50+ Cute Cloud Nail Design Ideas for 2022: Cloudy With a Chance of Glitter

These cloud nail designs are so playful and cute! It’s such a versatile look that can be applied to any look. From colorful and playful to a cute workplace design. I’ve tried to cover a range of different fluffy looks to give you some inspiration for your own design or, if you find something you like enough, copy for yourself.

Do you love the clouds? How about incorporating their shape and form into your nail designs? Whether you’re looking for a simple design or something more intricate, these cloud-inspired ideas will give your nails some sky-high style.

cloud nail art
Starting with one of my favorites. I like little light blue nails in general and they work very well as french tips. Adding a light cloud theme to them here just adds a little extra playfulness. I really like how they’re not confined just to the blue background and they go a little higher. One of my favorites.
cloud nail polish design
Who says you need a sky background? Who says clouds can’t be neon? This set is a very playful look against transparent nails.
cloud nails
A more ‘standard’ take on cloud nail art. Still so cute they cloud my mind. I had to. No more puns. I promise.
cloud nail design ideas
A design like this can be a good place to start. Simple and stylish tips on most nails so you have more time for that extra bit of work on the clouds themselves.
cloud nails
These acrylics have a matte black background which is a nice take on the style but also a good excuse for some cute stars in the background as well.
cloud nail design ideas
Glow in the dark nails with clouds. Yes. Yes, please. We need more of this.
cloud nail design
Press ons with cloud tips and a little gold angel stamp.
cloud nail art
Now, these cloud nails are just fantastic. A much lighter style with cute little fluffy clouds and a few stones to really add some glam.
cloud nail art
Luxeffects Nail Lacquer as a background with some fluffy little clouds on top. You don’t need a realistic-looking sky and that’s especially true when you have a cute pink shade like this.
cloud nail designs
These acrylic nails have a similar idea except they add a little blue in the form of french tips.
cloud nail art
Are they cloud nails? Are they butterfly nails? Are they incredibly cute looking?
cloud nail designs
Chrome blue press on nails with clouds design. I love the little stars here too.
cloud nail art
Cute sky on these handpainted gels. The blue is so light here that the design itself becomes a little more subtle.
cloud nail design ideas
Nude coffin nails are a frequent sight, but what about adding a few clouds to just a single nail?
cloud nail art
Short little gels with white and pink background.
cloud nail design
So you might notice the little LV logos (this made our Louis Vuitton nails list) but even if you don’t like that, the glittery pink background really works with these cloud nails.
cloud nail design
These press-ons might be the cutest things I’ve seen so far. I love everything from the colorway behind the cloud nails to the little gold beads and incredibly cute teddy nails. Yes. Just yes.
cloud nail designs
A bit of a different take on the pink background with a little extra glitter.
cloud nail designs
Some cloud Ombre nails with some gold highlight stars and moons.
cloud nail polish design
Long nails with different styles. I think this really works with a transparent nail.
cloud nail design ideas
cloud nail design
Glossy blue nails with a little angel stamp, some glitter and some cute little clouds.
cloud nail design
Another take on transparent and pink acrylics.
cloud nail design ideas
Pastel Cloud Nails ☁️ A magnetic gel polish underneath to give this mani dimension and a more magical vibe. The little yellow stars just really work for me here.
cloud nails
Now, this is a great idea and I’m surprised we don’t see it more often. The french tips themselves just need a few curves and with this colorway – instant cloud patterns on the nails. Great look.
cloud nail design ideas
I dub this acrylic set ‘all the glitter’. A glittery Ombre look as a background is certainly a bit different to a normal blue sky.
cloud nail art
A set of nude gel minis with a little cloud design.
cloud nails
Dreamy clouds with sparkle and abstract tips.
cloud nail polish design
I like the swirly look of this set.
cloud nail design
Another pastel nail example and, again, I like how the clouds aren’t limited purely to the colorful background.
cloud nails
A dainty pink cloudy set for hopeless romantics.
cloud nail polish design
Some almost nude Ombre nails with clouds and a few stars.
cloud nail designs
A darker blue style.
cloud nail designs
These cute little almond nails have a very Spring vibe. The little rainbow tip should be something we see more often.
cloud nails
Some pink glitter background to this cloud nail design. Cute, simple and very stylish.
cloud nails
cloud nail design ideas
A subtle example with most nails just with a solid purple. Lovely shade.
cloud nails
I’m so over the rainbow nail trend. It’s time to get creative with something different like this orange cloud design. Nailed it!
cloud nail polish design
I’m not going to lie… I’ve been thinking about these nails since the first time I saw them. The little stones along the cuticle is just pefect.
cloud nail polish design
Pastel nails on long coffins. Colorful, playful and unique with bright colors you wouldn’t even need the little stones to stand out.
cloud nail polish design
I’d totally wear this on my nails. But I’m not sure how you could get a cloud to sit still long enough for nail polish to dry?
cloud nail designs
cloud nail designs
I don’t care what they say, the sky is definitely not falling. 🌕 When you want to look up at the stars and not just down at your phone.
cloud nail designs
Clear and purple cloud nails. Cloudy with a chance of glitter.
cloud nail design ideas
This glittery pink style is so cute. I wish I knew which polish this was.
cloud nail designs
I’m not always on the cloud, but when I am, I’m #nailedit. I’m all about the monochromatic nail look and you could do something like this yourself in just a few minutes.
cloud nail design ideas
I have a new favorite nail color. It’s called Cloud and it makes me feel like I can fly to the moon with my little nail polish.

So, if you’re looking for a new nail art idea or want to learn how to do your nails at home without the hassle of going to the salon every time, cloud nails might be just what you need. They are cute and easy enough that even beginners can try it out themselves and they don’t require any special tools such as dotting tools or brushes!

Cloud Nails also make great manicures for girls’ night in because they last up to 14 days with an application of polish. Whether you decide on this nail trend or not, we hope these tips will help lead you towards making some decisions about your own personal style and beauty regimen. Happy painting!

I do hope this has given you some ideas for cloud nails If you give this a go – I want to see it! Send me a photo of your cloud nail designs and we’ll feature them here.

Our inspiration photos come from user submissions and open sources and we’ll always give credit. All of the fantastic styles belong to their respective owners. If we’ve got a credit wrong or you’d rather we don’t feature you – just drop us an email.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *