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Ah the dreaded flowers! I can't tell you how many times I failed at this design. If you don't believe me, have a look at any of my feeds. You will find exactly ONE decent floral design. It won't surprise you then, that when the awesome @Nailmachine asked me to do a mani swap with her, I chose to recreate one of her floral manicures. I think I just love making life harder for myself!

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This is one of those delicate designs that I love the most. The fact that there was virtually no shading involved kind of made me think I could pull this off. I'm not saying it's perfect but this is probably the best floral mani I've ever done so I am damn proud of myself! 

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I used mainly striping and detail brushes and there was lots of trial and error but I got there in the end! The base is Collection French White 1 and for the flowers I used Nails Inc Marylebone High Street (which I reviewed here), Nails Inc Queen Victoria Street and Golden Rose Rich Color 70. To see my other flower design check out this post.

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To see the original check out Kimberlyn's insta page and show her some love! What do you think? Any tips for floral manicures?


  1. Very delicate and well done manicure! I like it a lot!

  2. I agree, very delicate and I think you should be very proud of yourself!

    1. Thank you! I'm not too confident painting flowers so I'm glad you like it! x