25 DIY Nail Art Tutorials You’ll Probably Want To Try At Home

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Amazing nail ideas for every level of artist.

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A sweet lil’ penguin idea you’ll probably wanna try out the second you finish watching the video. I’m already taking stock of what colors I have.

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I never wanna have penguin-less nails ever again.

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A black and white print idea that you’ll want to show off online until the cows come home.

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Or a marble-like design for anyone who wants to match their granite countertops.

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This one is for more advanced nail artists! It’s sorta like watercoloring your nails.

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A Valentine’s Day-inspired look that honestly works all year round. I think we all need some extra love right now.

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This is my favorite simple but genius design! It’s so easy and so, so cute.

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An interesting maneuver that’ll let you DIY fake nails with corn starch.

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This can last up to a week! The method also works as a temporary re-fill.

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A tutorial with 10 different ways to perfect that cool slime design. Even if like, nine of these techniques look too hard, there’s probably one that works for you.

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This is also just a good guide on all the different ways you can make a simple stencil. There are so many ways to get the right shape.

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A simple tutorial that’ll make your nails look so nice, it’ll make you feel like you’re on Cloud Nine.

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With help from a dotting tool ($9.99 for four), you’ll have no problem making perfect cartoon clouds.

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A galaxy-inspired design that’ll make your manicure look out of this world.

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This process involves a few metallic colors, a sponge, and lots of patience.

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A simple but intriguing look to really make use of that negative space.

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A shimmery technique that involves Sharpies. Don’t worry, it’s more sophisticated than what you used to do in seventh grade.

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Start with a metallic base count, add your Sharpie designs, and make them swirl with a little help from some rubbing alcohol.

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A glittery rainbow-tipped look that’s all sorts of wonderful. Also wonderful? The artist’s husband narrates the tutorial.

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Seriously, it’s cute.

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Or a different rainbow design that’s so adorable, you may never stop squealing over it.

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Best of all, this is a no-tools tutorial. You just need a looooot of colors.

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A panda design you’ll find easy to master, but it will still impress the heck out of everyone.

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You can get the ear shapes using the head of match and then make the smaller details with a needle or tiny paintbrush.

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A challenging monarch wing design for people who are ready to spread their wings and fly — nail art-wise.

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This method involves a lot of tools, so it might be best for expert nail artists who already have a full arsenal at their disposal.

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A neon lightning bolt idea for anyone who wants something flashy.

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Once again, tape is going to be your friend here. Once you get those in place, you can throw on polish with reckless abandon.

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A geometric idea that just needs a lil’ strip of tape to happen. You can do this one, I know it!

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This design would also look good without the tape design, imo.

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And breakfast-inspired art for truly egg-cellent looking nails.

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Eggs are super easy to paint because they’re basically just white blobs with yellow dots in them.