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This Week’s Nails – Anchors Away

It is a wet and windy night round these parts and as I type this, the rain is battering down against the conservatory roof and it is so noisy…I think I prefer the snow!

I have been meaning to try out these nautical nail tattoos for a little while and had a play around with them last night. I have to say that I love the effect they have: delicate yet quite punk.

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I wasn’t too sure what colour to use as the base on my nails so I stuck with the watery theme and picked a pastel blue, which I think works really well.

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For those of you who were wondering how to achieve this look, you will need:

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Your base colour

A clear top coat

Nail tattoos

Scissors

A small bowl of water

As always, begin with clean, filed nails

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Paint them with two coats of your base colour and allow to dry

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Cut out your nail tattoo

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Place the tattoo in a bowl of water for around 20 seconds

Carefully remove it from the water and gently place it on your nail

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Once the design has transferred, seal the look with a layer of clear varnish

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And there you have it – a very simple, yet effective, nautical look!

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About hannahhotcakes

My name is Hannah. I live near Bath in a lovely village in the Cotswolds with my husband Ian, the love of my life for the past 10 years, in our dream cottage. I have landed my dream job as a primary school teacher and I can’t think of anything else I would rather be doing. I am a self-confessed foodie and I love to cook, bake, and eat out as much as possible. Here are some things I love: My friends and family, travelling, fresh flowers, good books, having breakfast on my balcony, horror films, Christmas, tea, Las Vegas, lie-ins, red wine, Liverpool FC, music, sausage dogs, Spain, rare steak, fashion, cheese, American TV series and camping. And here are my pet hates: People dressed as animals, whistling, being rushed, being made to wait, girls who act stupid to impress a man, spiders, sunburn and rocket (it comes with EVERYTHING!)

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