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Pumpkins | Nail Art Tutorial

Pumpkin nail art look

Want to know how to create this pumpkins nail look? Follow our 10 step nail art tutorial below!

The products we used to create this look:

Nail varnish and nail art tools

1. Vitamin Base Coat – Natural Collection
2. French Manicure Long Lasting – Collection – French White
3. Color Show 60 Seconds – Maybelline – Lux Lobster
4. Quick Dry Nail Colour – Natural Collection – Mocha
5. 60 Seconds Super Shine – Rimmel London – Loosey Goosey Dancin
6. Pointed Drawing Brush (small)
7. Dotting Tool
8. Dotting Tool


Would you like this design painted on false nails for you?

If you can’t find this look with our other false nail sets that are available to buy, please contact me and I will happily sort it out for you!

Now lets show you how we created this look!

STEP 1

First of all it is important to make sure your nails are clean and ready to be painted before we start, so we need to do a little bit of preparation. If you have nail polish on already, you will need to take it off with some nail polish remover. After this is done, I usually wash my hands just to just to ensure my nails are completely clean.

Then it’s time to tidy your nails up a little and shape them to how you want them with your file. If you want make your nails appear longer you can push back your cuticles. If you place your hand in some warm water for a few minutes, it will help soften your skin making it easier for you to do this.

Once you are ready, you should apply a base coat to your nail as this will protect your nails from being stained but also will make applying your nail polish much smoother. We used the Vitamin Base Coat (1) to do this.

STEP 2

Once your base coat is dry (this shouldn’t take too long), we can start moving on to the more exciting parts – deciding what colour you want your nails to be! For this look, we decided to have the ring finger and middle finger as our main focus, so we painted them with the nail polish in the colour French White (2).

STEP 3

After we painted the ring finger and middle finger with the nail polish in the colour French White (2), it is time to paint the rest of the nails! With this look, we decided on painting the others with the nail polish in the colour Lux Lobster (3) to go with our theme. After we finished this, as you can see in the photo below, we went over the white nail polish as this makes sure the nails are covered well.

We recommend you apply two thin coats rather than one thick one as the thicker the coat, the longer it will take to dry!

STEP 4

Once the nail polish is dry, the real fun begins – time to start creating some little pumpkins! We decided on having the little pumpkins on the middle finger and the larger pumpkin on the ring finger.  We created these by using the dotting pen (8) with the nail polish in the colour Lux Lobster (3).

STEP 5

Now it’s time to move on to creating the pumpkin on the ring finger! We created this by using the small pointed drawing brush (6) with the nail polish in the colour Lux Lobster (3).

pumpkinsSTEP 6

After we created the outline, we then painted up to the line on the ring finger with the nail polish in the colour Lux Lobster (3) to finish creating the pumpkin.

jack o latern nails STEP 7

To give the nail polish some time to dry before we add more to the big pumpkin, we’re going to add some detail to the small pumpkins! We decided to add a little stalk to these pumpkins, just to put the final touch on them. We created these by using the dotting pen (7) with the nail polish in the colour Loosey Goosey Dancin (4).

pumpkin halloween nailsSTEP 8

Now the big pumpkin is dry, we can start adding the final touches to this look. The first thing we did was add a little bit of definition to it by adding the thin brown lines. We painted on 3 lines – one in the middle, one on the right and then one on the left. To do this, we used the small pointed drawing brush (6) with the nail polish in the colour Mocha (4).

pumpkin halloween nail artSTEP 9

The next bit of detail we decided to add was some leaves. We added these just at the top of the pumpkin by using the dotting tool (7) with the with the nail polish in the colour Loosey Goosey Dancin (4).

pumpkin nail artSTEP 10

The final touch that is needed to finish this great look is the stalk! We created this by using the dotting tool (7) with the nail polish in the colour Loosey Goosey Dancin (4).

And that’s it! It’s quite a simple but really pretty look that you can re-create easily.  If you love the autumn time, then this pumpkins nail art is perfect for you. Don’t forget for Halloween too!

🎃 If you like this nail art, click here to check out our other Halloween nail designs! 🎃

pumpkin nails

Now it’s your turn! Have you created this look? We’d love to see it – tag us on Twitter and Instagram @creativenailsuk!

Don’t forget to check out our shop – we have a number of gorgeous false nails that are for sale now!

Also – if you are unable to find what you are looking for through my shop or from a design in my nail art tutorials, please do not hesitate to get in touch! I am more than happy to do custom designs.

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(20) Comments

  1. Oh, how sweet is that! I’ll deffinately try out this

    1. Thank you – it was so much fun creating this look! When you try it out, tag us on Twitter/Instagram – we’d love to see it!

  2. Rachael Stray says:

    Aw these looks fab! You’re very

  3. Oh I love nail art! This is amazing. Will be trying this in the future

    1. Aww, thank you so much. It’s so much fun, isn’t it?! Tag us on Twitter/Instagram when you try this out in the future – we’d love to see it!

  4. This is so cool!! I love the design!! I’m definitely going to try it even if Halloween has passed!!

    Mel

    http://littlemissmelanie.com

    1. Thank you – we loved creating this! You can definitely still try this out, it’s perfect for the Autumn time too! Tag us on Twitter/Instagram when you do – we’d love to see it!

  5. Oo these look so good! Definitely will be trying this out xx

    1. Aw thank you – tag us on Twitter/Instagram when you try this look – we’d love to see it!

  6. This looks really cute! Great inspiration:)

    xx, Valeria

    https://perfectblvck.blogspot.co.uk

  7. missviclb says:

    These are so cool, I’ll have to grow my nails so I can give it a go next year!

    1. Thank you! There’s nothing stopping you from having some fun now and having a go 🙂 great for Autumn too. If you do, tag us on Twitter/Instagram – we’d love to see it!

  8. This looks so good and the steps are so helpful! I’m rubbish at nails. It’s something I’ve been telling myself I need to get better at for ages. Might give this a go this weekend

    Sophie
    http://Www.glowsteady.co.uk

    1. Aw, thank you! Have a look through our other nail looks too – we have made some nice and easy step by step guides so everyone can have a go and re-create the looks. You can also message us on Twitter if you’d like any extra help or tips! We’re happy to help 🙂

      If you do have a go, tag us on Twitter/Instagram – we’d love to see pictures of the final look you made! We’ll have some new looks coming soon too and Christmas ones in the future.

  9. I loved your tutorial. In love with your photos as well. Very tempted to try this out

    1. Thank you so much – we loved creating this look too. You should, it’s such a pretty look! If you do, you should upload a photo and tag us in it on Twitter/Instagram – we’d love to see it!

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