Different Dimension – Let Your Gourd Down: Swatch and Review

Different Dimension - Let Your Gourd Down

I’m a sucker for a good sale, especially for indie brands I have been dying to try – and when I see must-have colors! So, it comes as no surprise that when I saw that Different Dimension was doing a 50% off sale, I had to dive in and this is one of the beauties that came to live with me.

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Halloween Mani Roundup #2

Red and black stamped gradient with spider charm

It’s been a long time coming for an update and it’s a post I meant to do weeks ago. I strained my right wrist at the end of October that put a moratorium on general activities like typing, cleaning and worst of all, nail-related activities. I’m completely mended now, thankfully, so I want to start off with playing catch-up – I know most people are ready to be over Halloween, so bear with me đŸ™‚

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Mani Madness – Halloween Nail Design Round-up #1

Fall Dotticure featuring OPI - It's a Piazza Cake

That is correct, this is round up 1 of probably 2-3 because I plan on continuing to do a ton of Halloween and fall-themed nail designs for October. I’m following three different challenges and while I probably will not get all of those prompts done, it gives me a lot of options to choose from.

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#npclairestelle8 Day 22: Creepy Carnival Mani

Creepy Clown Manicure

I struggled a bit with this manicure. I wasn’t really feeling the theme and was at a bit of a loss as to what to do. Enter Google, my savior! I found a picture of a sideshow poster that used orange and purple as a backdrop, which sounded perfect to me. Then I happened to see a pumpkin carved with a scary clown face and suddenly this mani came together.

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#BHBSpooktober & #npclairestelle8: Day 17 Candy Corn and Black Cats

Candy Corn/Black Cat mani for #BHBSpooktober and #npclairestelle8

It’s double duty mani time! I was really going to do two separate manicures for these two prompts but decided to combine them together just for the sake of expediency! (read: I was being lazy đŸ˜‰ )

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#npclairestelle8 Day 12: Orange and black manicure

#npclairestelle8 Day 12: Orange and Black

I’m not sure what it is about orange and black together, but I love the color combination. Maybe it is the contrast, or the feeling that fall is in the air. Maybe it is a subconscious reaction leftover from childhood when the two colors together were a symbol of huge quantities of candy being in my near future. Not sure! But they just work so well! The prompt for Day 12 of #npclairestelle8 was Orange and Black. Unfortunately, I didn’t really have a clear vision of what I wanted to do for this manicure, so it ended up being a bit of a hodge-podge.

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