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Blue Halloween Scene | 40 Great Nail Art Ideas

It’s Halloween for the 40 Great Nail Art Ideas group today. I’ve not really done “proper” Halloween nails before. I did a Halloween needle drag, but that’s as close as I’ve got before now.

The idea for these nails was that they would be a complete scene. But the perspective is wrong on them; the owl is about the size of the house and the skeleton is twice that! Still, it’s my first attempt, so I’ll let myself off.

Blue Halloween scene nails
Blue Halloween scene nails

The gradient background is also a bit too dark. I should have taken the lighter blue further up, so that the silhouettes stand out better against it. The gradient goes from top to bottom, dark to light, as follows: OPI OPI … Eurso Euro, Barry M Blue Grape, Barry M Damson, Barry M Elderberry.

Then I used a number of stamping plates to add the detail (see below for the information). The only thing I freehanded was some ground here and there and a gravestone.

Blue Halloween scene nails
Blue Halloween scene nails

It’s a complicated manicure, that I’m not entirely happy with, but it killed a few hours while I was having new windows fitted.

 

 

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For this manicure I’ve used:
  • Gradient: OPI OPI … Eurso Euro, Barry M Blue Grape, Barry M Damson, Barry M Elderberry
  • First top coat: Sally Hansen Insta-Dri
  • Stamping polish: Konad Black
  • Stamping plates: Born Pretty Store BP-L015 (tree), Born Pretty Store BP-24 (owl), Bundle Monster BM-213 (bats), BM-305 (haunted house), BM-413 (skeleton)
  • Other black – gravestone, ground: Nella Milano Raven Wing
  • Final top coat: Glisten & Glow HK Girl


All manicure images are copyright to Kerruticles unless otherwise mentioned.
OPI OPI … Eurso Euro was sent to me for review. All views expressed in this post are my own, honest and unbiased opinions.

 

 

 

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Comments

Nati
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Claire this one is so awesome! I absolutely love what you did here!

Lisa N.
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Some awesome Halloween scenes you created on the nails. I like that each one is different too.

Amna
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Awesome nail design.

Jack
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I think it’s great! I don’t think there’s anything wrong with the perspective either. The house looks like it’s on a hill in the distance and the skeleton is up closer. I love the colors too. I think you were a little hard on yourself. 🙂

Claire Kerr
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I always am hard on myself! But it’s because there are so many great and talented artists out there to compare with!

Pupy
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This mani is simply amazing! I love it 🙂

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