#nailartsep Day 30: Paisley and #npclairestelle8 Day 1: Pumpkins – Mixed bag Skittlette

Pumpkins & Paisley

Double duty mani-time! I was a day late for the last #nailartsep prompt, so I combined it with Day 1 of #npclairestelle8 (a Halloween challenge by Nail Promote).

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#nailartsep Day 28: Seasonal – Fall Water Marble

#nailartsep: Seasonal Water Marble

A day late on this one, but still chugging onward with this challenge. For this challenge I made water marble decals, which is definitely a new-to-me technique. This was also my first opportunity to use one of my new Color Club top coats from their gorgeous Made in New York line. I’ll be doing a separate swatch entry for the two toppers I have soon, but I simply couldn’t resist using it any longer!

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#nailartsep Day 25: Starbucks

#nailartsep Day 25: Starbucks Nails

The prompt for todays manicure was, of course, Starbucks. I spent a fair amount of time trying to figure out what I was going to do, but finding the perfect green gave me the push I needed in the right direction.

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#nailartsep Day 19: Negative Space Nails

Negative Space chunky stripes

The prompt for Day 19 of the September Nail Art Challenge was Negative Space. This is such a versatile technique and there are so many possibilities! I ended up going with something relatively simple this time.

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#nailartsep Day 16: Quatrefoil Nails

Now that the awkward “I’m here” post is out of the way, I am ready to dive right in. I’ve been doing #nailartsep challenge by Californails┬áthis month – I’ve seen people doing these challenges in the past, of course, but this is the first time I have participated! The great thing about these challenges is that it forces you to get creative and, if you are a novice like me, introduces you to new techniques and styles that you may not have thought about previously. Luckily, this one also coincided with my BHB Thursday challenge, so two birds, one mani.

Quatrefoil nails
#nailartsep Day 16 Quatrefoil

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