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Sunday, August 31, 2014

Double the Challenge Fun

Quick post.  Have to take Bria's boyfriend (wincing just thinking about it) home.  Today I have a two-fer.  Negative space for Finger Buffet and "over stripes" for Adventures in Stamping.


Mixed feelings about this one.  Like the concept.  I think the two colors are too close and I chose the wrong image to stamp.


Started with two coats of Essie Cabi-O-Lait, added striping tape and then Crows Toes Birthday Suit.  Looks like I let it dry too long.


I applied top coat, reapplied striping tape, then stamped over it with PUEEN SE03B (top left corner) and my go to black, Finger Paints Black Expressionism.


I think the image was not recognizable enough.  I should have chose an argyle pattern or something.


This turned out the opposite of what normally happens.  The DMPs don't look too bad, but IRL it just looked like a mess.


Oh well, lesson learned.  I will definitely be visiting this idea again, hopefully with better results.  Thanks for looking and commenting!





5 comments:

  1. So cool that the stamping is separated with those lines.

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    1. Thanks Lisa! I think it would work better with a more recognizable image, but I am always hard on myself that way.

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  2. Tina, DON'T be so hard on yourself! This really looks awesome! And it inspired me to try this myself! I really like the subtle feeling of this!

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    1. Thanks Vic! I am always my biggest critic!

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  3. great mani, it is really interesting to look at :) !

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