Today’s review covers a beautiful flower filled stamping plate from Born Pretty. Let’s take a look!
I’ve always noted that the Born Pretty packaging should have a picture of the contents inside, but the cardboard sleeve that comes with the plate has an equally beautiful floral scene printed on it instead.
The back of the sleeve has a short tutorial on how to use the plate, and the open end is partially sealed with a sticker with the item number printed on it.
As with most stamping plates, a layer of blue cling plastic covers the surface of the metal to prevent it from getting scratched during shipment. Simply pick at an edge of the film with an orange stick and lift away this layer prior to using the plate.
A coworker recently was talking about how sad she felt for the flowers outside because we’ve been having such crazy temperature swings! One day it feels like spring, and the next we have snow and all the little buds disappear! So of course, I had to find a way to translate this into nail art.
I have a strong bond with thermal polishes around this time of year especially because of the weird weather patterns. The one that I used for this manicure comes from Beauty Big Bang. It is a shimmery magenta toned purple formula that turns light pink in warm temperatures.
Beauty Big Bang Thermal Nail Polish in color 019.
Check out the swatches below to see the transition of this polish from hot to cold temperatures.
To bring my concept to life, I chose a nice plate from Bundle Monster with a floral motif and paired it with a stamping polish that was nearly the same color as the cold temperature shade of the thermal polish. Continue reading →