Monthly Archives: October 2011

A Witch’s Best Friend

Happy All Hallow’s Eve! Tonight I’m wrapping up the holiday’s nail art with my favorite Halloween mascot, the black cat. Before applying SpaRitual Street Smart, I cut out to small triangles of black paper and placed them on my ring … Continue reading

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Wicked Web

Today’s post is inspired by the creepsters that hang outside my kitchen window. After first considering the go-to Halloween orange for the background, I opted for a sky blue (Nubar Blue Hydrangea) to mimic my view. And I finally made … Continue reading

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The Bloody French

I got this idea from one of the True Blood inspired posts at Colour Coated. Jasmine did this dripping design on natural nails, so check that out for a look you could wear in real life. Here I made another … Continue reading

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Scarecrow’s patches

I needed just about every nail art tool in my arsenal to put this manicure together. I’ll take you through the steps after the photo. I started by alternating these polishes (thumb to pinky) for the base: Zoya Kelly, SpaRitual … Continue reading

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It’s the not-so-Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

These pumpkins turned out a little rougher than I had envisioned, but I still think they’re cute. So let’s make pumpkins into pumpkinade and just pretend that I was going for that primitive art look. The base is four coats … Continue reading

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Simple Frankenstein’s Monster nail art

Here’s a bit of Halloween nail art that’s less involved than the past few posts. I simply started with Ginger + Liz Ivy League, which is a great eerie green. Then I swiped on a fast drying top coat to … Continue reading

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Werenails, or furry Manolo manicure

When I woke up this morning I found my Helmer torn to shreds, nail polish everywhere, and this swatch on my memory card. Apparently there was a full moon last night and my nails transformed into . . . WERENAILS!! … Continue reading

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