Fall is in the works and what better way to show off your festive spirit than with fall nail art?
These nail art designs range from simple to complex. If you’re a good nail artist, you can DIY these ideas at home. If not, take them to your local nail salon to get them done. Whichever way you choose to do your nails, there are a couple of techniques you can achieve with nail tools.
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Nail supplies you might need:
- Gel nail kit – Long, lasting results you can get at home. This kit includes everything you need for gel nails, including a UV lamp.
- Dotting and brush tools – Achieve manicure looks easily with these must-have tools.
- Matte topcoat – Instantly transform any glossy manicure to get the matte look.
Got everything you need? Keep reading to discover 20 fabulous nail art designs for fall.
Fall Color Blocking
Color blocking is an easy manicure idea that’s perfect for fall.
Simply pick out nude and autumnal colors and paint! So easy!
This manicure is where your dotting and brush tools will come in handy.
Fall Checkered Nails
These checkered nails scream fall.
Fall Rhinestone Nails
Add rhinestones to glittery color block nails for an elevated touch.
Fall Gloss and Matte Green Nails
Keeping some nails glossy and some matte can be a great alternative to all matte or all gloss.
It really is a way to keep things interesting in this manicure.
This manicure is a reminder you don’t have to keep to fall colors for a autumn manicure.
Bright, fun colors are always allowed.
Scarecrow Themed Nails
These scarecrow themed nails are adorable and sweet with fall themed colors.
Falling leaves are a major mainstay of fall. Why not have them on your fingertips for a festive touch?
Start with a wavy French nail and accentuate with stars and moons.
Dainty Fall Florals
Keeping florals at bay with just one or two accent nails can keep a manicure from being overly flowered.
Plaid x Glitter Fall Nails
Plaid and glitter light up the fall nights in this stunning manicure.
How beautiful is this set of nails?
Though it’s a bit more intensive than the other examples, you can still try your hand at these at home with just a few tools.
Fall Scenic Nails
Turn an abstract Frenchie into a fall scenic backdrop.
Fall French Florals
I’m in absolute love with these creative fall French florals and it’s so easy to get the look at home! Win-win!
Fall Matte Leaves
These matte nails are so fall and I’m falling for them!
A play on a regular French with some stars to boot.
Sweater Weather Nails
These sweater nails are perfect for cozy nights as home!
Polka Dot Nails
Polka dot nails can be rocked all year long, but pair them with fall colors for the seasons.
Adorn an adorable pumpkin on an accent nail for some fall motifs.
Orange is THE color for fall.
Here’s a simple manicure you can definitely do at home.