A England Jane Eyre & awesome One Stroke Roses

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Hey ladies! It’s Thursday, which means that tomorrow is Friday, woop! Monday will be another national holiday in France (Armistice Day), so I have another long weekend coming up πŸ™‚

Today I woke up feeling a bit groggy with a huge cold. But since Thursdays are work-from-home days, it wasn’t too bad, I’ve been keeping warm and drinking plenty of fluids. I even got quite a lot of work done in the end πŸ™‚ but since I woke up an hour before I needed to get to business, I grabbed my gorgeous (synthetic – because I really am against animal cruelty, you may have noticed!) Roubloffs and decided to try doing one-stroke roses. For the first time. And it turned outΒ awesome. So prepare for some photo spam!

The base colour isΒ Jane Eyre byΒ A England. Lovely, high-pigmented, silky, fast drying… I can’t say enough good stuff about this polish! I love how it looks black in low light, but those tiny purple-red flecks come out as soon as daylight hits it. Even dreary November daylight makes this polish glow!

A England Jane Eyre - One Stroke Rose Nail Art

The red for my roses contrasts pretty sharply with the purple. Normally when you do one-stroke, you use a detail brush to touch up the edges and/or add leaves and such… But I couldn’t bear to change this mani at all. It’s perfect just as it is!

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I have tried one stroke a couple of times before, but not very recently. And the other times, it came out okay. But just okay. So you can imagine how happy I am with these roses πŸ™‚ I think my thumb even deserves a special mention!

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And yep, I managed the right hand too !

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Sorry for the photo spam ladies πŸ˜‰ they came out so nicely, I couldn’t bear not to use a tonne πŸ˜‰

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26 thoughts on “A England Jane Eyre & awesome One Stroke Roses

  1. Craftynail says:

    effin gorgeous Brij!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  2. I love this mani! I wish I could do one like this. The roses came out extremely beautiful.

  3. :O stunning Brij! Just lovely! My one stroke flowers are pathetic! Ha! Tutorials don’t help me. 😦 sad. Maybe someday. Enjoy your long weekend!

  4. Julie says:

    gorgeous! your roses are so pretty – I’d be proud too! πŸ˜€

  5. Just stunning honey! Absolutely beautiful!!!!!!!!

  6. Heee! Thank you my darlings πŸ™‚

  7. Kairi says:

    Stunning! I didn’t mind the photo spam at all, since these are just gorgeous πŸ™‚

  8. Adorned Claw says:

    Oh Wow! So beautiful! πŸ™‚

  9. eklinman says:

    ahhhh! I’ve only tired one stroke once…and it was a miserable failure. SO PRETTY! I love the roses

  10. Brim it this looks amazing!! I’m completely floored!!! πŸ˜€

  11. Kitsu says:

    These are so gorgeous! Did you use polish or paint for the roses?

  12. So gorgeous! And Jane Eyre is beautiful!!!

  13. Jeezzz hon! You really have got some amazing one stroke skills! This is absolutely a-m-a-z-i-n-g! And you even did both hands! Thumbs and toes up for that! Whoo hoo!

  14. Those are amazing! They look 3D against the background!!

  15. Nan says:

    Gorgeous ! Xxx

  16. TrineMarie says:

    I love this! So, so pretty πŸ™‚ Although I have no idea what “one-stroke roses” are πŸ˜›

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