Sugar Spun Nails – #31DC2014 Day 7 Black & White

7 Sep

Good evening everyone!  I hope you are all having a fantastic Sunday.  I am back this evening to share day 7 of the 31 day challenge.  I had many ideas of things I wanted to do for the Black and White challenge but after much debate, I decided on doing something completely new to me.  Most of us have seen the sugar spun nails and I felt black and white would be a great combo to try this out with.

I started off painting my nails a base white using my OPI Alpine Snow.  Once that was well dried I used a mixture of Elmer’s Glue and water to paint the skin around my nails, this will help with clean up.  Next I poured some old Sinful Colors Black on Black onto some aluminum foil and started stirring.  This takes some time to thicken properly and clearly I got a little impatient, this is why I have bigger clumps.  I used my fine point dotting tool to apply the stringy paint.  When I was finished with one hand I peeled the glue off and used a cleaning brush for the few little spots that didn’t hit the glue.  I helped the drying process by using Julep Ta Da! Quick Dry Drops and then waited.  I did my other hand much later so I could give as much drying time as possible.

B&W 1 B&W 2 B&W 3


So what do you think of my Black and White nails?  Have you tried out sugar spun nails?  The process was time consuming but the look I really liked so I would certainly do again.  Thank you so much for stopping by today and be sure to scroll down to enter the current giveaway. <3

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2 Responses to “Sugar Spun Nails – #31DC2014 Day 7 Black & White”

  1. kendahl September 8, 2014 at 12:12 PM #

    These look fantastic! Great job!

    • Nina September 8, 2014 at 2:09 PM #

      Thank you! <3

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