Creative musings in bright colors

This is one of the more intricate water marbles I have ever attempted! I just played with greens and kept swirling them until I was happy. The result looks like hills (at least to me)!


They key to this manicure was to add many many layers of polish to the water. This meant that the layers stayed thicker and thus dried slower, so I had more time to swirl on the water without the polish sticking to my swirling brush!


Most water marbles (at least those that I have done) tend to have larger or more organized strokes, and look like…something intentional. This was just plain fun.



  • White: Julie G – Which Orchid
  • Light green: Essie – The More The Merrier
  • Medium green: Sinful Colors – Exotic Green
  • Dark green: Sinful Colors – Last Chance


Go take a look at the other interesting water marbles for today!

Comments on: "Day 20: Water marble (Rolling Hills)" (15)

  1. Im skipping todays theme. Too much hassle! But you nailed it!!!!

  2. I’m loving these!! The colors, the swirling, it’s all awesome 🙂

  3. This is so cool! I love the green colours… I might have to try out my sinful colours polishes myself.

  4. MyDailyNailDesigns said:

    Oooooh I m in love with ur mani 🙂

  5. You are awesome at this! Loving the greens!

  6. This mani is just wonderful, I really mean it. I tried once with marble nails but the result wasn’t perfect so I am going to try to practice more. This mani, oh my god, you really really did an amazing job. Love it so much!

  7. This is amazing! So intricate, I’m very impressed.

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