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Today I bring you a new type of stamping plate from Born Pretty Store, stamp plates have traditionally been etched in metal plates, but this new plate is acrylic and much more light weight! I also have 2 of the 4 tint jelly polishes offered by BPS.

I chose this plate for spring and because I love butterflies, this really inspired the outcome of the mani.

Here’s everything I used:

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I started with my base of #goaldigger then stamped different designs using Commando, then with a fine brush I filled the empty spaces in the designs, I even did a dry brush design on my pinky.  Then I floated the QDTC to reduce any smearing of the designs.

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The Plate performed well with the polishes I used on it. The designs are well etched and pickup well. The plate does include a square stamper and scrapper which did not work well for me. I tried 2 ways of priming the stamper, I used a lint roller to test pick up on the stamper, and while it did pick up from the plate it did not transfer to the nail.

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I then then buffed it and again it did pick up from the plate but no transfer to the nail. I tired both ways to transfer to a mat which it did transfer. I ended up using my Marshmallow clear head stamper and it worked like a dream.

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Another thing I tested was clean up of the plate. Because this plate is plastic I felt that pure acetone would be harsh on the plate. I am happy to report that I was able to clean the plate with my Zoya remover and it worked great.

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I did a spot test with pure acetone and found that it too worked well with the plate and didn’t scratch or dull the plate.

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Over all the plate and the colors performed very well and these floral designs will provide many spring time mani’s.

Links to products have been provided in the what I used listing.

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