Sunday, July 25, 2010

A *POP* of Color

As soon as I was PHD's Challenge this week for a grayscale a water marble popped into my head. Not soon after I knew I wanted to use a hot pink. The only one in my collection is Sinful Colors Fusion Neon. I did a BC and then one coat of Sinful Snow Me White. I've been using the tiny dixie cups for my water marbling, and while they work well there's not a lot of design area to work with in the cup. I dug through the cupboard and found a Malibu Rum wide shot type plastic glass that worked soo much better! I used Savvy in Ebony Black, Sally Hansen Xtreme Nails in Gunmetal and Sinful Snow Me White for the marble.


This is by far the best water marble result I've gotten - hooray! I then decided to do a free hand chevron tip with the Fusion Neon.

There were some great entries, check them all out here.

9 comments :

  1. Cute mani! I have never marbled before but the more i see it the more i feel like i want to try..do you marble a lot? How did it go the first time? Just curious :)

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  2. Nice water marble. I'm too afraid to try it, I heard the clean up is extensive.

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  3. Iris - this is my fourth try and I feel like I've finally got it down! I would check out My Simple Little Pleasures tutorial videos - she's in my blogroll, she's the master! I watched all of hers and gave it a go.

    Thanks Beata! Use scotch tape, after you peel it off, use Q-tips and a hard eyeliner brush to get rid of the excess. If you take more time to tape it's even less work!

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  4. That looks incredible. Really retro!

    xx

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  5. Your marbling is soooooo good!!! I love it with the pop of pink you added later too.

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  6. Awesome marbling! I have yet to venture into marbling. I'm afraid :P. All these entries are making want to try it though.

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  7. Very pretty! I like how you can see the marbling through the pink tips.

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  8. Sammersaus - Thanks so much!

    ShortAndSweet - Aww thank you, I really like the color combo

    Stardust - It's worth a shot, even if it turns out "bad" it still looks cool =)

    Thank you Aggie!!

    Zara - I used two coats and got tired so I'm glad you like it as is ;)

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