Originally I was thinking Spring when I saw the crocus in bloom next to my front porch. But I wanted to use the sand again because I really like the way the texture feels. I know, it is the damnedest thing since I'm such a buff for a simple creme colored mani. Anywho I decided "to hell with it" and just rolled with it.
Enough of the jabber, here's a list of the supplies used;
White Crafting Sand
The Best Glue Ever
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Here's the canvas, a simple white creme polish over a basecoat.
Easy, peasy, yup and easy.
Then I used acrylic paints to do the design. OK so they don't really look like crocus but they can still pass for Spring flowers!
I went for a water color type look for the sky with a hint of sunlight and for the soil peaking out of the snow.
After the acrylic paint dried I added a topcoat then a coat of The Best Glue Ever, waited for it to dry then dipped into the white crafting sand.
Gave all the nails a good sturdy brushing then applies two more clear topcoats.
Here is a closer look of the results.
I'm very pleased with this even though I didn't make a good crocus!
Sammy gave them wings up. :-)