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Canada Day - Saran Wrap Style

I had said the other day that I would be using the Saran Wrap method again soon.. And I really did mean soon. I figure it was the perfect way to celebrate Canada Day (nail-wise) without over-doing it.. I mean, I'm fairly patriotic as a rule, but sometimes sporting a Maple Leaf on my fingers isn't exactly my style.. ANYways..


See? The love is there with the red and white.. I know I said the next time I did the saran wrap method, I was going to try with three colours.. But, I think I will maybe leave that experiment for tomorrow - today is only about these two colours! So.. How I get to this? Well, allow me to show you.


Start off with the colours of your choice - one as the base, and one as your.. distress-er? And some saran/cling wrap. I take two pieces and ball them up.. You could use more or less.. But I figure two hands, two, er, balls. Yikes.


After your base has COMPLETELY DRIED (you can do these a couple of hours in advance, the night before, or even use some quick dry top coat), slap on a coat of your distress-er colour.


Dab your nail with the saran/cling wrap. You can dab once or twice or even thrice - just dab till your heart is content!


You'll be left with some neat distressed looking nail. Think crackle, but more fun (and less expensive.. Just saying!)


Do the rest of your nails, one by one, and you'll be left with a slight nightmare, but, you can just do your clean-up and be left with some very fun nails!

I really like this method.. It is fun, easy, and leaves you with an interesting look. I really want to go with tri-colour fun next time.. I get tomorrow off as well, so it may be play time! I think this would even look rad with some Sticks n' Stones added in.. Ohhh ideas!

Happy Canada Day to any of my awesome Canadian readers out there - I hope you have a fabulous day! I am going to partake in an outdoor concert later on, and we shall see where that leads in to the night! See you all again soon..

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