I hate ikat designs. I find them messy and more or less an eyesore. When I saw that I would need to do one for this month’s challenge, I shuddered. It was involuntary. And, as one might expect, I failed spectacularly.
I went searching for some color pallets that I found tolerable, and chose green and gold. I should add the caveat that only my ring finger is free-handed, the other nails are stamps with lighter green painted over them. Sadly, even my stamp doesn’t work! (This I had been dreading…it was this stamp that I REALLY wanted when I got this set, and it just isn’t etched quite deeply enough. I had been putting off using it just so I could convince myself it wasn’t actually bad).
- White: Wet n’ Wild – French White Creme
- Green: Sinful Colors – Exotic Green
- Dark green: Sinful Colors – Last Chance
- Gold: Essie – Penny Talk
Moral: never again. I will find some way around ever doing ikat again. Ugh.