Cherry Blossom Nail Art

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I bought the Arizona Green Tea drink a while back and fell in love with its packaging.


I really wanted to replicate the sakura tree design as a nail design so I went ahead and tried it! This nail design is very simple to do and requires no nail art tools. Although its not exactly like the image on the bottle it’s very close and looks really pretty in real life. The only thing that takes long is waiting for the nail varnish to dry…

Approx. Design Time: 30 minutes
Tools: Toothpick, Nail Varnish
Nail Varnish I Used:
– Barry M Gelly Hi-Shine Nail Paint in Dragon
– Barry M Gelly Hi-Shine Nail Paint in Greenberry
– Arezia code 841
– Arezia code 881
– Collection Hot Looks in 60 Midnight

Step 1
Coat your nails with a base coat so it doesn’t stain your nails. Paint your nails with a tuquoise green base, I used Barry M’s.
Optional: You can paint your index finger or ring finger a different colour to add an asymmetric design and make the art stand out.


Step 2
Using a toothpick, dip one end in a dark nail varnish such as black, blue or brown. We are going to draw the branches. Starting from the cuticle, draw a staggered line to the edge of your nail. This forms the base of your tree. Next add thin branches from the tree. Just dab and pull the toothpick to create other small lines.


Step 3
Using a light pink nail varnish, I used Barry M’s baby pink, dab your toothpick into the puddle and start creating small to medium dots on the branches in clusters of 3 or 4. These become your sakura flowers. Space them out and randomise where your flowers go.


Step 4
Pick out a darker shade of pink, I chose this one by Azziona, and using your toothpick dot some of this colour over the already drawn sakura blossoms. This forms a shadow effect and makes them look more 3D. If you want you can make some mini flowers with this colour as well.


Step 5
Dab your toothpick into the darker shade of nail varnish you used for the tree branches. Now create tiny dots in the centre or off-center in your larger flowers.

Step 6
Top off with a clear nail varnish to seal the who look. Now you are done.

Let me know in the comments below if you would like more of these nail art posts and what you would like to see me create next!

With love,
Kekidoll xoxo

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  • Jackie Harrison

    Love it cool post love to drink Arizona Ice Tea and to have the design on the nails fierce doll great job.

  • That looks absolutely stunning!!! :P I’m not really good at painting mynails and I usually just go to a nail salon to have mine done :| Meeeh
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  • Great source of inspiration. I love the result :)
    Sure I’d like to see more nail art posts!
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  • The design on those bottles are so nice! I’ve bought it a few times just because I wanted the bottle!!

    Your nails looks really nice :D
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    • Amy

      I knoooow! I didn’t care how it tasted, I just wanted the bottle but it actually turned out yummy!!

      Thank you hun ^___^
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  • how awesome are you!!! i love their packaging too and your nail inspiration is beautiful. good job!
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  • The nails look amazing. I will deffinitely try it sometime. I have the necesar colors and I really need to do my nails cause I didn’t since forever.

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  • Cat

    Pretty nails! I think that’s a cute idea to make a design off of the green tea packaging. I’m always amazed at nail art because it’s such a small canvas to work with. I haven’t painted my nails in a long time though!
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  • Amy

    Your nails look lovely! I don’t have the patience to wait for a single coat to dry, so I’m sure if I did it it would go terribly wrong haha. Iusually end up smudging it straight away ’cause I’m too excited to get on with my day.

    My kitchens small too so when we did it I had to borrow one of my friend’s houses.

    I get annoyed with people at a lot of gigs, I often end up with people just talking in front of me, or really tall people. It can be annoying.

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  • Kat

    Wow that’s incredible – great job! xx Kat

    Love and Ace

    • Thank you Kat!