Saturday, September 29, 2012

31dc2012 - day 29

Reader beware, you're in for a scare!

...Not really. But you're in for Day 29 of the 31 Day Challenge - Inspired By The Supernatural.

The theme for today is pretty dull and difficult to come up with ideas for.
I decided to do nails inspired by Goosebumps!

Why Goosebumps? Well... One reason, and one reason only.

Ermahgerd Gerseberms!!!!
Not gonna lie, I get way too much enjoyment out of the Ermahgerd meme.

Memes aside, these nails are fun!
I love drippy nails and the bright colors really make it pop.
I remember watching Goosebumps as a kid and being totally creeped out by the goo dripping down the screen (and let's not talk about how much the show itself creeped me out.)

I did this manicure with two polishes from Color Club - Twiggie & Express Yourself.
Unfortunately my photos aren't really showing these colors accurately - the purple is much less blue and the green is less minty and more bright.
For an idea of what Express Yourself really looks like, check out my swatches of the Pride Collection.
I just was not in the mood to take 1,000,000 photos of this manicure tonight to try to get the colors right! (Plus I wouldn't have the time - I'm late posting again, I know!)

Wearing these nails makes me wanna do more drippy nails. The effect is really cool. They look better in person, too, because you can't see all the flaws like you can in pictures.
I'm pleased with this mani despite not liking this day of the challenge.

Just two more days left! It will be weird to go back to regular posting... Haha!


  1. Even if the colors don't look accurate in the pictures, those nails still look completely awesome!!

  2. This is really good Rebecca!

    Great job!

    I can really relate to not wanting to take 100,000 pictures! Much less ten times that!


  3. Love this manicure! The combination of purple + green is so striking. Also: I'm terrible for abusing the "ERMAHGERD" meme. I've been doing it a lot lately. Random example: at the grocery store, sees display of fall gourds... "ERMAHGOURD". I'm a dork.

  4. I love this!!! One of my pinterest boards is dedicated entirely to the ERMAGERD memes.

  5. The dogs red eyes used to scare the crap outta me when I was little!!! I and HATED the dummy episodes!!! I would never watch them! lol

  6. WOW i'm so impressed with this, the colours are so bright it's brilliant x

  7. The colors look great together! I 've always wanted to try a "dripping" design, too. Yours looks great.

  8. I love love love it! The lid on that polish is too cute!

    Jazz x

  9. Wow this is great! I love the colors! Everytime a new "Ermahgerd" meme comes out, someone send it to me because I just DIE every single time. I have about 28709875 of them on Pinterest. Great job!

  10. I love it! And haha, yes, I love that meme too :D Even if I sort of feel guilty in a way for laughing at it.

  11. This is so awesome! I am obsessed with the ermahgerd meme too, I don't think it will ever get old.

  12. I absolutely love these! I was obsessed with Goosebumps as a kid, and that meme always makes me laugh :] Great post!

  13. i love this mani! those colors are perfect. and i really love that pride polish! awesome!

  14. Wow. I love these so much! Especially the colour combo!

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