloggers!

  3. I like how you interpreted your inspiration.

  4. This looks great! I have never been able to get that water spotting technique to work for me.

  5. Oh wow, those nails are a work of art indeed. They look like a slab of stone!

  6. What a fun way to create a design based on this inspiration! I really like doing water spotting although its been awhile. How pretty!

  7. I like the interpretation and I like the inspo pic too!!!

  8. This is pretty and I love the inspiration!!! Bravo!!!

  9. This is SO pretty! I have no idea what a water-spotting pattern is, but it sounds a lot easier than getting those petal-patterns from traditional watermarbling.

  10. I love the interpretations of the inspo. This version is AWESOME

  11. Loving how these turned out!

  12. Beautiful fluid art! I don't know if I am familiar with the technique but I love how yours turned out.

  13. Is this a texture? Looks like it.

  14. I love this! It turned out like a blueberry dessert!


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