Saturday, March 12, 2011

Patchwork Mani!

I have been wanting to try this ever since I first saw it on Chloe's Nails. I love her scotch tape manis! I'm planning to do another one of these for St. Patricks Day... I just have to decide which greens I'm using! I currently have Zoya Ivanka, Suvi, Shawn, and Midori. We'll see!

I got bored with the OPI DS Opulence  pretty quickly, so I added OPI DS Radiance and Zoya Raven. This is my right hand.... I messed up a bit on my left hand with the order of the patterns... Lesson learned!



I love the way this turned out! I'm so proud of myself! This would have been impossible without Seche Vite.... It would have taken HOURS!

~AP

8 comments:

  1. Did you do a coat of SV over every layer then to make it dry quicker?

    I haven't done one of these yet. Very cool!

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  2. Love it! Very pretty :) I always forget to buy scotch tape... I want to try this too!

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  3. @Megan; Yeah... Basecoat, SV. Tape, paint, remove tape, SV. Tape again somewhere else, paint, remove tape, SV. took about 30 minutes.

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  4. I need more tape I want to try this one!

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  5. Isn't tape a normal house item lol? I couldn't live without keeping scotch tape in the house.

    I wonder if painters tape like you'd use on the walls is good for patchwork manis...

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  6. really love the colors you chose, and great job on the taping!

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  7. just found a link to your blog on a site, and i'm glad i checked it out!
    love the look so much. i'm now going to have to buy some more tape.

    check out my blog at:
    http://overthetaupebeauty.blogspot.com/

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  8. Thanks! Glad you like my blog! :)

    I'll follow you! Good luck on your tape mani's.... Check out Chloe's Nails... she has great tutorials!

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