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31 School-Themed Nail Art Ideas That Will Make You Miss the Classroom

Oct 5 2015 - 2:00pm

We're experiencing major envy of everyone who headed back into the classroom this Fall. Besides the excitement of making friends, strengthening skills, and buying school supplies, teachers and students alike have the opportunity to learn something new. In the name of school spirit [1], we're breaking out the paints — nail paints, that is. We're teaching ourselves a few new nail art techniques [2] as we deck out our fingers in school-inspired splendor. Read on for some designs fit for an education junkie!

Color Inside the Lines

That's the Point


Beautiful Composition

We've Got Chemistry

Passing Notes

An Apple a Day

Better Take Note

Inching Along

Science-Fair Flair

Recess Obsessed

A in French

Arts and Crafty

Classroom Claws

Crayola Cool

Long-Division Digits

Getting Graphic

Chicken Scratch

Scribble Pad

Hit the Books

Those Who Can, Teach

Source: Instagram user followinginmyshoes [3]

Passing Notes

Source: Instagram user mrsadams20 [4]

Sneaking Out of Class

Source: Instagram user nails_by_cam [5]

Art School Student

Crayon Claws

Source: Instagram user kdcudjoe [6]

Doodled Digits

Source: Instagram user verdonails [7]

An Apple a Day

Source: Instagram user simple_short_nails [8]

Pencil Me In

Source: Instagram user macrobot1 [9]

Math Mania

Source: Instagram user polishedbyesp [10]

These Nails Rule

Source: Instagram user fetishnails [11]

It's Elementary

Source: Instagram user cutenailsbydora [12]

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