12 Easy Valentine’s Day Nail Ideas You Can Recreate At Home

Truth to be told, we all know that Valentine’s Day is more about consumerism than the actual intention behind the celebration.

That being said, I love dressing up and doing my nails for special occasions like this one. That’s why I wanted to share with you some easy Valentine’s Day nail ideas you can recreate at home. It’s another way to be creative as well!

Like I said, even though the holiday is heavy on consumerism, it also opens an opportunity for couples to break the routine and do something fun and romantic.


On another note; if you and your significant other are more into gifting experiences rather than physical things, then I have a gift recommendation for you.

This love coupon book it’s a great last minute Valentine’s Day gift as well; but besides that, it’s very thoughtful and full of different fun things to do.

Also, if you love making stuff with your own hands and cooking, then you are going to love these 3 Heart Shaped Treats For Valentine’s Day.

Another DIY gift for Valentine’s Day that I love are these Heart Shaped Tea Bags. They are so cute!

Easy Valentine’s Day Nail Designs

Before I share with you some nail ideas for Valentine’s Day, I want to give you some nail care tips, which is also important for the overall health of your cuticle and nails.

If you want to have all the tools in just one set, then this one is a great starting point for the price. Otherwise, if you just want the basics, then this manicure set is perfect for you.

Now, if you want something more professional, then this electric nail file set is a great option.

For your cuticles, you can get this cuticle oil, and you can also get a nail strengthener if your nails break easily.

Not so long ago I saw a girl on TikTok recommending this nail growth oil. Apparently it’s amazing.

1. Simple Nail Design For Valentine’s Day

The good part about a simple design, is that it doesn’t take long to recreate it at home.

For the base you can use OPI Funny Bunny, and for the heart OPI Big Apple Red. If drawing shapes are not your thing yet, then you can try these heart nail stickers.

I also recommend getting dotting pens and brushes set. It will help you create better designs.

2. Bright Nails For Valentine’s Day

Here’s another super simple and easy nail design that you can easily recreate at home; and even though it doesn’t have hearts, it still plays with the colors of the holiday.

For this nail design you will need Essie Russian Roulette and OPI Another Ramen-tic Evening. For the circular shape you can use these self-adhesive nail tips guides.

3. Pink and White Hearts Nails For Valentine’s Day

If you prefer more softer colors and simple nail art, then this is a great option for you.

Don’t feel intimidated with the big hearts if you are a beginner. Make sure to watch a couple of tutorials beforehand and just practice. It will get better with time!

For the white parts you can use OPI Funny Bunny and for the pink areas you can use Essie Fiji. You can always paint over these heart nail stickers with the colors you want to use.

4. Flowers Nail Design For Valentine’s Day

If you are looking for something different than hearts and red nail designs for Valentine’s Day, then you are going to love these cute flowers.

They are also super easy to recreate, you just need this dotting pens and brushes set, OPI Funny Bunny for the petals, Zoya Joey, and Zoya Bela.

5. Pink Tips For Valentine’s Day

If you are a classic girl, then tips are always a good option (especially if you add cute details like those white dots).

To recreate this nail design, you will need OPI The Beige of Reason, Orly Put the Top Down, and OPI Funny Bunny.

Remember that you can use the help of these self-adhesive nail tips guides.

6. XO Nail Art For Valentine’s Day

This very simple, yet cute nail art, is great for those who what to do a little different from the most common designs for Valentine’s Day.

For this nail design you will need Ella + Mila So in Love and Essie Russian Roulette.

7. Baby Pink Nails For Valentine’s Day

From all the designs in this list, this has to be one of my favorite designs for Valentine’s Day, and this is definitely the one I will be trying myself.

You will need a base like Ella + Mila Pure and OPI Another Ramen-tic Evening.

8. Neon Pink Nails For Valentine’s Day

This is a very simple nail design that you can recreate at home, especially if you are a beginner and you aren’t ready to make different shapes.

You can use these self-adhesive nail tips guides to help you with the tips shape as well.

For the base you will need Zoya Jordan and Orly Poolside.

9. Little Hearts Nail Art

I know that the little hearts seem like a tricky design if you are a beginner, but you can always get these nail art pens set. It can definitely help with those harder designs.

To recreate this Valentine’s Day nail design at home you will need OPI Another Ramen-tic Evening and OPI Big Apple Red.

10. Cute and Easy Valentine’s Day Nail Design

This matte look might seem a little more difficult, but definitely doable with the right tools like a dotting pens and brushes set and self-adhesive nail tips guides.

You will also need Orly Poolside, Zoya Jordan, and OPI Funny Bunny.

11. Red and Pinks Simple Nails For Valentine’s Day

If you love bright colors, then this Valentine’s Day nail idea is perfect for you. Also super easy to make!

To recreate it at home you will need Essie Russian Roulette and Ella + Mila Pinkterest.

12. Hearts French Manicure For Valentine’s Day

This is a super cute nail design if you have nail shapes like the ones in the photo. Making the hearts shouldn’t be a problem even if you are a beginner at making your nails at home.

To recreate this nail design you will need multiple shades of nail polish like Essie Russian Roulette, Zoya Kelsey, Ella + Mila Pinkterest, Ella + Mila Barefoot, OPI My Vampire is Buff.

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