Need inspo for your Valentine’s Day mani? Here are 23 creative nail art ideas you’ll totally want to steal!

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1. Trendy Pop Stamped Nails

Naturally, we love these stamped nails. Not only do stamps give an exquisite look of intricacy, they’re actually quite easy to apply. Here’s one of our favorite stamps. (via @sassy_manis)

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2. Nail Wrap Lips

Nail wraps are another easy method to decal your nails. No drying time equals flawless finish every time. (via @lackpinsel)

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3. Pretty Pink Florals

This delicate nail art design is perfect for Valentine’s Day without seeming too lovey dove-y. A rose accent nail would be a great fit even after the 14th. (via @skinny_moth)

4. Neon Heart Tips

Colorful neon hearts are a fun way to show off your personality. (via @naillabousa)

5. Baby Pink Valentine Nails

Nail decals add a signature style to an otherwise plain coat of polish. (via @lavishtouchnails)

6. Little Black Mani

Who said Valentine nails had to be all pretty and pink? This little black mani may be all you need. (via @breashabomb)

7. Drawn Black and White Hearts

Now that we’re on the non-pink trend, how about these “drawn” hearts? We think they look so chic, especially if you’re going to be sporting lighter wear. (via @preciousphan)

8. Tic-Tac-Hearts

Tic-Tac-Hearts anyone? Here’s a cute mani you’ll admire for days. (via @preciousphan)

9. Coral Valentine Nails

Make a statement with coral. Add accent hearts with you and the SO’s (or bestie’s) initials for a super cute mani. (via @nails.bynat)

10. Panda Love

Mauve pink and black nails set the stage for an adorable hand drawn panda you’ll want to wear forever. (via @okiemamanails)

11. XOXO

These nails are totally designer. Recreate this mani yourself with a fine tip brush or ask a friend help you out. (via @nails.bynat)

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12. Trendy Tricolored Valentine Nails

Here’s another look you can get with fine nail art brushes. This three color combo is a definite winner in our book! (via @photonathalie)

13. Cut Out Baby Pink Nails

Cut out nails are so in and it’s easy to see why. For this look, you want to dip a dense tipped nail brush into acetone (nail polish remover) then proceed to scrub away to reveal a heart. Just be sure not to use too much acetone or you’ll risk wiping out the entire nail! (via @caraloren)

14. Glitter Heart

Don’t want to get your hands dirty with brushes? Try glitter! Use a rounded nail tool to grab gold glitter to place on your nail. (via @santuaryspatradition)

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15. Minimal Heart Shaped Glitter

You can also use heart-shaped glitter to add a simple decal your nails. (via @nailartbymami)

16. Plaid Stamped Nails

Did we mentioned we love nail stamps? These plaid nails are so cute you’ll want to wear them all year round. (via @funeralfacenails)

17. Glitter Scrabble Nails

Try your hand at scrabble nails this Valentines, complete with red glitter polish. (via @nailsbysammie_)

18. Matte Pink and Burgundy Nails

Opt for matte for a more subtle look. Add contrasting color nails and accents for a pop of color. (via @unni.nail)

19. Light Pink with White Accent

Baby pink nails are a Valentine’s day must. Change up the look with a glittery white accent nail. (via @rnjetta)

20. Glitter Mosaic

Hot pink nails adorn with a mosaic of glitter and overlaid with text makes for a very festive mani. Leave glossy or paint over with a matte top coat to complete the look. (via Pinterest)

21. Pretty Pink with a Bow on Top

A bow and polka dots can go a long way to create a cohesive design that’s perfect for V-day. (via @nailartemarilia)

22. Delicate Paper Plane

Not feeling pink? Opt for nude nails with pretty paper airplane accent nails instead. (via Pinterest)

23. White Matte Mani with Calligraphy

Another simplistic design is to paint your mani the color of choice and add some pretty calligraphy to accent. (via @ane_li)


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