Twinsie Tuesday: School Colors

5 Feb

When I think of school spirit my mind immediately goes back to high school. But maybe that’s because my post high school education consists of graduating from a trade school that didn’t have a mascot and colors.

SchoolSpirit (10) WLcopyI was a T-Bird and as you can see, our school colors were orange, white and blue. According to our fight song the official colors were orange and white, but we got the blue worked in there somehow. Not very original school colors. I’d bed that there’s at least one of my fellow twinsies that is sporting the same colors.

SchoolSpirit (14) WLcopyI got brave and tried the explosion again. I think this is the third or fourth time I’ve attempted it. I used painters tape this time. The lines aren’t perfect, but it’s by far my best explosion yet.  Of course as soon my top coat started to set, I gouged my ring finger nail with my other hand.  AAARRRGGGGGGG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I was so mad!!  It was completely lifted and rolled up.  I attempted to unroll it with a toothpick then smooth it out with my wet finger.  It actually looks pretty good compared to what I started with.  I used Jordana Orangsicle and Smooth Blue and Sally Hansen White On.

Be sure the check out all the other manis today:

Amanda of Amandalandish
Anna of Going to the Showing
Anne of Grape Fizz Nails
Ashley of Art Evolve
Brandi of The Collegiate Nail
Chelsea of Nailed Blog
ChiChi of I’m Just Me…ChiChi
Cordia of Seriously Swatched
Elizabeth of Did My Nails
Jamie of Polish, Please!
Katherine of Haul of Fame
Maribeth of Obsessive Cosmetic Hoarders Unite!
Marisa of Polish Obsession
Meredith of Polish and Charms
Nory of Fierce Make Up and Nails
Sarah of See Sarah Swatch
Tara of Polishy of Truth

16 Responses to “Twinsie Tuesday: School Colors”

  1. Ashesela February 5, 2013 at 7:43 am #

    Ohmyglob this manicure is wonderful!!! O_O

    • TopCoatIt February 5, 2013 at 10:59 pm #

      LOL! Thanks Ashley!

  2. Marisa February 5, 2013 at 8:02 am #

    This is awesome!!! You had quite the adventure with your ring finger, but it still looks great!

    • TopCoatIt February 5, 2013 at 10:59 pm #

      I know. Thankfully I was able to salvage it. 🙂

  3. Maribeth February 5, 2013 at 8:42 am #

    I’m jealous of the fun colors you got to use! 🙂 this came out really great!

  4. Anne Thompson February 5, 2013 at 11:14 am #

    Such cool colors! Love the explosion 🙂

  5. Jamie @ Polish, Please! February 5, 2013 at 12:23 pm #

    This looks fantastic!!! I just love these colors together! Great job, despite the issues you had along the way!

  6. Stacy February 5, 2013 at 1:53 pm #

    This is SO awesome!! I LOVELOVELOVE the two-toned dots, that’s such a fun idea!

    • TopCoatIt February 5, 2013 at 11:01 pm #

      Thanks Stacy! I’ve done these marbled polka dots a few times and I always love them. Such a cool effect.

  7. Amanda @ Amandalandish February 5, 2013 at 2:10 pm #

    Your nails make me want to go back in time and go to your high school!

    • TopCoatIt February 5, 2013 at 11:00 pm #

      Ha ha! It was pretty awesome.

  8. meredith February 5, 2013 at 2:11 pm #

    Looks beautiful!

  9. Leesha's Lacquer February 6, 2013 at 3:29 am #

    This was our rival schools colors! Ours was blue and gold but we were stuck with the unfortunate mascot of a man in a kilt, a highlander. The mascot didn’t affec me as much as my male classmates in skirts at homecoming games. Blegh!

    • TopCoatIt February 6, 2013 at 12:46 pm #

      At least you got to sneak a peek at their legs. 😉

  10. Babs February 6, 2013 at 12:24 pm #

    Looks like the Florida Gators colors.

  11. Katherine February 10, 2013 at 4:01 pm #

    This is awesome!!

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