Friday, October 5, 2012

Nail-aween Challenge Day 1: Water Marble

It is finally time for me to dig into the Nail-aween Challenge that I mentioned a few days ago and what better way to start than with a water marble. I still have not decided if it is pure evil or sheer genius to start out the challenge with what I think if one of the most difficult techniques out there, a water marble. I took me a few days just to get my courage up to even try it, but I'm so excited to be able to show you something I'm really proud of today...

For this water marble I used three of the minis from the OPI So So Skullicious set and I'm happy to say they worked perfectly. I do wish they were full size bottles though, it would have been easier to get a nice drop of polish to form quickly. The colors used are Mourning Glory (black), Hi, Pumpkin! (orange) and Candlelight (yellow). I think these work so well together...

Of course I couldn't have done a water marble without a bit of cheating and after I try out the technique another time or two to make sure it works well, I will share it with all of you...

Let me know what you think of this!
What is your biggest challenge when it comes to nail techniques?

UPDATE: Almost forgot to mention all the other lovelies participating in the challege. Make sure to check them out...
datyorkLOVES, Erica's Nails and More, DreamyMM Nails & Make Up, Tes Did It Nails, Sassy Paints, Nicole gets Nailed , glitznglammer, Finger Food, Wicked Tips, Fancy Schmancy Nails, Delight In Nails, Polish Groupie, My Nail Journey, Get Polished Up!, Just A Girl and Her Polish, Spellbound Nails, Le nail's corner d'Alex, Hello.Lacquer, Countess Nails , Color the world with polish, Nail Crime Nail Art, Coat of Mani Colors, Cutie Cuticles, Nail-Aween Nail Art Challenge, GLAMOROUS NAILS, Over The Topcoat, Polish Gone Crazy, tragedystipsandtreats

Thanks for looking!
Anutka :)

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  1. I love the colours you used. Looks so pretty!

  2. That turned out amazing. Such a good water marble. Bravo ;)

  3. This looks awesome!!!!!
    It's so far the hardest technique for me... I haven't tried it yet but it just looks hard.. :)

  4. I love this! I love the colours you chose and it turned out perfectly! I thought water marbles were hard when I first tried them out, I almost gave up as none of my polishes were working, but I found some tips and tricks, and now (in just this past week) I have decided to incorporate marbles in all my nail designs :D

  5. Beautiful!! Love the colors too! :-)

  6. What can I say---WOW! Beautiful work ! The color combination is gorgeous, and so is your technique ! Please do share the tricks with us !

  7. I can just say: awesome! :-)
    My biggest challenge when it comes to nail techniques is water marble! It seems that we are in the war! :-)

  8. Wha?!? This is amazaballs - I couldn't even get mine to come close to this!! Why do I find it so hard to get my finger in the right spot....

  9. These colors do go so well together! Beautiful.

  10. Thank you so much everyone! I'm so happy to know that you like the colors and my marble attempt. Also that I'm not alone in struggling with water marble. I'll try to show my trick soon...


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