02 July 2013

Twinsie Tuesday: 4th of July

Whoo, time really got away from me these past few, but Twinsie Tuesday should have me back on track with this week's theme, nails inspired by the 4th of July, aka American Independence Day. Mine are a backyard BBQ!

July 4th nail art

And left to right... For the cheeseburger on my index finger, I didn't actually have a good "burger bun" tan, so I mixed together 2 drops each of OPI San Tan-tonio, China Glaze Kalahari Kiss, and Revlon Elegant. The actual burger bits are all arylic paint, as are the fireworks (...ish...) bursts on the middle finger, which I swooshed on over Docile D224 for a little bit of night sky sparkle.

Ring Fingy is the ubiquitous red and white picnic table cloth, complete with equally ubiquitous picnic ants. It's red striper over OPI My Boyfriend Scales Walls (best. white. EVAR.), and the ants are dotted polish and a little black striper. I expected ants to be easier than they apparently are... Mine look more like cooties from that Hasbro game I never played right because I was having too much fun building the little cootie guys to bother taking turns (plus that's how you roll when you're an only child).

So yeah, pinky is watermelon like I did last summer, and them's my Fourth of July nails! Looking forward to seeing my fellow Twinsies' interpretations too--have a great 4th and stay safe, y'all!


Amanda at Amandalandish
Amber at Nails Like Lace
Anna at Going to the Showing
Anne at Grape Fizz Nails
Chelsea at Nailed Blog
ChiChi at I'm Just Me...ChiChi
Cordia at Seriously Swatched
Elizabeth at Did My Nails
Heather at Peace, Love and Polish
Kelly at Tuxarina
Lakeisha at Refined & Polished
Maribeth at Obsessive Cosmetic Hoarders Unite
Marisa at Polish Obsession
Meredith at Polish and Charms
Nory at Fierce Makeup and Nails
Rachel at Top Coat It
Róisín at Cuti-CLUE-les
Sarah at See Sarah Swatch
Traci at DrinkCitra

22 comments:

  1. These are fantastic, and you are hilarious. Love the post!

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  2. Love the design!! The cheeseburger is so adorable I can't even. :)

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  3. I love it! It's a brillian idea (and summary) :)

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  4. After the burger, I would love that piece of water melon, please ;)
    Funny, cute and lovely mani!

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  5. Love this idea - it's not totally red, white & blue in your face - but still screams 4th of July!

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  6. The black with the glitter is such a pretty combo

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  7. This is such a fun idea! And all of your nails, especially that super cute watermelon, look amazeballs! Gotta love those BBQs. :)

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  8. This totally surprised me! All I've been seeing is red, white, and blue and then BAM! Yours is beautiful, Elizabeth! Loe your fun and creative take on this! :D

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  9. LOL, how absolutely cute!! I love that you did something different!

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  10. Yay this is so awesome!! XD Happy Independance Day!

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  11. These are so awesome!! I Looooove your little ants!!

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  12. Love the burger and the ants the best!

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