Tuesday, 12 November 2013

Tutorial Tuesday: Rose Polka Dots

Hey everyone! Today I have a brand new Tutorial Tuesday for you, this time for this gorgeous rose polka dots that you might remember from here. I had originally intended to post a tutorial for these bow nails today, because I was absolutely certain that I'd posted this tutorial already. However, after discovering (and double checking) that I hadn't, I decided to push the bow nails back a week and post these instead, considering I promised you a tutorial 'soon' over 3 months ago!  I can only apologise for my idiocy.

I wont bombard you with pictures as you've already seen these before, but just as a reminder for the colours I used 2True - Sienna for the base, 2True - Taylor for the roses, MASH - White, Barry M - Key Lime, and these studs from Born Pretty Store.

Step 1: Paint your nails pink
Step 2: Using a dotting tool and white polish draw dots on alternate nails
Step 3: Using a larger dotting tool paint on darker pink spots, more loosely than the white dots
Step 4: Using a thin brush paint on the shapes of the inside of the roses. For this shade I mixed the base colour and the white together to create a more opaque light pink
Step 5: Using the same brush paint on the leaves in green. 
Step 6: Finish off with a topcoat to seal in your design, and you’re done! You can also add studs whilst the topcoat is still drying if you wish

What do you think? Let me know in the comments!


  1. These are absolutely gorgeous. I love the pink and the green and also the lovely design. Perfect :) x

  2. Is there any trick to get the dots in line so well like yours or is it just experience? :-)

  3. What brushes do you use for nail art?

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  4. Love this tutorial! So pretty! I may just have the perfect nail art challenge for you that begins in 2014 (which is only a scary 7 weeks away!). There's prizes to be won and I'd love for you to be a part of it! Hop over to my blog to find out how to get involved! x

  5. Hi! You have an awesome tutorial! After seeing your tutorial, I feel like paining some floral nails!

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  6. This looks like such a cute design, definitely going to give this a try :)

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  9. Hi I love this color but it is to light for November wwwNaylart.blogspot.com

  10. So gorgeous, wish I could do this! You have talent girl! :)


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