10.08.2011

My First Water Marble!

Hi readers! I slept in so late today! haha I guess that's the beauty of the weekend. :)

I have been aware of the water marble technique for quite some time and have even attempted it with Dustin a few times and it was always a big, fat fail! Finally, Dustin figured out a way to make it work, and here is our first water marble! 

Colors used: Color Club Pretty in Platinum and one of Dustin's frankens, Black Raven.

This is still messy looking because we didn't use tape or Vaseline to protect my skin from the polish. Pretty sure we know better now! 


Then, to help smooth things out and make it all a little more uniform, we put CND Violet Shimmer on top. This is my favorite of the 2 looks...and I think Violet Shimmer has grown on me since I first got it and now want all the CND Effects! haha


So there you have it! Maybe our next attempt will be a little neater. :P Have you guys tried water marbling before? <3
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17 comments:

  1. they came out great! I did marbling two times so far and this last time I embelished with sparkly tips , I love how watermarbling looks and how many different designs can be made!

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  2. It is stunning with the CND effects! Beautiful job!

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  3. Looks great! I use water marbling all the time. I love it! And I always get compliments and wows when I do it.

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  4. I love how it came out with the violet shimmer..I love this look && have not tried it yet, but will today.. lol

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  5. This looks fantastic!
    I personally haven't had the best luck with water marbling...makes a huge mess :(

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  6. This manicure came out Fantastic!!

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  7. Yeah... Every time I try is an epic fail. What was the trick?

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  8. Those look great. I can't ever get water marbling to work. :(

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  9. Cute new Halloween background! Your first water marble turned out great, but I love the top coat polish you put on it!

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  10. That looks pretty spiffy, great job!

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  11. Your 2nd attempt turned out way better than mine! The shimmer's a great touch ;)

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  12. WOW, This is your first? My first and second looked like mud. =( Great job, Love it =)

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  13. That looks amazing for the first time, mine always look bad. Lol, great job!

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  14. awesome. water marble is such a challenge. I love the results though.

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  15. Thanks guys!!

    @Kristina- The trick is to use room temperature distilled water!

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  16. hi girl,i love that desing,can you give some advices to do it, i being trying but i couldnt,excuse me if my english is weird but im from venezuela and i am learning...thanks....very beautiful nails

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