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Nail art designs: Floral nail art

July 4, 2013 at 4:10 PM ET

Floral Nail Art Designs
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Floral Nail Art Designs
Floral Nail Art

Hibiscus Nail Art

ChalkboardNails.com

Chalkboard Nails based this design on hibiscus—those almost-neon blossoms that dot the Hawaiian countryside. For extra dimension, she used two shades of green for the bursts of tropical foliage.

Floral Nail Art

Pansy Nail Art

Floral Nail Art

Wildflower Nail Art

LoveMaegan.com

The key to this garden of nails from Love Maegan? Tiny real dried flowers, applied on a nude base and sealed with two topcoats—one glittery and one clear.

Floral Nail Art

Brown Eyed Susan Nail Art

ChalkboardNails.com

A gold background adds glamour to humble yellow flowers with chocolate brown centers, created by Chalkboard Nails.

Floral Nail Art

Sunflower Nail Art

KaylaShevonne.com

A sparkly blue base coat grounds this manicure from Nails by Kayla Shevonne—and glittery brown centers smartly mimic the seed heads of real sunflowers.

Floral Nail Art

Tulip Nail Art

YouTube.com

Pixie Polish filmed a step-by-step video on how to paint these graphic tulips—we love how the colors pop against the sea blue background!

Floral Nail Art

Orchid Nail Art

LucysStash.com

We love the smoldering, saturated look of this mani from Lucy’s Stash—the petals are so realistic, you can almost smell them!

Floral Nail Art

Roses Nail Art

SylandSam.com

Syl and Sam offset the romantic beauty of pink roses with an accent nail in zebra—flora and fauna together on one hand!

Floral Nail Art

Cherry Blossom Nail Art

LoveMaegan.com

Love Maegan used a super-thin brush to paint these cherry blossom branches on an opaque white base. They make us want to book a ticket to see the sakura in Washington D.C.—or, better yet, Japan!

Floral Nail Art

Daisy Nail Art

NailNerd.com

We’re already thinking about which summer dress will best complement these riotous daisies created by Nail Nerd.

A version of this story originally appeared on iVillage.

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