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onsdag den 7. november 2012

Growing out of the cracks…. - Artsy Wednesday

 
 
Plants have an amazing ability to find the tiniest of tiny cracks in roads, stone etc – so that was my first thought, when the theme for this Artsy Wednesday was “Something creative using crackle”. 
First I used 2 coats of the green neon Color Club Feelin’ Groovy and when dry I added a coat of China Glaze Crackle Glaze Black Mesh. Then I painted the flowers growing out of the cracks with acrylic craft paint, and finally I top coated with Seche Vite. I'm not super happy about it, but at least it's colorful LOL!
Check out what the other girls in Artsy Wednesday did in this weeks challenge
Michelle - Lab Muffin,  Alanna - Pretty Purple Polish, Tif - Polished GeniousMelanie - Nail & Polish, Jessica - Beauty Gnome,  Emily - An Accent Nail, Catrine - Unnakednails, Ameerah - Valiantly Varnished, Jean - Laquered Lunatic,  


86 kommentarer:

  1. That's a really creative idea! I doubt I'd have come up with something like this. Love it!

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    1. I'm glad you do, I wish I had put a little more effort into it LOL

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  2. OK, I am starting to love crackle polish. This is such an original idea, looks beautiful!

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    1. Thanks a lot Andrea, I'm happy to hear it!

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  3. What a unique idea for designing plants on nails, I will definitely try it. :)

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    1. Good luck, I'm sure you'll have fun, thanks Marib!

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  4. Wow Great idea! And it turned out so Great <3

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  5. now this is creative maria! v well done xxx

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    1. Wow, thanks Catrine, I'm so happy you like it!

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  6. wow you did it again - really creative! amazing idea of how to use crackle nail polish :)

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    1. Aww, thanks Mari, I'm happy you think so!!

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  7. I usually don't like crackel designs, but this really is very cool!

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    1. Thanks Cecilia, me neither, but I'm happy you like this one...

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    1. LOL, the colors are really "in your face"

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  9. love the combo of cracle and flower :)

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    1. I'm so happy to hear it, thanks a lot Shannara!

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  10. I like the flowers you added! It makes the crackle look pretty. ;-)

    ~ Yun

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  11. I have to be honest, I don't like crackle polish but you made it lovely! You're an artist Maria.

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    1. Well now I'm blushing LOL - thanks a lot Katherine!

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  12. I love the idea, and you made it soooo well. Again! :)

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    1. You are wayyyy to kind (but I love it LOL) - thanks my friend!

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  13. It´s a very creative idea! ;-)

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  14. I love the concept of this! I looks great :)

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  15. Cool idea I love the way it came out

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    1. I'm happy you think so, thanks a lot POLiSHED*GENiUS!

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  16. Wow what a great effect, love these <3

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  17. Now this is 'creative crackle' ! Love it!

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  18. awesome color combo, love the idea of flowers growing true the crackles :D

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    1. Thank you so much nail crazy, I'm glad you like it :)

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  19. Ooh this is a cool idea! Such a pretty contrast of crackle to pretty flowers :D

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    1. Thanks Julz, I like the harsh contrast too :)

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  20. very very beautiful :) love how you used the crackle.

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  21. Maria, I love how you did this...as a rule, I don't care for crackles....but this is very cute & creative.

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    1. Aww, thanks a lot Gottwinkies, I don't either, but I'm so happy you like this :)

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  22. loved the title of this post! gorgeous mani!oh how i've missed you and your flowers! :D

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    1. LOL thanks, it seemed appropriate, it's so good to have you back!!

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  23. Well that's an interesting idea!! Soo cool, you must have an amazing garden to draw inspiration from!!

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    1. All though we have a huge garden, we don't have many flowers, but bordering up to it, we have a lot of wild flowers, and I think they inspire me a lot - but still I never look at flowers when I paint, they grow out of my mind (sounds creepy LOL)! Thanks a lot Nicole!

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  24. Hah, this is a very cute look! I like your usage of the crackle polish, & don't we all know about those sneaky little plants finding their ways into strange places, especially pesky weeds.

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    1. LOL the pesky weeds really are good at finding their way up into the light - thanks a lot Samantha!

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  25. Fascinating idea for a mani! I really like your take on flowers growing between the cracks in pavement... great concept, Maria!

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    1. Thank you so very much Tara, I'm so happy to hear it!

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  26. Rigtig kreativt fundet på, er ellers ikke til krakker-lakker, men det her ser rigtig flot ud :)

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    1. Tusind tak Christina, jeg er også så meget over dem, men fik alligevel denne ide :)

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  27. The neon green with the black crackle looks super cool.

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    1. Thanks a lot BeautyShades, I'm happy to hear it!

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  28. wow..beautiful nail art...nice idea ..:)

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  29. Such a creative combination! I'm usually not a crackle fan but this IS a good idea! :-*

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    1. Thank you so much Julie, I'm not a crackle fan either, but I'm glad you like my idea :)

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  30. Great idea and amazing execution! :-)

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  31. Maria, this is genius! Definitely one of the best uses of crackle I have *ever* seen. :D

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    1. Aww, thank you so much Elizabeth, I'm so happy to hear it!

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  32. This is so creative! THIS is how you use crackle polish!

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  33. Wow, a crackle design I actually like! I've noticed that all the ones I liked this week were where there were designs over the crackle. I guess grey crackle would be even more appropriate for this one ;)

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    1. Starting to blush here LOL - you are right, a concrete grey would be much better, but I had to use the one crackle I have LOL

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  34. This is a fantastic combination!

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    1. I'm so happy you like it, thanks Meredith Anne!

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    1. I'm so happy that you like it, thanks zebra-nails!

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  36. What a great idea to spruce up a crackle look! :)

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    1. Thank you so much Rhonda, I'm happy you like it!

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