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Flower Nail Art Designs, Tips Tutorials

Updated on July 31, 2015

Flower Nail Art

Flowers as a theme for your nails are a great option, as they can be applied at any season, including special occasions like Christmas, Halloween, Easter, or any time that that certain flowers are identified with a specific holiday.

Another reason for incorporating flowers onto your nails is for a special person in your life like a mom, sister or best friend who you want to honor by having their favorite flower designed on your nails to show you're thinking of them.

What is a strength of flower nail are is the large variety of ways you can design a flower.

Depending on the particular flower or flowers chosen, along with the occasion or season, flowers can come in an infinite number of colors and design options.

Because popular flowers are very identifiable, you can apply the color in a general way that is easily recognized by the person you may be doing the nails for.

Of course many ladies want to do their flower nails for their own pleasure, so in those cases you'll already know what the flower is and work on the design of choice.

Flower Nail Art Designs

Flower nail art design decisions are usually made based upon the season or occasion.

For example, choosing the red and green colors of Christmas is a terrific choice for that time of the year, and including the popular poinsettia as the flower of choice works very well.

In that same vein you could decide upon holly or ivy, which would include the traditional Christmas colors as well. For easter you would have the lily.

Concerning seasonal flowers, you can incorporate colors associated with specific seasons. Spring could employ yellows; summer a variety of hues to represent the plethora of flowers that may be blooming; autumn of course can include oranges and browns which go so well in that time of year; and for winter you could go with silvers and blues.

There are of course a lot of different ways you can go with that, which is also dependent on where you may live.

Now let's look at a few flower nail art designs some ladies have chosen to go with.

Poinsettia Christmas Nail Art

Poinsettias were mentioned earlier as an option for Christmas nail art, so I thought it would be appropriate to start off our look at the flower nail art gallery by displaying a beautiful set of nails with gorgeous poinsettias on them in the traditional Christmas colors.

They're done beautifully, and adding the glitter to the poinsettia nail design was a great way to show the Christmas holiday spirit, which so many people love to include in their Christmas d├ęcor and decorations. It's just as compelling and enjoyable on the nails.



Gorgeous Green Flower Nail Art on White Base

The white base of these green flower nail designs was a fantastic choice to highlight the thicker green lines to showcase the beautiful flowers.

Including the foliage every other nail really works well, and adds a sense of beauty to the overall look.

They're stunning nails, and the use of dark and light greens against the white base created an awesome set of nails.


Minx Flower Nail Art

Minx nails are an increasingly popular choice for women. What it is is a "flexible film that shrink-wraps to natural, gel, and acrylic nails using heat."

When applied correctly, the design can last up to 14 days on the fingernails and as long as 6 weeks on the toes.

Basically the procedure is similar to using heat with shrink wrap where it can be shaped around the nail.

Because the designs are made of film, you can have almost any image you want on your nails, as it's very customizable.

This grouping of tropical flowers on each nail is a great example of how they look.


Flower Nail Art Video Tutorials

Now we'll look at several flower nail art tutorials with very different designs.

The variety of colors are a great way to generate ideas for seasons and themed circumstances. Flower nail designs are usually chosen based upon the type of flower match to the time of year or special occasion, which includes the colors chosen to create the flowers.

Many ladies choose to have a specific flower painted on their nails, but may choose a unique color not usually associated with it in order to match the situation they're in. We'll see that below with some of the tutorials.

Nail Art Tutorial: Poppy Flower Decoration

Rose Nail Art Tutorial

Sparkling Ocean Flower Nail Art Tutorial

Peachie Side Flowers Ombre Gradient Nail Art Design Video Tutorial

Blue Rose Nails

Earlier it was mentioned some ladies like to choose a flower theme for their nails but then interpret it to their own preferences, not taking into account it having to be an exact match to the flower.

That's the case with this set of nails including a blue rose of a color that you wouldn't see on a real rose bush or vine. The rose is easily identifiable, but it's the color of the flower and black foliage which sets it apart nicely.

This is a good idea when a flower like the rose is used, as it's then considered a piece of art that will definitely attract attention and positive comments.


Gorgeous Feminine Flower Nail Design

This last flower nail design in the photo gallery includes a very feminine image, including the use of a soft pink, cream color and green foliage in the mix.

It blends together in a terrific manner, providing a magnificent set of nails for special romantic occasions, or to simply show a fantastic and beautiful set of nails. They are very attractive and desirable.

Flower Nail Art Tips, Photos and Tutorials

Flowers are a design choice for your nails that is always in fashion, and a very versatile option for those looking for ways to celebrate special occasions and seasons, or to just enjoy looking great when going out.

They can be designed on your own or you can choose what you want and go to a professional if you're wanting to experiment with things like Minx nails.

Whatever the decision you make, flowers as a nail theme is one that you'll never regret making.


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      Jasmeet Kaur 2 years ago from India

      Beautiful pictures..