Welcome to Nailed Daily the blog where it all started! Back in 2011 I had this crazy idea of starting this nail art blog where I would complete 365 nail designs in one year. On Nov 30th 2012 I completed the challenge, it was a huge struggle to commit to, but I am glad I did it because it pushed me so much further with my nail art. Shortly after completing my challenge I quit blogging and I wasn’t sure if I would ever come back to it, but here I am many years later with much more knowledge, way better photography skills and exciting new nail adventures to talk about. I hope to use this blog to inspire other nail techs, I want to share my experiences as an educator, nail competitor and salon owner. I will also share new nail designs and tutorials. I am excited for this new chapter of my blog, it wont be daily but I promise it will be good content! I hope you enjoy my posts and appreciate your support!

Day 120 - Afternoon Tea

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My girlfriend brought me back all sorts of nail goodies from Hong Kong and included in the pack were some mini 3D sweets, The minute I saw them it made me want to go for afternoon tea and desserts.

I wanted to go with a Victorian floral french for this design, I started of with the pastel polish and then painted the roses. I had seen this tutorial a while ago and it is by far the easiest way to paint a rose (Tutorial Link) what I did was paint  two red dots with the dotting tool placed side by side. I then  painted two light pink dots on either side  of the red ones in the shape of a +, while the dots are still wet use your smallest dotting tool and swirl the paints to form the petals. Do watch the video, it makes much more sense! after that I added the leaves and outlined all the roses. When that was all done I used my silver striping paint and added the line under the french (like the trim on china) and then to make it even more girly I added some pearls. For the ring finger I painted the french polish and added the tiny sweets by adhering them with a small drop of nail glue, you would be shocked how well these things stay on! They do drive me nuts but I still think it's worth it.

Polish: Avon Mark Mojito

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