Your hands are going to be getting some extra attention on your wedding day as you show off that brand new wedding band. Which means that you might be wondering what to do about your nails. Here are 12 bridal nail art designs we found on Instagram that just might give you a little inspiration – just click the link with each description.
photos: Visions by Heather Photography
French manicures are a classic choice for wedding nails. If you’re leaning that way, but also want something a bit more unique, take a look at these elegant nails. The French manicure is overlaid by an elegant white floral design that enhances, without overdoing.
If, on the other hand, you want your nails to stand out in all their glamorous glory, something like these glitzy nails might be more your style.
Instagram offers us this design for the modern, sophisticated bride. These black and gray nails might not be what you initially think of for your wedding day, but they are ultra-chic and would look stunning against a white dress.
Love your wedding colors? Check out these tasteful blue and white nails, a gorgeous example of adding some color into a more traditional wedding design.
There is a lot of nail art out there that uses weddings as a theme, like this set of nails. The 3D design is not only a stunning piece of artistry, but the little tux and gown give it just a touch of whimsical fun.
Gold and diamonds are another common wedding motif, as is beautifully reflected in these nails.
While we’re talking about themes, why not incorporate your wedding theme into your bridal nail art? The black silhouette designs on these glittery nails feel like the perfect fit for a fairy tale wedding.
Or, for a vintage-themed wedding, something like these exquisite nails might look great against an off-white gown. The roses and heart-shaped lock are beautiful symbols of the love you share with your soon-to-be-spouse.
You might also consider incorporating an interest that you and your fiancé share. For the songbirds in love, these musical nails might be the perfect way to reflect the way your hearts sing together.
Celebrate the season with a design like this one. The brightly colored tips along with the dainty flowers would make this design a delightful addition to your spring wedding.
From your bouquet to the table decorations at the reception, there are plenty of places to make use of your favorite flower on your wedding day—including your nails! This example includes some charmingly adorable daisies.
And of course, you want your nails to look great with your dress, so you can always use the dress itself for inspiration. Check out these nails and see how the white and silver polish, as well as the flowers and gems, fit in perfectly against the bride’s gown.
We know you want to look great from head to toe on your wedding day and just the right manicure is a big part of that for most brides. You can find bridal nail art inspiration all around you, from your bouquet to your wedding theme. We hope these Instagram examples will help you find your way to picture perfect nails for your big day!