Get Ready: It's Time For Holiday Nail Art!



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Guys, don't worry — we are, as promised, going to do our part to ensure that the great craft of nail art never, ever dies. Starting, of course, with our expected seasonal round-up of nail art. Up next: holiday nails. You know this is going to be good. (Tiny snowmen, anyone?)

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.