Valentine’s Day Nails

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Hi guys!! Valentine’s Day is approaching, so here are my Valentine’s Day Nails. I wanted them to be pink and girly and I think I managed to make them like that. And I used the reverse stamping technique to make it a bit more interesting. Now let’s get started with the mani.

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So, the base colour for these nails was Il Etait Un Vernis – A Thousand Kisses*. I did two coats and while I was waiting for the polish to dry I picked the hearts pattern from Born Pretty store Celebration plate No. L014* (ID: 38220) with Essie – Watermelon (by the way, this polish is great for stamping). After the pattern on stamper dried I filled the hearts with Il Etait Un Vernis – HOLO(VE)* and Il Etait Un Vernis – Crazy Little Thing*. All IEUV polishes were part of their Spring 2016 collection and you can find all the swatches in the link.

When the hearts dried I stamped the pattern on to my middle finger. I did the same with the cats and the heart on my thumb. Well the heart on my thumb was an ordinary stamping, so I stamped it on my thumb immediately.

I waited a bit and then I sealed my Valentine’s Day mani with the fast drying top coat.

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What do you guys think? Oh, and the patterns on the plate were transferring perfectly. You can find it here and don’t forget to use my 10% off code: LQBW10 when purchasing there ;).

Thank you for your time and see you in the next post. xoxo

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4 Comments

  1. February 11, 2017 / 7:42 am

    I think this is a lovely mani for Valentines Day! You I’ve never tried reverse stamping that way. By filling the image in and then stamping it onto the nail.

    • Lacquered Bits
      February 11, 2017 / 9:18 am

      Thank you Sasha! Yes, I haven’t tried that yet and so far I like it better than making it on the mat. I will see when there will be more colours involved, with a more complex pattern. But I will definitely do it “straight from the stamper” again.

  2. February 11, 2017 / 2:44 pm

    Super cute. <3 Sploh mački sta mi luškani :). Jaz sem obupala nad stampingom. Nikoli mi ne rata kot bi hotela :).

    • Lacquered Bits
      February 11, 2017 / 3:59 pm

      Hvala Petra <3 Stamping je lahko naporen, če stamper ni vredu. Vsaj pri meni. Oz. če laki niso pravi za štemplanje.

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