Photo Credit: Love Maegan
Gemstone Nail Art
...love maeganRhinestones in semiprecious hues meet deep teal polish in this gorgeous manicure created by ...Love Maegan. The key to perfect gem placement? A pair of angled nail art tweezers.
Textured Shimmer Nail Art
...lovemaeganTo achieve dimensional, lustrous texture, ...Love Maegan used tiny pieces of felt on each nail, mixed with shimmering polish and topcoat.
Stiletto Nail Art
chalkboardnails.comBy our logic, if stilettos are the sexiest shoes, this manicure from Chalkboard Nails is equally drop-dead sexy. Even the technique is a turn-on — simply tape and paint.
Edgy Black and White Nail Art
pshiiitEdgy Black and White Nail Art If your party outfit includes clean lines or leather, these Alexander Wang-inspired tips are an ideal complement. Head over to Pshiiit for the tutorial.
Shooting star Nail Art
pshiiitSince New Year’s Eve is all about partying past midnight, consider a manicure inspired by the night sky, like this stunning galaxy pattern over at Pshiiit.
Red Spikes Nail Art
julianne mondayDeco-inspired nails are a perfect fit for the most glamorous night of the year. Julianne Monday has several Gatsby-era designs to choose from, including these blood-red spikes.
Foil Gel Nail Art
chalkboard nailsThe secret to this blinding finish? Chalkboard Nails ingeniously covers nail foils in gel polish, which, unlike regular topcoat, leaves the gold-plated effect intact.
Gold Stripe Nail Art
the nailasaurusWhether your NYE plans call for a black and white ball or a black and white cookie, this mani by The Nailsaurus will help you celebrate in style.
Red Sparkle Nail Art
chalkboard nailsChannel your inner burlesque dancer with this mani from Chalkboard Nails. It’s the nail equivalent of red fishnet stockings.
White Caviar Nail Art
beautylishIf you haven’t tried the opulent caviar nail trend, now’s the time. Check out the easy tutorial at Beautylish, using beads from the craft store to mimic those expensive little eggs.
Major Bling Nail Art
the nailasaurusThe Nailasaurus's party nails are a study in sparkle, combining holographic glitter, rhinestones, gold and silver.
Mixed Metal Nail Art
polish monsterThere’s something sublimely simple about this mani from The Polish Monster — just pick your prettiest silver, gold and rose gold polishes and start painting.
Gold Dots Nail Art
chalkboard nailsNew to nail art? Dots, like these beauties from Chalkboard Nails, are a great place to start. You’ll need your base polish, a dotting tool — “try a dull lead pencil or the rubber tip of a bent-open bobby pin” — and topcoat.
Glitter Stripe Nail Art
the polish wellUsing striping tape to create the design — and a tweezer to lift off the tape, The Polish Well created a sleek, glamorous look worthy of 2014.
Tuxedo Nail Art
syl and samSuit and tie. Suit and tie. JT would appreciate these dapper tuxedo-design nails, created by Syl and Sam.