Skip to main content

Dammit Water Marbling, Why You Hate Me

So after the excitement of the China Glaze Prismatics, I had a little time to myself.  Continually taunted with one successful water marbling under my belt but several failures, I wanted to try out a rainbow marble again.  I gathered ten different colours from red to pink, fetched my room-temp water and got to work.

This is what I ended up with, after 45 minutes:






It's just OK.  I can see so many things wrong with it:
  - My cuticles wouldn't clean up
  - My tape was wrong and let polish in
  - Couldn't get the polish to spread so the reds (first) dried out and wouldn't play with the pink and purple in   the middle
  - Gap on my little finger
  - Same colours used on my index finger but doesn't match the others.

Siiiiiigh.  Just not my night for water marbling.  There are couple of cool combos in here though and I firmly believe in sharing all my polish experiences, good or bad.  I do like how blaringly neon this is, I WILL GET THIS TO WORK PROPERLY, MARK MY WORDS.

Comments

  1. i'm in the same boat! I have such a hard time with this!

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

MOAR FLOWERS, NOW SPARKLY

Ok! So you may be feeling a sense of deja vu but WHO CARES SPARKLIES.  I actually did this flower mani before the neon one - I held the the neon glitter under my blacklight and there was no way I could not immediately apply it to my nails. Running The Sparkly Shop just continues to have perks...  And yes, I do have a blacklight bulb that handy.  Anyway, this glitter is just as amazing as the neon, it's RIDICULOUSLY sparkly.  Same thinness, nice and easy to work with.  Let's take a look, shall we?

NEON FLOWER EYE MELTY GOODNESS

Alrighty!  So I recently got a hold of some very interesting flower glitter as a sample for the shop.  In the past I've stayed away because I've found it really hard to work with because it either won't lay flat or it's too thick or it sticks up or something, and generally just hasn't really been worth it.  UNTIL NOW.  Now, not only is this glitter thin enough to behave it also literally explodes under blacklight.  LOOK AT IT.  Makes me want to carry around my blacklight bulb all the time...more....


31DC2014 Day 17: Glitter! AKA OH GOD THE CRUSHING PRESSURE

The challenge isn't going super well for me.  I could do it, but it's bringing up this whole complex mess of procrastination, pressure and something undefinable that makes me just want to avoid doing it.  I feel like I'm rebelling when I don't do a day.  Screw you Past Laura, you can't tell me what to do!  Add the pressure of choosing something for "Glitter", well, that's clearly not going to be done on time.  It's late, but look, rainbows!