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31 Day Challenge: Inspired by a tutorial

I was spoiled for choice today because there are about a million tutorials that I'd like to try out! I was in the mood for stamping so when I remembered the gorgeous nails I saw on Instagram by Sveta_Sanders I decided to give them a go!
#31dc2015 partial stamping marble swirls MoYou London

It's the background that caught my eye in the first place. I'm a huge fan of colourful, marbled effect so this was right up my street. Basically, all you have to do is paint your nails white and apply a few strokes of different polishes at random. Easy peasy but so effective! 

In the tutorial there was a delicate palm tree stamp used but I decided to go with swirls. It covers a lot of the background, much more than I expected it to, but I still like it! The stamp is from MoYou London Sailor 07 plate.
#31dc2015 swirls 80s funky nail art MoYou London

I also had another go at partial stamping because I finally found something that works amazingly for taping off a section without any leakage! Not to mention that I just hate when you wait forever for your top coat to dry, you apply a stencil and then remove it...along with your polish underneath. So annoying! This is probably not a massive discovery but I found that if you're not too bothered about your sections being EXACTLY the same width, a simple vinyl tape works wonders! You can get it in every hardware store and most supermarkets (I got mine from Wilko). It sticks really well but peels off like a dream!
#31dc2015 partial stamping swirls stripes nail art

What do you think? The colour combo is a bit funky, a bit 80s I think but I really like it!

See you tomorrow for the last #31DC2015 prompt! Time really flies when you're having fun...and when you lose it in my case! Xx


  1. I love how the swirly texture peeks through the blue shade! Wonderful!

  2. I love the layers! Really pretty and looks so complex!

    1. Thank you! It wasn't too complicated but the dying time was killing me even though I used a fast drying top coat haha ><