Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Jack-o'-Lantern Nails

Another Halloween mani I came up with recently.

Started with two coats of OPI Osaka To Me Orange.

To add a little shimmer interest, topped with one coat of Nicole by OPI Fresh Squeezed.

Added the pumpkin faces using image plates S8, D03, and A37 as well as the scary shark face (well, looks like shark to me!) from A37 on the thumb nail. This image only has one eye and I transferred the eye from the mirror image on the same plate to give the thumb image two eyes (hopefully this makes sense!!); stamped using Konad black special polish.

Added a little greenery using the leaves on IP T41 with Konad special polishes in Green and Apple Green.

Lastly, added some eyeballs for the faces using Konad special polishes in white, yellow and red (these work well for dotting as they are so heavily pigmented).

My DD thought this was the bomb and I ended up doing this mani on her nails as well.

What do you you think its the bomb...or did it bomb? lol! I wore this mani last weekend and while it's probably more age appropriate for my DD, I had a lot of fun wearing it! I think I may do something along these lines for Halloween night when handing out candy as I'm sure the kids trick or treating can relate!

Thanks for looking!


  1. WOW super cute, I like how it has different faces :-P


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  3. Girl, you always amaze and inspire me!!!

  4. I love the little guy on your thumb! He looks so crazy (well, crazier than the rest, haha!) Great job on this one!

  5. So cute and festive, I love it!

    Nicole Marie

  6. i've never seen these images before but they are perfect pumpkins for Halloween!

  7. Ohmigosh what fun stamp images, these are awesome!

  8. I love it!!! Very creative! Here was my try at a Halloween pumpkin was not nearly as amazing as yours though:

  9. That is so awesome! You would never know you had to add the second eye on your thumb. :)

  10. I am so loving this!! So awesome!

  11. This is a great mani!! I love it!


  12. I love them, so cute, and Osaka To Me Orange is my favorite orange!

  13. This is so cute! I love it! Osaka To Me Orange is definitely my favourite orange of all time! In fact, my nail polish obsession started because of it haha!

  14. The little faces are adorable! And that orange is perfect!


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