Sunday, 23 June 2013

Nails inc Lowndes Court - with Bundle Monster BM18 - French Mani Stamping

Oh dear, another 3 weeks has gone by with no blog post! Far from ideal - but as my excuse before, I'm still in the process of moving to my new flat and it's also the busiest time of year at school as the summer holiday approaches. Only two weeks to go, though, and then I have two months of freedom stretching before me. I can't wait.

Enough of the excuses. Here's a quick little stamping mani. I haven't done any stamping for a long time, but I thought I would get involved with this week's Adventures in Stamping's 'We Stamp on Sundays' - which is French mani themed.  I used a base of Nails inc Lowndes Court (which was in a recent summer must haves box of 10 that Nails inc came out with a couple of weeks ago). It's a lovely deep purple but not so deep you can't see it's purple (if you know what I mean). It dries to a satiny finish and has amazing coverage in just one coat (but I did two because one never feels enough to me, despite coverage). I did a coat of No 7 Quick Dry top coat before using Bundle Monster plate BM18 to do the French tip with Konad special white stamping polish.


Nails inc Lowndes Court and Bundle Monster BM18 plate

Nails inc Lowndes Court and Bundle Monster BM18 plate

Nails inc Lowndes Court and Bundle Monster BM18 plate

Nails inc Lowndes Court and Bundle Monster BM18 plate

Nails inc Lowndes Court and Bundle Monster BM18 plate

Nails inc Lowndes Court and Bundle Monster BM18 plate

Nails inc Lowndes Court and Bundle Monster BM18 plate

Nails inc Lowndes Court and Bundle Monster BM18 plate

I found stamping the French tip frustrating and had to redo about 7 nails - so after the top coat smudged on my ring finger, I couldn't be bothered to fix it! Have you got any tips for foolproof stamping? Let me know in the comments below!

5 comments:

  1. I can stamp but struggle with the french tip, annoying! :)

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  2. Love these nails! they are gorgeous! And the colour is beautiful! :)

    Rachel
    xx

    http://lustslovesandmusthaves.blogspot.co.uk/

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  3. I love this funky frenchie!

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  4. Beautiful colour and stamping! I am yet to really try stamping! I think I need to remedy that!

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  5. Beautiful colour and brilliant stamping! I haven't really ever tried stamping! I must remedy that!

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