February 20, 2012

The Dotting Tool contest at Chalkboard Nails

Sarah at Chalkboard Nails is hosting a contest. The Dotting Tool contest here!

The rules were simple:

  • Only one entry per person, please.
  • You must do these designs on your own nails.
  • Your design must use a dotting tool of some kind.
  • You can use the brush that comes with your polish to aid in your design.
  • Stamping is discouraged but not prohibited. I really want this to be about the dotting tool and its possibilities!
  • You may not use acrylic paint for your design.
  • You may not use nail art brushes for your design.
  • Your design does not have to be a new design.
  • You must submit your designs through the Inlinkz tool at the end of this post between now and Monday, March 5th. 
  • This contest is open internationally, excluding Italy (Llarowe does not ship there).

So Here is my entry! Wish me luck!



I used Rimmel Lasting Finish Pro Wild Orchid as my base
Dotting colors were: Finger Paints paper mache
Sally Hansen Insta Dri Pronto Purple
American Apparel Nail Lacquer L'Esprit
And topped it off with Out the Door fast drying top coat 





8 comments:

  1. This is really cool with all swirl-like dimensions! My favorite of the entries so far :)

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    1. Thanks so much! ... your comment was officially my first since starting this blog :)

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  2. I really love this design! I may have to steal it for a future mani. I'll make sure to link back to you. ^_^

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    1. As long as you link... steal away! :)

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  3. This is one of my favourite manis in the contest. I just love the way you put it together. This is why I didn't even try to go for dots - I have no creativity or sense of color and placement for things like this. You did great!

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    1. I use google to inspire me on most days :) You just have to keep your eyes open for inspiration, you can find it anywhere! Thanks so much for the lovely compliment too!

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  4. luv the design but where did u get your dotting tools!?

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    1. On eBay, set of 5 double ended. They are great :)

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