Halloween! It's my favorite holiday.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Monday, October 28, 2013
A couple weeks ago, I did a guest post for Julie from Wishes of a Blue-Eyed Girl. I've decided to share it with you guys too!
So what I have for you today is a set of dupes...or not? You'll find out! The polishes I have are from Priti NYC and Orly.
Sunday, October 27, 2013
Other Realm was a rather tricky theme. My first thought was to do crystal balls. But then, I decided not to. Keep reading if you want to see what I did!
Saturday, October 26, 2013
A couple weeks ago I did a mani with Elevation Polish The Arches II and Ludurana Majestade. The Arches II is a beautiful burnt orange creme. I used Majestade as a top coat.
Friday, October 25, 2013
Thursday, October 24, 2013
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Monday, October 21, 2013
Sunday, October 20, 2013
Saturday, October 19, 2013
I forgot to post this one on time! Sorry guys!
This challenge is sweet treats. I thought for a long time about this one. I wanted to do candy corn but I didn't want to do the normal candy corn nails. Keep reading to see what I did!
Friday, October 18, 2013
Pahlish Anticipating and Pacing is from her Coney Island Queen collection. It's a red creme with blue glitters.
I used three coats for full opacity.
I really love this polish. She was able to combine red and blue without screaming America.
I love how Pahlish takes a lot of inspiration from music. Check out the song behind this one.
And one last look.
What song do you envision inspiring a polish?
Thursday, October 17, 2013
Along with my best friend Sarah, I run a FaceBook group for East Coast polish lovers. One of our lovely ladies has had a rough time lately. Her young daughter had a scooter accident and has been in the hospital over a week, mostly in ICU. We wanted to show our support for Sharon's daughter and thus, #ManisforJaycie was born.
We all used purple. I went with Pahlish Pink Roses and Red Valentine Lace, A Rhyming Dictionary Magic Muffins, and Rainbow Honey Dusty Bot.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
I had no idea what to put on my nails so I sent my husband into the void. He came back with OPI Cuckoo For This Color and OPI Bring On The Bling. I showed him options for possible manis and what he settled on is what you'll see!
Monday, October 14, 2013
Today is Columbus Day and I decided to do nail art based on his exploration. This day celebrates Columbus' arrival in the Americas.
I used Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Blue-Away, OPI Over the Taupe, Essense Color & Go Walk on Air, and Sinful Colors Snow Me White.
Sunday, October 13, 2013
Thursday, October 10, 2013
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
It's The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown is one of my favorite Halloween movies. It's a great story of hope. I modeled this nail art after my bobbing for apples art.
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Recently at work, we had a day where we all wore the colors of our favorite sports teams. I chose the Washington Redskins. The colors I chose were Zoya Maria Luisa and OPI A Man in Every Port-ugal.
Monday, October 7, 2013
Sunday, October 6, 2013
Sweater weather! Today's theme is the one that actually convinced me to participate in this challenge. My vision of this challenge was completely different than what I ended up doing.
Saturday, October 5, 2013
Today starts my new feature where I show you what I'm loving this week. Without further adu, here we go!
Brit Nails shows us two polishes from Barry M's new collection. I fell in love with Barry M when they released their Gelly Shine polishes and I so wish they sold them in the US!
Polish This does a rainbow mani with a really cool splatter effect! She used the water spotted technique instead of the straw splatter. I love how bright and fun these are!
My Nail Polish Obsession features an amazing polish from Stargazer, a British brand. It has a beautiful duohrome effect to it!
A Girl And Her Polish has the Zoya Holiday collection! I love how she shows us the polishes paired together. Payton is my favorite, what's yours?
Confessions of a Sarcastic Mom tells us all about the new Julie G Gumdrop collection. I also won her last giveaway! Check it out!
The Polish Hideout shows us the OPI Pink of Hearts duo for this year. I have purchased it and am giving it to a friend. I love how it looks but I hate it on me. Check out what she has to say!
A Little Polish showcases her abstract floral nail art. I love the colors she chose and how this looks on her nails.
Adventures in Acetone created a textured color block nail art tutorial! I love this use for textures!
Set in Lacquer has Joss polish to show us. I haven't seen these and she makes me want them all!
Lucy's Stash has an amazing tape main for us. I'm so in love with it!
What are you loving this week?
Friday, October 4, 2013
I really didn't think I needed this polish when it came out. It's a red with gold shimmer. Now, I love a good red with cold shimmer but I deemed this too pink and dismissed it. Then I saw my friend Sarah wear it; I ordered a bottle for myself the same day.
Thursday, October 3, 2013
Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Today's challenge is bobbing for apples. I was nervous about this challenge because I've never considered myself good at nail art. But I can't get over how amazing this turned out.
For my apples, I used all OPI colors; A Oui Bit of Red, Fiercely Fiona, Who the Shrek Are You?, and St. Petersburgundy. My goal was to create apples in four different colors.
I cannot get over how amazing this is!
For the leaves and the stems, I used OPI Green-Wich Village and Sally Hansen Haute Chocolate.
I left my nails bare and painted on the apples. I used a dotting tool for the stems and leaves.
This is by far my most favorite thing I have ever done to my nails. What's yours?