November 20, 2012

Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice!

I could not be pushing the deadline for this manicure any further. To be honest, I completely forgot about this contest until tonight... apologies to any readers who are just finding out now but do not have time to complete a manicure themselves.

Effie over at Paper Thin Nails is hosing a nail art contest for a chance to win the full set of Models Own Beetlejuice Collection! :D    So of course the rules of this contest were to create a Beetlejuice inspired manicure using polishes only... it also had to be a new manicure (and believe me it is.. I finished it about 20 minutes ago).

So without further ado (and because I want to get to bed) I give you my contest entry...

It has been a long time since I did a really intricate freehand design and boy am I proud of this one! :D The very thin black lines outlining his face were done after the rest and they were tricky!

Below you can see a picture before top coat and how thick all the polish was :P   Clearly this is also before cuticle oil..
Tid-bit of info about me: I always start with the most difficult nail first and work my way to the other ones. It helps me keep my sanity, if the first nail doesn't work out I don't have to scrap an entire mani.

I used a fair number of polishes, you can see them all below, if you would like to know a specific color just ask in the comments.. I also forgot to include the white (it was China Glaze).

Wish me luck in the contest!! :D Since it is US only I asked ahead of time that if I were so lucky to win could I send it to a US address, Effie said that wouldn't be a problem. Just in case anyone was worried.