As you would expect, Instagram is chock-full of creative, snazzy, and sparkly nail-art ideas this time of the year, from ugly sweater prints to little presents to candy-cane stripes. Click through to find enough nail-spiration to get you through all of your winter vacation downtime. The only question that remains: Which look will you try first? (We suggest the ornament-striped stiletto nails, but you know, to each their own...)
So pretty: just a touch of spangly red and green glitter, on an otherwise neutral manicure.
That tiny penguin wearing a tiny hat and a tiny scarf. It's just too good.
A basic manicure paired with pop-art-y presents on ring fingers only — the more subtle side of festive.
For an edgier take on holiday cheer, try this green-and-red ombre look, accented with gold studs.
For a look that's detailed without being chaotic, try creating holiday-themed shapes in a strict color story of red and white.
Show your creative chops with a different holiday icon on each nail.
Wrapping paper print? Adorable.
Here they are: Crazy, spiked stiletto nails, striped to look like ornaments. So fun, yet terrifying, no?
The ugly sweater mani: appropriate for any occasion.