Pink Abstract | Nail Art

Want to know how to create this pink abstract nail look? Follow our 6 step guide below!

 

The products we used to create this look:

Nail varnish and nail art tools

1. Vitamin Base Coat – Natural Collection
2. Nail Paint – Barry M – Bespoke
3. 7 Day Wear Nail Polish – Collection – White Out
4. 60 Seconds Super Shine – Rimmel London – Naked Class
5. Paint Pot – Ciate London – Confetti
6. Silver Striping Tape
7. Pointed Drawing Brush
8. Pointed Drawing Brush

 

Now lets show you how we created this pink abstract nail art!

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STEP 1

First of all it is important to make sure your nails are clean and ready to be painted before we start, so we need to do a little bit of preparation. If you have nail varnish on already, you will need to take it off with some nail varnish remover. After this is done, I usually wash my hands just to ensure my nails are completely clean.

Then it’s time to tidy your nails up a little and to shape them to how you want, using with your file. Also, if you want make your nails appear longer – you can push back your cuticles. If you place your hand in some warm water for a few minutes, it will help soften your skin making it easier for you to do this.

Once you are ready, you should apply a base coat to your nail as this will protect your nails from being stained but also will make applying your nail varnish much smoother. We used the Vitamin Base Coat (1) to do this.

 

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STEP 2

Once your base coat is dry, we can start moving on to the more exciting parts – deciding what colour you want your nails to be! For this look, we decided to have the ring finger as the main focus so we painted this nail with the white (3) nail varnish, and the rest with the gorgeous nail varnish in the colour Bespoke (2). We applied 2 coats of the nail varnish as this makes sure the nails are covered well.

We recommend you apply two thin coats rather than one thick one as the thicker the coat, the longer it will take to dry.

 

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STEP 3

Once the white nail varnish is dry, it’s time to start creating this pink abstract nail art! The first thing we need to do is place some striping tape to create the shapes on the nail. We started by gently placing the silver striping tape (6) down the middle of the ring finger nail, and then gently placed the two horizontal lines.

It is important you make sure your nail varnish is dry before you place it over your nail as this could take your nail varnish off!

If you don’t have any striping tape or stencils, it’s okay, you can use tape instead! You can see how we used the tape technique on our tutorial for the Stripe and Flower Nail Look.

 

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STEP 4

Once you are happy with where the striping tape is and the shapes you will be creating – it’s time to add the pretty colours! We decided to start by painting the large inner section with the nail varnish in the colour Bespoke (2), using the pointed drawing brush (7).

 

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STEP 5

Next we painted the large outer section with the nail varnish in the colour Naked Class (4), using the pointed drawing brush (7).

* This nail look is gorgeous if you wanted to leave it like this, just make sure you cut down the stripping tape to the right size of your nail.

 

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STEP 6

Now it’s time to add the final touches to this pink abstract nail art! We painted the 2 small white sections with the nail varnish in the colour Confetti (5) using the small pointed drawing brush (8). After you have finished painting the last 2 sections, let them dry a little and then gently take off the striping time – one at a time.

 

And that’s how we created this pink abstract nail look! It’s the perfect everyday nail look for your nails!

 

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68 Comments

  • Ellie Phillips 6th November 2018 at 6:12 pm

    I love the pinky shade and the colours on the abstract pattern you’ve chosen to use are lovely x

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    • Creative Nails 8th November 2018 at 7:48 pm

      It’s such a gorgeous shade, isn’t it?! When I saw it, I knew I had to get it! Aw thank you, I thought the combination would be perfect for a gorgeous everyday nail look 🙂

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  • Kate 6th November 2018 at 8:06 pm

    I love this nail polish brand and the design looks so lovely. I’m obsessed with pink shades at the moment.

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    • Creative Nails 8th November 2018 at 7:50 pm

      Barry M is a really great brand! Their nail polishes are gorgeous and such good quality. They aren’t too expensive either. Thank you 🙂 pink shades are definitely a favourite of mine!

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  • Annie 6th November 2018 at 8:13 pm

    I LOVE this nail look! The colours and the design are definitely something I’d wear all year round. That confetti polish is super pretty as well!

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    • Creative Nails 8th November 2018 at 7:52 pm

      Aww, thank you so much! 😀 I love the colours in this design, I thought it was a lovely combination with them. It definitely is something you could wear all year round with an everyday look or even for a party! It is really pretty the confetti nail polish, I got it from TK Maxx for £3.99 😀

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  • Sophie Wentworth 6th November 2018 at 8:17 pm

    This is so pretty and elegant. I really love the colour of the base shade x

    Sophie
    http://www.glowsteady.co.uk

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    • Creative Nails 8th November 2018 at 7:55 pm

      Thank you 🙂 It’s such a pretty colour, isn’t it?!

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  • Aaliyah 6th November 2018 at 8:20 pm

    Love this look, this is perfect for an everyday nail look which you could wear to work! Love the pinky nude shade x

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    • Creative Nails 8th November 2018 at 7:56 pm

      It’s such a pretty look, isn’t it?! I have been wearing it on my nails this week for work! I love the colour of the pink too, it’s so pretty. It’s definitely going to be a go to colour 😀

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  • Michelle Blackadar 6th November 2018 at 8:25 pm

    oooh this is so lovely! that pink color is one of my absolute favorite colors. i love how simple it is, but still different. great job! x

    mich / simplymich.com

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    • Creative Nails 8th November 2018 at 8:29 pm

      Thank you 🙂 I love that colour too, when I saw it in Boots at the weekend I knew I had to get it 😀 oh yeah, it’s quite a simple design – sometimes doing simple designs like this are all you need 🙂 it’s perfect for everyday wear!

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  • Bexa 6th November 2018 at 8:56 pm

    The pink shade is so pretty! I actually brought a jumper in that exact colour the other day, I love it! The abstract nail is really creative, I love the sparkly bits, everything works so well together! Another fab design, thank you for sharing! <3 xx

    Bexa | http://www.hellobexa.com

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    • Creative Nails 8th November 2018 at 8:35 pm

      It’s gorgeous, isn’t it?! I actually bought a jumper the other day too that has a similar colour to it, haha 😀 aww, thank you. I thought the sparkly bits was a really nice touch to the look 🙂

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  • Jo 6th November 2018 at 9:09 pm

    Love the colours – think I could even try this one myself!

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    • Creative Nails 8th November 2018 at 8:43 pm

      The colours are so pretty, aren’t they?! We’d love to see a picture if you do try this one out 😀

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  • Hanmwill 6th November 2018 at 10:15 pm

    Incredible design! I struggle to even paint my nails normally so major props for this, they look beautiful!

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    • Creative Nails 8th November 2018 at 8:53 pm

      Haha, thank you! It’s so much fun doing nail art 😀

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  • EllieLilyLouise 7th November 2018 at 1:34 am

    I love this look! The pink is gorgeous and the pattern is so subtle and wearable I love it!
    Ellie x // https://ellielilylouise.wordpress.com

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    • Creative Nails 8th November 2018 at 8:54 pm

      Thank you! It’s a really pretty design, isn’t it?! It’s perfect for everyday wear 🙂

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  • Susanne 8th November 2018 at 5:05 pm

    A simple but lovely design! I always have trouble finding white nail varnish that has coverage, so I am going to hunt down a bottle of yours 🙂

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    • Creative Nails 8th November 2018 at 8:57 pm

      Thank you! It is simple but looks so pretty. It’s perfect for everyday wear 🙂 I hope you are able to find one. This one is really good value for money. It surprised me how good it was for only £1.99!

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  • Lisa McLachlan 8th November 2018 at 5:08 pm

    I saw this over on your Insta and thought how beautiful and elegant it was. This is so wearable, it would be perfect for work as well as outside. Your designs are always so gorgeous, thank you for sharing! x

    Lisa | http://www.lisasnotebook.com

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    • Creative Nails 8th November 2018 at 8:59 pm

      Aww, thank you so much. This is one of my favourite for everyday wear, I love the shade of the pink Barry M polish! I’ve had this look on my nails this week for work 🙂

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  • What Corinne Did 8th November 2018 at 5:16 pm

    I love this look. It is so simple yet so effective! And that millennial pink is just perfect!

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    • Creative Nails 8th November 2018 at 9:01 pm

      Thank you 🙂 it is quite a simple look, but it looks gorgeous on the nails! It’s such a pretty colour, isn’t it?! ❤

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  • Amie Cadwallader 8th November 2018 at 5:28 pm

    I am so in love with all the nail designs you create! They’re incredible!

    Love, Amie ❤
    The Curvaceous Vegan

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    • Creative Nails 8th November 2018 at 9:09 pm

      Thank you so much! It’s so much fun creating them 😀 ❤

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  • MJ 8th November 2018 at 5:44 pm

    Wow! Your posts are always so helpful and creative. I love this design. You make me feel like I can do this myself! I might just

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    • Creative Nails 8th November 2018 at 9:10 pm

      Thank you so much 🙂 I’m so happy to hear that, makes the time spent on it so worth it! This design is super cute, perfect for everyday wear. It’s not too difficult either! I’m sure if you did try it, it would look gorgeous 🙂 we’d love to see a picture if you do! ❤

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  • Lindsey 8th November 2018 at 5:48 pm

    That looks so effective and you make it looks so easy. I’m going to have to give it a go – although I doubt it will look as good. Great post again!

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    • Creative Nails 8th November 2018 at 9:11 pm

      Thank you so much 🙂 It is quite an easy design to do! We’d love to see a picture if you do paint this look on your nails. I’m sure it will look gorgeous! ❤

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  • andthenzen ✨ 8th November 2018 at 5:54 pm

    I adore this design, and I love the shade of Barry M you’ve used – I think I could even attempt this myself without it turning out too awful..

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    • Creative Nails 8th November 2018 at 9:14 pm

      Thank you so much. I’m so happy to hear you like the design! It’s such a gorgeous shade, isn’t it?! Haha, I’m sure if you tried this look it would look gorgeous on your nails ❤

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  • Sophie Bolton 8th November 2018 at 6:06 pm

    I love this!! It’s so beautiful 🙂

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  • Natonya 8th November 2018 at 6:09 pm

    This design is so intricate yet easy to obtain! I was thinking about doing my nails tonight but didn’t want to do the plain coat with a splash of glitter, it’s a style I do all the time. Tonight, I’m going to pamper myself and make time to do my nails with the design you shared <3

    Natonya | https://justnatonya.wordpress.com

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    • Creative Nails 8th November 2018 at 9:19 pm

      Thank you so much! Aww, enjoy pampering yourself tonight. We’d love to see a picture if you do this design on your nails. I’m sure it is going to be gorgeous! 🙂

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  • Kristin Harris/Tales From Home 8th November 2018 at 7:19 pm

    This is super cute! I love the abstract look of it and the way the one nail just pops out at you! Great job and thanks for the step by step!

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    • Creative Nails 8th November 2018 at 9:20 pm

      Thank you so much 🙂 I love doing an accent nail, sometimes I feel like it can be a bit too much if you have all the nails painted with a design but this does make that one nail ‘pop’ as you said 😀

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  • Hanna Rose 8th November 2018 at 7:42 pm

    Hey girls! This is another incredible tutorial – I love a bit of abstract nail art! I actually bought some gorgeous holographic glitter nail tape years ago and I only ever used it once. So glad you are inspiring me to keep trying new things and get out that nail tape again!
    xoxo
    Hanna Rose
    Latest Blog Post: Christmas Blog Post Ideas Part Two

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    • Creative Nails 8th November 2018 at 9:22 pm

      Aww, thank you so much for the lovely comment. I’m so happy to hear that we are inspiring you! Makes it all worth the time and effort I spend creating these tutorials 🙂 I’m sure your nails will look gorgeous with what you create ❤

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  • chelsea 8th November 2018 at 8:39 pm

    Absolutely loved this tutorial and walkthrough! I need to be more creative with my nail polish I’ll admit, I always see these photos of nail designs and want to try them out but not sure how! This helped a ton, thank you!

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    • Creative Nails 8th November 2018 at 9:23 pm

      Thank you so much! I’m so happy to hear that you loved the tutorials 🙂 it can be difficult when you see the photos of nail designs, to work out how to actually paint them. That’s why I try to create these easy step by step tutorials, so people can do that! I’m so happy I helped you a ton 🙂 have fun painting your nails 😀

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  • Morgan Miller 8th November 2018 at 8:47 pm

    Had no idea Barry M did such pretty shades of nail varnish! Another fab look x
    Morgan

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    • Creative Nails 8th November 2018 at 9:23 pm

      Oh really?! They have so many gorgeous shades, I would easily have them all if I could, haha. Thank you! 🙂

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  • joy 8th November 2018 at 9:18 pm

    your photography is great. i love the step by step photos. very helpful.

    Joy at The Joyous Living

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    • Creative Nails 8th November 2018 at 9:24 pm

      Thank you so much 🙂 I’m so glad you found it helpful!

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  • Rhiangle 8th November 2018 at 10:30 pm

    I love this! Not usually a colour combo I would’ve thought to wear myself but this is minimalist, elegant and gorgeous. Might have to buy that pink shade!

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    • Creative Nails 8th November 2018 at 10:39 pm

      Thank you so much! I’m so happy to hear you love the nail look. I thought the colour combination was so pretty together. They work really well 🙂 it’s such a gorgeous pink shade, isn’t it?! When I saw it in Boots, I knew I had to get it 😀

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  • Chloe Dickenson 9th November 2018 at 9:32 am

    I love how easy your instructions and pictures are to follow, it makes it so easy for a nail novice like me to follow! The colour of the nail polish is also absolutely beautiful! xx
    http://www.imjustagirl16.co.uk

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    • Creative Nails 17th November 2018 at 10:28 pm

      Thank you so much! I’m SO happy to hear that you love how easy it is to follow the instructions and pictures – I really try to make it like that, so everyone can try nail art if they would like to. It’s gorgeous shade isn’t it?! ❤

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  • Eve Morgan 9th November 2018 at 1:33 pm

    That pink shade is beautiful! I think the abstract pattern is really fun too. I used to be really into nail art, especially when I was at Uni.

    Eve x

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    • Creative Nails 17th November 2018 at 10:30 pm

      It’s such a gorgeous colour, isn’t it?! I’d wear it all year round 🙂 Thank you, nail art is so much fun. It’s really fun way to be creative!

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  • Soph 9th November 2018 at 4:22 pm

    Ooh I absolutely adore this dusky pink colour, Bespoke is such an interesting name for it! I love an accent nail and this one is so arty and cool, great tutorial I’ll definitely be keeping this in mind!

    Soph – https://sophhearts.com/ x

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    • Creative Nails 17th November 2018 at 10:32 pm

      Thank you! It’s such a gorgeous colour, isn’t it?! It’s also perfect all year round! Accent nails are my favourite (if you hadn’t worked out?! 😛 ) I think it looks gorgeous when you have that one nail that stands out. I’d love to see a picture if you ever do get this nail look done or an inspired nail look 🙂

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  • Nancy 10th November 2018 at 2:16 am

    I am so in love with pink nails. I like the idea of the abstract art. It worked out really well – I like the glitter touch on the corners. I need to try this out one of these days! Thanks for sharing ♥. Have a great weekend!

    Nancy ♥ exquisitely.me

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    • Creative Nails 17th November 2018 at 10:39 pm

      Thank you 🙂 It’s such a gorgeous colour, isn’t it?! When I saw it, I knew I had to get it! I thought the glitter added a really pretty touch to the look. I originally wasn’t going to add it, but when I saw the look while creating it – I thought it would look really pretty with it! We’d love to see a picture if you do try out one of our looks 🙂 I hope you love a great weekend too!

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  • Sophie 10th November 2018 at 7:40 pm

    I’m obsessed with your designs!!! I’m doing my gels tonight ☺️ I used to love doing nail art with my my pens Also, I can’t believe I wasn’t following you on here too!

    Have a great weekend!

    Sophie

    http://www.somethingsotrue.com

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    • Creative Nails 17th November 2018 at 11:02 pm

      Aww, thank you so much! Reading this comment put a huge smile on my face. I’d love to know how you did your gel nails! Oh yeah, I’ve heard about the pens, but I haven’t tried them before. Haha, I hope you had a great weekend too! Followed you back ❤

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  • Huda 11th November 2018 at 3:04 pm

    Okay this has to be be one of my favourite nail designs that you have done! Love how minimal yet pretty it is! Absolutely love pastel shades like these!
    Beaulife.org

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    • Creative Nails 17th November 2018 at 11:05 pm

      Aww, thank you! I really loved this nail look too 😀 oh yeah, I don’t think you always need to do loads in order to make a pretty nail look – sometimes all you need is a simple one with gorgeous colours 🙂

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  • Jenny in Neverland 12th November 2018 at 9:40 am

    This is a really pretty design but also has something that makes it stand out 🙂 xxx

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    • Creative Nails 17th November 2018 at 11:07 pm

      Thank you 🙂 the colours in the accent nail really make it stand out. I think they all worked really nicely together!

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  • Merkitty 12th November 2018 at 4:13 pm

    I love this design, it’s super feminine and simple. I love that you show step by step the process in photos.. not everyone feels like watching a video for a tutorial.

    I do enjoy an accent nail and because of how easy this seems to do, it might be one I end up trying. Thanks for sharing ♥

    merkitty.co.uk

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    • Creative Nails 17th November 2018 at 11:10 pm

      Thank you so much! Oh yeah, I realised there was so many videos around but sometimes it’s really handy to just see a photo in a tutorial so you know what it should look like at each point. Accent nails are my favourite kind of nail looks, I find them so pretty and aren’t too much on the nails. I’d love to see a picture if you do end up trying this look! ❤

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  • Cora @ Tea Party Princess 14th November 2018 at 1:12 pm

    This look is so pretty and simple.
    I love Bespoke, it’s such a gorgeous colour.
    Cora | http://www.teapartyprincess.co.uk

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    • Creative Nails 17th November 2018 at 11:11 pm

      Thank you! I thought it would be a perfect everyday nail look, it’s not too much so it’s quite easy to re-create and looks gorgeous on the nails. It’s so pretty, isn’t it?! I knew I had to get it when I saw it in the shop! ❤

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