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63 Super Cute Nails You Can Totally Do at Home

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In search of new nail art? Then look no further! We have been checking out many amazing nail designs and have found 63 cute nails that you need to see. There is an awesome array of nail ideas from quirky patterns to bold colors. Our top picks are perfect for anyone who has been bored with their nails and wants to try something new and stylish. You won’t be able to decide which one to try first!

1. Cute Cactus Nails

First up, we have these super cute cactus nails. There is a different cactus painted on each nail and you can recreate this look or maybe choose one as an accent nail. It is a fun and creative idea that is perfect for the ladies who like to look unique. You can view the tutorial and the polishes used on the artist’s page featured below.

2. Rainbow Nails

Brighten up your look with these rainbow stripes. Each nail has a vibrant stripe of color with a beautiful shimmer over the top. These are so pretty and colorful, this is a manicure that will make you stand out from the crowd. To create stripes like this you can use tape and there are easy to follow tutorials online.

Cute Rainbow Nails

Source: @lemoney2

3. Adorable Bunny Nails

Next, we have an adorable animal design to show you. These nails are a light pink color with two accent nails. One accent nail has beautiful pink dots and the other has a cute bunny design. This is a pretty and unique idea. Recreate the bunny look or use an animal of your choice.

4. Mermaid Nails

Our next idea is mermazing! The nails are black with a sprinkle of glitter and there is one mermaid scale accent nail. This is a beautiful and trendy idea. It is the perfect manicure for the ladies who love mermaids and who like looking stylish. There is a short tutorial on the artist’s page below and you can also check out the polishes used to create the look. We love this idea!

5. Cute Disney Nails

Disney nails are stylish and cute. Here we have a gorgeous example. These nails are black and white with dark red polka dot nails. Polka dot design is quite simple to create if you have not tried it before. You can use a dotting tool or if you have a steady hand, use a thin brush to make the pattern. Recreate this look or try other bold base colors.

Cute Disney Nails

Source: @_beyliz_

6. Pretty Pink Polka Dot Nails

Polka dots like these are so stylish and pretty. The nails use a beautiful pink, white and silver color palette. Some of the nails are pink and white polka dot, the next nail is silver and pink and the last nail is white and silver. This is an elegant and trendy way to wear polka dots. You can create this look or use polka dots with your own color combo. You can hand paint the dots or use a stencil.

7. Bold Heart Nails

Next, we have a bold nail idea that features a cute heart design. Most of the nails are dark blue or purple with a heart accent nail on each hand. One accent nail has one heart and the other has multiple small hearts. You can recreate the whole look or use one heart design. The nails can be any color too.

8. Cute Nails for Summer

Give your nails a fun and unique look with a design like this one. The nails are bright pink with two accent nails. One of the nails is white, the next nail is glitter green while the rest have a super cute melon design. This is great take on the classic watermelon nail design and it would be a great idea for summer manicures or on the days where you to have a little fun.

Cute Watermelon Nails for Summer

Source: @kt_tk1

9. Cute Cherry Nails

Love bold nails? Then this idea is perfect! These nails feature a vibrant cherry pattern. The pattern gives the nails a cute, vintage vibe. You can hand paint cherries like these or you can buy pretty cherry nail stickers to give you a similar look. We love this nail idea!

10. Elegant Matte Nail Design

Our next idea is elegant and chic. Most of the nails have a different design. Two of the nails have a light polish with a pearl, the next nail is glittery with stripes, then all over glitter and finally a light nail with small pearls. Recreate all of the nail designs or just pick the ones you like best.

Elegant Matte Nail Design 

Source: @ana0m

11. Cute Panda Nails

Next we have a nail idea that takes inspiration from adorable pandas! The nails feature two white nails with a dot design, a sparkly nail and finally super cute panda nail art. A design like this will take some practice but the end result will be worth it. Try the whole look or try just the panda with black or white nails.

Cute Panda Nails

Source: @lemoney2

12. Polka Dot Accent Nail

Red and polka dots is a gorgeous combination. These nails are a beautiful example. Some of the nails are bold red then gold glitter and finally black and white polka dots. This is a pretty and glam idea. A design like this will suit all nail lengths and shapes. Try this look or use the red to create the polka dot nail art.

Cute Nail Design for Short Nails

Source: @amvpnails

13. Stylish Blue Nail Design

Another cute and stylish color is blue. Here is a stunning nail idea that uses a light blue color beautifully. Each nail has a different look including a chevron design and glitter. You can check out a tutorial on how to create this look, plus the polishes used on the artist’s page below.

Cute White and Blue Nails

Source: @kt_tk1

14. Bright Matte Nail Design with Gems

Add a pop of color to your look with a manicure like this one. Each nail is a different shade from light pink to dark purple. It is a fun, cute and vibrant look. Two of the nails also have gems too. Recreate these nails or try two of the colors with gems. A design like this will suit all nail lengths and shapes.

15. Dots and Stripes

Stripes always look stylish and once you learn the nail art technique, you can create endless looks. Here is a gorgeous example how to combine polka dots and stripes. As you can see, the nails are light blue shade with two cute accent nails. This is a beautiful nail design that can be recreated in any color. There are tutorials online to help with the stripes.

Cute Nail Design with Dots and Stripes

Source: @nail_sunny

16. Pretty Heart Nail Design

Next, we have another heart design. The heart for this nail look has been paired with stripes and polka dots . We love the color combo of white, nude and  light pink. It is so elegant and pretty. You can create a heart like the one featured with stencils. There are lots of different heart stencils available online, so you can use this idea as inspiration and create a manicure that is cute and unique.

17. Cupcake Nails

Got a sweet tooth? Give your nails a fun and guilty-free look with this next idea. These vibrant nails feature a quirky cupcake and ice cream print. We love this design as it is unique and super cute.

Cute Cupcake Nail Design

Source: @nail_sunny

18. Simple Star Nail Design

Our next nail idea features stylish stars! These nails are a mix of colors including black, purple and white. The black and white star art looks amazing with a bold color like purple. This is a pretty, statement making manicure that will suit everyone. You can buy star stencils to help you easily create a look like this yourself at home.

19. Matte Ombre Nails with Pearls and Rhinestones

Looking for cute nails for a special event? Maybe you just want to feel glam? If so, you need to check out these nails! Here we have light and soft nails that have been decorated with pearls and rhinestones. The pearls and rhinestones really glam up the manicure and make it look stylish and chic. You can create so many different looks with embellishments like these. Recreate this look or experiment with different patterns.

Matte Ombre Nails with Pearls and Rhinestones

Source: @ana0m

20. Bold Pink Nail Design

Love pink? Then this nail idea is for you. These nails feature three different pink nails with one white accent nail. We love this nail art because each nail has a trendy design. One nail is chrome, the next is glittery, then glossy with gems and finally white glitter. It uses the must-have nail looks all in one.

21. Easy Striped Nails

Next, we have another stripe look. For this one some of the nails have been painted in a light peachy polish with embellishments and there are two accent nails. One accent nail is gold glitter and the other features all the colors with stripes. It is a cute and pretty idea that will suit anyone.

Easy Striped Nails for Spring and Summer

Source: @melcisme

22. Cute Nails with a Paw Print

Our next nail idea is perfect for animal lovers! Here we have nails that feature trendy purple, silver glitter and an adorable paw print accent nail. This is a beautiful idea that shows your love of nail art and your love for pets too! You can recreate this look or try paw prints with any nail color. If the stripes and glitter are not for you, just choose one color with the paw print design.

23. Pink and Black Polka Dot Nails

The next set of cute nails we have to show you are these chic polka dot nails. What makes these polka dot nails different to the rest is the stunning sparkly bow! This beautiful bow has really jazzed up the popular polka dots and give the finished manicure a glam look. You can buy 3D bows like this online and use them with any nail color and art.

Pink and Black Polka Dot Nails

Source: @phenomenail

24. Pretty & Simple Star Nails

Next, we have a stunning and simple nail idea to show you. For this look the nails are all painted in a beautiful nude color. Most of the nails have a white dot too but one nail has shooting star nail art. The star nail features one small star with a little glitter. It is such a cute and pretty idea. You can create nails like this with any nude, glitter and white nail polishes and a small star. Similar stars can be bought online.

25. Chic Leopard Print Nail Idea

Make your nails look fierce and stylish with a design like this one. Most of the nails are painted in a dark shade. There are some nude nails too. Each hand also has one accent nail and this nail features a chic leopard print pattern. We love the leopard print because it is so cute and trendy. You can create leopard nail art with a toothpick or a thin brush. There are lots of tutorials online to help you.

Chic Leopard Print Nail Idea

Source: @nailsrnd

26. Pastel Yellow Nails with Butterflies

Brighten up your look with nails like these! These nails are a beautiful pastel yellow shade and there is one accent nail on each hand too. The accent nail features a super cute butterfly. Butterflies can be hand-painted or you can use butterfly nail stickers which can be bought online. Stickers will just make recreating the look a little easier. Nails like these would be perfect for the spring.

Pastel Yellow Nails with Butterflies

Source: @nail_sunny

27. Colorful Gradient Nails

Next, we have a colorful nail design. Each nail has been painted with bright colors to create a rainbow nail design, glitter has been added too. It is a fun and vibrant look that is perfect for the summer. Nail art like this will suit all nail lengths and shapes. Recreate this look or use your own colors. Gradient nails can be created with a makeup sponge.

28. Cute Chevron Nails

Looking for a bright and stylish nail design? If so, this could be perfect for you. The nails feature chevron nail art with gold glitter and peachy shades. Three of the nails have a simple peachy shade. The color combination creates a summery and trendy manicure. You can get stencils to help you recreate this look and there are tutorials online with step-by-step instructions.

29. Neon Polka Dot Nails

Polka dots are easy to create and look super cute too! Don’t just take our word for it, check out this next look. Each nail is painted in a  vibrant matte color with a white polka dot design over the top. Polka dots like this can be created with a dotting tool. You can recreate this look with stripes and polka dots or opt just for one design.

Matte Neon Polka Dot Nails

Source: @_mejzi

30. Sparkly & Peachy Nail Design

Love peachy shades? If so, you need to check out this nail idea. For this look, each nail has been painted in a different peachy design and there are two sparkly nails. One nail has an ombre effect, too. This is easy to wear, easy to recreate and it will suit everyone. You can try the peachy look or use different shades of another color.

31. Pastel Hearts and Stars

Our next nail idea is super cute! These nails are painted in light colors and each nail has a cut-out heart or star design. We love the cut-out design because it is trendy and unique. You can recreate this look with any nail color. The cut-out can be created with a sticker of the heart or star or with tape. There are tutorials online that can show you step by step instructions.

32. Nude Nails with Colorful Polka Dots

Next, we have another polka dot design to show you. For this look, the nails are nude with a vibrant polka dot pattern over the top. The colors used are beautiful and bright. It is a fun look that is perfect for the ladies who like to make a statement. You can use a dotting tool to create neat polka dots. Recreate this look or try different colors for the dots. You could also have the polka dots as an accent nail and leave the rest of the nails nude for a subtler look.

33. Cute Nails with Hearts

The next nail idea is cute and pretty. Each nail is a beautiful light pink color with small red hearts in red color. The hearts are so stylish and they will jazz up the plainest of nail colors. You can buy hearts online in any color and they can be stuck on the nail with nail glue. This look is perfect for Valentine’s day! Recreate this exact design or you can add the hearts to just one nail for an accent design.

Cute Pink Nails with Red Hearts

Source: @vipnailsru

34. Gold Star Coffin Nails

Next, we have another star design. All of the nails are painted in a nude color and each one is decorated with gold stars and white dots. We love the gold stars because they are so glam and cute! A design like this would be perfect for a special occasion and the stars would be great for the holiday season too.

35. Nude Nails with Neon Stars

If you love the neon nail design, then you need to check out this look. Each nail is painted nude and there is a colorful star pattern painted over the top. The nude color really makes the neon stars stand out even more! We love this color combination. it’s perfect for summer. You can recreate this or use any colors for the stars.

36. Watermelon Nails

Looking for a cute nail design for the summer? If so, this could be perfect for you! Some of the nails are light pink and two are white. Both white nails feature different art, one has black dots and the other has a pretty watermelon pattern. Watermelon nails are summery and quirky. Try and recreate this look or you can create your own watermelon art.

Cute Watermelon Nails

Source: @melcisme

37. Colorful Chrome Nails

Our next idea features more cute hearts. For this look, each nail is painted nude and there is a small gold decoration. There are also colorful heart shapes on each nail too. All of the hearts are a different color and the nail art really makes a statement. Nails like these would be perfect for Valentine’s Day or date night. You can recreate it in any color.

38. Simple Burgundy Nail Design

Next, we have a glam nail idea to show you. Some of the nails are burgundy, one is pink and the other nail is sparkly. The colors compliment each other perfectly and the glitter really jazzes up the look. Nails like these would be perfect for a special occasion or party. This design would look beautiful on longer nails too.

Simple Burgundy Nail Design

Source: @nailsrnd

39. XOXO Nails

The next nail idea would be perfect for Valentine’s Day or a date night. For this look, some of the nails are black, one is red and there are two white nails too. The white nails feature XOXO art and a kiss. It is a cute and stylish design. You can buy stencils to help you recreate the look. The colors used were Live Love Polish in Linen, LBD and Marilyn.

40. Cute Animal Nail Art

If you love cute and quirky nail art, then this is for you! Most of the nails are light blue and there are two accent nails. One nail is yellow with polka dots and the other nail has an adorable animal face. A nail design like this is quite simple to create. You can try this look or choose an animal of your choice.

Cute Animal Nail Art

Source: @lemoney2

41. Cherry Rhinestone Nails

Another cute nail art design that you can try is fruit and here is a stylish example! Here we have red and white nails with cute cherries created using red rhinestones. It is a unique idea that would be perfect for the summer season. Recreate the cherries or choose a different fruit. Oranges or lemons are popular.

42. Coffin Butterfly Nails

Love the butterfly nail designs? If so, you need to check out this next look. All of the nails are light purple shade with clear tips and sparkly butterflies. Nails are long and coffin shaped. It is such a cute idea! Something like this will suit everyone and it will look great on any nail length and shape. You can recreate the look or choose one nail color instead of two.

43. Neon Nails with Black and White Stripes

Next, we have another stripe nail idea. This design features black and white stripes with gold rhinestones. Three of the nails are neon pink, two are neon orange and one is black. As the stripes are not on all nails, this is great for those who are new at creating stripe nail art. It is a cute and creative look that will suit everyone.

44. Adorable Teddy Bear Nails

Next, we have adorable teddy bear nails. These nails are long and feature a light polka dot pattern. Each nail is also decorated with a cute brown bear. This is a fun and unique nail idea. You can create the polka dots with a dotting tool or a thin brush and the bears can be hand-painted. There are easy to follow tutorials online.

Adorable Teddy Bear Nails

Source: @nail_sunny

45. Cute Disney Inspired Nails

If you are a Disney fan, you will love this. Here we have long coffin nails and each nail has a different design. Some nails have trendy art such as leopard while others are Disney inspired and feature Minnie and Mickey Mouse. It is a pretty and cute design. The look was created with colors from Semilac in shades: Girl on Fire , Frappe , Black Diamond , 259 Platinum Silver , 075 Stylish Brown , Semiart Red, White and Black.

46. Nude and Pink Glitter Coffin Nails

This next nail idea is pretty and easy to wear. Here we have nude nails with two accent nails. One accent design features nude and pink glitter while the other nail is covered in pink sparkle. It is a gorgeous design that is perfect for parties and the summer. Recreate these nails or you can try any glitter color with nude.

47. Cute Polka Dot Nails

Looking for a bright and fun mani? If so, this is perfect for you! Here we have long oval nails. The bottom section of the nail is nude with white polka dots and the rest of the nail is a bright mustard color. We love this more unusual yellow shade that has been used because it is so vivid and bold. These nails are perfect for the summer. Create the polka dots with a dotting tool and create a neat line separating the two colors with nail tape as a guide for your line.

Cute Polka Dot Nails

Source: @gandziuchaa

48. Bright Floral Nail Art

The next nail idea is colorful and cute. Here we have round nails and each one is painted with a bright and pretty pattern. Three nails are block color and two are nude with vibrant flowers. This is a gorgeous mani that is great for the spring and summer. You can hand-paint the flowers or buy nail stickers to create a similar look.

Bright Floral Nail Art

Source: @gandziuchaa

49. Sunflower Nails with Rhinestones

Add a pop of color to your look with this next nail idea. All of the nails are a light or nude shade but three are decorated with bright sunflowers! The vibrant yellow petals really make a statement and brighten up the otherwise simple design. This mani is a must-have for the summer. Recreate the 3D flowers or you can simply paint them on the nails.

50. Nude Nails with Silver Stars

Next, we have a cute star design. So, most of the nails are nude, one is silver and one nail on each hand is adorned with stars. The stars are so pretty and the silver sparkle looks stunning. A design like this will suit all nail shapes and lengths. You can also buy star shaped nail stencils online so you can recreate the look.

Short Nude Nails with Silver Stars

Source: @nails_va_

51. Short Pastel Nails

Gradients have become very popular in nail design and here is a beautiful version. Here we have short nails and each one is painted in a pastel shade. Some nails also have a line of purple to create that color change gradient. It is a fun and trendy idea. You can find gradient nail art tutorials online. This design will also look gorgeous on long nails.

Short Pastel Nails

Source: @nail_sunny

52. Cute Polar Bear Nails

If you love the nail idea with bears, then you will love this! These nails feature different designs including polka dots, hearts and even an adorable polar bear! This is a super cute idea and as there is a polar bear, the nails will be perfect for the winter. Recreate the whole look or put the polar bear on all nails.

Cute Polar Bear Nails

Source: @ewuleeek

53. Red Nails with Hearts

Hearts always look cute on nails and this next design is so pretty! Here we have long oval nails. Most are glossy red and two are nude with red hearts. It is a beautiful look and it will be perfect for Valentine’s Day. You can hand-paint the hearts or buy nail stencils. Recreate this look or you can try a pink version instead of red.

Red Nails with Hearts

Source: @gandziuchaa

54. Neutral Nails with White Stars

Next, we have another heart idea. This time we have neutral nails with white stars painted over the top. We love this color combo and it is a chic and classy way to wear stars. You can hand-paint stars or buy a nail stencil. Recreate this design or for a subtler look only put the stars on one nail.

Neutral Nails with White Stars

Source: @onyxfiles

55. Cute Short Floral Nails

Love floral nail art? If so, you need to check this out! Here we have shorter nails. Some are block pastel colors and two feature either stripes or flowers. The colors are so pretty and the nail art is very cute. This is another design that would be great for the summer. Recreate this or you can just choose flowers or stripes for your nails.

56. Pink and Gold Glitter Nail Art

The next nail idea is super cute and features more hearts. Some of the nails are light pink, one is gold glitter and one is pink with glitter hearts. It is a stunning look and the hearts look so pretty. This design was created with Ella+Mila polish in shades Pink Me Up and Golden Fairy.

Pink and Gold Glitter Nail Art

Source: @kt_tk1

57. Cute Gender Reveal Nails

We think this next nail idea is one of the cutest and most adorable. So, one hand has pink nails and the other blue. Each nail also features baby feet, balloons, bears and polka dots in the different colors. It is a pretty idea and it is perfect for baby showers or gender reveal parties. Recreate the pink and blue look or try one color if you know the gender of the baby.

Cute Gender Reveal Nails

Source: @thalyanails

58. Watermelon Nails for Summer

Next, we have another summery nail idea to show you. Some nails are pink, some are blue and one nail features fun watermelon nail art. Watermelons are a summer must-have so why not have the design on your nails? There are watermelon nail tutorials online so you can recreate a similar look.

59. Purple Marble and Gold Foil Nails

If you love glam and trendy nails, then this idea is perfect for you! Here we have purple nails with a marble look and gold foil is used to finish off the design. The purple shade is stunning and the gold compliments it beautifully. You can find marble nail art tutorials and you can try purple or any color with the gold.

60. Pastel Nails with Stars

We love the starry nail designs and next we have a pretty and bright version to show you. All of the nails are painted in a pastel color and are decorated with white stars. The pastel and white colors look great together and the combo is perfect for the spring and summer. Recreate this or use one pastel color on all nails.

61. Mickey Mouse Nails

The next nail idea is another Disney inspired one. These nails all have a different design including glitter, polka dots, hearts and Mickey Mouse with heart eyes! It is a fun and unique idea that will be perfect for Valentine’s Day. Try something similar or you could even add Minnie to the design too.

Cute Mickey Mouse Nails

Source: @gandziuchaa

62. Fruity Lemon Nails

If you like fun and quirky nail art, then this is perfect for you. This zesty design features light blue nails and two nails on each hand are decorated with bright yellow lemons. It is a unique and summery idea. Recreate the lemons or you can add other zesty fruits such as oranges and limes.

63. Cute Bear Nails with Polka Dots

Next, we have another cute bear nail design. This time the nails have different designs including bears, polka dots and the word dream. It is such an adorable idea with a positive message. Try the whole mani or just try one or two designs that you like. You can find bear nail art tutorials online and use stickers or a stencil for the word dream.

Cute Bear Nails with Polka Dots

Source: @ewuleeek

That is the end of our top picks, we hope you have found a super cute nails to try! We know we did.

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