Review: Born Pretty Store Valentine’s Stamping Plate

Painted Fingertips | Rose stamping decals

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Hi everyone!

I’ve got another Born Pretty Store stamping plate review to share with you today – along with two new nail art looks! In case you missed it, yesterday I reviewed a stunning unicorn stamping plate. Today, I have a Valentine’s themed plate, BPX-L014. Here is the promotional image of the plate:
BORN PRETTY Celebration Stamping Plate Valentine's Day Manicure Nail Art Image Template BPX-L014It may be Valentine’s themed, but you can wear roses or hearts on your nails any day of the year! A couple of the rose images are perfect for creating stamping decals, so that’s what I did first:Painted Fingertips | Rose stamping decalsI used Sinful Colors Kameleon for the leaves, and Polish ‘M Here Comes Santa Claus and Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree for the roses. I applied the decals over a base of Lollipop Posse Glittery Gray Matter. Painted Fingertips | Rose stamping decalsThis image really is perfect for creating decals! And as I mentioned yesterday, this is one time when my stamping mat really shows its worth. I actually did the decals for both yesterday and today’s posts at the same time using the mat, which was very convenient.Painted Fingertips | Rose stamping decals macroLook at those glittery roses! I can’t help but imagine doing the same thing, but with blue roses. Wouldn’t that look amazing?Painted Fingertips | Rose stamping decalsFor my second manicure, I stuck with some more straightforward stamping using the hearts, bows and arrows image. Painted Fingertips | Hearts, bows and arrows stampingI decided to make it a little more interesting by using two different colours for stamping! I started off with a base of Zoya Aster. I used two Born Pretty Store stamping polishes – #8 (purple) and #11 (dusty pink). Painted Fingertips | Hearts, bows and arrows stampingTo get the mixed colours on the stamp, I just put alternating dots down the side of the image before scraping it across and stamping. I really like the result, I should mix stamping colours more often! Painted Fingertips | Hearts, bows and arrows stamping macroAster is one of my favourite Zoya polishes. I’m glad I got a chance to use it again! Painted Fingertips | Hearts, bows and arrows stampingI was really happy with how well this image stamped, but I do have to add that I tried stamping the top corner image (the striped hearts) on a separate occasion and I struggled with them. I was trying to do something a bit fancy though, so that could be why – hopefully next time I try that image, things will go better.

What do you think of this plate? If you like it, it’s available here, and don’t forget you can use the code KGG10 for 10% off your purchase!