Monday, January 23, 2012

Pink Rose


I think I'm seriously feeling Valentine's day creep up on me minute by minute. I know, I KNOW, it's still only January... but I just am loving pinks/reds/hearts/flowers... all the mushy-lovey stuff.

For this mani, I followed these steps:
  1. Apply 1 coat of CND Stickey base coat
  2. Apply 2 coats of OPI That's Hot! Pink
  3. On the accent nail, using a dotting tool and acrylic black craft paint, make 3 big swoops and fill them in. It creates a ruffle shape on the nail.
  4. Using a striper brush and white acrylic craft paint, begin painting a rose.
    • Start with small, curved lines. Begin making the lines larger as they curve around each other.
  5. Add a couple dots with a dotting tool on the outside of the rose.
  6. Finish with 2 coats of CND Super Shiney top coat.
I'm still working on my roses... they're just not there yet... but I like them! Today I'm wearing a bright pink/black/green scarf and they match perfectly! Yayy for matchy matchy!


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8 comments:

  1. Cute! That's a great pink. And the rose, you say it's not the beset, but I like I it!!

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  2. So cute!
    I think I need to buy some acrylic paint now.
    Is it easier than nail polish to make designs?

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  3. Love love love this! This has made me so excited for Valentines Day!

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  4. This is super cute! And so simple. I absolutely love it :-)

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  5. You may think you're not great at roses, but I can't tell what else you need. Looks fantastic

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  6. Very cute! I love Valentines day and am totally digging this mani! I just wish I was as talented as you!

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