Dexter Week Concludes! Blood Oranges...


Last Day of Dexter Week.

Boo.

Todays mani is a signature icon in the Dexter opening credits sequence - The Blood Orange.

These fruits have always intrigued me, they look so damn creepy! I personally can't eat or drink anything orange flavored because I have serious acid reflux, but I would try one if I could!


This is a montage of the opening credits of Dexter if you are unfamiliar.

And this is a close-up of the blood orange part of the credits.



Yeah, this piece of artwork is awesome.


So yeah...I did a background of Gina Tricot Cream (thank you to Ashley Smashley for this polish, it is now one of my all time favorite white/ish polishes ever!), then I traced out my orange design with black polish and a striper brush.

i filled in the oranges with Color Club Wham! Pow! and then went over it with my blood polish of the week, Essie Skirting the Issue.

I then added some random juice/blood splats around the oranges.
So yeah, I dunno. These look more like flowers than oranges, don't you think?
Oh well...I wanted to (and did!) do all freehands this week and not use any stamps, so regardless of a couple of not so great mani's, I do have THAT to be proud of!
I hope you guys like this week and it didn't put you off the blog too much if this wasn't your thing...I swear next week will be tamer!
But before I go - Dexter Season 8 Trailer!


And for the last time - please check out the other fantastic ladies doing Dexter Week alongside me:



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10 comments

  1. I like the mani very much. Interesting idea.
    I love the opening credits to Dexter, both images and music. I actually hear/hum the music while I make eggs for breakfast.

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  2. oooooooh thank you for the trailer and er OOOOPS we've both done the same thing today hahah xx

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  3. This is a great idea!

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  4. HA! I love that! It's a catchy little tune. I remember being so blown away the first time I saw the opening intro. I'm glad they kept it through the entire show and didn't change it up like some do. It is perfect.

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  5. Heheh...well not entirely! But pretty close! The trailer looks AWESOME doesn't it? So glad I saw it now and not like 6 months ago and would have had to wait and wait! I like that they are premiering early this year.

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  6. Peace, Love & PolishJune 7, 2013 at 1:23 PM

    Wow, that blood orange image is so disturbing, yet I'm completely intrigued by it! This is a cool mani, It almost looks whimsical, well the details in the orange do :)

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  7. LittleMonsterx14June 10, 2013 at 8:51 AM

    ive always wanted to try a blood orange! these came out great :)

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