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71 Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs in 2020

Choosing a nail design can be difficult with so many options! If you’re overwhelmed trying to decide on what design to use, try a season-inspired design – winter nails, since it’s cold outside.

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs

Moving from fall to winter takes on a cooler color palette and gets you perfectly snuggle ready. It’s a magical time of year, and it deserves to be recognized! Even narrowing your design options down to winter nail art will leave you with so many options, though. This list has some of the best designs to make sure that you can confidently rock cute winter nails that you love.

These 71 winter nail designs can be used in so many different ways to inspire you.

• Take one of the winter nail designs to your tech, and ask them to recreate it.

• Combine a few winter nail ideas to make a one-of-a-kind design for you.

• Use different winter nail art on each finger!

1. Cute Winter Foliage

It’s the era of the plant baby, and there’s no better way to pay homage to them than by featuring them in your winter nail designs. Use muted greens, burnt oranges, and cool-toned greys to invoke the season’s colors. For a good muted winter nail look, outline the designs in white and leave the base of the nail bare with a matte topcoat.

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@kuz_nails

2. Abstract Winter Nails

These nails are the perfect conversation starter for all of the gatherings you’ll be attending during the winter. Abstract art designs make for seriously cute winter nail designs. The white base makes your nails a canvas, while the abstract art gives your nails a sophisticated look.

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@kuz_nails

3. Neutrals and Blank Space

Neutral colors rule the winter nail design scene. Use geometric shapes to carve out bits of blank space to achieve these cute winter nails. The neutral colors will ensure that your winter nail designs match all of your colorful, festive winter outfits.

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@kuz_nails

4. Glitter Half Moon

Winter nail art shines bright with a pop of glitter over a minimal design. Coat your nails with a cool-toned base color, and add a glittering half-moon at the cuticle for a low-key winter nail design.

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@id_nails_space

5. Owl Winter Nails

Harsh winters can leave us dreaming of spring, so a cute winter nail art can remind us of warmer months. This cute illustrated cool-blue owl looks great as an accent on winter nails with a neutral pink base coat.

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@kuz_nails

6. Mistletoe Nails

Nothing says “kiss me” like these cute winter nails with a mistletoe accent. Let the festive foliage be the star of the show by keeping the rest of your nails nude. This is the perfect winter nail idea if you’re in the holiday spirit.

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@kuz_nails

7. Winter Florals

Florals are for spring, right? Yes! But they also make for cute winter nail designs, too! Use a cool winter blue for the base, then create dark stems with the petals falling off. This is such a unique winter nail idea!

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@kuz_nails

8. Cartoon Art

These cartoon art winter nails are so cute! Based on a cool blue nail, each fingertip has a cute hand-drawn cartoon design. This winter nail design idea shows that winter nails don’t have to be right on the nose to be perfect for you.

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@kuz_nails

9. Zebra Accent Nails

These zebra winter nails are so cute. Try one hand with a cool winter olive green and one with a soft pink for this winter nail design. Finish it off with a zebra nail sticker accent on a couple of nails.

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@kuz_nails

10. Animal Winter Nail Design

This winter nail design idea is perfect no matter what age you are. Each nail is decked out in cute animals wearing winter gear with snowflake accents. Let the illustrations in this cute winter nail art shine by coating the base of your nail with a nude nail polish.

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@want_nail_studio

11. Line-Drawing Winter Nails

Keep your winter nail designs simple with line drawings of reindeers and stockings. With a bare nail as the base, this winter nail art is super minimalist while still looking creative. Fill in some of the line art with washes of red for a festive pop on your winter nails!

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@kuz_nails

12. Charlie Brown Nails

Charlie Brown Christmas screams winter festivities, making it the perfect inspo for your winter nail art! Feature a few of the characters over a nude polish on some of your nails, then throw an accent nail in there. The green and red gift wrap is so cute for winter nails!

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@namoro0327

13. Stone-Inspired Winter Nails

Winter nail designs vary wildly – this design showcases that. Take inspiration from anything that screams winter for you. This winter nail art is inspired by gemstones with iridescent flakes and jagged design.

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@kuz_nails

14. Doodle Winter Nails

This winter nail art takes a different artistic approach with simple doodles on nude nails. Add variation by blobbing pops of color on a couple of the nails. These winter nails are perfect for the daydreamer!

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@kuz_nails

15. Reindeer Nails

If you’re feeling festive and prefer a simple yet fun nail look, this reindeer winter nail art is for you! Pair soft pink glossy nails with an accented thumb on each hand of a reindeer sitting right on top of your cuticle.

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@viktoria_panevina

16. Plant-Lover Nails

Pay homage to your favorite plants by incorporating them into your winter nail designs. The best part about this nail design is what’s under the drawings, though! Use a nude base, then brush on green and white in a jagged pattern to get an ombre acrylic brushstroke look on your winter nails.

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@kuz_nails

17. Tropical Paradise Nails

Think warm tropical thoughts with this winter nail art! Base your nails with an avocado green and draw on your favorite tropical fruits. This winter nail idea is definitely for my summer lovers!

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@kuz_nails

18. Creative Artsy Nails

This winter nail design idea is for all of our creative, artsy folks. Treat each nail like a separate canvas that is based on nude nail polish. Winter is all about magic, and your winter nail art should reflect your artistic magic!

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@kuz_nails

19. Brushstroke Winter Nails

Create colorful brushstrokes on your nails for this winter nail design. Experiment with the patchiness of each brushstroke and add patches of white nail polish here and there for a glossy effect.

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@kuz_nails

20. Palm Trees and Cacti

This one is for all of my desert-dwellers out there! Winter in the desert looks a lot like this, so don’t be afraid to let your winter nail designs show what’s true to you. Draw on palm tree leaves shading cacti on matte nails to get this look!

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@kuz_nails

21. Stargazing Winter Nails

Feature the Little Prince and animals you love in your winter nail designs. This design shows a the prince stargazing in the snow on one nail and a fox stargazing on another. Winter nail art that preserves memories is so cute!

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@nailsmade

22. Contrasting Vibes

Do you have trouble deciding what vibe you want? These cute winter nails are saying that you don’t have to choose! Choose an edgy textured pattern for one hand and do lighthearted animal cartoons on the other. Your winter nail art. Your choice!

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@kuz_nails

23. Geometric Birds

If geometric linework is your style, try incorporating them into your winter nails! This cute bird in a beanie interpreted in style is so cute, and the pops of color bring it to life. It’s perfect for anyone who wants a unique way to fuse all of your tastes in your winter nail art.

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@kuz_nails

24. Minimal New Year Nail Art

New Year celebrations are flashy enough. Minimal New Year-inspired designs are the perfect winter nail designs! Use muted colors and create your own simplistic fireworks to ring in the new year with super cute winter nail art.

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@kuz_nails

25. Hand-Painted Art Winter Nails

Is one of your New Year resolutions to make more art? Well, this cute winter nail art is the perfect place to do it. Paint on art that looks hand-painted on canvas to let your talent shine.

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@mona.art.lab

26. Pink and White Delicate Winter Nails

Winter may be cold and frosty, but your winter nail designs don’t have to be! Show off your delicate design by pairing snow white nails with soft pink nails with delicate white linework. You’ll have the cutest winter nails and show off your feminine side at the same time.

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@nailsmade

27. Classic Festive Winter Nails

Traditions are part of what makes Christmas so fun! This winter nail design is perfect for paying homage to traditional Christmas themes. Alternate red and green nails, decorate one like a gift, and deck one out with a snowflake decal!

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@nailsmade

28. Polar Bears and White Space Winter Nails

Navy blue and white are perfect for bringing cute winter nail designs to life! Combine those colors with the original Christmas animal – polar bears – and you’ve got a solid winter nail idea. Experiment with white space on nails that have more intricate designs.

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@want_nail_studio

29. Dot and Line Winter Nails

Winter nail art that pushes boundaries is perfect if you’re feeling edgy or even indecisive about what to do. Choose some winter nail colors like red and white, pair them with accent colors like black and gray, and use them to create dots and lines in unique patterns on each nail. Voila! The perfect winter nail idea!

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@_moon_nails_

30. Shark Nails

There’s one thing that we know for sure about winter nail art – it doesn’t have to be on the nose. And the magic of Christmas is all about finding your joy. If your joy is this bold turquoise shark-inspired design, then this is the winter nail design inspiration for you!

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@alyonaiils

31. Minimalist Florals

These floral designs are perfect for winter nails! If you’re obsessed with plants, try illustrating some of your favorite plant leaves in black on matte nails. Secure the winter nail look by dotting on cool-toned shades of winter colors to change things up!

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@intrigo__dora

32. Christmas Ornament Nails

If you’ve got a major Christmas obsession, then these may be the perfect winter nails. Mix and match sparkly, intricate ornaments with shiny red ornaments. Add dots of white to the cuticle area to add an extra layer of decoration to your winter nails.

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@usti_na

33. Pig in a Blanket Winter Nails

Animal lovers, say hey! This textured winter nail design inspiration features a cartoon pig snug in a beanie and scarf. Create texture on the beanie and scarf detailing and an accent nail on the other hand, and surround them with glossy nails.

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@usti_na

34. Matte Santa Winter Nail Art

Hail old Kris Kringle with this cute winter nail art! Keep your mani simple by incorporating simple elements like this Santa hat decal or a shooting star.

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@arina_vader

35. Speckled Snoopy Nails

If you’re a fan of Charlie Brown Christmas, then you will love this winter nail idea! Start with a neutral speckled base coat. The texture will give your nails more dimension. Then pick a couple of nails for Snoopy to live on. Sprinkle in mistletoe and wreaths for more cute winter nail goodness!

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@namoro0327

36. Gold Flecked Winter Nails

This winter nail art inspiration is for the glamour chasers! To get this cute winter nail look, use gold foil to add texture to your bare nails. Keep it jagged to preserve the look of the texture!

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@arina_vader

37. Glitter Ombre and Orange Winter Nails

Glitter is a one-stop-shop for all things magical, winter, and fabulous. This is the perfect winter nail design if you’re into the sparkle, but still want your manicure to be wearable. Get the look by adding glitter to a neutral-colored nail heavier at the tips and less at the cuticle for an ombre effect. Paint the rest of the nails a matte color for cute winter nails!

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@we_nail_you1

38. Cool Blue and Foliage Winter Nails

Cool winter blue and the deep green of plants come together to form the perfect color palette for cute winter nail designs. The black-outlined plants add contrast to make the design more dynamic. Throw in silver foil for texture, and you’ve got the perfect winter manicure!

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@we_nail_you1

39. Silver and White Christmas Tree Winter Nails

If you’re dreaming of a white Christmas, then you will love this winter nail design. Combine white and grey nails with this sparkly Christmas tree accent nail and a silver glitter nail!

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@margaritakhudokormova

40. Goth Reindeer Nails

Find Rudolph’s goth side with this dark winter nail art. The sparkly reindeer head on the white nail shows the dark side of Christmas. Mix up the nail colors between white and a sparkly black for chic winter nails!

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@margaritakhudokormova

41. Black Florals and Lines

If you love to rock black nails to match the cooler weather, spice up your winter nails with this floral manicure. Leave a few nails bare, but sketch flowers and leaves onto the nail. Add black lines to give a grid feel and add layers!

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@margaritakhudokormova

42. Whimsical Heart Winter Nails

If you’ve got a whimsical heart, then why not show it on your winter nails? A soft white neutral manicure is the perfect base for cute winter nails. Use silver foil on a couple of nails and top with a wispy black nest and heart to show how much you love the winter!

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@margaritakhudokormova

43. Nude Nail Sketch Winter Nails

For all of the artists out there, it’s time to get experimental with showing your art on your winter nails! Mix stars, faces, plants, and more. There’s no limit to how creative you can get with this winter nail design!

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@shalneva_nails

44. Bunny Winter Nails

A plain white manicure is classic and cute, but there is so much room for sprucing! Add a touch of glamour by accenting a nail with ombre glitter. Add a bunny decal for a cute touch, and you’ve got a cute winter nail design!

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@margaritakhudokormova

45. Paint Splatter Winter Nails

White manicures are so fun to remix. Get edgy with black paint splatters with some nails fully matte black. You can incorporate words and shapes to create layers and styles for your winter nail design.

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@margaritakhudokormova

46. Cute Animal Winter Nails

A simple ombre manicure is so cute during the winter, but have you tried adding animal decals in the mix? You should. They make the best winter nail design art.

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@mur.nails.ekaterina

47. Messy French Manicure

French manicures are known for their classic touch, but try it messy! No clean edges on this winter nail art, just touches of color. Layer colors on top of each other to create abstract winter nail art at the tip of your fingers!

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@safinailstudio

48. Falling Leaves Winter Nails

Think of days when the grass is alive and green with this manicure mixing mattes and glossy nails and off-white with falling leave accents! If you love the outdoors, then use this winter nail art as inspiration!

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@safinailstudio

49. Pastel Color-Block Winter Nails

Love color blocking? Well, give it a pastel twist with cool blue and light beige for these winter nails. Throw in some black line art of plants and trees for contrast (they look like shadows), and you’ll have the perfect winter manicure.

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@nailsrnd

50. Glitter Cuticle Winter Nail Art

If you’re a glitter fan, then glitter cuticles are calling out to you! Take any winter nail design to the next level by popping some chunky glitter in your cuticle area. Don’t forget the animal decals.

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@nailsrnd

51. Jewel-Tone Nails

Break out the rich jewel tones for winter nails that no one will be able to take their eyes off of. An abstract geometric Christmas tree made out of each shade makes the perfect accent nail, and you can’t forget a glitter accent!

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@nailsrnd

52. Snowflakes and Reindeer

Snowflakes and reindeer are arguably the only winter nail art you need to accent your manicure. Make them iridescent decals, and you have the most eye-catching winter nails on the block!

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@nailsrnd

53. Snowman Manicure

Nude winter nails are a low-key statement piece! These snowmen just peek up over the tips of your fingernails to remind you that it’s winter. If you love a white Christmas, then you are destined for these winter nails.

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@nailsrnd

54. Starry Winter Nails

Have you ever caught yourself staring at that shining star tree topper? Take that feeling you get when you stare at it with you when you put shiny star decals on your nails. Add white dots to resemble a snowy night on these winter nails!

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@anna_yudasova_nail_art

55. Unicorn Swirl Nails

Unicorn lovers! Sweeten your white manicure with textured unicorn-inspired swirls. Top your nails with chunky iridescent glitter to capture the unicorn magic in your winter nail art.

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@anna_yudasova_nail_art

56. Pink, Grey, and White Winter Nails

These cool-toned pink, grey, and white winter nails are delightfully feminine. Deck them out with rhinestones at the cuticles, textured patterns, black line designs, and glitter.

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@anna_yudasova_nail_art

57. Cozy Animal Winter Nails

What’s better than winter animals on your manicure? Winter animals in winter wear! These animals in scarves and beanies make the perfect winter nail art.

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@want_nail_studio

58. Picasso Winter Nail Art

Calling all art lovers! This Picasso-inspired winter nail art is perfectly nestled between a soft blue manicure. The art and the soft winter nail color offer contrast and variation!

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@be_more.ua

59. Partridge in a Pear Tree Nails

If the Twelve Days of Christmas is one of your favorite Christmas jingles, then a partridge in a pear tree is the only thing you need to perfect your winter nail art. Base your nails with sparkly turquoise nail polish, and give them dimension with 3D elements!

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@anna_yudasova_nail_art

60. Snowy Landscape Winter Nails

The snowy, winter landscape is gorgeous and bright and deserving of a place on your nails! Use red gems to make the decorated Christmas tree pop, and layer polishes lightly to get a watercolor effect on your winter nail art!

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@anna_yudasova_nail_art

61. Festive Red Nails

Red nail polish screams festive, so it’s a perfect place for winter nail art. Make them extra festive by adding a cartoon penguin! This winter nail art is simple, but gives the manicure something special.

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@anna_yudasova_nail_art

62. Minimal Line Art

Sometimes your best bet for winter nail art is to go as minimal as possible. Drip the black nail polish over your bare nails in a webbed pattern on a few nails. In contrast, do strict linework on another. These winter nails are edgy and stylish!

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@inna_twinkle_

63. Snow Storm Winter Nails

Capture winter landscape with these detailed winter nail art designs! A clock, a pig, and a train are all covered in snow and framed with a black nail base for contrast.

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@anna_yudasova_nail_art

64. Simple Owl Winter Nails

Owl lovers, pay attention. This owl in winter wear is so cute and looks great on nails. The pine trees in the snow really invoke the Christmas spirit in this winter nail art, too!

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@anna_yudasova_nail_art

65. Dreamcatcher Nails

What’s dreamier than a dreamcatcher? Nothing, really. Get these winter nails by making thin and detailed drawings. Accent a couple of nails with glitter to add a festive pop!

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@anna_yudasova_nail_art

66. Whimsical Winter Nails

If you’re a more whimsical person, then you’ll love this winter nail art! Get this by drawing or stenciling on dragonflies, leaves, feathers, and such. Leave some nails blank to see the soft matte white nail base!

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@be_more.ua

67. Grey and White Winter Nails

This winter nail design is simple, yet complex! The base coat is a neutral gray, but the intricate linework is what brings it out. Get super exact and ultra-thin when you do this winter nail art linework!

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@tonya_nails

68. Bright Red and Silver Winter Nails

These nails are for those that want to make a bold statement! The glitter pops against the red surface, adding to the attention that the red brings to the winter nail art. Drawing cute animals is encouraged!

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@anna_yudasova_nail_art

69. Cotton Candy Shine Winter Nails

These cute winter nails remind us of cotton candy skies! The winter nail art also comes with an iridescent top coating that makes it shimmer and shine.

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@inna_twinkle_

70. Black Magic Winter Nails

Remix a matte black manicure by bringing the magic of the winter to your nails! On the bare nails, use stars and plants to create patterns on the nail. This winter nail art looks so chic.

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@korobova.nail.studio

71. Simple Santa Winter Nails

Do you love soft white winter nail designs? Get one! Add simple Santa and snowman decals with snowflakes to make the winter nails pop.

Winter Nails to Spark Magic: Cute Winter Nail Designs
@want_nail_studio

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Top 71 Best Fall Nail Designs 2020 to Fall in Love with: Fall Nails to Inspire

Here at Glowsly, we love the festive fall season, and trying new creative fall nails is our favorite way of celebrating it. There’s so much inspiration between the autumnal color palette, the textures of coats and blazers, the creativity behind knitted sweaters, and the ability to layer our favorite outfits. As we look to our fall nail designs, it’s no surprise that we look to these influences.

Cute Fall Nails Ideas: Fall Nail Designs to Inspire

To inspire your fall mani, we have hand-picked 71 fall nail ideas, from the minimalist and modern to ones featuring crispy leaves and rich fall nail colors. These cute fall nails from professional nail artists are everything you’d want. There’s something cool for a playful, fun design for a night out on the town, and others for a classic, sophisticated look for the office. Regardless of which cute fall nails you’ll try this time of year, celebrate the harvest season on the tips of your fingers.

1. Element-Inspired Neutral Fall Nails with Falling Leaves

These subtle and cute fall nails are perfect for the gloomy season. With a combination of nude, light blue, heather gray, and subtle orange polish colors, these black- and white-outlined falling leaves look as if they are being blown by the North Wind.

Cute Fall Nails Ideas: Fall Nail Designs to Inspire
@asjabondareva

2. Avant-Garde Fall Floral Nails

Who says fall is just for leaves? This fall nail art combines bright colors with earthy elements. Try adding flowers and plants like ferns with simple shapes for an avant-garde fall look.

Cute Fall Nails Ideas: Fall Nail Designs to Inspire
@kuz_nails

3. Hand-Sketched Fall Nails with Muted Colors

Pumpkin orange, sage green, winter blue, and white make for a lovely understated color palette perfect for the hand-sketched look of the black details. Try imitating the curl of a pumpkin stem or the curve of a fallen leaf for a subtle yet standout fall nail design.

Cute Fall Nails Ideas: Fall Nail Designs to Inspire
@kuz_nails

4. Melted Leaf Nails in Ombre Orange and Yellow

These fall nails are a sophisticated yet playful ombre, perfect for everyday fall wear. The melting colors remind us of leaves, pumpkin-shaped candy corn, and bright autumnal sunsets.

Cute Fall Nails Ideas: Fall Nail Designs to Inspire
@asjabondareva

5. Modern Autumnal Nails

If you love orange and pink together, this is one of the best fall nail designs for you. The organic lines created with the nail polish remind us of the natural slope of leaf-strewn hills and cloud-covered sunsets.

Cute Fall Nails Ideas: Fall Nail Designs to Inspire
@kuz_nails

6. Matte Fall Nails with Leaf Ring Finger Detail

The autumn season is the perfect time to bring out matte nail polish. It gives a lovely texture that works amazing with cable knit sweaters, tweed blazers, and, of course, fall nail designs. This fall nail idea featuring sage green and burnt orange colors will pop against brown leather accessories.

Cute Fall Nails Ideas: Fall Nail Designs to Inspire
@girls_like_studio

7. Simple Autumnal Flower Nails

These oval nails are a perfect combination of simplicity and festive fun. These florals are amazing against a solid-colored sweater for just the right amount of detail.

Cute Fall Nails Ideas: Fall Nail Designs to Inspire
@asjabondareva

8. Hauntingly Enchanted Sunset Fall Nails

For those who love a more gothic twist with their fall nail art, these matte golden yellow and black nails perfectly combine a fall sunset with the silhouettes and shadows of pomegranates. It’s a subtle nod to the mythology of Hades and Persephone, where the god of Death takes Spring to be his bride, and it makes a smart and classic statement.

Cute Fall Nails Ideas: Fall Nail Designs to Inspire
@margaritakhudokormova

9. Adorable Animal-Inclusive Fall Nails

Want something truly cute? No one would be able to resist your nails! This cute fall nail idea decorated with an illustrated hedgehog and fox brings some of our favorite autumnal animals to the forefront.

Cute Fall Nails Ideas: Fall Nail Designs to Inspire
@nailsrnd

10. Neutral Nails with a Geometric Twist

While it may be getting cooler, neutrals and nudes are hot during the fall. Combine the color palette with a modern geometric spin, and you have some top-notch fall nail designs.

Cute Fall Nails Ideas: Fall Nail Designs to Inspire
@asjabondareva

11. Make Halloween a Seasonal Trend Nails

Some of us wish celebrating Halloween can last longer than the day – or month of October. This matte black and orange fall nail idea is an elegant way to embrace your spooky side the rest of this fall.

Cute Fall Nails Ideas: Fall Nail Designs to Inspire
@id_nails_space

12. For the Love of Pumpkin Nails

These pumpkin-inspired fall nails are the way to go for the rest of autumn. The tortoiseshell-influenced fall nail designs are perfectly preppy in a fun, understated way.

Cute Fall Nails Ideas: Fall Nail Designs to Inspire
@thehangedit

13. Leaves and Stripes Fall Nails

In this fall nail idea, the nails are each unique from their stripes to their detailed leaves to their solid colors. Be bold this autumn by giving each nail its own design.

Cute Fall Nails Ideas: Fall Nail Designs to Inspire
@so_nailicious

14. Stunning Metallic Star Nails

These matte black nails with gold stars remind us of going back to school and earning our gold stars in the classroom. Embrace the chalkboard-look for a perfect style you’ll get an A+ on.

Cute Fall Nails Ideas: Fall Nail Designs to Inspire
@kuz_nails

15. Whispering Leaves Fall Nails

The autumn makes us think of great gales that rustle the leaves in the trees to make them sound as if they are whispering. Be inspired by the movement of nature this season and make leaves fly across your fall nail designs and into your fashion.

Cute Fall Nails Ideas: Fall Nail Designs to Inspire
@nailsrnd

16. Elegant Gray Nails with Subtle Florals

Gray is such a beautiful seasonal color. It pairs wonderfully with other muted colors – as seen here in the florals – as well as with brighter tones. This fall nail idea would be great for a work environment.

Cute Fall Nails Ideas: Fall Nail Designs to Inspire
@kuz_nails

17. Modern Smashing Pumpkin Fall Nails

Want pumpkins but in a more understated way? These nails combine the gorgeous colors of orange and sage green with a more modern shape. The pumpkin curl-like black squiggles make for great fall nail designs.

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@nail.kr_

18. Nude and Red Nails with Leaf Accent

The great concept of this fall nail idea is the use of red as a background to create an oval shape for the nude part of these palettes. The fallen red and yellow leaves make for a great fall nod.

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@zhenya__borisova

19. Autumnal Red and Gold Nails with Sparkle

Don’t shy away from adding some sparkle to your fall nail designs this season. The use of the red crystals is truly eye-catching and will instantly pop against the sunset gold.

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@zhenya__borisova

20. Modern Colors of The Wind Fall Nails

The blustery wind is such a fall mood, and we can’t help but use it for inspiration for our fall nail designs. With change and movement occurring during the autumn, let the wind blow in muted colors across your nails.

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@kuz_nails

21. Retro Autumnal Nails

‘90s lovers, these fall nails are perfect for you. The combination of solid golden yellow and white with triangle blocks of color and dots is a throwback to some of the ‘90s favorite patterns.

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@nailsrnd

22. Glamorous Grunge Nails with Metallic Details

Grunge and glamour is a combo that needs to happen more often. It’s elegant with an edge with these dark gray puddles and metallic gold leaves.

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@zhenya__borisova

23. Simple Red-Loving Fall Nails with Silhouettes

Want something simple that packs a punch? These cute fall nails hit the nail on the head. With a lovely red shade and gorgeously sketched white and black autumnal motifs, your fall nail designs are going to stand out this season.

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@kuz_nails

24. Cute Watercolor Nails with Diamond Details

Watercolor might be something we see more often in the summer, but the fall is the perfect time to use it! These fall nails are subtle yet look amazing as the colors work off one another, and the diamond shapes truly highlight them.

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@zhenya__borisova

25. Busy Bee Fall Nails for a Productive Fall

The fall is a crazy busy time of year between back-to-back holidays and back-to-school start-ups. While you can be busy, your fall nail designs don’t have to be. Go with a simple color palette, make it fun, and add a cute detail or two.

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@nailsrnd

26. Fall Fruit Nails with Some Stripey Fun

Mix up this autumn with this fall nail idea: add some vibrant fruit inspo to the tips of your fingers. Oranges and lemons are the perfect colors for the season, and mixing it up with some fun, colorful stripes will put a twist in your day.

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@kuz_nails

27. Dainty Striped Fall Nails with Lovely Leaves

Stripes don’t only have to be on your clothes this season. These cute fall nail designs have normal stripes and those made of polka dots paired with big color.

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@margaritakhudokormova

28. Festive Dark Nails Perfect for Daylight Saving Time

As we fell back an hour this season, we have been seeing a lot more of the night sky. Why not copy it on your fall nail designs? This fall nail idea combines the drama of the night with the wind in the trees.

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@girls_like_studio

29. Dramatic Almond-Shaped Nails with Orange Accents

The fall can be dramatic with its crazy change of colors and its blustery winds. Why not copy the feeling on your fingers? Go with a longer nail shape to help push the boundaries while going with a simple orange-accented fall nail idea.

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@girls_like_studio

30. Minimalist Fall Nails

If you love a subtle nail design, you’re going to love this one. Combine some of your favorite colors in some avant-garde shapes, and you’ll make people’s heads turn.

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@kuz_nails

31. Fall in Love with These New England Nails

Be inspired by your travels this fall and incorporate them into your fall nail designs. With animals like shrimp and cows and places to visit like lighthouses, you’ll have a fall nail art perfect for your passport photo.

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@kuz_nails

32. Nude Nails with Fall Colors

People want to have fun with their nails even if they have to keep them looking professional for work. These fun fall nail designs combine the two perfectly. After coating your nail with a nude coat, add some cute simplistic leaves in some of your favorite seasonal colors.

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@nailsmade

33. Modern Nails with Warm Colors

Go for a more modern fall nail idea by playing with stripes in different directions. These warm colors make for a mesmerizing look with this fun fall nail design.

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@kuz_nails

34. Go Circular This Fall

Circles are the shape for fall from round pumpkins to the setting sun. Take that inspiration and put it on your fall nails with a variety of warm autumnal colors.

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@kuz_nails

35. Get Your Squiggle on With These Fun Fall Nails

Squiggles and waves are the perfect way to visualize the blowing breeze of autumn. Try this fall nail idea for a fun twist, including the half-naked, half-painted look.

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@kuz_nails

36. Nails with One Sketch Across Multiple Nail Plates

When it comes to minimalist fall nail designs with a twist, consider trying this nail art and take a sketch and paint it across multiple nail plates. It’s creative, unique, yet simple and spontaneous.

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@kuz_nails

37. Apple-Inspired Fall Nails Perfect for Apple Picking

As you get ready to go to an orchard and pick some delicious apples, paint some onto your nails. This fun fall nail idea combines not only apple colors such as the solid red but also some cute apple designs.

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@kuz_nails

38. Nature Fall Nails That You Should Take on a Hike

As the leaves change colors and the weather grows colder, many go for hikes in the mountains. These nature-inspired fall nails with bug motifs are a fun treat when you wear your comfy hiking clothes.

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@kuz_nails

39. Bird of Paradise Nails with an Autumn Focus

The bird of paradise plant is one that blossoms in the colder months. Embrace the excitement of this beautiful plant by bringing it into your cute fall nail designs.

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@kuz_nails

40. Fall Festival Nails Inspired by The Garden

With reds, yellows, and greens, it’s easy to see how our fall nail designs can be inspired by the fall harvest. So many fruits and vegetables become readily available. Take some of that inspiration and be creative with it on your nails.

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@kuz_nails

41. Bouncing Balloon Nails Perfect for Parties

There is plenty to celebrate in the fall between the holidays – the changing environment, pumpkins everywhere, and the sweet goodies we get to indulge in. Bless your fall nail designs with some balloon imagery for some celebration fun.

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@kuz_nails

42. Spectacular Half-Painted Fall Nails

These cute fall nail designs are sophisticated with the half-painted nail style. Switch the colors around to purple, yellow, or red for your own personal style this autumn.

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@yana_nail_9

43. Fall Feather-Inspired Nails for Friendsgiving

Birds’ feathers have some of the most amazing prints. Check out the game that is outside your window or take inspiration from birds like pheasants for some awesome fall nail designs. Peacocks are out. Make way for the pheasant.

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@mona.art.lab

44. Favorite Print Nails with a Simple Color Palette

Just like how different patterns can be pulled together with a simple color palette, fall nail designs can be done the same way. These fall nails pull from different favorites, including Garfield and a modern plaid, but it’s the use of orange, black, nude, and white colors that makes this varied pattern work.

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@mona.art.lab

45. Speckled Wheat Nails

Wheat is one of those crops you can see grow across the hills as you leave the city and enter the country. It’s not just a perfect sight for a fall road trip – it can also inspire this speckled fall nail idea.

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@mona.art.lab

46. Love Ladybugs This Fall with Your Nails

Ladybugs are one of those creatures we can’t help but love. This fall, switch the red color palette for a dark orange and spot those fall nails up for a cute look.

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@apn_sumy

47. Artistic Fall Nails Featuring Your BFFs

Take your best friends everywhere you go – on your fall nail designs. Autumn is the time to be thankful for each other, so why not show it on your nails? Your besties will thank you for your creativity.

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@_moon_nails_

48. Go Buggy This Fall with These Insect Crawling Nails

We love the outdoors in the fall. Its cool weather is truly inviting, and animals thrive in it. These fall nails appreciate your creepy crawly friends as they flutter along your fingers.

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@_moon_nails_

49. Fall Festival Nails with Mushrooms

Embrace mushrooms this fall with their red caps with white specks! These super cute motifs are perfect to pair with pumpkins.

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@_moon_nails_

50. Plaid Fall Nails with Cat-titude

Autumn is the time for warm plaids and fleecy flannels. Take that classic pattern and put it on your nails in muted colors. Don’t forget the cute cat detail!

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@_moon_nails_

51. Geometric Purple Nails with Ombre Colors

We love a good purple nail here at Glowsly. Take a couple of shades, and instead of making them flow from one into another in an ombre style, try some geometric patterns for a cool, confident fall nail idea.

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@be_more.ua

52. Fun Squiggle Nails in Warm Colors

Play around with this fun fall nail design! Pair up some warm matte colors with standout squiggles for a joyous combination that will put a bounce in your step.

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@alyonaiils

53. Fall in Love with Florals Matte Nails

Almond-shaped nails are perfect for the fall season. Combine a floral print in some of your favorite matte colors for a classy, preppy vibe.

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@alyonaiils

54. Radically Painted Fall Nails for a Subtle Rebellious Spin

Rebel this fall from flowers and leaves with your fall nail designs! This avant-garde look will make people want to look at your nails and wonder how you made it look so effortless.

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@alyonaiils

55. Radish-Inspired Fall Nails Perfect for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is all about the food. Dress up your nails with one of your favorite veggies or fruits like these radishes. This fall nail idea is different, unique, and totally appropriate for the harvest holiday.

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@pestova_nailstudio

56. Neutral Fall Nails with a Coffee-Loving Twist

Pumpkin spice latte lovers, this one’s for you! We know you love your coffee, so bring some neutral browns, whites, and golds into the mix for your fall nail designs. It’ll go great against your coffee cup.

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@victorias_secret_nails

57. Navy Fall Nails with Golden Harvest Print

Gold and navy might not be the first autumnal color combination that will be thought of. But when the golden leaves on the trees and the deep navy of the night come together, it makes for beautiful inspiration for cute fall nail designs. Play around with these colors in matte and shape up some fall leaves for an inspiring fall nail idea.

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@tatyana_bugry

58. Bright Preppy Fall Nails

Bright colors shouldn’t be just for spring and summer. Use them during the fall too! This preppy stripe and solid combo brings the lovely bright fall colors to the forefront.

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@apn_sumy

59. Geode Nails for Nature-Lovers

Geodes come in all different shapes and sizes. When they’re cracked open, they can show a variety of lovely colors. These fall nails are no different. With the black edging and the myriad of colors in the center, this creative take on the geode is fantastic.

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@anna.nails.berlin

60. Tortoiseshell Nails

Tortoiseshell is a hot fall design combo that is as classic as it is cool. We see it in sunglasses to details on the purses we love. Try combining different browns and blacks to imitate the material and play with a French manicure look with it.

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@emilyjanelathan

61. Silhouette Plant-Inspired Fall Nails for Early Mornings

Dusk and dawn are beautiful times to see the silhouettes of plants. Combine a few favorite flat colors and draw some of your favorite plants for a cute fall nail idea.

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@osa.nails

62. Fall Nails with Lovely Crocus Flowers

Crocuses are enchanting flowers that appear from spring into fall. This sketch-like fall nail idea on them really blooms against the light yellow while the bright green pops.

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@osa.nails

63. Cheetah Fall Nails That Prove Prints Can Be a Neutral

This cheetah print is so much fun – especially with just the stripe of it. This fall print has been popular for years and adds just enough excitement without being too wild.

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@bezhik_beautybar

64. Classic Fall Nails with Painterly Flowers

Have a nail stand out from the solid rest with a bold pattern of flowers! To give some depth to your fall nail designs, let the flowers be painterly and have some roundness in their coloring.

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@inna_twinkle_

65. Ombre Fall Nails with a River-Like Effect

These creamsicle orange nails with a white ombre are perfect to wear beyond Thanksgiving. The standout nail that features a river-like effect both switches up the pattern and adds some depth to the design.

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@martini__nails

66. Houndstooth Nails That Will Make Your Closet Jealous

Houndstooth is such a classic pattern, as seen on coats and blazers. Bring this preppy pattern to the forefront by adding it to your fall nail designs – that way, you always have a fun pattern on you when you want to keep your outfit simple.

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@be_more.ua

67. Mocha Nails for Your Fall Afternoon

Keep your fall nail designs flying against the keyboard with some help from our favorite fall flavor. Mocha is a flavorful drink, and its colors can be truly inspirational for when you need a zing of focus.

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@be_more.ua

68. Dragon Fruit Fall Nails to Bring out Your Inner Dragon

Be inspired by the tropical dragon fruit, a lovely plant that is big on color and flavor. Add some sweetness to your fall nail designs with a drawing of it that will remind you to be bold this fall.

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@be_more.ua

69. Teal Fall Nails

Teal is a bright and bold green that is a wonderful fall color. Add it to your leaf details or to a full nail palette. No matter how you add it, the color will make your fall nail designs total stand out.

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@be_more.ua

70. Bold White Fall Nails with Florals

White is a striking color when the fall tones come out to play. Go against the colorful trends with a white nail with a creative edge and some florals.

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@safinailstudio

71. Watercolor Fall Nails for Some Flowing Texture

Try for a watercolor effect this fall as you experiment with creative fall nail designs! It will add a nice, rounded coloring to your flowers and details.

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@safinailstudio

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