Friday, October 8, 2010

A Subtle Halloween Look

Hey Ladies,

Today I have another Halloween inspired mani, this time its a little more subtle and wearable this early in October lol

I used Colour Club's Pucci-licious for the French chevron tips and a black Sally Hansen with a striper brush for the swipes.

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I really love this colour! This and Twiggy were my reason for buying the Poptastic collection, they are so great :)

To make this look a little halloween, I added a subtle chrome spider to my ring fingers with a Sally Hansen Chrome polish and finished it off with an orange rhinestone. I really love this look and have been wearing it for 3 days now.

The best thing about the look is that you can change up the colours and stamp/design choice to make it appropriate for many different occasions or themes.

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I got some inspiration for the colours in the mani from Tim Burton's Nightmare Before Christmas, one of my all time favorite movies! I remmber seeing it in the theater as a kid :)

Just so we are clear though, this is not a Halloween movie, It is a Christmas movie! I took inspiration from Halloween town :)

Anyways, Have a great weekend! Here in Canada this weekend is the Thanksgiving long weekend and Monday is also my dad's Birthday so I may not post then. I will have to see how how the day goes, but If I don't post, I will on Tuesday.

Happy Thanksgiving for those celebrating it :)

7 comments:

  1. Very creative, I really like it! :)

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  2. I love it!! The great thing about Nightmare Before Christmas is that it's a great movie and can be watched ALL year 'round. :) I really like the little orange rhinestone with the spider.

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  3. This is absolutely lovely and I would totally wear this. I'm crazy about colored tips.

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  4. this is so modern and cool! nice job

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  5. Shiny - thanks!

    Zara - thanks, i'm sooo looking forward to turkey :)

    Megan - thanks :) i am loving orange and purple together lately. I'm thinking of using the same colored rhinestones with China Glaze - Zombie Zest (just got it yesterday). Now I just have to figure out how to use them together!

    Asami - thanks, I love doing coloured french tips because it's easy, fast and different :)

    Toesthetwinkle - thanks I'm glad you like my design

    I got a compliment tonight at McDonalds on my nails, the lady taking my order thought they were fake lol. I appreciate the compliment :)

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  6. Great design!

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