45 Nail Design Ideas

If you are looking to give a fresh look to your hands nail designs is a cool idea. An artistic touch to simple painted nails, designs on nails can add a different dimension to your style. The best part is that unlike traditional nail paint that is limited to a certain number of colors, designs let you go totally wild and paint your nails with the art of your imagination. When you have ten great surfaces to play with you can have so fun with designs. You can get all ten nails painted with different design, or go for a uniform design for all the nails.

The nail design you choose can be a really great way to express your creativity. You can go for polka dots for a cool retro effect on your nails, or choose a striped design. If you want to keep the look delicate and subtle, try a pastel pink shade and paint on your favorite patterns of stars and hearts. You can also go for cute animal shapes like a small owl on one nail as a part of your nail design. Rainbow shades, glitter effect, floral designs, you have endless choices when it comes to Nail Design Ideas. To give an edge to the design you can have fun with nail extensions and get them painted with interesting pink and green patterns. Have fun using your nails as your artistic canvas!

Lilac Nail Art

Tipped with lilac shades these nails look wonderful with white bottom halves touched up with a black flowing pattern.

Lilac Nail Art

Lilac Nail Art

Pink Nail Design

A medium shade of pink looks pretty on nails when you paint on black designs.

Pink Nail Design

Pink Nail Design

Pearl Nail Art

Get a refreshing look for your nails by painting them white with blue and glitter touches, topped up with a delicate white flower on one nail.

Pearl Nail Art

Pearl Nail Art

Nail Gold Design

Metal shades look great on nails. Check out this nail design that combines the sheen of gold and colorful glitter with a matte effect.

Nail Gold Design

Nail Gold Design

My Black Design

Bring your dark side out with shiny black nails. Paint them with intricate and colorful designs in blue and yellow for a great look.

My Black Design

My Black Design

Creative Blue Nails

You can go for this amazing shade of blue for your nails, and add contrast with pretty patterns in black and other colors.

Creative Blue Nails

Creative Blue Nails

Nail Confidence

Style your nails with confidence in this great look that combines deep red with a sprinkling of many-colored glitter.

Nail Confidence

Nail Confidence

Cute Nail Owl

Polka dot nail designs look really cute. Get a cute owl painted on one polka dot nail, and the combination is super awesome.

Cute Nail Owl

Cute Nail Owl

Chocolate Luck

A delicious shade of chocolate looks great on these nails, and you can decorate them with intricate patterns for more beauty.

Chocolate Luck

Chocolate Luck

Glass Red Design

Superhot and feminine, shiny red nails are a fantastic way to up your appeal. Use touchups in intricate black designs for a dramatic style statement.

Glass Red Design

Glass Red Design

Dream Pastels

You can keep the look toned down with this pretty delicate pastel shade with a bit of glitter and hearts for a dreamy effect.

Dream Pastels

Dream Pastels

Color Them Bright

The best part about nails is that you can color them anything from bright blue and green to black and silver, and look super cool.

Color Them Bright

Color Them Bright

Daisy Nails

These nails go for the flowery look with a pretty daisy painted on the lower half of each nail while the bottom remains a translucent white and silver shade.

Daisy Nails

Daisy Nails

Evening Nails

Bring the rich blue of the evening sky to your nails with a touch of magenta for an artistic gradient effect.

Evening Nails

Evening Nails

Coordinated Nails

You can style your nails in intricate designs of matte and silver to go with your gorgeous junk jewelry.

Coordinated Nails

Coordinated Nails

Snowfall On My Nails

Celebrate in winter with a cool nail design of snowfall painted on a pastel shaded background.

Snowfall On My Nails

Snowfall On My Nails

Forest Look Nails

Forest colors of green and rich brown can make beautiful patterns on your nails.

Forest Look Nails

Forest Look Nails

Nail Faces

You can go for spooky and ghoulish faces on nails to match your Halloween getup.

Nail Faces

Nail Faces

My Blue Design

This uniform design of shiny blue with black checkered patterns can really look cool on your nails.

My Blue Design

My Blue Design

Stripe Cool

You can go for nail extensions and have them painted with white and black striped patterns like this.

Stripe Cool

Stripe Cool

Pastel Pink Design

The pastel pink and black pattern on these nails can go very well with the texture of your denim jeans.

Pastel Pink Design

Pastel Pink Design

Color Shine

Go all out in electric shades of blue, green, and orange to make your nails look super hot at night.

Color Shine

Color Shine

Girly Magenta

You can team your magenta outfit with magenta nails painted with dark shaded designs like this.

Girly Magenta

Girly Magenta

Nail Juicy Fruit

This stylish nail design has a half coat of black with a cute orange painted on for a juicy and fresh look.

Nail Juicy Fruit

Nail Juicy Fruit

Strawberry Nail Art

All white paint tipped with black, these nails look great with the red strawberry theme.

Strawberry Nail Art

Strawberry Nail Art

Decorative Nail Art

Dark shades can make beautiful patterns when you paint your nails in a delicate neutral shade.

Decorative Nail Art

Decorative Nail Art

Wild Tiger

Magnificent in gold and black patterns these nails seem inspired by the golden coat of a wild tiger.

Wild Tiger

Wild Tiger

Bright Polka Joy

Bright green and orange make a good combination with the cute polka white dots in this fresh nail design.

Bright Polka Joy

Bright Polka Joy

Flower Glow

Get the gold shine with delicate flower touches painted on your nails for a stunning summery look.

Flower Glow

Flower Glow

White Patterns

Delicate white patterns and swirls are a cool piece of nail art that look beautiful without being to in-your-face.

White Patterns

White Patterns

Juice Up Nails

The dark gray nail paint makes a great background for getting your favorite fruits painted on. Juice up your nails!

Juice Up Nails

Juice Up Nails

Pastel Dream Nails

Stars, hearts, bubbles, and all things nice and sweet look great on nails painted a pretty pink.

Pastel Dream Nails

Pastel Dream Nails

Sand Shimmer Nails

Perfect for a night out, these nails shimmer with a bold gold sand and black combination.

Sand Shimmer Nails

Sand Shimmer Nails

Dream Nail Art

All delicate dreamy in pink with pretty and soothing designs, these nails are just girly fun.

Dream Nail Art

Dream Nail Art

Wild Nail Design

A pastel pink background with leopard like spots in black and white looks wild on nails.

Wild Nail Design

Wild Nail Design

Gothic Romance

You can go for the gothic look with all black nails and add-on a white butterfly with glitter on one nail for a romantic touch.

Gothic Romance

Gothic Romance

Designer Cone Art

You can get nail extensions in cone shapes with a fantastic design in pink and green like this.

Designer Cone Art

Designer Cone Art

Arty Nails

You can get artistic with an abstract pattern in white and magenta for your nails.

Arty Nails

Arty Nails

Glamorous Nails

Black and gold nail designs can really jazz up your pretty black outfit on a formal evening.

Glamorous Nails

Glamorous Nails

Glitter Shade Nails

If the bottom halves of your nails is painted white you can go all out with bright colors and glitter for the top halves.

Glitter Shade Nails

Glitter Shade Nails

Red Patterns

You can paint your nails a steel-gray shade and get them designed with intricate red patterns.

Red Patterns

Red Patterns

Dramatic Nails

For an amazing dramatic look, try a combination of red and black touched up with silver for your nail design.

Dramatic Nails

Dramatic Nails

Geometric Nail Design

Small and big circles are a great nail design to go with nails painted a matte silver.

Geometric Nail Design

Geometric Nail Design

Girly Nail Art

If you are feeling girly try a magenta shade for your nails with pretty polka white dots touched up with decorations.

Girly Nail Art

Girly Nail Art

Fantastic Nails

For a really cool look, design the nails on one hand in lilac and blue, and the nails of the other hand in red and black like this.

TFantastic Nails

Fantastic Nails

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