Tuesday, September 25, 2012

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Today I have a mani inspired by one of my favorite movies...The Nightmare Before Christmas. I've seen this movie more times than I can count and always find myself jones'n to watch it around Halloween and Christmas time. What's better than a movie you can watch for two different holidays...and it make sense?

The other morning while drinking my coffee I looked down at my Sally mug and smiled. This lovely lady has inspired my mani.

Nightmare_before_christmas
 
Nightmare_before_christmas

Sally is an amazingly sweet girl who has on an iconic patchwork dress as she herself has been pieced together by her 'father' Dr. Finklestein. I've decided to use her dress for my mani. 

Nightmare_before_christmas

Nightmare_before_christmas

I've used the following polishes in this mani:
  • Orly - Steel Your Heart
  • KleanColor - Funky Yellow
  • China Glaze - Riveting
  • Essence - You Belong To Me
  • e.l.f. - Lilac
  • Orly - Liquid Vinyl
  • Milani - White On The Spot

I started with a white base, taped off the patches and generally did 2 coats for each color block. I drew the stitches with the black polish and then topped off with Essie Matte About You.  

What do you think? Did I represent Sally well?

~Linda

4 comments:

  1. You did a great job - I love how inspiration can come from anywhere - this is awesome!

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    1. Thanks Nicole! Whenever I try to recreate something I'm always soo self conscious about the way it turns out. I WANT to be a perfectionist but can never get it perfect.

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  2. This is so cute! You completely captured Sally! Love that it's matte too, I think Sally wouldn't have super shiny polish. Amazing!

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