Thursday, 20 March 2014

Tattooed Love Boys


After numerous love-themed manicures earlier in the year it was nice to have a little break from hearts and flowers as the excitement of Valentine's Day died down. However, today I was in the mood for a little love again. I used three of the new Rita Ora for Rimmel polishes to create this look: White Hot Love* (the dots), Let's Get Nude* (the base), and Raw As Night* (the rose). I then used my black Barry M nail art pen for the rose outline and the writing. The white highlight on the letters is done with the white Barry M nail pen. I used my go-to green for the leaves - Max Factor's Cactus Green. 

My initial plan was not to have the writing but to have roses on each nail. I decided against this after doing the rose and thinking it would be a bit much on every finger as well. Sometimes I do designs on my thumb first so that if it completely messes up or my plan changes it doesn't ruin the entire thing - I can just leave the thumb out of the pics!

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  1. I do that too, first trying things out on my thumb! :D This looks really pretty, the rose came out so great and I love the writing!

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    1. Thanks Robin! I'm totally in awe of these, don't know how Emma gets the lines so neat!! Jo x

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    2. By the way, I have nominated you guys for the Blogger Friendship Award! I just love all your nail art so I definitely wanted to nominate you :) If you want, you can check out my blogpost: http://rexxxdidit.blogspot.be/2014/03/the-blogger-friendship-award.html

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  2. I love the rose and the hole mani is wonderful!

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  3. Love the rose and "LOVE" letters <3

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    1. That's a lot of love! Thank you. E&J.xx

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  4. These look beautiful! I love the lettering and the rose is gorgeous :)

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