Nail Crazies Unite challenge – Anti Valentines

Hi folks! So today the prompt for the Nail Crazies challenge is anti valentines. I’ve gone with red and hearts – but with a twist!

Nail Crazies Unite nail art challenge - Anti Valentines
Nail Crazies Unite nail art challenge – Anti Valentines

What I used:

Bear Pawlish Mickey & Mallory and Lilypad Lacquer Palma Violet
Bear Pawlish Mickey & Mallory and Lilypad Lacquer Palma Violet

I wanted a grungy base, so I started with a coat of Palma Violet, then used the cling film (saran wrap if you’re from the US) to dab on Mickey & Mallory. Both polishes are 1-coaters so are ideal for this technique. Just make sure your base coat is completely dry or the cling film can lift patches off. (I know this from experience).

Nail Crazies Unite nail art challenge - Anti Valentines
Nail Crazies Unite nail art challenge – Anti Valentines

I then stamped some broken hearts over my base. Possibly I should have used a different colour, as they don’t stand out too well, but black hearts fitted the theme. I used the shrinking technique to reduce the size of the heart as it was a bit big for my nails. The original size is on my ring finger nail.

Nail Crazies Unite nail art challenge - Anti Valentines
Nail Crazies Unite nail art challenge – Anti Valentines

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See you soon,

Love,

Jo x

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