Chinese New Years Nails

I know that the Chinese New Year was on Friday, but the challenge in Adventures In Stamping was for today. Why don't we just move straight to the nails?

What I Used:
Base Colors: OPI - Goldeneye & Kleancolors - Metallic Red
Stamping Colors: Milani - Black Swift & Maybelline - Bold Gold
Stamping Plates: BM-H15, W112, & W117
Tools: FUN stamper & scraper

How I Did It:
I painted 2 coats of Kleancolor's Metallic Red on all my fingers except my ring fingers, which I painted 4 coats of OPI's Goldeneye. Then I applied a fast dry top coat to speed up the drying. I used the horse on Winstonia's W117 plate and Milani's Black Swift on my ring finger nails. Then, I the top image (not exactly sure what you'd call it) on Winstonia's W112 in Maybelline's Bold Gold on my thumbs (couldn't get a good image of this...sorry!). Finally, I used the three top images on the rest of my nails from Bundle Monster's BM-H15 also using Maybelline's Bold Gold. Top coated, cleaned up, and sat back admiring my hard work. That's it.

I'll be honest, this was not what I had planned. I couldn't get what was in my head to translate to my experiments and some of my experiments to translate to my nails. But such is life. I still love it though. The red is so much deeper in real life and the gold much prettier as well. I swear I will get better at my pictures!

Well, it late and I have to get up WAY to early for work tomorrow so I must say goodnight. Stay as long as you'd like, but please try and keep it down and you break it, you bought it. Now go forth and do nail art!

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