25 Ultra-Pretty Fall Nail Designs To Let Your Fingertips Celebrate Autumn

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Apart from all the season-perfect attires, decors and food, getting ready for fall also calls for incorporating a touch of autumn into your look, including those fingertips. Adorn your nails with sparkling leaves, geometric fall patterns, falling leaves with glorious matte bases, or simply a unique abstract design this season. Here are 25 ultra-pretty fall nail designs that are going to help you out in making that happen.

Ultra-Pretty Fall Nail Designs To Let Your Fingertips Celebrate Autumn

1. Autumn Leaf Manicure

Give golden glitters a fall-perfect update with an uber pretty autumn leaf in bright orange resting on your fingertips. The leaf veins are finely done with a black nail enamel, while a dash of yellow around the veins goes for the realistic shading. The leaf is painted on a white background with golden shimmer towards the tip, ending in a lovely ombre. For the second accent nail. go for a solid layer of the chunky gold glitter paint yet again, sticking to plain orange for the rest of the fingertips. After all, orange is the first shade coming to the mind on the onset of fall. If you have got a little steady hand, you can work up the leaf with great ease, finally sealing everything with a nice clear top coat. Take a look at the below Instagram share by Badgirlnails to learn what all you need to gather to forge the design.

Design Details : instagram

2. Plum Leaf Fall Nail Design

Plum Leaf Fall Nail Design

At times when you keep everything a low-key affair, only a single tip flaunting an intricate design can get the magic going – exactly like it has been showcased in the below inspiration by Media Cache. A deep plum shade used to paint the nails looks good enough to celebrate the whole autumn season, and that accent tip only makes it all the way more interesting. It contrasts the deep color of the other tips with a creamy white base that’s further adorned with a pretty fall leaf done on one corner, that too in the same shade of plum. Some chunky glitter couples up the leaf to make the overall appearance of the design just so festive-worthy. The shape of the leaf doesn’t even require you to be a pro at nail arts to achieve it at home all flawlessly.

3. Bridesmaid Fall Nails

Bridesmaid Fall Nails

Doesn’t the title itself make it clear that these nails are meant for the most special of occasions? But the surprising part here is how the design keeps things totally not-so-dramatic that you can wear it even to a regular day at work. Nudes are celebrated yet again to work the base layers for these nails, but this time you go for a darker shade with a lovely gloss. Next, glamour steps in with a nail enamel loaded with tiny multi-colored glittery bits, gracefully used to sit atop the nude base. The glitter is denser towards the cuticles while totally fading when it reaches the middle of the nail, bringing out the best of both the contrasting enamels used here. Check out the below Pin and get your hands on the wonderful idea.

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4. Glitter Triangle Fall Nails

Glitter Triangle Fall Nails

Choosing a super chic shade of plum red isn’t going to disappoint you when working those fall nails that integrate geometry into the design amazingly well. The unique tone of red works wonders for the backdrop, breaking the pattern with one of the tips being adorned with glittering golden nail polish. For the accent nail, use the golden glitter polish as the base, creating a triangular shape with the help of striping tape. The tape works to mask the shape, covering the surrounding area with the plum nail polish yet again. What a great blend of splendorous with simple, calling for the most basic of nail art tools. Get inspired with the below Pin and craft your very own versions of the mani in just a matter of few minutes. A must-make one if you consider yourself a beginner at manicures.

Design Details : pin

5. Fall-Perfect Pink Mani

Fall-Perfect Pink Mani

Pink usually takes a backseat when you are talking about fall, and this itself is the reason that this not-so-regular pink-hued nail art makes you stand out with your looks. This idea combines a lovely pink and a nude purple together with beautiful creamy white, finally taking things to an all new level with pink glitter coming into play. All you need to do is coat all the tips with a pastel pink nail polish, applying pastel purple on one of the nails, while the accent nail sports the creamy white base. Although, this inspiration by Chocoateparallevar goes for a little application of pink glitter nail polish only on half of the white tip, you can always make it party-worthy by increasing the use of glitters. What you are going to achieve as the end results are totally going to pay off your efforts.

Design Details : chocoateparallevar

6. Fall Nail Design with Pastel and Glitters

Fall Nail Design with Pastel and Glitters

If you are not set to coat your fingertips with the dark shades of autumn, light chocolate brown and peach are the perfect transitional hues available out there. Each of the tip looks oh so different from the others, yet coordinates just right with each other, as a bright golden glitter paint keeps one thing in all of them common. Allow some nails to flaunt the pastel peach, painting the others with chocolate brown while you leave one tip to work as the accent nail. Let it be entirely coated with the glittering tinies, going for a fade-out technique to apply the same golden shimmer on the solid-coated nails. This quick guide by Styleoholic takes you through the wonderful idea, charming up the season in a jiffy. Hit the party with this design brought to your nails and watch everyone going gaga over the same.

Design Details : styleoholic

7. Vibrant Leaves Fall Nail Designs

Vibrant Leaves Fall Nail Designs

Make the most of the negative space of your fingernails making them scream “autumn” with a leaf-loaded decor on the tips. Charm the tips with flaky golden glitter that gradually fades towards the middle of the nail. Although, this glittery goodness is so beautiful in itself that you don’t need any extra work, but those bright yellow, orange and red leaves painted atop the glitter layer is sheer cuteness. You can work up the leaves either using a dotting tool or a brush, grabbing a thin nail art brush and do the veins in light brown, and voila! Simply finish it off with a clear glossy top coat. The idea has been shared by Nail Pornography in the incredible link below. Now who needs a plain French manicure when you can paint dozens of enchanting leaves on the tips with such effortlessness?

Design Details : nailpornography.tumblr

8. Gold Leaf Coffin Fall Nail Art

Gold Leaf Coffin Fall Nail Art

Fall comes associated with the festivities of Halloween, so immersing even your nail art into the spirit of the season is a never-fail idea. You do that by shaping up your nails in the newest mani trend, i.e. the coffin shaped nails, further advancing towards adding a glorious touch of gold to the tips that have already been painted in a nude hue with a cherishing gloss. An interesting gold leaf pattern is worked up on the tips to create an illusion of dry falling leaves. Make tiny random-shaped pieces of a gold foil and carefully place them on your nail, making sure it stays in place either by using a nail glue or simply applying a top coat on the assembly. Head to the below Pin to get a better idea about the one-of-a-kind nail art that’s an unbeatable level of prettiness.

Design Details : pin

9. Falling Leaves Fall Nail Designs

Falling Leaves Fall Nail Designs

No less than little frames of heaven transferred to your nails, this design looks absolutely mesmerising with autumn leaves that seem to be falling down with all their beauty. The creamy background for the tips is nestled with tiny golden glitter throughout, while the leaves painted atop the base come with so many different shades of solid nail paint, having a fine outline and the veins done in black enamel. You are going to witness a truly eye-pleasing color bending of the orange and red of the leaves, having thin veins in between. Go as random as painting the leaves on each of the nails so that they look exactly like they are falling from the tree branches.

Design Details : fenzyme

10. Autumn Fall Leaves Nail Design

Autumn Fall Leaves Nail Design

Your fingernails are going to resemble gleaming little jewels when adorned with this super fresh take on falling autumn leaves that brings out the design with such an endearing choice of colors. Solid brown greys dominate the pattern, having one of the nails decorated with a golden glitter coat. The fallen leaves are painted on a cream backdrop in shades of peach and the brown grey used for the other nails. Draw the veins of the leaves using a thin nail art brush and some golden glitter nail polish. The below Pin is going to take you through the adorable idea that’s one of the easiest of all fall nail designs that adorns the plain grey tips with tiny golden embellishments. The best thing about the design is that it won’t require a ton of effort to make a huge impact on everyone out there.

Design Details : pin

11. Polka Dot Fall Nails

Polka Dot Fall Nails

Get ready to steal all the attention to your fingers with an exquisite manicure that features a new dimension to itself in terms of crafting some monochromatic nails, yet doesn’t call for any expert nail art skills or mani tools. This one brings a pretty polka dot pattern to your nails, but keeps it limited one accent tip only, while having lots of micro-glitter in the same color cover the second tip with utmost grace. The polka dots have got a background of shimmery chocolate brown nail polish, which is also used to coat the rest of the fingertips. You can either put a dotting tool to use for the pattern or simply draw careful dots with the nail art brush all by yourself – it’s going to be just perfect. Get inspired by the below Pin to tweak and celebrate the design according to your whims and tastes.

Design Details : pinterest

12. Abstract Fall Nail Art


From solid coats of glossy paint to a super classy matte, from a lavish abstract pattern in coordinating colors to tiny metallic-looking dots – this one has got it all, transforming your nails from plain to mesmerizing just like a piece of cake. Let orange grab the maximum place with two of the tips fully coated in the autumn-y shade in a lovely glossy enamel, while one of the two having some imperfectly painted dots in your choice of colors. Go for a matte plum on the third nail, while letting abstract art play its part on the remaining two tips. Speaking of the abstract pattern, you need to apply super thin coats of small intersecting rectangles in orange and green to absolutely brighten up the negative space of the nail used as the canvas for your abstract art. To learn more, head to the below Instagram share by 111nail_omotesando.

Design Details : instagram

13. Halloween Witch Fall Nail Design

Halloween Witch Fall Nail Design

Are you planning to don a witchy kinda attire for that grand Halloween get together? Pair up your costume with a unique nail design that goes with the theme miraculously well. These Halloween witch fall nails are a stunning ombre of those poisonous apple colors from the fairytales, and that’s exactly what makes it apt for a witch costume. The gradient is a breathtaking union of burnt orange, maroon red and a super dark grey, going for the darkest on the tips and the lightest shade towards the cuticles. While the author here goes for all the shades in a pleasing mat, you can always get it done in shiny enamels. Take a look at the below Pin to learn more about the wonderful fall nail art inspiration, and make everyone at the party go gaga over your creativity.

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