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Messy Bubble Nail Art Tutorial

I’m probably not the first person to think of this nail art, it is super easy (albeit crazy messy), but when I was Google-researching it to see if it would work, I couldn’t find any clues! So, I have a tutorial for you today, especially suited to those of you who don’t mind getting funny looks from anyone living with you… But it is so much fun, please do give it a try!

Messy Bubble Nail Art Tutorial

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Step by Step Easy Nail Art Tutorial – Sharpie Roses

Good evening ladies! I hope everyone’s week is off to a good start 🙂 today was super productive for me, so I’m on a high!

Yesterday was Macro Monday, so today is Tutorial Tuesday! I thought it would be nice to do a simple one. Even though we can all do marvelous things with our nails when we want, sometimes we just don’t have the time, right? And this is perfect for the season!

 

You will need

  • two nail polishes – I used a greige and a rosy pink – both by Kiko
  • Sharpie marker pen – or another fine-ish permanent marker
  • top coat – preferably fast-drying

 

And here are the steps…

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Fairytale Nail Art Tutorial

Hey girls!

Gosh, is it Sunday already? The weekend always goes by too fast…

I just wanted to direct you over to Luchessa’s blog to see my tutorial 🙂 Luchessa is such a sweetie, and such a great blogger (I can’t believe she only had her first bloggoversary recently, she is so professional!), I was really touched that she asked me for a tutorial. It was a real collaboration, too, she had so many great ideas for me ! So go on, click on the image to see it

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Tuesday Tutorials – Feather Nail Art with Butter London “Posh Bird” *picture heavy*

Eeeek’s recent post about her feather mani reminded me how much I love this look ! The only thing is, I’m really squeamish about feathers, so I played around with a fanbrush to get the look. Naturally, I had to use Posh Bird by Butter London – it’s an almost 1-coater foil that is just perfect – and you get the pun, I hope 🙂

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You will need :

  • Base colour – a foil or highly pigmented creme, you don’t want this to be a sheer colour, and it needs to contrast nicely with…
  • Detail colour – I used black acrylic paint. You can definitely do this with nail polish, too, but again, it needs to be opaque. Acrylic paint is handy, it dries fast and doesn’t streak when you top coat it
  • Fan brush – yep, those funny shaped ones you get in nail art sets. It took me a while to work out what to do with mine, but now I can’t live without it !
  • Dotting tool(s) – I used two sizes. If you don’t have dotting tools, you can use knitting needles, hair pins, tooth picks…

First up, a collage, in case you’d like to follow all the steps in one handy image !

Feather Tutorial

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