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Meet the Stampers

Posted by Tiana Regan

Confused about all the different stampers you have to choose from? All the colors, shapes and sizes. Really, is there one stamper that rules them all?! Don't worry, I'm here to give you a personal introduction to our stampers. Stampers - why do you need them? If you're new to stamping, welcome. A stamper is a key player when completing your stamping look. The use of a stamper is to help transfer a design from a nail stamping plate to the nail bed. Although there are many types of stampers on the market, the function of the stamper remains the...

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Community Topic: Shrinking a Design

Posted by Devon Nurre

How to Shrink Stamping Designs Have you ever looked at a large stamping design and wished you could shrink it so it would fit your nails? Did you know that there’s a special technique for that?   Shrinking your stamp is a method that allows you to make large designs smaller like this example below. The stamped design on the far left is the original size. The second and third design have been shrunk to a smaller size.   Image provided by FB Community member Christy R.   This past month our Facebook Community members were buzzing about this particular stamping...

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Celebrate the Strange: Halloween Q&A with Glitterfingersss

Posted by Kara Crail

This year we're celebrating Halloween with a brand new, bone-chilling collaboration plate with @Glitterfingersss! We thought it would be fun to go behind the plate and find out more about her creative process, as well as her thoughts on ghosts, scary movies, the zombie apocalypse, and more! Glitterfingersss Collab Q&A What inspired you to create the designs on this plate?I'm always full of ideas around Halloween, so it wasn't hard to come up with easy to use, easy to combine patterns. I find patterns about eyes, animals and bones creepy, so I designed the plate around that. Which design are...

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A Reason to Stamp by Rachel C.

Posted by Devon Nurre

Why Do You Stamp? Over the years we've seen several different responses for this question. The most common answers are usually because it’s a creative outlet to express yourself or because it’s a relaxing self-care ritual. Nail stamping is fun, addictive and really cute! Sometimes it even seems silly how something so small can give us so much joy! Every once in a while we’ll hear a story about a more unique reason to stamp. This month Rachel C. shared a beautiful post in our Maniology Facebook Community about why she enjoys stamping and has allowed us to share it with all...

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YWCA: A Step Towards Victory

Posted by Tiana Regan

On June 23rd we mentioned in our Maniology LIVE! that we needed your help to save Fernhurst, a community based work furlough program that helps women coming out of incarceration integrate back into society sponsored by non-profit YWCA O'ahu. This program, the only one of its kind throughout the state of Hawaii was scheduled to come to a close on June 30th. Today, we are pleased to share that Hawaii lawmakers on the House Finance committee did in fact vote to SAVE this program. The impacts of keeping this program are great for our women and the community: Hawaii's statewide...

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