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Start off with a base coat, I used Essie’s “Grow Stronger” base coat.

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Apply a cream color as a base color, I used Essie’s “Walk Down the Aisle” and I had to apply about four coats.

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Using a brush or a dotting tool paint some irregular circles on the nails. I used Delta Ceramcoat’s “Hydrangea Pink” acrylic paint and Winstonia’s “Fine Line” brush.

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Paint the lines of a rose in the circle using a detail brush and a red color. I used Apple Barrel’s “Bright Red” acrylic paint and Red Carpet’s “Detail Brush”.

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Mix the light pink and the red color together with more pink than red and repeat this process. The roses will look better and more detailed with more layers.

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Then mix the same light pink and red together but with more red than pink this time and repeat the process.

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To paint the leaves use the same detail brush and a light green color. I added leaves around all the roses to fill up any open space. I used Delta Ceramcoat’s “Apple Green” acrylic paint. To pain the leaves you could create a small semicircle coming off the side of the rose and then add a small V to the top of the circle.

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Add a small amount of black acrylic paint to the green previously used to create a darker green and then outline the leaves. I added Apple Barrel’s “Black” acrylic paint and Winstonia’s “Berry Wine” brush.

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Apply a top coat, I used Essie’s “Gel-Setter” top coat.

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Your rose nails are finished!

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