Friday, November 13, 2015

NOTD: My Job (Messy Mansion 24)

(Nothing to disclose)


Today's theme in the Crumpet Nail Tarts challenge is "My Job". I have several things I do for my 'job', but all of them involve writing in some way or another, so Messy Mansion 24 was the obvious choice!

I started with a base of Barry M Almond, and then stamped using Messy Mansion 24:

Messy Mansion 24

I stamped the script and the inkspot using Eat Sleep Polish Endless Sheets of Canvas, Sally Hansen Rapid Red to stamp the quill (I added a silver accent with Barry M Silver foil) and the books with Hit The Bottle Polish Everyday I'm Truffling:

I think this would have been good except for one thing--my attempt to accent the spine of the quill with silver was an epic FAIL. Epic. I think that changed it from looking like a quill to a swiffer that someone used to clean up a crime scene. Funny how a little thing can do so much...Ah well, live and learn. I still like the manicure mostly, and I guess since I write murder mysteries, even a quill that looks like a blood-soaked swiffer represents.

Happy Stamping!!



  1. I really like all the text this stamping plate has!

  2. What a great plate! And I love the layered stamping!

  3. This is too good; combines two of my fave things/hobbies - books & nail polish! <3 Honestly, I don't even see that fail you see; but do adore that inkspot and your choice to do books in GOLD.

    1. See, this is why I love you so much. You love books and nail polish, and you pretend not to see my fails!! <3


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