Tuesday, 7 September 2010

3rd Marbling Attempt = WIN


After my disastrous first attempt and all of your amazing advice, I tried marbling again!

My second attempt went a bit better but was still not up to scratch and I managed to ruin it soon after by bumping and scratching it before it was dry. I think I put too many layers of polish on underneath. This was before clean-up - I didn't even keep it on long enough to get a proper picture.
The marbling isn't too bad but I don't like the colours very much.



My 3rd attempt went much better - I used thinner polishes as you all suggested and I'm pretty pleased with the result.
I used 2 coats of BYS Lilac Bliss as a base and wrapped my fingers in sellotape...


For the marbling I used purple, pink and glittery bronze. Then cleaned them up nicely...


 I think I just need to work on getting more of a pattern on my nails rather than a few random swirls.

If you regularly visit my blog and can remember what it looked like a few days ago when I just had two columns, please let me know what you think about the new layout by answering the poll over there on the right! Honest answers are much appreciated - I won't take it personally if you answer in the negative :)

18 comments:

  1. Looks great!! Glad to see that using tape worked for you! :)

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  2. WOW that looks AMAZING! I really love it....what a sucess :) xo

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  3. much better!
    very cute the 3rd

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  4. Thats amazing!! Much better and this one is really great!

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  5. Hi!

    Love your blog and wanted you to know I gave you the Sunshine Award for it:)

    The award post is here:
    http://budget-beauty-goddess.onsugar.com/

    And it includes a link to your blog and your blog home page is featured in the vid above the award:)

    Have a beauty full day!

    XOXOX

    Denise

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  6. Ow that looks so good!!! Nicely picked out perfect colors :)

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  7. This one is full of win! It looks fab.
    As for the blog, the only negative is that it's now too wide for my browser window. lol

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  8. Still lovely. These colors are so cute together too. I need to try this soon :).

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  9. Oi! I like both but the last one's color combos are great!

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  10. BudgetBeautyGoddess - Indeed it does! Thanks! And thank you so much for the award!

    dr4g0nfly - Thank you, yeah using tape definitely made it easier.

    Thanks youknow, Olivia, Marina, MaRyya, Emy Freshie and Martje!

    Sarah - Thanks, sorry to hear that. It looks like that's the case for a lot of people according to the blog so it's likely I'll change it back very soon.

    Thank you Let them have Polish!, Kitty and Alice

    xx

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  11. You finally nailed it! ^_^ I have plans of trying marbling, too. Wish me luck

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  12. i need some time to get used to your blog layout. So far I like it =)

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  13. Good luck Jo! Leave me a link if if you post it?!

    Li Lian - I'm glad you like it. I might have to change it since it seems quite a few people can't see it properly :(

    xx

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