October 31, 2015

October 25, 2015

Halloween Bloody Mani

I used OPI Samoan Sand as a base and then blotted the edges with the darkest of the colors firs,t which was OPI Lincoln Park After Dark, with a cotton swab. Then I blotted the next darkest red over that, which was OPI In a Holidaze. Then repeated that with the brightest red I have which is Super Black Cannibal. Finally I put a top coat on that bitch and called it good. 

October 18, 2015

DIY Halloween Necklaces

OK. These Halloween necklaces did not turn out as planned. Apparently, shrinky dink film hates me. It hates my touch, my presence and most of all my face. It took me a few tries to get to this stage. When that bullshit curls up it doesn't always lay flat back down while it's in the oven. I won't lie, this was not easy. We did not get along and I won't be inviting it over for a sleepover ever again. With all said said, here are some photos to make them appear as cute as possible. 
This is supposed to be those plastic vampire teeth. This is the one I tried 3 times. I forgot to make small cutouts for the other teeth. 
The bat is my favorite of the bunch. 

These guys wanted to say hi. 

October 13, 2015

Halloween DIY Painted Sculpture

Adding the before pic so you can have a better idea of what I actually did since I've had a few questions. All I did was paint over an already cool statue. 

After :)

October 2, 2015

DIY Skull Bath Fizzies

Just in time for October, the best month of the year, here's a Halloween DIY. I'm also posting this in celebration of my first day of unemployment. Yay! 

These skull bath fizzies are made just like the yellow bath fizzies I did awhile back. These have a faux cement look I love. 

1 C baking soda
1/2 C citric acid
3/4 C cornstarch 
1/4 C Epsom salts
1 T coconut oil, melted
Lavender essential oil 6 drops
Spearmint essential oil 4 drops
Red & blue food coloring
Water spray bottle
Rubber molds

I mixed together all of the dry ingredients in a glass bowl. In a separate bowl I mixed together the essential oils and coconut oil. I dropped about 10 drops of blue food coloring into the oil mixture and 6 of the red and did my best to mix it together. With this batch I wanted them to be purple but it just wouldn't work out. I would have had to put a shit ton of coloring in and I didn't want to do that. When I made the yellow cubes they came out a pretty nice yellow but this time the color just didn't want to show up. I rather love the cement look of them though.

After mixing the oil parts with the dry ingredients, I sprayed some water into the mix and worked it in with my hands until it started to come together. You don't want it to be too wet or the fizzy aspect will take over and they won't work. You want it to form together when you squeeze it in your hands but not too dry. If it's too dry spray some more water in it. The spray bottle helps distribute the water evenly and keeps you from adding too much. 

Add it to your molds and be sure to pack it in well. (That's what she said)

Gently remove from molds and let dry overnight. 

So, what's the point of the food coloring if it didn't show up? Well, when you put it in the bath water it will show up as a light purple. Fun! No? Shut up.