This post has 21 short holiday nail ideas for you! The Holidays are fast approaching. It’s the most wonderful time of the year to make your nails festive and fun. I love any excuse to go all out on my nail designs. These nail designs are so cute for the Holiday season. Read on to see short holiday nail ideas!
If you don’t want to commit to going to the nail salon or paying outrageous prices, there are some amazing press-on nail options here. Find more cute ideas towards the end of this post!
Short Holiday Nail Ideas
I love the colors of the season, and this year for nails it’s bold reds, bold greens and soft metallics. Neutral nails with a festive accent nail are also in this year. Whatever makes you get into the holiday spirit is what is going to be the best design. You can be as creative as you want when it comes to short holiday nail ideas.
Neutral Nails With Red and Green Plaid Accents
These neutral nails with thin plaid accent designs are so subtle yet festive! I love that they are neutral with a little, thin pop of red and green.
Candy Cane Stripe French Tip For Short Nails
I’m all about the thin french tips this year and these candy cane stripes are just too cute. They are fun and festive without being too over-the-top.
Brown Nails with Snowflakes and Reindeer
Dark brown nails are great for the holidays when you add some festive accents. This Short Holiday nail idea is just the right amount of Holiday cheer.
Red Shimmer Nails with a Neutral Marble Accent
You can’t go wrong with a bold red nail for the Holidays. But why not add a pretty accent nail in the mix? I love the silver shimmer marbling in the accent nail of this Holiday nail idea.
French Tip Nails with a Snowflake Accent
French tips are so classy and chic. Add in some cute puffy snowflakes and they really pop! This french tip design would be great the whole Holiday season.
Red French Tip with Gold Bow Accent Nails
This red French tip nail design with a gold bow accent nail is the perfect Holiday nail idea. You could take this idea and switch up the colors for even more festive fun.
Santa Hat French Tips On Short Nails
I’m dying over these adorable Santa hat french tips! What a fun way to add a festive touch to a classic design for the Holidays!
Natural Nails with Gold Star Decals
If you love a natural nail, but still want to have a festive touch then this idea is a winner. I think the gold star decals are so simple and fun for the Holidays. You could take this idea and only do a few nails with the stars or only use 2 or 3 stars per nail. There are so many options with this idea.
Neutral Nails with Gold Sparkle Ombre
I really love this Holiday nail idea. It is so simple and elegant for the Holidays. You could do any base color with this idea. I think it would look great with a bold red or green base as well.
Red Sparkle Nails with Star Accent
Red sparkles are always a hit during the Holiday season. I love this idea with a few accent nails with stars to make these red nails even more festive.
Neutral Nails with Christmas Tree Decals
Neutral nails are a hit this year and adding a cute decal is so much fun. I love these little Christmas trees but there are so many decal designs to choose from.
Red, White and Green Stripes Short Nail Design
Stripes are a fun way to add a festive flair to your Holiday nail design. I love this idea with red, green and white. You can do stripes in so many different ways to make your manicure pop this Holiday season!
Shades of Red With Sweater Nail Accent On Short Nails
A sweater accent nail gives your nails a cozy vibe for the Holidays. I love the addition of the red and white stripe in this short Holiday nail idea.
Mint Green Nails with Festive Puffy Accents On Short Nails
I really like how this nail idea used mint green for the Holidays! The puffy snowman and tree are such a fun added design element that makes these nails look like a winter snow scene.
Green Nails with Festive Holiday Design Accents On Short Nails
This green nail design is a perfect way to incorporate this classic Holiday shade. I love the accents on this design and how they added some sparkle as well.
Neutral Nails with Snowflakes, Ornament and Stripes
These neutral nails are so great for the Christmas season. The dainty little ornament and snowflake design are so cute and festive.
Neutral and Brown Tones with Cute Festive Designs For Short Nails
Brown tones can be great for the Holiday months when you do them right! This idea is awesome with the mixture of browns, neutrals and fun little Holiday designs.
Light Pink Nails with Snowflakes and Stripes
Light pink nails can be so cute for the holidays if you add the right touches. This design with silver sparkles and stripes adds the best Holiday elements to a classic nude pink nail.
Peppermint Candy Twist Nails
Peppermint Candies are a classic staple for the Holidays. This festive idea is a fun way to add this classic candy to your nail design.
Snowy Flecks with Candy Cane Accent On Short Nails
These neutral nails with snowy flecks and a candy cane accent nail are so cute and classy. It’s a fun and subtle way to make your nails festive this Holiday season.
Thick French Tips with Holly Berry Accent
Thin French tips are trending right now, but I still think a thicker French tip looks good too. Adding a little Holly Berry accent nail is so fun for the Holidays.
Press-On Short Holiday Nail Ideas
These classic red xPRESS/On Short Solid Color Press On Nails from OPI are the perfect Holiday shade!
I love these nail art stickers from Dashing Diva to make any short nail design into a festive one!
These Press-on nails are so adorable for the Holidays!
For a squared-off short holiday nail, these press-on nails are a great option!
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