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Busy Girl Nails Fall 2013 Challenge Week 4: Pumpkin Patch

How do you like your pumpkins? It's a favorite amongst my family and boyfriend so I recently started learning with my mom's help how to cook it. But today's "Pumpkin Patch" is certainly one I can cook up on the spot! 


Get the look:
1. Start off with two coats of a rich orange colour like Orly Flicker. This is from the Fall 2012 collection. Apply a fast drying top coat to lock in this colour.


2. Using KleanColor Mandarin Burst (a neon yellow orange color) either use the brush from the bottle or a small nail art brush to apply cut out of this polish on top of your orange base color. 
3. Repeat in other shapes using another orange color. I used a medium tone orange acrylic paint.
4. Using a black stripper brush polish outline the shapes where the colors meet.

NB: You can stop here if you like by adding a top coat; this will be a color block design.


5. To complete your patchwork, using the same black stripper brush polish, add small stitches to the first set of black lines created.
6. Seal in your design with a fast drying top coat like Seche Vite.


Join in on this fall nail challenge by posting your nail designs on instagram or on your blog using the hashtag #BusyGirlNails and tagging the girls hosting this challenge: @drinkcitra, @BeautyByArielle, @fiercemakeupandnails, @mirandasmakeup and @marijonails :)


Dell'amore e Della Bellezza
XoXo


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