Today I have a new stamping plate set from Bundle Monster to review, this is the 5 pc XL Around The World stamp plate set. This was my first time trying Bundle Monster’s newer XL plate designs and I’m pretty impressed. They came with a blue plastic backing which helps with handling and makes them sturdier and they are etched very well. All the images I have tried on plate BM-XL151 picked up and transferred well. I will be posting looks with each plate over the next couple of weeks. But the plate that spoke to me first lol was the Shanghair Summer plate, BM-XL151. I was also sent Bundle Monster’s new stamp plate scrapers in 2 thicknesses, 0.5mm Ultra Thin Nail Stamping Scraper and 1mm Thin Nail Stamping Scraper Card Set. I tried the .5mm scraper for this mani and it’s FABULOUS!! It seems like people don’t talk much about scrapers but I think they’re just as important as the stamper! They can make a crappy plate stamp so much better. The thinner and more flexible the better, and this one is perfect. I think it’s my new fav scraper!
Here’s a better description of the plate set taken from the product page.
Take a trip Around the World with these internationally inspired steel nail stamping plates! Around the World features designs from: China, Egypt, France, India and Japan. Have a macaroon in Paris while visiting the Great Wall of China, you can travel the world through your manicures! Choose from (5) unique plates: (BM-XL151) Shanghai Summer, (BM-XL152) Pharaoh-est of All, (BM-XL153) Parisian Perfection, (BM-XL154) Paisley Delhite and (BM-XL155) Kyoto in Spring. The scraper and stamper are NOT included. *APPLICATION*: Apply any color nail polish to your chosen image on the stainless steel plate. Using a scraper, remove any excess nail polish. Using a stamper, stamp the image in a rolling motion. Stamp the design directly to the nail. Not only are our nail stamping plates easy to use, but your design can be changed as easily as a coat of nail polish!
- Take a trip Around The World with this internationally stylish stamping plate set!
- This plate set is inspired by China, Egypt, Paris, India and Japan.
- Plate Size: 4.75 in x 2.4 in.
- Plate number: BM-XL151 through BM-XL155
Source: 5 pc XL Around The World stamp plate set
Here is the stock photo from the website, 5 pc XL Around The World stamp plate set.
Andddddd here are the actual plates! I never know how to photograph stamping plates lol And the white card is the back of the scrapers, on the front they have images of the designs from some of the stamping plates, a nice little touch.
Finally after all of that! Here is the first mani I did using the plates. The Shanghai Summer plate BM-XL151 has a lot of nice designs. Perfect for layering and telling a little story if you want, or there are plenty of standalone images.
Now I had planned on adding this adorable little panda nail charm and it’s actually what I designed this mani around ha! But then when I finished I didn’t want to cover up that little adorable tree so I took photos of both and you must suffer through them all! I received this charm from @msnailgasm @msnailgasm .
My goal with this mani was to do a lot, well a lot for me, of layering. I started with a base of Christian Louboutin Rouge red crème and OPI LAMB on the pinky. Then I dabbed on in random spots ‘Thirst for Blood’ from Fairytale Finish Polish. Then I did a layer of gold stamping using ‘LAMB’ and then finally finished it with the top layer of black stamping using Bundle Monster Black Noir stamping polish. No top coat! Because I liked all the texture going on.
This plate is a big win for me! There is a lot you could do with it and I can’t wait to try out the other plates. It’s about to be a Staycation up in this bitch while I travel the world via my nails! Thanks for stopping by.
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