100+ Easy Nail Art Designs to Do at Home

Do you love doing your nails but don’t have time for a full manicure? These easy nail art designs don’t need a nail tech, complicated tools or a whole lot of time. Sometimes a simple look is all you need and it saves you a trip to the salon. From simple stripes to polka dots, we’ve got you covered!

Some of these designs look more complicated than they really are. We have plenty of crazy nail designs that require some proper time and effort but nails stamps can give you some amazing designs with little effort.

We’ve gone through thousands of different looks to share our favorites with you. There are some fantastic videos showing you how to do these designs and loads of inspirational photos of designs that are easier than they look.

Video Guides

The advantage to videos is you can actually see the design being done (if you need that step). For simple designs they tend to move quickly but you can pause and replay the design you want to see.

Keep it simple with these easy nail art design styles. A big compilation showing how these designs are done.
Another collection. I really like the glittery polka dot one.
This video is a bit more specific. Focusing on marble nail art, it shows you some easy ways to replicate this stunning look.

Easy Inspirational Photos

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Ah, this one is very easy. Look for pastel nail colors in your polish collection, then add the glitters when done. Make sure to use tape for a straight line.
easy nail design
Polka dot nail lovers, here you go. You can use different colors just like here or you can stick to one stunning color. Draw the dots by using a thick brush.
easy nail art
Another set that is as easy as pie, y’all. Just make sure you have all the colors you need to re-create these nails similarly.
easy nail designs
Coral nails for your DIY summer colors thirst. Use dip powder instead of gel to achieve the look of these gorgeous nails.
easy nail design ideas
You have two options to re-create these stunning nails. You can either buy the stamps or make the lines yourself using a fine brush.
easy nail design
These handpainted flowers were created using acrylic paint. Consider using that, too, and use dip powder or gel for the base.
easy nail design
If you trust your creativeness, you can hand-paint the ombre rainbow effect. If not, these stickers nails are available worldwide.
easy nail designs
Press-on nails are usually every DIY girl’s best friend. You can use any other dark color for the press-on base. All the other designs are available as stamps.
easy nail designs
Another set of stamps for the DIY lady. I personally think, however, that you can hand-paint these designs as long as you can fully concentrate.
easy nail design ideas
Mermaid colors are available in almost every nail shop, so it’s going to be easy to copy this design. Use dip liquids for the gel base and crystal glass for encapsulation.
easy nail design ideas
Glitter or no glitter? Take your pick. Girls with long, natural nails can absolutely go for this style. My favorite’s the marble. How about you?
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easy nail design ideas
These stamps look like Aztec designs, and that is just so cool for ancient history lovers. Find a baby pink and pale gold polish and you’re good to go.
easy nail designs
So gorgeous and classy, right? It’s easy to imitate these nails. Just use white and black polish and follow the patterns. You can come up with your own design, too.
easy nail polish design
You are so going to love these nails if you are a coffee lover. No need to think of how to hand-paint them since they are stamps. Use dip liquid for the base.
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Well, if you are seriously looking for something easy (as in minimal effort), then this set can save you. White abstract lines on top of your naturally purpled nails.
easy nail design
Here’s another set that’s really simple and neat. Find a deep indigo polish and simply apply it as a base and a french tip. Easy peasy.
easy nail design ideas
Cow print nails, anyone? The artist in you can actually do this in handpainted mode, but there are always stamps available if you really can’t draw.
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Chill, dear. You can achieve these nails easily by buying the stamps. I think it’s a snake’s body, plus flowers and leaves. Ooh, isn’t that sexy?
easy nail design
Here’s an inspiration if you want your nails to look bright and juicy. The stars are stamps in neon orange, dark purple, and light bronze colors.
easy nail polish design
easy nail design
Aren’t these stamps and stickers so cute?! I love how they look so sweet and refreshing. I feel like my nails would instantly look adorable in these.
easy nail design
Something to copy for girls with long, natural nails. Oh, I suddenly felt hungry. These are stamps, but you can always paint by hand if you have the talent.
easy nail polish design
What’s your zodiac sign? Love the stars and constellations she drew here. Create your own by using white silver polish as a base and black color for the design.
easy nail polish design
Ooh, I remember this bunny marshmallow treat from when we were young. I never thought they have available stamps for this design. Definitely worth wearing!
easy nail design
Did someone say easy and simple? Try these multi-colored french tips on your next DIY session.
easy nail design
Tie-dye nail art is as simple as ABC as long as you know how to do your research. You don’t always need a nail tech to make your nails look marvelous.
easy nail design ideas
Don’t react just yet and tell me that this ain’t easy. Because… it actually is! You need outstanding focus, however, to fully imitate the glitter placement.
easy nail art
These nails are Easter-inspired, but you can always try them whenever and wherever. They are handpainted, and I can guarantee you that they are easy to imitate.
easy nail designs
These bunnies are so cute! I love the pink and yellow combination. I feel like I am looking at bunny cotton candies.
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Blue and bright, those flowers and strips are so dandy and lovely. You can draw them freehand as they are so easy, but I think there are available stamps as well.
easy nail art
As you can probably see, these are nail stamps that you can use on top of any base color of your choice. Make sure you are using a light color, though.
easy nail design ideas
easy nail designs
Stamps and stickers will always come in handy, you know. Particularly when you don’t have time to go to the nail salon. Just look at how dazzling these golden flowers are.
easy nail design ideas
Yellow glittered nails for everyone! I really like bright yellow. It can make your nails look so vibrant and charming.
easy nail design
The clear white base color can actually make any design stand out. Even if your decals are also white, people will still notice. Look at how eye-catching these flowers are.
easy nail designs
Aren’t these chicks so cute?! I genuinely felt happy when I saw these nails. They literally took all my worries away. The drawing is simple, you can do them on your own.
easy nail design
Teal nails might be my new obsession. I love how calm and refreshing these nails look, especially the glittered ones. The stickers look like waves in a mosaic pattern.
easy nail art
One of my favorite shades of blue! I think the stamp is a flower but it somehow looks like a snowflake to me. Its combination with the silver glitters looks so magical.
easy nail polish design
Rainbow-colored glitters for your DIY nails. White polish base to make them stand out. Add some more silver glitters to make them more spectacular.
easy nail design ideas
You might want a ‘black and sexy’ vibe so here’s an easy nail art idea. Use a black matte polish so it will be easier to apply the colored lines and swirls.
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Bokeh lights right at your fingernails. Ooh, love the scene! I really thought these were glitters, and I wondered how they did the bokeh effect. They are press-on stickers, after all!
easy nail designs
Eh, isn’t this bunny too cute? It’s quite easy to draw, and you can follow the whole concept. Ears on the index and middle fingernails; face on the thumbnail. So cute!
easy nail designs
easy nail design ideas
Spread some love with these heart-inspired nails. Let me tell you that this is the kind of red you need to wear to catch everybody’s attention. Striking and sensational.
easy nail polish design
Hot pink and baby blue surprisingly go well together. Those are handpainted swirls, which I’m pretty sure you can recreate even without talent in drawing or painting.
easy nail polish design
For the fingernails with a V design, you need to color your nails first with a silver base. Put something then than can cover up the V pattern before applying the blue glitter polish.
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If you get tired of the previous one, but still want the same blue glitter polish, go for these nails. Aren’t you in love as well with that ombre effect?
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Speaking of ombre, just look at how charming these nails are! I can’t choose a favorite, really. Which do you like best?
easy nails
They call the stickers ‘Moroccan Mosaic’ and the polish ‘Magic Carpet’. Just in case you are curious, and you want to imitate the whole set exactly. Gotta love the mosaic design right there!
easy nail design
Looks like saree clothing, yes? I also felt Indian clothing vibes when I saw this set, and that’s the very reason why I picked it. They are so beautiful.
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I don’t know about you, but this combination makes me feel so magical. It’s the combination of the sky and the ocean in one set. Easy indeed, but very lovely.
easy nail designs

Whether you have a steady hand and some polish or some nail stamps, I hope these easy nail art designs help you try something new for yourself. If you create something you are proud of, let us see them! 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.

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