i've never really been into halloween.
you'll never find me at a haunted house or watching a horror film. nope, never. i'm a scaredy cat!!!
it seems though in keeping with the spirit of halloween that i would have a photo shoot in an old asylum... the week before halloween. eek! the photo above is the asylum, built back in the late 1800s, complete with vacant/rundown patient rooms, and old tunnels running beneath the grounds. the perfect location for a alfred hitchcock film!!! spooooky...
i originally tried the "splatter" effect by blowing colored polish through a straw onto white nails. yep, EPIC fail. i decided instead to do a "backstroke" halloween nail.
paint nails a matte base color
take a darker color, press firmly at the tip of the nail, then quickly brush backwards while lifting the brush off the nail
[i thought about doing red, but didn't want it to look like blood. yep, i'd get queasy]
paint a top coat... and voila!
easy halloween nails!
OPI's "alpine snow" & "baby it's coal outside"
p.s. a halloween orange or ghoulish green polish would look sweet too!!