We just can’t seem to get enough of nail art! DIY manicures are our favorite because they allow us to unleash our creative side and try something on trend without breaking the bank. The best place to look for inspiration is Instagram. There are a slew of nail divas out there that create fun looks by using clever tricks that involved simple tools like tape and markers. Below, we rounded up our favorite playful and trendy nail DIY tutorials to inspire your next manicure. So then next time you have a few minutes to spare, scroll through our awesome list, get your nail polish out and sit down to treat yourself with a really awesome form of R&R.

We couldn’t find the exact tutorial for this one, but it’s pretty easy without it. Simply paint your base color, and once that dries, take a thinner brush and swipe a diagonal line. Then, with the same brush, create leaves. Here’s a similar how-to video.

These pink and gold detailed nails are the perfect combination for a preppy look. Check out the tutorial here.

Watch how @trendypolish creates a pastel herringbone print that is practical for any day time and evening look here.


Were loving this turquoise, marble mani by @ohmygoshpolish for Halloween.

This newspaper mani is so easy to do! Watch tutorial here to see how you can get this look in just two easy steps.

We love this glitter mani. Just the simple touch of some sparkle goes a long way. Watch here.

Watch how easy it is to create these multi-color marble nails here.


 Which nail DIY tutorial is the best?

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