I've been thinking it's time I start stamping with color! Whenever I try new nail art techniques I always make sure I do just an accent to ease myself into it so I don't flip out. I am easily frustrated people, which is hilarious because I love doing nail stuff, but I refuse to give up. When I first started stamping I'd do just an accent nail in a neutral color. Slowly I built up from two nails to a full manicure, but all still in neutral cremes and metallics. The Zoya Tickled Collection got me thinking though that it was time to stamp in color. The Tickled cremes are wonderfully thick and highly pigmented, which is the perfect formula for stamping polishes. I decided to use my favorite creme first, Wendy.
|Stamping In Color!|
Featuring Zoya Wendy & Pueen 61
Base: China Glaze Dandy Lyin' Around (not a great formula, this never seems to dry on me and ends up wrinkling)
Stamp: Pueen Cosmetics plate #61
Stamping Polish: Zoya Wendy
Gold Accent: Color Club Striping Brush in Fine Gold (note to self, stripers are not to be confused with dotting tools). I feel the need to be embellishing my stamps lately, too.
Since stamping colors also can be stainers, I used a thin coat of Elmer's glue around my nails for easier clean-up. The Pueen image I used had very dainty lines so I made sure to paint the whole image and then scrape to ensure the lines were filled. Wendy was a great stamper. And umm... I do realize I used a neutral base. But I stamped with a color so I still say A for effort!
What color will you try stamping with next? Any other stomach sleepers out there?
Have you loved your cuticles today?