Thursday, October 2, 2014

FingerFood Theme Buffet: Autumn/Fall

Hello lovelies!

Now, that the 31 Day Challenge is over I actually have to think about what I'm going to post haha. Uhm, well, I have my nail art for the FingerFood Theme Buffet for you guys today, and tomorrow I'll have a review of some polishes from another new-to-me indie! By next week, I hope to get back into my old blogging routine.

But until then, onto today's nails!
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I'm in total autumn/fall nail art mode so I hope you guys are ready!




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Here's what I used:

Okay so completely random tangent that has no relevance to this post, but I realized that I've already posted 362 times this year.....and it's only October....when did that happen?! Uhhhh, whoops, go big or go home? That's a thing, right? Haha meh.

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Back to the nail art! Today's nails are my recreation of this pattern by Eloise Renouf, which I just posted a different design that I recreated from her for the Lacquer Legion. She seems to have a lot of autumn inspired prints and they're all lovely! But these nails started with two coats of Nyssa. Then using a detail brush (not pictured) I painted the colored blobs on for the trees, I added a layer of HK Girl after this step. Then using my striping brush and the acrylic paint, I added the branches to the trees. Everything was sealed with another layer of HK Girl.

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These nails make me want sweater weather! It's been decent recently but it's still too warm for me to rock my crew necks all the time. Lame. I really liked these nails though and I was able to wear one of my new Zoya polishes!


The FingerFood Theme Buffet is taking a break after this week that will last until the beginning of next year. I'm kind of sad that we won't be posting as a group but this will free up time for people to post more seasonal/holiday manicures as we move through the rest of the year. So, I hope you enjoyed this last post for the challenge!

-Marisa! (:









24 comments:

  1. What nice fall leaves these are!

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  2. So very cute! Your freehand skills are off the charts!

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  3. Cosmetic SanctuaryOctober 2, 2014 at 5:17 PM

    This is so cute and your freehand art kills me! Love it

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  4. Omg Marisa! These are sooo cute! Love em!

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  5. Love this mani!!!

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  6. Ooooh, I love this fall look! Everyone is doing such great fall looks, and I'm over here going "Fall? Let me catch up!" LOL! :P

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  7. Haha awww, thank you!! You should start doing Christmas nail art and blow us all out of the water haha XD

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  8. I absolutely adore this!!! The little trees just look so cute and your recreation is spot on!!

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  9. Incredibly cute autumn design, and you recreated it perfectly! <3

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  10. It's gorgeous! ♥ it!

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