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Diy Christmas Nail Designs

Give your Mani a Festive Makeover

When winter comes breezing in - it's time to start thinking of all things festive and parties. Bring the sparkle season to your nails with these Christmas nail ideas. You can go as minimalist or fancy as you want with the inspiration provided by these images. Some of the designs can be taken from the office to a party which is especially handy over the festive season when parties are happening all the time.

Candy Cane

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Candy Cane

Demonstrate your love for sweets with this sweet candy nail design and since the colors green and red are synonymous with the festive season - you can't go wrong! Imitate this nail art by painting candy cane stripes on two nails and decorate the the others with cute polka dots.

Rudolph

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Rudolph

No Christmas mani would be complete without adding a cute Rudolph. This is easily achieved over a french manicure and a dotting tool is used to add the red nose. The candy cane feature nail is painted with a white base and then red and silver stripes are added.

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Christmas Tree

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Christmas Tree

For a minimalist but festive look features on of the most recognized symbols of the holiday- paint this elegant tree and cover with white dots like falling snow. You could also take a toothbrush and dip it in white paint - when you flick it over the nail it will achieve the same effect.

Santa Belt

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Santa Belt

This mani screams Christmas and is achieved with just a few nail colors – white, black and red. Diamante studs are added to the stripes to really give the nails a bling look.

Santa Hat

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Santa Hat

Follow the step by step instructions in the image to recreate the most famous festive hat of all on your nails.

Grinch Nails

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Grinch Nails

Steal the limelight with these adorable Grinch nails. Paint your nails in red and white stripes and one nail gets the Grinch painted on it while the other has the hand that stole the bauble.

Red & White

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Red & White

These red & white nails with their festive shapes look adorable against a mug of cozy coffee. Paint the nails with a base coat of red and then add holiday shapes such as trees with a fine tip brush and white paint.

Snowman

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Snowman

Paint a jolly snowman on your nails for a really cute and festive mani. Paint two different sized circles to create the body - a smaller on top of a bigger. Then add the details such as black eyes.

Green & Red Sequins

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Green & Red Sequins

Red & green sequins add a touch of glam to a festive mani.

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Poinsettias

Poinsettias

Poinsettias

Poinsettias

These Poinsettias painted by bad girl nails are ultra glam for the festive season. They are perfectly placed on a bed of golden glamour.

Christmas Baubles

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Christmas Baubles

Paint delicate silver baubles on red nails to create a look on your nails that can go from day to night seamlessly over the festive season.

Snowflakes

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Snowflakes

Could anything be more festive than red polished brightened up with sparkly snowflakes on the tips. You can purchase nail decals in all sorts of festive shapes like snowflakes or you could by a nail stamping kit.

Presents

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Presents

Paint bows on your nails to make them look just like presents under the trees. Over a layer of glitter nail polish you will take a fine tip brush and red paint to paint the delicate bows on your talons.

Sparkling Ornaments

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Sparkling Ornaments

Paint your nails like beautiful glittering ornaments with the use of glitter against a backdrop of forest green nail polish. You can either use glitter polish or real glitter - whichever you decide.

Burgundy

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Burgundy

Burgundy and gold look beautiful together for any festive nail art idea. This idea blends a French manicure with burgundy nail polish and festive shapes painted in gold.

Peppermint Stripes

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Peppermint Stripes

Red and white stripes are such a festive design to paint on your talons. The Santa hat on the pinky finger looks so adorable too!

Glitter Candy Canes

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Glitter Candy Canes

Liven up your mani with glitter nail polish. It's almost impossible to avoid using sparkle for the season of joy.

Christmas Characters

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Christmas Characters

With Santa, Rudolph and Christmas lights mixed with adorable polka dots - these are the cutest holiday nails.