Skip to Content

Over 20 Nail Ideas, Designs, and Colors for New Years

Sharing is caring!

New Years Eve and Day  is a big deal to many of us. And of course you want to look your best.

Whether you are super crafty and can do these yourself, or you are going to a salon to get your nails done, these over 20 Nail Ideas, Designs, and Colors for New Years will be a lot of help.

Make sure to sparkle and pop and make a statement with your new nails for the New Year!

Over 20 Nail Ideas, Designs, and Colors for New Years

Over 20 Nail Ideas, Designs and Colors for New Years

Lots of Dots Neon Nails are super cute for those of you who love to be bright and colorful while bringing in the New Year!

Cream and Black Polka Dots are perfect if you aren’t sure what color to get. You can match just about anything with them!

White and Gold Triangle Nails are a great way to make your nails pop. Adding the gold triangles are sure to make your nails stand out. They will go perfect with your gold jewelry.

This Mint Tape Mani is a little on the more difficult side. If you are super creative, these are perfect for you. You could use any color other than mint as well to make these beauties.

Bedazzle a nail on each hand. It makes your nails very simple, yet the rhinestones give that bling and pop you need. It isn’t too much, it is just right.

These Martini Nails are so cute. They are very simple to do. Add some sparkle and your nails will be ready to go!

This New Years Eve Manicure is just gorgeous. With stars and more, you can have the perfect New Years nails and be super festive with them.

Adding Sparkles to your nails is just the perfect thing you need for the right New Years Nails. They are very simple, but very pretty. Use what ever color sparkles your dress may have

You can’t go wrong with these Firework Nails. Using any background color, add these adorable fire works to your nails and you are ready for New Years.

nail art ideas for the new year

Make your toes super cute with this DIY Glitter Toes tutorial. Not only do your nails need to look fabulous, you can’t forget your toes when you are wearing those amazing heels.

Ombre’ isn’t just for your hair, you know. These Ombre’ Nails are so classy, yet simple. They are very elegant nails.

Apparently Shattered Glass Nails are the go to this New Years, and I can see why. These are amazing in every way possible. I am not sure how you make these, but they are totally worth a try. They are BEAUTIFUL!

These Number Nails are super creative. Add “2016” to your fabulous glitter nails so you can be super festive and ready to bring in the New Year with a BANG.

These Marble DIY Nails are awesome. They look difficult, but the tutorial looks super easy. Your nails will look like no others at your New Years Bash.


Over 20 Nail Ideas, Designs, and Colors for New Years


Half moon manicures make a fun and unexpected twist for the new year. Try them with glitter for an extra glam night or classic colors for a sophisticated look.

Dressed Up Digits is the way to go to completely stand out. This is a bit hard, but wow they are gorgeous. I am sure just about anything you wear will look fabulous with these rock star nails.

You could go for some matte nail polish, and then add a touch of glitter for a Simple New Years Nail. A deep purple or blue is sure to match any dress you are wearing! They will look great.

For lots of shine but not much effort, try polka dot nails using a little Metallic polish. These are very simple, but very stylish. Even your little girl will love these nails on herself.

These Confetti Nails use a black base coat, or the color of your choosing, and you just add your confetti glitter polish on top. These are simple to do, but look great.

You can’t go wrong with a Silver and Gold Glitter Manicure. It will match anything you decide to wear, and is still perfect for after the Holiday.

Who needs a filter when you have Sequin Nails? Yeah, no one. These are perfect for those of you who don’t want simple, you want bling and to stand out.

new years nails 1

New Years Eve Scaled Gradient Claws are pretty awesome. They have a distressed look to them, which gives them the character they need.

My Nail Art Picks:

The following affiliate links are some of my favorite items to have on hand when I am creating fancy nail art on my nails.

Nail Files

Step By Step Instruction Book

Polish Set

Detail Brushes, Tool Set, and Accessories

Nail Lamp

Sharing is caring!

Mother of 3

Friday 5th of January 2018

So many cute ideas! I love painting my nails but have gotten away from more than just a simple color. Pinned!