With my county/city/state shut down due to COVID-19, I am spending pretty much all of my time at home. The business my husband and I run is “non-essential” and it is not possible to work remotely so I am finding myself with a lot of free time as we are sheltering in place. I am trying to focus on what I can control over slipping into an anxiety spiral, and one thing I can control 100% is how cute my nails look during this crisis.

There is a cymbidium orchid in my front yard which has recently started blooming and I took inspiration from its colors to create this fun and easy floral manicure.

Flower nail art and cymbidium orchid
Floral nail art using Orly’s “Feel the Beat” collection for Spring 2020

I used the shade “Sweet Thing” as my base color, and used my dotting tool to make the flowers using the shades “Lips Like Sugar” and “Glow Baby”. I finished up by adding some dots to fill in the larger empty spaces using the shade “Magic Moment”.

Doing my nails is very therapeutic and relaxing for me, so this was a great stress-relieving activity!

Easy floral nail art
Flower nails and the flowers that inspired them!