43 of the Best Orange Nail Art Ideas and Designs

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There are so many amazing nail colors available so it can be very difficult to choose which one you want to wear. Maybe you should go for a classic red, chic nude or what about orange?! Orange can be used to create amazing nail designs from bold flames to beautiful ombre. Not only that, but there is a shade to suit everyone, from vivid orange to soft, pastel tones. So you can see how amazing orange can be, we have got 43 of the best orange nail designs to show you. Orange nails are popular during summer, but we have some cool designs that you can wear during fall and winter. If you didn’t love the color orange before, you will after you have seen these stunning manicures!

1. Bright Matte Orange Nails

We would like to begin by showing you these bright orange nails! The nails are long and coffin shaped. Each one is painted in vivid and vibrant matte orange. We love this orange shade because it is fun and bold. Nails like these will be perfect for the summer. You can recreate this look in matte or glossy color. The color will look amazing on any nail length and shape.

Bright Matte Orange Nails

Source: @sheadbeauty

2. Matte and Glitter Nails

Next, we have a unique nail design that would be great for the fall season. For this look, each nail is painted in a different color including yellow, warm orange and rust. There is also a sparkly accent nail too. The colors used are stunning and look inspired by fall leaves. If you love bold nails, then recreate this design or you can create a subtler mani by using the warm orange and rust without the yellow.

3. Beautiful Butterfly Nail Idea

This next nail idea is one of our favorites because it is so elegant and beautiful. One nail is a light and bright shade, the next is sparkly and two nails have stunning butterfly wing art. The butterfly nails feature orange ombre with a delicate wing design over the top. This is such a pretty idea. There are lots of easy to follow tutorials online for creating butterfly wing nail art.

4. Ombre Orange Nails

If you want your nails to make a statement, then this idea is perfect for you. Here we have long coffin nails with nude and vibrant orange ombre. The nail shape and the vivid color really create a bold manicure. You can keep it simple and recreate this look or you could go all out and add glitter or rhinestones too. Either way, your nails will look amazing and will allow you to stand out from the crowd in style.

Orange and Nude Ombre Nails

Source: @sheadbeauty

5. Neon Nail Design

Love unique nail art? If so, you need to check out this next idea! These nails are short and each nail is different. One nail is all green and the others are orange and green with different black line designs. The color palette used is so striking and colorful and the orange and green are such a great match. Try a similar look to this or you can try just one of the designs. Nail art like this can be created with orange, green and black polish and nail tape.

Neon Nail Design 

Source: @nailsrnd

6. Ombre Nails with Rhinestones

Next, we have a chic ombre nail design to show you. Three of the visible nails feature an ombre design and there are two accent nails with matte finish and pink rhinestones. As you can see, the ombre effect and rhinestones really glam up the orange. Recreate this design or you can have all orange and rhinestone nails. You can find ombre nail art tutorials online.

Orange Nails with Rhinestones

Source: @dreasnails

7. Perfect Fall Nails

We love this next idea! This manicure features long coffin nails and some are painted matte rust orange and the others are clear and have a gold leaf design. The orange and gold leaves look perfect together and they remind us of fall. This is a stylish and bold nail idea that is easy to recreate. You can hand-paint leaves or for easier application, you can use nail foils.

8. Matte Neon Nails

Orange is a fun and bright color but it can also look very glam too. This next nail idea is a great example. Most of the nails are light orange and there is one clear accent nail. Two nails on each hand are also decorated with a gold pattern too. As you can see, the soft orange and gold compliment each beautifully and create a chic and classy look. If you love trendy nails, then recreate with the glass nail or you can just try the orange and gold.

9. Sparkly Orange Ombre

Next we have another ombre design. This time, the nails are nude and then they change into a light orange shade with sparkle. What we really love about this manicure is that most of the nails are coffin shaped but there is one stiletto shaped nail too. It is just a very unique and amazing idea. The orange and subtle glitter are gorgeous together. A mani like this will glam up your look and it would be perfect for a special occasion.

Sparkly Orange Ombre Nails

Source: @sheadbeauty

10. Matte Coffin Nail Design

The next nail idea is another summery one. Each nail has a different design – some are just one color, one features ombre and the last nail has stunning floral art. The floral nail is nude with hand-painted orange flowers. It is also adorned with gold studs too. Overall, it is a pretty and bright manicure that would be great for the summer or even fall. You can recreate this or choose to have all floral nails. There are tutorials online that can give in depth instructions about how to hand-paint flowers.

Matte Coffin Nail Design

Source: @riyathai87

11. Light Orange Matte and Ombre

If all the bold orange shades are not for you, then you could try a light orange like this. Here we have coffin nails and some have a nude and orange ombre design and some are simply orange. As you can see, the softer orange looks very chic, especially when used with nude. This is an easy to wear look that will suit everyone. Recreate this or you can have just orange nails or just choose ombre.

12. Glitter Nail Design

This next nail idea is so cute! All of the nails are a soft orange shade with lots of sparkly glitter. The accent nail is decorated with rhinestones and a pretty stripe. We love this design so much because it is stylish and statement making. You can buy rhinestones for your nails online and they can be stuck on with nail glue.

Orange Glitter Nail Design

Source: @amelasnailz

13. Glitzy Nail Idea

Love glitzy and unique nails? If so, this idea could be perfect for you. Each nail has a different design including a gradient, orange tips and glitter. It is such a gorgeous idea and the nude nails with orange tips look amazing. If your nails have been looking boring and need a complete transformation, then this is the way to do it. It is another mani that would be perfect for the summer. There are tutorials online for creating colored tips and gradients.

Glitzy Nail Idea

Source: @sheadbeauty

14. Pastel Orange and Flowers

Next, we have a pretty floral nail idea to show you. All of these nails are short and are a pastel orange shade. There is also one accent nail with a beautiful floral design. This is a stylish mani and we love that it shows how gorgeous orange looks on shorter nails too. You can recreate a similar look with orange nail polish, black nail polish and a floral nail sticker. Use nail tape for the black stripes.

Pastel Orange Nails with Flowers

Source: @nailsrnd

15. Orange Matte Coffin Nails

This next manicure combines three of the must-have nail looks. The nails are coffin shaped, are a stylish orange shade and have a matte texture, so they tick all of the boxes. This is an easy to wear design that will look amazing on everyone. It will make such a trendy statement for any occasion, we guarantee it!

16. Elegant Orange Nail Art

If you like more elegant nail art, then you need to see this next design. This manicure features coffin shaped nails and they have two different nail designs. A bright orange color is used, there is also a pop of gold glitter and elegant french tip design with a modern twist. It is a very artistic and creative idea. You can recreate this design in your favorite color.

17. Cute Nail Idea

The next manicure shows an elegant way to wear orange. Some of the nails feature a soft orange shade with matte finish and some are ombre glitter. This is another nail design that uses two popular designs – glitter and matte. Even though there are trendy and bold elements, they still look so chic and classy because of the light orange. This mani would be perfect for a special occasion.

18. Summer Nail Design

If you are going on vacation or are looking for a summery set of nails, then this mani is a must-have for you. Most of the nails are orange except for one. The accent nail features a pink to yellow gradient with black palm tree nail art. We love this tropical design! You can use any orange polish to create a similar look and you can view gradient tutorials online. For the palm tree art, you can hand-paint the trees or use a stencil.

19. Pretty Orange Nails

Earlier in the post we shared butterfly nails. If you loved that idea, then you need to see this one too. For this look, most of the nails are matte orange. There are also two nude accent nails that feature an orange butterfly wing design. Some nails are adorned with rhinestones too. It shows another way that you can wear butterfly nail art and it is so stunning and glam. Again, you can hand-paint the butterfly wings and there are tutorials online.

Pretty Orange Nails

Source: @riyathai87

20. Statement Making Light Orange Nail Design

Next, we have another statement making and unique look. Some of the nails are a beautiful light orange shade and there is also one clear nail too. Two nails also feature stylish art including v-tips and gold foil. It is an artistic manicure and it is another one that combines some of the must-have trends. Recreate the whole look or just choose one or two of the designs.

21. Trendy Orange Almond Nails

This next nail idea is trendy and bright. For this look, two nails are simply orange and the rest have a nude, orange and silver design. We love the geometric patterns that have been used because they create such a stylish and modern manicure. Some of the nails also feature quotes too. You can recreate this look or you can take inspiration from it and try orange quote nails or use the geometric art without the quotes. Either way, your nails will be amazing.

Trendy Orange Almond Nails

Source: @nailsrnd

22. Soft Orange Ombre

Love the ombre designs? If so, you need check this out! All of the nails are coffin shaped and have a soft, ombre design. The nails start in a darker nude and then blend into a pastel orange tone. This is such a gorgeous idea. Try this design or you can use two different shades of orange. Maybe you could use other colors too, orange and pink would look amazing together.

Soft Orange Ombre Nails

Source: @nailsweden

23. Orange Flame Nail Art

The next nail idea that we have to show you is bold, unique and fun. Each nail features a different orange design including glitter, orange slices and our personal favorite orange flames. It is such a striking and statement making idea. Recreate the whole look or you can just try the orange flames, that would look so cool! You can find flame nail art tutorials online.

24. Orange Nails with Sparkle

Next, we have a glitzy orange nail design to show you. For this look, some nails are a bright and zesty orange shade while the others are sparkly glitter. This is a fun and glam nail design. Two different types of sparkle have been used which you can recreate or just choose one.

25. Bold Nail Design with Butterflies

Love the bolder nail designs? If so, check this out. Here we have square shaped nails. Some have orange and nude ombre and some are just one block color. One nail is also adorned with beautiful butterflies. You can hand-paint the butterflies with a thin brush or you can buy butterfly nail stickers online. So, you can recreate something similar yourself.

26. Trendy Matte Orange Mani

This next mani is another one of our favorites! These nails are a stylish stiletto shape and each one is painted in a different matte orange shade. We love the colors used and the matte texture looks so trendy. All you need for this is five orange shades. You can recreate the matte texture with a matte top coat or leave the nails glossy. This design will suit all nail shapes and lengths.

27. Cute Orange Slice Nail Art

If you are looking for cute nail art, then this is perfect. For this look, the nails are short. They start with a light pink color and at the base of the nail, there is orange slice nail art! This is such a cute, fun and summery idea. Try something similar or recreate the design with bolder colors. You can find tutorials online for orange slice nails.

28. Wild Pink and Orange Nails

Give your nails a wild makeover with a design like this one. Each nail is half pink and half orange with a black tiger print over the top. This is such a fun and summery idea. You can buy animal print nail stencils online or you can recreate this design with a nail pen. This mani was created with CND Shellac in shades B-Day Candle and Pink Bikini.

29. Dainty and Pretty Mani

We love this next mani. Here we have long coffin nails. Some nails have nude and orange ombre while the others have unique orange nail art. If that wasn’t pretty enough, some nails are also adorned with dainty rhinestones. This is a stunning mani and you can recreate the whole look or just one design.

Dainty and Pretty Mani

Source: @art_emma

30. Ombre Nails with Tropical Palm Trees

Looking for a cute summer nail design? If so, this could be perfect for you. Here we have short orange nails. There is also one accent nail that features orange and nude ombre with black palm tree art. A manicure like this one is perfect for the summer and vacations. You can buy palm tree nail stencils and stickers online so you can try this design yourself at home.

31. Gorgeous and Bold Nail Design

This next manicure is another one of our favorites! The nails are a long coffin shape and most of them are clear. The clear nails are all adorned with different orange nail art including leaves, rhinestones and more. Some nails are simply orange. This is a statement making and glitzy mani that will make you stand out from the crowd in style.

32. Orange Marble

Marble art is so trendy and here is a way to wear it with bright orange color. These nails are a long and sharp stiletto shape. Some nails are yellow with gold foils and rhinestones. While the others have a white, orange and gold marble design. This mani is stunning. Recreate the whole look or put the marble on all nails. You can find marble art tutorials online.

33. Neon Orange Nails with Flames

Next, we have another flame design to show you. This time most of the nails are a vivid matte orange shade while one nail is clear with foil flames. We love everything about this from the color to the holographic flames. You can buy holographic flames for your nails online so you can try this look yourself.

34. Gold Foil Nails

Glam up your nails with a design like this one. Each nail has a different design including block color, gold foils and even marble art. The colors are stunning and the nail art is so trendy. A mani like this is great for those who want to be bold and statement making. Recreate this or you can try different shades of the pink and orange.

Gold Foil Nails with Orange

Source: @nailsbybano

35. Different Shades of Orange with Glitter

Earlier in the post we featured a mani that uses different shades of orange. If you liked that idea, then take a look at this one too. Here we have a different way to wear the look. The nails are short and two different shades of orange have been used. One nail is also sparkly. This is a gorgeous nail design and you only need two orange tones instead of five.

Short Orange Nails with Glitter

Source: @danails20

36. Nude Nails with Orange Stripes

Maybe you want to try the orange trend but don’t want nails that are too over the top? If this sounds like you, then check out this mani. Here we have nude coffin nails and each one has a diagonal orange stripe on the tip of the nail. It is such a pretty idea. Try something similar or you can have all nude nails with the orange stripe as an accent design.

Nude Nails with Orange Stripes

Source: @sheadbeauty

37. Glam Mani with Rhinestones and a Flower

We love this next nail design! For this look we have long stiletto nails. All of the nails are a vivid and bold orange shade, but some of the nails are adorned with rhinestones and a beautiful white flower. This mani is stunning and it will make you stand out. Recreate this or you can just have the rhinestones without the flower. This design is perfect for parties.

38. Trendy Orange and Black Nails

Next, we have another trendy design to show you. The nails are short and a couple of different designs have been used. We have block color in two shades and the other nails feature unique black and orange art. This is a fun and bold design and it is great for those who want to try something new. Try this or you can put the patterns on all nails.

Trendy Orange and Black Nails

Source: @nailsrnd

39. Glitzy Pastel Orange Stiletto Nails

The next nail design is another glam one. This time we have sharp stiletto nails where some are light orange and sparkly while one nail has a more glossy look. It is a beautiful nail design and it is perfect for parties and the summer. Orange shades like these will suit everyone and all nail lengths and shapes as well.

40. Zesty Orange Nails

Love the bright and zesty orange shades? If so, this mani is for you. For this look, most of the nails are the same statement making orange tone. While the accent nail is lighter orange with a darker orange frame. This is an easy to wear and fun design. It is another one that is great for the summer.

41. Modern and Unique Mani

If you like the modern, trendy and unique nail art, then you need to take a look at this. Most of the nails are bright orange and there is one accent nail. The accent nail features black line patterns with added silver. We love this mani and the color combination is stunning!

Modern and Unique Mani

Source: @nailsrnd

42. Orange Flame Nails

Flames seem to be very popular and next we have another hot design to show you. This time the nails are nude with orange flame art. The image shows how amazing the flames look on different nail shapes. We love this because the flames are trendy and statement making. You can find tutorials for flame art online.

43. Light Nails with Orange Tips

Love the more low-key ways to wear orange? If so, this is for you. Here we have short and light nails. Each nail also has an orange tip. The orange tips look so trendy and it allows you to wear the vibrant color without the nails being too over the top. You can use any orange shade for the tips.

Light Nails with Orange Tips

Source: @nailsrnd

We hope you love these orange nails and that you have been inspired to try the bold color!

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