So, I decided to freehand paint all five nails with a red base coat (Nails Inc King Edward Street) and paint on five different designs: heart, ladybird (ladybug, for my American readers), strawberry, apple and postbox using Rio Nail Art pens in black, white, yellow and green.
Here are some close ups:
Postbox: created with Rio nail art pens in yellow, white and black. I’ve never seen anyone paint a postbox onto their nails, despite their iconic nature, so this was something of an experiment!
This is the original
So there’s a certain level of artistic licence, but I’m quite happy with how it turned out
Apple: with a leaf, a stalk and a bit of reflection
Ladybird (ladybug) – not something new to the world of nail art, but definitely worth inclusion in a collection of five things in nail art form!
A heart: these are usually done by painting red onto a nail, but I made a ‘negative’ image by painting the black on top of the red