Last night I spent hours trying to decide on a design for today's "Inspired by black and white" prompt. I had lots of vague ideas but nothing solid enough for me to get started on one. I think the reason inspiration was evading me was because I had already come up with an idea- probably about a year ago. I've been waiting to do this just for the challenge and then totally forgot. I'm so glad I finally remembered!
This isn't quite black and white, but it's close enough. For this mani I started with an ivory base color. Then I used the water spotted technique twice with two different gray polishes. I used a fast drying top coat and waited about an hour. Then I applied the greek patterned vinyl stencils on my nails (not an easy task) and painted over them with black polish. I finished it all with another layer of top coat.
Powder Perfect Turtledoves- ivory
Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Show Steel-er- cool gray
China Glaze Recycle- warm gray
What's Up Nails Greek Tape vinyl stencils
Seche Vite top coat
31 Day Challenge 2014 Stamped All Over
31 Day Challenge 2013 Animal Print
I'm posting this pretty late in the day again but I think it was totally worth it in this case. I am in love with this mani!