Monday, October 23, 2017

The Nail Art Squad - Fall Decor

Greetings and Nailutations,

Today I participated in a collaboration with some talented women organized by Sarah of 25 Sweet Peas.  Our prompt was Fall Decor and I am summoning all the Autumn vibes I can with this mani to get it to cool down here.  It is the middle/end of October and today (Monday the 23rd) it is supposed to be 97 F (36.1 C)!  I mean come on Mother Nature - WHY!?  I'll stop whining now and share with you the collaboration photo!


Now let's get to my mani details!

Products used:
Pug Posse Nail Lacquer - Cinnamon Cider (press sample)
Bluebird Lacquer - Ambrocombie and Fitch, Advanced Algebrah, Language and Cultural Anthbrology (press samples)
Messy Mansion - MM Crystal 02 Plate (press sample - affiliate link to Lantern and Wren)
Vino Vinyls - Leaf Vinyls
Ever After - Black Magic
Clear Jelly Stamper - Big Bling Stamper (press sample)
Glisten and Glow - Top Coat

This mani took quite a few steps, I started with Cinnamon Cider (2 coats) and top coated it.  Once that was dry, I used the Leaf Vinyles and created a gradient using the Bluebird Lacquer polishes.  I added another top coat to that and below is what I got.





I knew I wanted to add more...I mean, if you are going to make a Fall mani and it's 97 degrees, I figured I would go big or go home.  I used the MM Crystal 02 Plate to spell out F A L L with Black Magic.  And then added another top coat.  I was pleased with the final "Autumn in your face" mani!





Are you feeling Fall/Autumn weather where you are?  Would it be ok if I sent 5-10 degrees your way?  Let me know!

Wait!  Did you want to see these created in a tutorial?  You are in luck - Check out my YouTube Channel (subscribe and thumbs up while you are there too!).

Happy Polishing,
Kristi aka BeginNails
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12 comments:

  1. This is too cute! The gradient leaves are just perfect. Autumn finally decided to show up today. We went from 85+ degrees to 50 and raining back in September. I was seriously starting to wonder if we were going to have an Autumn this year.

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  2. How cute how you embellished this. We have true fall weather here with cool temps, gloomy rain, and beautiful trees changing into these colors.

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  3. I love the phases pics of this mani!! So pretty! Oh and I totally hear ya, I think it was 91 today! Ekk, but it’s supposed to get to 70 as a high and 50s as our lows so we will see!

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  4. It's raining non stop in Hawaii, bed weather but not fall-ish lol

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  5. Love that leafy gradient. It's perfect!

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  6. I love the gradient stamping! Those leaves are perfect!

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  7. Beautiful mani. The gradient leaves are my favorite!

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  8. You are so creative! I love checking out your mani roundups!

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  9. THese are so beautiful great for autumn x

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  10. I am loving this fall mani!!! I will certainly have to try for something like this next month!

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