1. Using an orange polish, paint a French manicure on the nail. It does not have to be perfect.
2. Using orange acrylic paint a shade lighter than the polish (if needed, add white acrylic paint to lighten it), paint a long oval shape in the middle and two crescent shapes on either side, leaving a gap between each.
3. Use brown acrylic paint to draw a stem on top of the oval in the center. Use green acrylic paint to draw vines and leaves on either side of the pumpkin.
4. Add a little bit of white acrylic paint to the brown, green, and orange paints to make lighter shades and add highlights until you are happy. Apply top coat.
Julianne Ramos, Long Branch, N.J. @nailwitchery | @jujusnails