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Thursday, October 25, 2012

Purple Saran Wrap with Black Rhinestones

Hey folks! I'm back today with a technique that I just tried for the first time recently... the Saran wrap marble! There are two types of marbles that use plastic wrap, to my knowledge. The first method is one where you paint a marble onto the plastic, let it dry, and use it like a nail wrap or sticker. The second method, the one I used, is simpler and faster! Let's take a look at the outcome.


PRETTY! I just love the effect that this technique creates!

It's a simple concept, really. Paint on one color, let it dry completely. Paint on a second color, take a wadded up piece of plastic wrap, and dab it over the top while the second layer is still wet. THAT'S. IT. The plastic wrap removes some of the polish in this interesting, almost tie-dyed pattern. You can find a tutorial for this method on Nailed It.


For my manicure, I started with a base of American Apparel L'Esprit. The second color in my marble is Essie Play Date. Then, to complete the look, I added some black accent rhinestones at the base of every nail.


Doesn't the effect kind of look like acid wash...except trendy and modern?



I do have some more Halloween designs lined up to share with you guys but I was just feelin' these this morning. :) Stay tuned for those tomorrow and this weekend!

28 comments:

  1. I think it came out really nice :D

    (I found Your blog a few days ago and went through the whole thing! Love it. )

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  2. Probably the best example of saran wrap nails I've seen! Lovely colour combo too

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  3. Such a great technique! I have to try this now! Very pretty colours you picked!

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  4. Love these colors together, Play Date is one of my all-time faves and you're making me want to do an AA haul real bad. The lil rhinestones are a great finishing touch too. ADORBS.

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    1. Whitney- you HAVE to do an AA haul. I did one in August and their colors are amazing- and the formulas are great as well.

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  5. I love this! Seems I've been doing it wrong? I put a drop of polish down then put some crumpled plastic wrap in the polish & dab off the excess.. then I dab it on my dried base color. I never completely loved the way it looked, maybe that's why! Haha

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  6. This is really pretty! I agree with Allie--best saran wrap mani evar x

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  7. super pretty *_____* ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥

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  8. So glad you like it! I did one last night as well, in the tune of Halloween. I forget sometimes how easy it is, and how great it looks. Thanks for reminding me!

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  9. I love this! I've got so many new techniques to try now, and i got some new rhinestones this week too! Thanks for sharing x x x

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  10. This is probably my favorite nail art technique- it's just so much fun- love your color combo!

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  11. I love it! Never heard of that technique but I am definitely going to try it.

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  12. WOW, I HAVE to try these!!! Looks amazing!!!

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  13. Wait.. Are you telling me acid wash isn't trendy and modern? :D

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  14. really pretty and i love the black rhinestones!

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  15. Wow! How beautiful! I love the colors you chose and the black rhinestones accent them perfectly. I haven't tried a marble technique of any kind yet and hope when I do, they turn out as fab as yours.

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  16. Wow, so cute yet so fashion, loved it!
    Xo, http://missycosmeticos.blogspot.com.br

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  17. Simply beautiful. I'd love to try this method. You always execute your looks so well!

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  18. These look fab. Gonna try the technique this weekend!

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  19. Looks awesome! I love the colours you used

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  20. I used the other method but I like how yours came out. Perhaps I'll try it this way next time :)

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  21. ♥♥♥ what can i say: perfect!

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  22. Ok, totally am going to try this. This looks too sweet! Thanks!

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