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Birds on a wire nail art tutorial

The lovely people atĀ Fake Tattoos recently sent me some samples of nail art tattoos. I decided to use these cute little birds as my nickname from my mum and dad has been ‘Jennie Wren’ ever since I was a baby. I also painted a similar design (shown below) onto a canvas a few years ago so this was my main inspiration. A few years ago I saw a painting of birds on a wire in.. Read More

Gold Paisley Nails

I like to think of this design as ‘rustic’ or ‘shabby chic’. This isn’t my finest nail art hour but it still looks quite pretty.

Purple Velvet Spotty Nails

This week I was feeling all purple and sparkly. This design was very quick and simple to do as the nail polishes I used only required two coats and they were pretty quick drying. The only other thing I needed was a dotting tool.

Models Own Hyper Gel Nails

The fabulous company that is Models Own recently held a 50% off sale after receiving over 250k likes on their Facebook page. As the clock struck 10am and they released their sale code I immediately filled my basket full of Models Own goodness and 2 days later the following spread appeared on my desk. I was so excited to try out the new Models Own Hyper Gel nail polish. I started by using the pale.. Read More

Under the sea nails

Last week I decided to try out a sea theme on my nails. I bought a new BarryM gelly nail polish that was a sea blue colour and perfect for the base.