Nail Stamping

Raspberry Pink Stamping

July 1, 2013

Took a chance and tried stamping with a China Glaze polish today. Most of the time I stick with my tried and true polishes that I know I work (see this blog entry), but I thought since the base color on this manicure was a lighter pink, maybe the dark magenta raspberry color of Traffic Jam would stamp okay? I tried it on some paper first, and success! I just had to be sure to stamp quickly. Otherwise, it dried too quickly.

Anyhow, since I’ve tried that one, I want to try even more darker polishes! Have you discovered more non-Konad polishes that work well with stamping? Leave a comment below! :)

Base Color: China Glaze Dance Baby
Stamping Color: China Glaze Traffic Jam
Stamping Plate: Bundle Monster BM-322

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  • Cat c July 1, 2013 at 3:37 pm

    I just started the nail stamping. I was so intrigued by your posts. It is quite fun. Thanks so much for the posts. I am glad i watched your video it made my first stamping very smooth and almost easy.

  • Alicia July 1, 2013 at 9:02 pm

    No video???…..would love to see how this is done…..

  • Sandi July 1, 2013 at 10:50 pm

    Oh how my daughter and I love looking at your blog! Great color combo!

  • cards by cara July 3, 2013 at 11:10 am

    I’ve found that Essie polishes stamp well. My new favourite is this gorgeous teal colour – Go Overboard with one of the metallic polishes over top. I bought No Place Like Chrome and Nothing Metals and am loving those!

  • Serra Clark July 4, 2013 at 9:23 pm

    hey they look great. its fun when you find a polish that stamps! i was sent sinful colors snow me white which is a perfect white stamper. and a bunch of sally hansen insta dris!

  • TessC. July 5, 2013 at 10:33 pm

    Kristina, have you ever tried one of the stamps that look like french manicures? If you have and have been successful, can you share your tips please? =D

  • The Polished Pisces July 12, 2013 at 10:20 pm

    Im new to stamping but Sinful Snow Me White has done well by me.

  • Betsey Terry July 16, 2013 at 4:08 pm

    saw some pictures on where they used Orly polishes for Stamping.

  • Cheri July 24, 2013 at 4:42 pm

    I just found your blog today. I find that wet & wild polishes stamp very well. The best part is, they only cost a dollar.

  • Jerowen August 5, 2013 at 3:46 pm

    Gorgeous nails and super beautiful pics. Love this length, they are perfection!

    I stamp with any polish that will work, metallics are pretty reliable. My favorite right now is stamping with Color Club, Harp On It. Sunny Summer days make me keep coming back to the holos.

  • Shannon November 26, 2013 at 2:20 pm

    I’ve had some success with Color Club polishes: London Calling, Top Shelf, and Status Update.