Saturday, August 20, 2011

Dry Marble - Take Two

Hello everyone. Hope you're having a great Saturday! I had a fun day of doing absolutely nothing. Hubby and I watched the move "Take Me Home Tonight" an 80's based romantic comedy. It was pretty funny and reminiscent of my college years of partying. I wish I could go back there again, lol.

I had a lot of free time today since I'm caught up on most of my school work (for a change) so I played with dry marbling again. Someone had asked about using cheap-y polishes so I tried them out for this marble. I did three different combinations but this one turned out the best. I think the foil polish really adds a little somethin' extra to it. I'm gonna save the other two and try them out later.


The colors I used are: Wet N Wild Bar-B (light pink), LA Colors Electrified (pink foil), Wet N Wild Jubilee (medium purple) and Arissa dark purple shimmer (no name).

I applied them the same was as in the marble tutorial. Yes, it does looks like a Laffy Taffy (ha ha).

Here's what they look like on a Ziploc bag. I tried to make them look similar to a water marble. I only used 1 and a half rows for a complete mani. I'm saving the others for next time.

We'll I hope you're having a fun night. I gotta go hang out with Hubby. Thanks for stopping by!





20 comments:

  1. OMG. What is this?? How is this done?? Do you have a link to a tutorial?

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  2. I love this!!!
    This is actually "marbling" That I am going to be able to do! So excited! Now I just need some time in which to try this!

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  3. Hey garota isso é magica? ficou linda suas unhas.

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  4. Thanks so much ladies.

    @Maria I just added the link into the post. Or you can scroll down to "Tutorials".

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  5. Wow this is beautiful . I must try !

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  6. Amazing! I'm going to have to try this. It's what I want my water marbling manis to always look like but with much less mess. Omnomnom!

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  7. hi!! this is amazing! lol the last two pics look like amazingly awesome fruit roll-ups :)

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  8. Such an awesome technique I really need to try it yours came out so pretty I love the colors especially the foil.

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  9. Nice! I've got to try a dry water marble once!

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  10. Wow, really love the colors and how it came out on your nails! Such a good idea, and so less mess! :)

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  11. I love the dry marble since i'm too chicken to try water marble just yet. I've been doing designs on ziploc bags every since your post...lol!

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  12. i love it! i tried this water marbling after seeing your tutorial the first time and was impressed how well it worked, that time was only a practice so I havent posted about it yet but will do soon :D

    shel xx

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  13. wow i really like this try of dry marble, it is very interesting with the lines, idk why but it draws the eye. Good job!

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  14. hey...

    i tried it but did not work out well.
    can u please share a video for this one?

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  15. Thanks so much ladies. Sorry for the later comments. Another hectic week at the hospital :(

    @Irishenchantment it's good to know it worked for you.

    @Aithne thank you! I actually wore this to work for 4 days. I though my boss was going to freak out but she was okay with it, lol.

    @Nidhi, sorry it didn't work for you. I don't know how to upload videos but I may give it a shot this week.

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