Funky Paisley Nails

Like the look of mandalas but don’t feel like spending all that time coloring in all the details?  Try stamping over a gradient base when all else fails!

For the pattern, I used plate BP-35 from Born Pretty Store.

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BP-35 has quite a few random patterns on it, but the paisley quadrant on the lower right hand side is what I used for this manicure.

I felt like using a funky color combo for this, so I opted for black stamping over a gray and chartreuse gradient.

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From left to right: Frankly, I Don’t Give A-dam by Sephora by OPI, S’more Fun by China Glaze, and Konad Special Nail Polish in Black.

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I started by painting all my nails gray.

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On a silicone mat (a plastic bag will also suffice), I applied a generous line of gray and chartreuse polishes side by side as shown.

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Using a sponge, I layered on the polish from the mixture shown above this photo to form a gradient.

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I stamped the paisley pattern so that different portions of the image were on each nail.

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After adding some topcoat, the manicure is done!

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Pictured near some grass on 4/20.

The whole manicure took hardly any time to do, all things considered, so having the gradient underneath the stamping is a great way to jazz things up.

Happy polishing!

One thought on “Funky Paisley Nails

  1. […] The paisley print is an intricate pattern and stamps well. You can find the tutorial here. […]

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