Thursday, July 19, 2012

Thursday's Talons: Floral NOTD

Currently listening to: Titanium by David Guetta
 
Good morning girls,

Today I am very excited to show you my latest freehanded floral manicure so I really hope you like it (and please don't judge the manicure on this first photo) :-)
 
 

I started off by painting my nails with two coats of a blue franken I made in winter called Icicle Storm.  I have no idea what polishes I used to make it but it has a lot of shimmer and a touch of glitter in it.  Application was awful as it's very thick ;-)


 I then used a white striper to draw three vertical stripes down the length of each nail and painted some roses on each nail using a paintbrush and acrylic paints.


Originally I wasn't sure if I should add green leaves to the roses but I'm so glad I did.  You can see the initial design in the first picture and compare it to the other photos.  Not only did I add leaves, I also added more touches of paint to the roses to improve their appearance.


In the end I was really proud of this design and surprised by how easy it was.

What do you think girls?

Bye for now,
Laura

22 comments:

  1. I think the green leaves make a huge difference, and I think it's great that you added that detail.
    Great mani as always, and beautiful pics :)

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    1. Thank you :-) Definitely glad I added the leaves.

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  2. A very sweet and feminine mani, that wouldn't have been the same without the green leave, you are right :)

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  3. OMG it looks great !
    so so so cute :)

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  4. So good, I love the little vintage rose manis, they're just so pretty!

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  5. So pretty! Perfect that you added the leaves, looks so much more realistic! Love it :D

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    1. Hehe, me and my realistic roses ;-)

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  6. You should be proud of this beautiful mani its beautiful! I wish I could do freehand like this.

    I absolutely adore flower nail art so thanks for fueling my obsession lol x :-)

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    1. Thank you! It's only the second time I've freehanded roses so this shows it's not difficult! But I do tend to stick to stamping :-)

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  7. very pretty i like it a lot!

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  8. This is gorgeous! I really am loving this and need to try it for myself! Reminds me of wallpaper.

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  9. absolutely love this, i've been wanting to try this for a while so now you've made it look so easy i might give it a go!

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