Thursday, 17 July 2014

Busy Bees

I spent all day thinking about how to do some cute bee nails, and eventually settled on lots of little bees. My first attempt failed massively as I did them too small and the outlines all just merged together. Take two was better, but there is still a lot of room for improvement - like the fact that bees don't have yellow faces!

This mani took a little while as it was fiddly with a nail pen, but there's actually only a few steps. I started with a base of O.P.I - Put A Coat On! then added blobs of Maybelline - Electric Yellow. Once dry I outlined the yellow blobs and added stripes, wings and eyes, all with a black nail art pen. There was a bit too much white space between the bees, so I added some random black dots around to break it up a bit. 

This pattern turned out so cute, it reminds me of baby clothes or linen! Perfect fun mani for summer, maybe it will even scare the real bees off!



  1. These are so adorable! Xx

    Jemma @ Jemma In Words

  2. These are so cute! They are perfect for summer too! :)

    1. We love summer nails! Have to start thinking about some autumn themes. E&J.xx


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