20 Cute and Creepy Nail Art Ideas For Halloween by Jaime Richards 17/10/11 3 Reactions 2 Shares Print 0 0 2 0 0 We've already explored some of the coolest Halloween nail polish collections for Oct., so now, let's look at nail art. From jaw-dropping designs to some quick and easy options, here are some of the cutest and creepiest looks we've seen this season. Photos courtesy of Melissa Osburn of The Daily Nail, Source: Twitpic User egadzook, and Flickr User white_tokki Source: 20 Cute and Creepy Nail Art Ideas For Halloween Whooo's That Girl? What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Whooo (sorry) says owls have to be creepy? Not this polisher. For this look, start by painting nails a rich purple shade. Using nail art brushes, create an outline of the owl's body and fill in with black polish. White, orange, and blue accents bring it all to life. Source: Flickr User lulubrooks 1 / 20 Bubble Up What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 This owner of this alternating orange and black manicure actually used bubble stickers atop polish to achieve this gruesome (yet awesome) effect. Source: Flickr User pumpkincat210 2 / 20 What a Peach What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 For a trendy take on a traditional black and orange All Hallows' manicure, paint your ring finger a creamy peach (such as Finger Paints Ripe Peach, as pictured here) and the rest of your digits a glittery black (such as Sephora by OPI's #212, pictured). Source: Flickr User white_tokki 3 / 20 Sparkle and Shine What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 To get this stunning, shimmery manicure, start by applying a black polish with orange glitter as a base. Next, apply a sheer, golden glitter polish over it, and finish with a shimmery silver polish on the tips. Source: Flickr User Cacauate 4 / 20 Good Enough to Eat What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Speaking of candy corn, nothing says Halloween more than this colorful confection. (Stay tuned for a tutorial on how you can get a similar look.) Source: Flickr User indrablack 6 / 20 Fall-Inspired Gradation What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 This Fall-inspired manicure features gradating tones of purple and gold, With the right shades of orange, yellow, and white, this could also be a great way to do your own artistic interpretation of candy corn nails. Source 6 / 20 Minnie Mouse What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 This cute and playful Minnie Mouse manicure was created using OPI's Thrill of Brazil Alpine Snow, and Black Onyx. Wear it and channel everyone's favorite girly mouse this Halloween. Source 7 / 20 The Monster Mash What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Melissa Osburn at The Daily Nail (remember her?) created the following two looks just for Bella readers! This colorful design features all five members of the monster cereal club. "I chose these because the only time of year they are out is Halloween," Melissa explained. Her look features: Frankenberry — On the thumb. Count Chocula — Pointer finger. Fruit Brute (no longer made) — Middle finger. Boo Berry — Ring finger. Yummy Mummy (no longer made) — Pinky finger. Photo courtesy of Melissa Osburn of The Daily Nail 8 / 20 Boneyard What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Inspired by centuries-old headstones, Melissa's second look has just the right amount of spookiness to capture the eerie tone of the season. Photo courtesy of Melissa Osburn of The Daily Nail 9 / 20 Inspired by a T-shirt What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Inspired partly by this "Bone Idol" t-shirt and this skullduggery look from The Daily Nail, this look features China Glaze's Recycle and Elf's matte top coat. Source: Flickr User panphila 11 / 20 Black to the Basics What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 To get this manicure, Jennifer over at Nail Polish Addiction Anonymous, started with the orange shade from OPI's 2009 Tattoo Ta-Boo! minipack. She then used Konad special polish in black with a Hot Topic "fauxnad" plate to create the cute designs. 11 / 20 It's a Harlequin Halloween What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 This black, orange, and silver manicure is great on its own or as an accent to any harlequin ensemble. Source: Flickr User lulubrooks 12 / 20 Eye Wish You a Happy Halloween What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 OnSugar blogger Beautopia created thie shooting stars and eyeballs manicure after being inspired by another nail artist's work. The impressive look includes Chanel's Nuit de Russie, and has the perfect balance of cool and creepy going on. Source 13 / 20 A Tangled Web What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Looking for a little glitz and glam this Halloween? This webbed design was achieved using China Glaze's shimmery Orange Marmalade as a base. Then Konad's image plate M70 was used on top for a paint-splattered effect. Source: Flickr User tina.velechovsky 14 / 20 Barbed Beauty What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 This sharp (heh) manicure appears to be created with Sally Hansen's Salon Effects Halloween designs. Source: Twitpic User @ashlee_costa 15 / 20 Sassy Sorceress What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Work your own magic with a sorceress-like nail art look. This starry manicure is a mixture of Sally Hansen's Silver Holographic shade and Prism in Lilac, along with OPI Dating a Royal. Source: Flickr User indrablack 16 / 20 Green Ghoul Nail Art What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Add a little fishnet to anything and you're nails get instantly sexified; add a neon green, and it's instant Halloween. Source: Flickr User dreamglowpumpkincat210 17 / 20 Boo-tiful Designs What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 How cute is this boo-tifully designed manicure? Source: Flickr User femme run 18 / 20 Frankly, My Dear What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 And it just happens to be topped off with a very friendly, well-coiffed Frankenstein thumb. Source: Flickr User femme run 19 / 20 Let's Get Frank What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 I can't think of a better way to wrap up (ha — get it?) than with even more impressive Frankenstein nail art. For the base, use a light mint shade, like China Glaze Re-Fresh Mint or SpaRitual Delight. Get creative with some black and white accents to bring the lovable monster to life. 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