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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

This is Halloween final challenge-Recreate a Favorite


I'm sad this is the last day of this challenge!!!  I love having a theme to inspire me and I love seeing everyone else's designs!!  I had sooo much fun!!  For today we have to recreate a favorite mani!  It was hard to choose just one but I saw this and knew I had to try it!!  You can check out the original by Nails by Kayla Sheronne.  She has tons of awesome designs but I instantly fell in love with this one!!!  It called "Cat's Eyes".  Fun stuff!!  For this mani I used

Kleancolors-Black
Kleancolors-Retro City Metallic Green

Here are the polishes

And here are the results

I love the way this looks!!!  I want to give a big thanks to Lacquer Dreams for having this challenge!!!  I had tons of fun!!  Until next time...

8 Spooky Nights-Only Black and Orange

This is the last of this challenge (sad face).  I had a lot of fun participating in this challenge for sure!!  I also love seeing everyone else's creativity!!  For today's challenge we can use only black and orange.  I did a few variations of this mani before deciding on this one.  Fun stuff!!  For this mani I used
Sinful Colors-Courtney Orange
Fantasy Makers-Black
Orange and Black rhinestones
 
Here are the polishes
 
And here are the results
 
I really had fun with this one!  I'm going to post a pic of another orange and black mani I did just for fun!!
 
 A big thanks to Peace Love Lacquer for having this challenge!!  Until next time...
 


Go Pink Wednesday-5



This is the day for the Go Pink Wednesday challenge.  I had sooo much fun participating in this challenge and helping spread the word about breast cancer awareness.  For this mani I used
 
Sinful Colors-Feeling Great
Spoiled-Visually Slimming
 
Here are the polishes
 
And here are the results
 
I'm also adding a pic of my nieces little piggies painted pink!!
 
 
I would like to give a big thanks to FingerPaintingFingers for having this challenge!!  Until next time...

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

This is Halloween challenge-Trick or Treat

Hello everyone!!  Today's This is Halloween challenge is Trick or Treat.  I really tried to think of something clever for this and just couldn't come up with nothin!!!  So I kept it pretty simple.  When I think of trick or treating I think of candy, so I went with that!  Simple enough.  For this mani I used
 
OPI-A Grape Fit!
OPI-Elephantastic Pink
WNW-French White Creme
Sinful Colors-Turquoise(not sure of exact color)
 
Here are the polishes
 
And here are the results
 
It looks fun to me!  And I had fun doing it!  Can't wait to see everyones designs!  Until next time...

Monday, October 29, 2012

8 Spooky Nights Spiders and Polish Us Pink 5




 
Hello!  Today is last Monday for Polish Us Pink.  I really enjoyed this challenge and what it represents.  I also really enjoyed seeing everyones designs for this challenge.  Lots and lots of creativity!!  I combined my pink mani with another challenge I am participating in, 8 Spooky Night.  Today's challenge is spiders.  So, I put them together!  Kind of cheating but whatev!!  For today's mani i used
 
Sinful Colors-Boom Boom
Kleancolor-Black
Pink rhinestones
 
Here are the polishes
 
And here are the results
 
Fun stuff!!  I can't wait to check out everyone's designs today!!  Until next time...

This is Halloween challenge-Graveyards

Monday means 3 challenges!!1  But I combined 2 so I only have 2 posts.  This one happens to be for the This is Halloween challenge which is themed Graveyards.  I couldn't really think of anything real original for this one so I kept it kind of simple.  Gravestones that say RIP.  For this mani I used
 
Venique-Blue Suede Shoes
Sinful Colors-Jungle Trail
Sinful Colors-Black on Black
 
Here are the polishes
 
And here are the results
 

This was a fun mani to do I was just hoping to have a really great idea come to me.  Can't wait to see everyone else's designs!!  Until next time...

Sunday, October 28, 2012

Sunday fun day Packer mani

Happy Sunday to everyone!!!  As always,during football season, I have a Packer mani to show off!!  I'm really liking this one today!  It looks pretty fresh!  I did a gradient with the glitter polish and added the rhinestones down the side of the accent nail.  For today's mani I used
 
Sinful Colors-Snow Me White
Darin Digits-Packers (green and gold glitter)
Green and gold rhinestones
 
Here are the polishes
 
And here are the results
 
Daring Digits is an awesome indie brand I recommend everyone check out!  You can take a look here on her Facebook page where you can also find a link to here store and blog.  Tons of beautiful glitter creations!  I have quite a few on my wish list!! 
 
Go Pack Go!!!  Until next time...

Friday, October 26, 2012

This is Halloween and 8 Spooky Nights challenge-Witches


Happy Friday!!!  So for the 2 challenges I'm participating in the theme is witches for both today.  So I'm using one mani for both challenges.  I got the idea for this mani from an awesome nail artist, ThePolishHoochie I highly recommend you check her out.  I changed it up a bit but the concept is the same.  This mani represents the Wicked Witch of the East (the one that gets smashed by the house).  For this mani I used
 
Models Own- Snow White
Spoiled-Visually Slimming
Red Glitter polish-Glitter Me This
 
  Here are the polishes
 
 
And here are the results
 
I love this look!!!  It's so much fun!!  Can't wait to see all the designs for both challenges today!!  Until next time...

P.S. You can check out the other participants in the 8 Spooky Nights challenge on Peace Love and Lacquers page here.
 


Thursday, October 25, 2012

8 Spooky Nights Nail Art Challenge-Ghosts


                                 
 
Hello everybody!!  For today's 8 Spooky Nights challenge we have ghosts!!  I used a couple of untrieds for this challenge!!   For this mani I used
 
Pure Ice-Wild Thing
Sinful Colors-Mesmerize
WNW-French White Creme
 
Wild Thing and Mesmerize are the untrieds.  I love both these colors!
 
Here are the polishes
 
 
And here are the results
 
 
I have really enjoyed checking out the other girls participating in this challenges designs. You can check them out on Peace Love and Lacquers page.  There are links there to the other participants pages.  I recommend you take a look!!  Can't wait to see what today brings!!!  Until next time...

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

8 Spooky Nights Nail Art challenge-Candy


So for today's challenge which is themed candy I decided to do my favorite candy, Skittles.  I chose to do the colors for the original flavors. 
 
For this mani I used
 
Red=Sinful Colors-Ruby Ruby
Orange=Mixed Sinful Colors- Courtney Orange and Cloud 9
Yellow=Spoiled-Mind Your Own Beeswax
Green=Sinful Colors-Exotic Green
Purple=Mixed OPI-Siberian Nights and Venique-Lost in Bermuda
 
Her are the polishes
 
 
 
And here are the results
 
 
Fun stuff!  This is actually the second mani I did for this challenge.  The first one I did was based on candy corn, which I hate, but the colors are fun.  I'll post a pic of it just for fun!
 
I can't wait to see everyone's designs!! Until next time...



Go Pink Wednesday-4

Happy hump day!!  Wednesday means Go Pink Wednesday which means pink manis to support breast cancer awareness!  For today's mani I have dots!  Lots and lots of dots!!  For this mani I used
 
Models Own-Snow White
Spoiled-Club Rat
OPI-Elephantastic Pink
OPI-Pink Friday
China Glaze-Fuchsia Fanatic
 
 
Here are the polishes

 
And here are the results
 
 
I just recently got dotting tools so I've been using them alot.  I think they are a fun and easy way to add to any mani!  And I have added them to many!!  Can't wait to see everyone's designs!!  Until next time...

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

8 Spooky Nights Nail Art challenge-Vampires


There were quite a few ideas I had for this one but I decided to go with simple since I did post 3 manis yesterday and had to announce winners of my Fantasy Makers giveaway!!  You can see a list of the winners on my Facebook page. For this mani I used
 
OPI-Got the Blues for Red
OPI-Don't Pretzel My Buttons
Models Own-Snow White
 
Here are the polishes
 
And here are the results
 
Fun stuff fo sho!!!  I love alot of movies and shows that have vampires but the first thing I always think of when I think vampire is the fangs.  That explains my mani (if it needed explaining).  Hope everyone has a great Tuesday!!  Until next time...


PS: If you don't have a blog, you can join in too! Non-bloggers can submit in a contest and win a prize at the end! I'm not going to say what it is... it will be a surprise for now. But I will tell you it is an AMAZING indie Halloween polish. Need I say more?


Here are the rules:

  • You must be a non-blogger to compete for the contest prize.
  • All nail art must be on your nails. No falsies. Only new work please.
  • Stamping is allowed. No stickers or nail decals. Acrylic paint is allowed, but nail polish must be used in some aspect of the design.
  • In order to compete for the Contest Prize, you must complete all 8 days and have them submitted via email to peacelovelacquer@gmail.com or on Peace Love Lacquer's Facebook wall before midnight Pacific time the day of the challenge.
  • Day 8 (Only Black & Orange) will be the nail art that is voted upon.
  • All qualifying participants Day 8 photo will be placed in a folder on November 1st and voting will be most likes. Voting will close at 6pm Pacific on Monday November 5th. The official winner will be announced the morning of November 6th.
  • Must be 18 years old and live within the US or have a US address in order to qualify for prize.


I also want to share with you a giveaway to check out!!!  http://www.facebook.com/polishaddict34/app_228910107186452


Monday, October 22, 2012

8 Spooky Nights Halloween challenge-Skulls

 

Ok, I know.  Three posts in one day is a bit much.  But I saw this challenge and it has a bunch of themes the other challenge I'm participating in doesn't have so I want to give it a try!!  So the theme for this challenge is skulls.  How much fun is this?!?  I chose the Punisher skull since I love that movie and it looks dope!  My boyfriend says skulls shouldn't be cute but I beg to differ!!  For this mani I used
 
Models Own-Snow White
Spoiled-Visually Slimming
 
Here are the polishes
 
 
And here are the results
 
 
Too cute!!!  I can't wait to see everyones designs for these challenges!!  There are sooo many creative minds out there!!  Until next time...


PS: If you don't have a blog, you can join in too! Non-bloggers can submit in a contest and win a prize at the end! I'm not going to say what it is... it will be a surprise for now. But I will tell you it is an AMAZING indie Halloween polish. Need I say more?


Here are the rules:

  • You must be a non-blogger to compete for the contest prize.
  • All nail art must be on your nails. No falsies. Only new work please.
  • Stamping is allowed. No stickers or nail decals. Acrylic paint is allowed, but nail polish must be used in some aspect of the design.
  • In order to compete for the Contest Prize, you must complete all 8 days and have them submitted via email to peacelovelacquer@gmail.com or on Peace Love Lacquer's Facebook wall before midnight Pacific time the day of the challenge.
  • Day 8 (Only Black & Orange) will be the nail art that is voted upon.
  • All qualifying participants Day 8 photo will be placed in a folder on November 1st and voting will be most likes. Voting will close at 6pm Pacific on Monday November 5th. The official winner will be announced the morning of November 6th.
  • Must be 18 years old and live within the US or have a US address in order to qualify for prize.

This is Halloween challenge-Gradient

 
I love the This is Halloween challenges!  I especially love seeing everyones creativity!!  For today's challenge we have gradient!  I love the look of these!  For this mani I used
 
Sinful Colors-Let's Talk and HD Nails
Spoiled-Visually Slimming
 
 
Here are the polishes
 
 
And here are the results
 
 
I can't wait to check out everyones designs!!  Until next time...

Polish Us Pink 4

 
Hello!!!  Super excited for today's posts.  Yes that's plural.  I have a Polish Us Pink mani and a This is Halloween mani to show off today!  First I'm going to start off with the Polish Us Pink.  These pink manis in the month of October are to show support for breast cancer awareness.  The polishes I used for this mani are
 
Models Own-Snow White
OPI-Meep Meep Meep
OPI-Elephantastic Pink
China Glaze-Wicked Style
 
 Here are the polishes
 
 
And here are the results
 
 

I'm getting better at water marbling.  I've found that it just takes some patience.  Once you've got the concept down it really is fun to try to make the swirls and designs how you want.  Still working on that!  Until next time...