Cath Kidston inspired nail tutorial


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Today’s blog is inspired by my cousin who wanted her nails done yesterday. As you can see from the picture below we couldn’t decide on just one design so had a range of different styles.

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After seeing how easy the flower nail was to do, Jodie fell in love with them and we decided to do her toes, giving them a Cath Kidston styled theme.

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Doing Jodie’s nails got me in the mood to change mine and follow through with the thought of these style nails on my own hands.

My Cath Kidston inspired nails . . .

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These nails are so easy to do so I’m going to show you how . . .

1. Start of with clean nails (I decided on a base coat too because this green can stain)

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2. Paint your nails with a base colour, this can be any colour you like, on Jodie’s nails we went for a blue and on mine a light green

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3. Decide what nails you want to paint your flowers on. Pick a colour you want to use (I chose pink) and make sure you have a light shade and a darker. Paint random spots with your light polish like the picture below

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4. Once dry use your darker shade to highlight. If its a nail art pen use it and if not use a cocktail stick dipped into the polish to draw random swirly lines like this picture

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5. For the leaves you want to use a green, again either with a nail art pen or using the cocktail stick technique. I do two leaves on each flower, just lines really, they don’t need to look like perfect leaves

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6. On the other nails you can do dots, or stripes, whatever you want really. I chose dots and stripes (using my nail art pen) and gold square embellishments I stuck on with clear polish.

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7. When your nails have dried finish with a clear top coat to steal the nail and make your design ‘pop’

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There you go as easy as that, why not try these out yourself?
Lots of love

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One thought on “Cath Kidston inspired nail tutorial

  1. Bradford says:

    Wow that was strange. I just wrote an really long comment but after I clicked submit my comment didn’t appear.
    Grrrr… well I’m not writing all that over again.
    Anyway, just wanted to say excellent blog!

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