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How to Do Nail Art? – 6 Easy Tutorials to Do at Home

Learn how to do nail art at home step by step

Today I bring you this 6 easy nail art tutorials that you can do at home. Most times, we are discouraged when we see difficult tutorials on how to do nail art and nail designs. Much more peopled would be interested if it was something less complicated.

You should continue going through this blog page if you are interested in having cute nails. Here, you will find easy nail art tutorials that you could do with materials laying around at home.

6 Easy & Fast Nail Art Designs that You can do at Home

1.Polka Dots Nail Art Tutorial

We are beginning our tutorial with this polka dots tutorial; I’m particularly in love with this one. This design is really beautiful and could be accomplished easily. It consists of white dots on top of black polish.

How to Do Nail Art

Materials needed.

  • White polish
  • Black polish
  • Dotting tool, bobby pin or pencil.


  • Your nails should be painted black.
  • Create dots using a dotting tool, the back of a bobby pin or a pencil dipped into white nail polish.
  • Use a top glaze as finishing. It’s that simple!

2.Pastel Daisies Tutorial

Are you prepared to beautify hands? This is sincerely one of the most gorgeous and easy nail designs you can do at home, Anything pastel is just my kryptonite, so as long as it concerns nail art, this design is just my taste.

Pastel Daisies

Materials needed

  • Base Coat
  • White nail polish
  • Pastel pink polish
  • Gold glitter nail polish
  • Dotting tool or a bobby pin
  • Gold studs, bindis, or gold polish.
  • Dotting tool, bobby pin or pencil.


    • Apply a base coat. Except on your ring finger, the pastel should be applied to the rest of the nail.
    • A gold knob should be positioned closed to the surrounding membrane of the index as well as pinky finger nails. 
    • This should be done before the polish gets dry, to help it stick.
    • You could make use of the gold polish if you are out of knob or bindis.
    • Right now, you are about to design the middle and the thumb nails.
    • Daisies will be used to cover this two nails.
    • Design 5 tiny marks in a circle with a dotting tool to give it a daisy resemblance.
    • If a dotting tool is unavailable, the bottom of the dotting tool could also do the trick.
    • The gold knob or gold nail gloss will be positioned about the middle of the daisy.
    • Now, we are left with the finger before the pinky. You will get a more profound look with the application of the gold nail polish as the base, then the sprinkle polish over it.
  • Then use the top coat, and you are done!

3.Galaxy Nails

I’m in love with anything space and these nail designs look like they are from another universe! I’m not amazed that this nail art got enlisted because sci-fi is among my best genres of movies and books.

Materials needed

  • Blue nail polish
  • Pink nail polish
  • Black nail polish
  • Makeup sponge
  • Glitter top coat
  • Metallic green nail polish


  • Begin with a black background.
  • Some metallic green should be applied to a makeup sponge and dabbled on the nail.
  • Now the pink will be applied to the makeup sponge and dabbled on the nail as well.
  • Use the blue shade and do the same procedure.
  • At this point, your nail will start having a galaxy look.
  • Add a top coat with glitter , and then you’re ready to rock!

4.Nautical Nails

Nautical Nails

Are you in love with sailing or with the wide clear ocean? Then this nail design is the best fit for you. However, even though you are not in love with the ocean for whatsoever reason, it’s no problem because this is still a really beautiful nail design.

Materials needed

  • Toothpick
  • Red nail polish
  • Navy blue nail polish
  • White nail polish
  • Nail striper or a thin brush.


  • Begin with a white background
  • Create strips by using a nail stripper plunged in navy-blue polish.
  • The next step to take is to design an anchor with the unsharpened part of a toothpick.
  • Design a small circle first, and then draw a line dropping from it.
  • Two different lines should be created from the line running from up to down to give it that anchor look.
  • Lastly, complete it with a line from side to side drawn from the center.
  • Add a top coat , and you’re ready!

5.Glitter V-Tip Nail Art Tutorial

These are simple nail designs, simple enough to design when you are in a hurry. Imagine there is a party in the neighborhood; you have been so busy with other things you couldn’t get your nails done. These nails are the excellent choice for you.

Materials needed

  • A ‘V’ shaped sticker or a piece of tape.
  • Black  polish
  • Silver glitter polish


  • All your nails will be painted black as a base color.
  • The V sticker or the corner of a piece of tape should be positioned as shown.
  • Paint the lower half using a glitter polish.
  • Carefully remove the sticker or tape in about a minute.
  • Use top coat , and you’re ready!

6.Bow Manicure

Bow Manicure

This is a very simple and casual nail art that is easily done and could be worn anytime. I feel it’s high time we added tools to your nail design, now that you are quite used to designing with the nail polish.

Materials needed

  • Black nail polish
  • White nail polish
  • Sky blue nail polish
  • Nail striper or a very fine paint brush


  • Begin by painting your nails with the sky blue shade as your background color
  • Design a heart shape with white as shown in the image.
  • Follow the shape of the heart to draw out two arcs at the center that is resembles a bow using a nail striper or a paintbrush plunged in black polish.
  • Use top coat, and thats it

Here are some useful tips on how to make nail art designing stress less.

Always keep this Tips in Mind When Doing Nail Art At Home
One of the problems most people have is making their hands stable. Performing nail designs on a flat top and sitting down will provide better control of your hands. Use petroleum jelly to outline the skin surrounding your nail for easy clean up. Application of glue surrounding the nails for easy removal at the end of every nail art is also helpful.