Peeking pumpkin nail art that is on point for fall

Nov 7, 2013 at 8:30 a.m. ET
Image: Kara Ashley Endres/Sheknows

What at first looks like a moon mani turns out to be a peeking pumpkin!

How to create this peeking pumpkin nail design

pumpkin nail art
Image: Kara Endres, Graphic: Becci Burkhart


Supplies:

  • Zoya's Tiffany
  • Sephora by OPI's Hi Def
  • Spa Ritual's Kindness
  • Spa Ritual's Freedom
  • Zoya's Holly
  • Small paint brush

Peeking pumpkin nail design | Sheknows.com -- supplies
Image: Kara Ashley Endres/Sheknows

Instructions:

1. Moon base

Peeking pumpkin nail design | Sheknows.com -- base
Image: Kara Ashley Endres/Sheknows

Beginning with a clean nail, paint an orange moon shape on the top of your nail. It doesn't have to be perfect.

2. Get artistic

Peeking pumpkin nail design | Sheknows.com -- decorating
Image: Kara Ashley Endres/Sheknows

With the small paint brush, paint some vertical texture marks with the dark orange and the metallic peach to give it the pumpkin look.

More: Pumpkin patch nail art tutorial

3. Finishing details

Peeking pumpkin nail design | Sheknows.com -- final result
Image: Kara Ashley Endres/Sheknows

Top the design off with stems and a little twirly vine. Let it dry and then finish with a clear top coat.

Peeking pumpkin nail design | Sheknows.com -- final result


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