So I’m going to show you what I did for my nails this Halloween season, but first (since I have your attention), I want to tell you about an awesome Kickstarter campaign. A friend of mine has come up with the idea for biodegradable watches! The line is called Hunter Green, and they’re made from all natural ingredients, so that when the time comes they will break down and not pollute the earth. And no, they won’t dissolve on your wrist. They’re not that biodegradable. Anyway – you should check it out and support him on this awesome endeavor. And check out some of his fun artwork he’s created! And tell your friends! What better way to show off your nails than by wearing an attention-grabbing watch :)
So now for the nails!
I got this great neon coral polish from Forever 21. (It’s infinitely brighter than that picture would lead you to believe.) I can’t get enough of it on my toes or my fingers. Last weekend I decided, in the spirit of attending something called The Rise of the Jack o’ Lanterns, that I would embellish them a bit, so I added some fun to my thumbs.
Then last night happened. Last night, a friend told me about a show on Oxygen called Nail’d It. It is a nail painting/decorating/creating competition TV show, and it was incredible. It’s even hosted by a Cheetah Girl! (Anyone know what I’m talking about?)
Anyway – why just watch a show about nail decorating when you could simultaneously decorate your nails as well? So I did! Fingers 3, 4, and 5 each received a little holiday spirit of their own. I started with the ghost (one on each hand), and then went to the candy corn, and finally the cat. My sister said to leave my 2nd finger alone for the sake of being different, and I listened. Otherwise I might have attempted spider webs on them.
To answer some questions you might have, that I’ve been asked before… Yes, I painted these myself. I used those little detail brushes they sell in the slender bottles of polish. Yes, I did my right hand also. I don’t know that I’m quite ambidextrous, but I certainly have practice painting with my left hand. Yes, it took a lot longer to do my right hand!
What are your favorite Halloween nail designs? I’ve seen dripping blood, which was pretty cool, and considered trying some sort of Frankenstein head, but I ran out of patience. I hope these last, but if not, I’ll get to create something new for next week!