summer is definitely the time to get a little fruity with your nails right? I painted this nail art at the weekend and I thought I'd put together a little tutorial in case you fancied trying your hand at some watermelon slices too..


first up paint a nice white base coat, I've used models own coconut cream as my base here. leave to dry then use a small brush to paint small pink triangles, space the triangles out, if your nails are very short and you want an easier version you could just paint one accent watermelon slice in the middle of each nail instead!


wash the brush in nail polish remover and use it again to draw a green stripe along the top of each triangle as above. I've used the smallest brush from my models own tool kit for this nail art.


to finish use the brush dipped in a paler green to add stripes along the original green line to create the watermelon skin. take a nail art pen or dotting tool and add a few black dots onto the pink to suggest seeds.

when everything is all dry add a few coats of top coat to seal everything (as always I recommend seche vite) and your fruity fingers are complete! 

do you like?

caroline x


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35 comments

  1. These are amazing! Definitely going to try this out they look so cute :3 x

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  2. Oh wow! I adore this, they're gorgeous x

    holljc.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. thanks hol- if I look at them too long they look like pizza slices haha! :) xx

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  3. Aww these nails are so cute!
    I really want to do this pattern.

    DarlingSophie

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  4. This is so cute, I wish I could do nail art this detailed, I'm going to have to give it a go though it looks so good! x

    EmmiHearts

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    1. yes you should!! it's not too hard once you break it down into steps :) xx

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  5. Love this nail look - simple and really effective :)

    Sophie x

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  6. Your nails are so pretty, i love them!

    Love Emma xx

    www.collagemepretty.blogspot.co.uk

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  7. So cute! I wish I had the patience to do this on all 10 fingernails, would probably end up doing just some accent nails!

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    1. that's a good idea!! defo quicker :) xx

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  8. Beautiful :)

    Georgina at foxonthehunt.com

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  9. I think these are your best yet Caroline, stunning:)
    Hayley
    Water Painted Dreams xo

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    1. ah do you think!! I really like them- still have them on today don't want to take them off yet :) xx

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  10. Love it!! The colours are lovely... What a nice idea ;) xx
    http://trend-mae.blogspot.com

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  11. I love this! Thanks for the tutorial...so cute and summer appropriate :)

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    will be happy to see you in my blog)

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  13. I love this look! I've done each whole nail as one slice of watermelon before but not several little slices on each nail. I think I actually prefer it this way as the white base breaks it up a little x

    Becky @ The Little Blog of Beauty

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  14. These are so so so cute! I always love looking at your nail art, it's always so unique and beautiful :) xxx

    http://blogthiswithhannah.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. oh hannah you're too kind :) thanks so much xx

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  15. These look awesome Caroline, super fun and fruity! :)
    Amy x | A Little Boat Sailing

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    1. yay! always happy when you give something the thumbs up haha! :) xx

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  16. These are amazing! Perfect for summer! I'd love to try to do this.

    Seren x
    http://www.terriblethrills.blogspot.co.uk

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