54 Cute Heart Nail Designs for Short Nails

Durable, easy to wear and incredibly stylish these heart nail designs for short nails highlight that sometimes less is more and you don’t need to rock long acrylics to add some fun nail art to your day.

We scrolled through thousands of designs from talented nail artists to find our favorites. We’ve tried to find a little something for everyone, no matter if you’re doing this yourself with some polish or you want some inspiration to show at your manicure. This is a very versatile look and there’s so much you could do with it so copy one of these designs or even twist it to suit your own style.

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We are starting this collection with these natural-looking nails. I love the simplicity of the pink base and how it matches well with the tiny red hearts.
short heart nail design ideas
Here’s another short nail set, but this time we’ve got a bit more variation with our heart designs her. I really like how we’ve got larger hearts, smaller hearts, and even heart tips!
short heart nails
Here’s a short nail design that is perfect for more formal events which require less bold colors. I love how they used a pinkish nude shade and topped with off with some white hearts.
short heart nail design ideas
Here’s a heart nail design that focuses more on nudes. I love how beautiful the black hearts lay on its pinkish nude base. The full black hand is also a beautiful addition to the set. I’ve looked at simple heart nail designs before and I (personally) love the minimalist look so I think this really pops.
short heart nail design ideas
We’re bringing you a bit more color with these multi-colored tips and hearts. I love how they kept the entire nail monochromatic, using the same color for the hearts and tips.
short heart nail designs
Here’s a beautiful short nail set that plays around with color gradients and tiny white designs. I really love the accent nail, which incorporates a few pastel gradients.
short heart nail designs
If you want a bit more shine that’ll add dimension to your look, consider adding these cute heart glitter stickers.
short heart nail design
This nail set isn’t completely filled with hearts; instead, it’s also got a few trendy designs that match perfectly with the CDG heart nail art.
short heart nail art
This nail set is a bit more fun and youthful as it plays around with a lot of glitter and different-colored hearts. I love how the heart nails have both the red and gold colors found on the other nails.
short heart nail design ideas
These nails are for our pink-loving girls out there! I really love this shade of pink because it’s so light and refreshing.
short heart nail designs
We’re adding a bit of spice to your look with these beautiful green and pink nails! I really love how they added these cool glitter bases.
short heart nail polish design
If you’re a fan of the soft-punk look, then you’re going to love this nail set. We’ve got black and pink nails which are topped with stars and hearts. I also love the adorable animals found on the accent nails!
short heart nail design
short heart nail art
This nail set is definitely more on the minimalistic side. I really like how it’s mostly filled with these white French tips and that it’s varied a bit with the black line topped with a very tiny black heart.
short heart nails
Here are some really pretty nails which I think are on the trendier side. I love how we’ve got a mix of plain pink tips and wavy pink and white patterns.
short heart nail design ideas
I am in love with these Hello Kitty nail designs! I love all the tiny details in this set, especially the unique glitter gem heart and the fact that Hello Kitty is standing on top of the nail tips.
short heart nail polish design
If you’re looking for a frosty white set that’ll fit your heart-theme design, then these milky white nails will do the trick!
short heart nail design
Sometimes, all you need are a bit of thick white classic French tips topped with a bunch of red hearts. I like how the white contrasts the red hearts beautifully.
short heart nails
I find these dazzling silver tips so adorable! I really love how they’re topped with these diagonal arrows with pierced hearts in the middle.
short heart nail design ideas
Here’s a cute pink nail set that remains pretty simple for the most part. I like how it’s topped subtly with a tiny peeking pink heart.
short heart nail design
Now, the best thing about white French tips is that they can pretty much go with any design of your liking. Check out this set that’s paired with some heart tips.
short heart nails
Here’s a nail set for those who want something a bit more refreshing. I love this green mint base as it looks so light on the nails!
short heart nail design ideas
If you’re not really looking for something new, then you don’t really have to veer away from the classics. We’ve got these full red nails with an accent nail that’s topped with multiple tiny red hearts.
short heart nail polish design
This is a nail set for those who want to keep things a lot more simple. I like how the artist stuck to more simple designs, like the gold glitter and tiny hearts.
short heart nails
Here’s another more youthful nail design featuring the classic purple and pink combination! I love how they added some polka dots, stripes, and some full purple nails with tiny hearts on top.
short heart nail design
short heart nails
We’ve got yet another minimalistic look for those who want to keep their nails simple. I love how versatile nude nails are.
short heart nail art
I think it’s time for something a bit more fun and cartoony. I love the fun vibe that the cute little hearts with feet give off!
short heart nail design ideas
These nails are giving me some full punk princess vibes. I really like how they’re matched with these shiny chrome pink nails and some lightning bolts.
short heart nail designs
We’ve got another nail set that sticks to more of a minimalistic vibe. I like how this set has more black accents to it, which perfectly puts the look together.
short heart nail design
Here’s a pink and red nail set that’s perfect for those who love a bit of dimension! I really love how these two colors look together.
short heart nail designs
Since we’ve already got some minimalistic looks, I think it’s time we give you some monochromatic ones too! Here’s a white nail set topped with bigger black hearts.
short heart nails
Here’s another classic red French tip nail set for all the classic heart-design lovers out there. I like how the silver lining adds dimension and how the V-shape serves as the perfect base for tiny hearts.
short heart nails
I really love how almond-shaped nails give off a very soft look. These pretty white Frenchies go so well with these adorable tiny red hearts.
short heart nail art
Here’s a nail set for those who prefer a bit more variation. These nails are topped with some trendy nail designs; my favorite definitely has to be the cute white flame design.
short heart nail design
Here’s a nail set for those who prefer a cleaner and lighter look. I love the tiny red heart design, but these tiny white hearts look so good as well!
short heart nail polish design
Here’s something a bit more different than the other nail sets. We usually have red or white French tips, but in this set, we’ve got a bolder green. I like how the red matches well with the green tips.
short heart nail design
We’ve got another nail set that’s a bit more simple than the rest. If you have a full nude nail set and you don’t know what to add to it, these tiny white hearts should do!
short heart nail design ideas
short heart nail design
Here’s a very charming nail set. I think that the charm of this nail set really comes from the color combination and the imprecise drawing of the design.
short heart nail polish design
These nails can’t help but remind me of the polka dot craze back in the early 2000s. These tiny polka dots also give off the feel of lace.
short heart nail polish design
Here’s a rather light nail set that’s perfect for those who want a cleaner look. If you don’t want a nail set that’s too pristine, then the cute doodle-like hearts on this set will definitely tone down your look.
short heart nail designs
This nail set is for those who prefer a full pop of color. If you’d like to add a little something to your nails, a tiny white heart should do the trick!
short heart nails
Here are some more simple and classy heart nails. I think that these nails are pretty versatile and can even be worn on special occasions.
short heart nails
I really am in awe of prints because of how adorable they look, especially on bare nails! You can even add different prints that are perfectly customized just for you!
short heart nail design ideas
This nail set is for those who want to have a bit of fun with their nails. I really adore this adorable candy colorway and all the cute patterns on top!
short heart nails
Here’s another classier take on some heart nail designs. If you’re a fan of the classic white Frenchies, then this nail set is for you.
short heart nail art
Here’s a nail set that features the classic red and white heart combo. If you’re a fan of cute and classic patterns, then give this nail set a try.
short heart nail design ideas
This nail set isn’t entirely simple as it’s got a little pop of color. If you’re looking for a nail set that’s just right, then this cute pink diagonal nail topped with a red heart is perfect for you.
short heart nail art
We’re ending this heart nail design collection with these cute cream nails paired with some heart doodle-filled designs!

I’m loving these heart nail designs for short nails. From the intricate accent to the simple set I’m loving it. Personally, I love wearing something like short coffin nails anyway so you can have these fantastic designs and styles without long nails getting in the way. 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.

Whether you copy one of these designs or try something different, let us see it! Send us a photo and if we feature it, we’ll cover your next manicure.

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