Saturday, February 14, 2015

Digit-al Dozen Does Patterns on Patterns - Day 4: Friday the 13th!




Hello again! We finally made it to the weekend! I have (obviously) fallen behind in Digit-al Dozen Week but I am going to play catch up! Since today is Friday the 13th I thought it would be fun to do some spooky-themed nail art. Don't worry, it's not too scary! ;)



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I know this is not technically "patterns" but it is technique on technique which we all agreed was acceptable this week. And I thought it was just really fun! To create the base I used acetone to thin out white polish over a dry black base. I've been using this technique for awhile in other uses but I loved the smoke effect Sarah from Chalkboard Nails got with so I used that as my inspiration. You can see her tutorial here




I added the blood drips using acrylic paint. I just have to say drips are much harder than they look! Overall I was pleased with them but there's always that one nail you wish you could do over again. After my top coat was dry I finished off the look with a matte top coat.

I hope you enjoyed this look! I have a busy weekend ahead but I am hoping to finish off Digit-al Dozen Week this weekend. Make sure to check out all of the other amazing manis below!










Thanks for reading and happy polishing!

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10 comments :

  1. HAHA spooky and perfect for the 13th. I really love the contrast from all of the VDAY nails flooding my newsfeed.

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  2. Your smokey background looks so awesome!!

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  3. I love that you remembered Friday the 13th; I keep on forgetting!

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  4. This looks bloody and spooky! I didn't even realize that it was Friday the 13th till I see your post!

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  5. Is it awful that I didn't even notice it was Friday the 13th?! LOL. Your smoke effect is the bomb!

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  6. Scary! I love it. Drips are so hard and you did them wonderfully!

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