Spring Floral Nails with Bunny Accent plus bonus Tutorial

I was determined to design a cute bunny for Easter nails! Unsurprisingly, I had to try several different ideas out before I made a bunny I was happy with and I ended up really loving how this mani came out and it was totally easy to do!

I started out by painting my middle finger with 2 coats of Nicole by OPI – Tink’s in the Pink and the rest of my fingers with two coats of Barielle – Going to the Chapel. Using a medium dotting tool, I began making random flowers on the tips of the white nails. I overlapped some to give it a more random and dense feeling. Once those were done, I topped them with Seche Vite to seal them in and aid in drying time (and to make sure I didn’t F them up while doing my accent nail LOL).

Bunny and Floral Tips - Easter Nails
Bunny and Floral Tips – Easter Nails

For my accent nail, I used a striping brush and Going to the Chapel to create an outline of the bunny body, tail and ears. I used the polish brush to fill in the body (because easier) and then used the striping brush to fill in the ears and tail.

I used a large dotting tool to create the eyes and the same tool to create the nose. For the nose, I placed a starting dot and, without lifting the tool, dragged it to the right to give it an oval shape – be sure to use a light touch and don’t press in, just glide the tool across the surface of the nail lightly. I used an x-small dotting tool to add the white highlights to the eyes.

Finally, I used my detail brush to add pink to the ears of the rabbit.

Here’s a tutorial sheet on how I create the bunny in a more visual way (you can click on it to see a larger size):

Bunny Tutorial Sheet
Bunny Tutorial Sheet

POLISHES:

  • Essie – Grow Stronger Base Coat
  • Barielle – Going to the Chapel
  • Nicole by OPI – Tink’s in the Pink
  • Sally Hansen – Lacey Lilac
  • Sally Hansen – Mellow Yellow
  • Color Club – New Bohemian
  • China Glaze – At Vase Value
  • Seche Vite – Dry Fast Top Coat

I absolutely adore how the mani came together and I hope the tutorial sheet is useful! If you re-create the bunny, I would absolutely love to see it!

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