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Vintage Rose Print Nails

6 Jul

ImageIt’s been all over Pinterest and YouTube, the Vintage Rose Print Nails, which look really intricate but is surprisingly so easy to do. To mix it up I added a polka dotted peach for my forefinger and a mint background for my ring finger.

I got a little over excited and grabbed any and every shade related to this design…Image

I USED:

You can really choose any background colour you like, so long as it’s pastel and isn’t red or pink (the colour of the roses).

– My trusty hair grip (pulled apart)

– Clear Base Coat

– Barry M Peach Melba (base colour for my forefinger)

– Elf’s Mint Cream (base colour for my ring finger)

– Barry M Matt White (base colour for the rest of my fingers and the polka dots)

– Rimmel Lycra Pro Coral Romance (rose colour for white backgrounds)

– Barry M Pink Flamingo (optional extra: rose colour for darker background MINT)

– Barry M Fuchsia  (optional extra: rose colour for darker background MINT)

– Barry M Spring Green (for the leaves)

1. Apply base coat then paint nails in your chosen pastel backgrounds.

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2. After the background colours have dried dab your hair grip (toothpick or nail art brush) into the paint.

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3. Carefully dab small blobs of nail polish onto your nails. That one section of blobs is one rose, do more than two roses on each nail if your nails are longer. It doesn’t matter if you’re messy, in fact, the messier the better!Image

4. While letting your peach blobs to dry you could polka dot your forefinger. I thought the forefinger being a different pattern means something different to doing your ring finger as the odd one which is so common.Image

5. When that’s dry I used Rimmel Pro Coral Romance to frame the peach blobs.

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6. Do similar wobbly coral lines inside the roses and finish it off with a centre dot.

7. Do the same rose technique on the mint nail instead choose darker colours for the rose. I chose a mix of Barry M Fuchsia and Pink Flamingo.

9. After all the roses are dried, it’s time for the leaves which really finish them off. Similarly with the roses do wobbly lines simply by dotting them on. Again it really doesn’t matter how messy you are. 

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10. ALL DONE! Apply a top coat to smooth the bumpy lumpy blobs and you’re done, with pretty vintage rose nails.

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Reminder of what I used and for what in pictures…

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