Green, Gold & Gorgeous: 10 St. Patrick's Day Nail Art Design Ideas

No need to wear head-to-toe green to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. Make a nod to the holiday with glam green or gold nails!

Green Speckled Nail Art

 Green Speckled Nail Art

love maegan

Love Maegan combined three shades of green in this pretty, playful manicure—think of it as an Impressionist take on shamrocks. 

Chevron Nail Art

 Chevron Nail Art

so nailicious

So Nailicious mixed mint green and pale gold for a subtle—but still festive—chevron mani.  

T-shirt Nail Art

 T-shirt Nail Art

pshiiit

Know those t-shirt dyeing projects kids do at camp? Here’s the nail version (using tape), courtesy of superstar French nail blogger Pshiiit.  

Argyle Nail Art

 Argyle Nail Art

polished elegance

Okay, argyle is Scottish and the holiday is Irish—but why nitpick? This muted tartan from Polished Elegance is pure perfection. 

Ombre Stripe Nail Art

Ombre Stripe Nail Art

chalkboard nails

What a sophisticated way to wear green: Chalkboard Nails painted on several shades of the color in an ombre-style gradient.  

Polished Gemstone Nail Art

Polished Gemstone Nail Art

chalkboard nails 

Chalkboard Nails achieved the veiny effect of Chinese jade with a simple sponging technique—it’s like semiprecious jewelry for your fingers! 

Gold Studs Nail Art

Gold Studs Nail Art

so nailicious

Don’t forget that gold is the other signature color of St. Patrick’s Day—and a glamorous choice for a manicure, like these molten studs from So Nailicious.  

Glitter Green Nail Art

Glitter Green Nail Art

pshiiit

It doesn’t get any simpler than this. In fact, you can probably recreate this two-layer mani from Pshiiit while riding in the passenger's seat on the way to the party (with the windows rolled down, of course.) 

Gold Foil Nail Art

Gold Foil Nail Art

chalkboard nails

Chalkboard Nails combined sheets of gold foil with gel topcoat for a blindingly gilded look. 

Fishtail Nail Art

Fishtail Nail Art

chalkboard nails

These nails are ready to party! Chalkboard Nails layered shades of green and blue in a tightly braided pattern. 

 

 

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