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Wedding nails: Bridal manicure designs add polish to your walk down the aisle

Aug. 5, 2013 at 4:38 PM ET

Wedding Nails: Bridal Nail Art Designs
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Wedding Nails: Bridal Nail Designs & Manicures
Rhinestone Heart Gradient Nail Art

Rhinestone Heart Gradient Wedding Nails

dressedupnails.com

Think glitter and rhinestones might be too much for a wedding nail art design? Not in the deft hands of Dressed Up Nails, who used both types of bling on these beautifully gradient nails.

Pearl, Stud and Sparkle Nail Art

Pearl, Stud and Sparkle Bridal Nails

thenailasaurus.com

Show off several types of nail embellishment—including pearls, rose gold glitter, teeny studs and “glequins”—in one harmoniously bridal color palette, in this mani from The Nailasaurus.

Ombre French Manicure

Ombre French Manicure for a Wedding

chalkboardnails.com

Now here’s a way to be classic and current at the same time, courtesy of Chalkboard Nails. Paint nails a peachy-nude and gradually fade to creamy white tips.

Lavender Lace Nail Art

Lavender Lace Wedding Nail Art Design

sylandsam.com

Few fabrics are as synonymous with love as lace. Attaching the real thing to nails is best left up to the professionals, but anyone can replicate this stamping technique developed by beauty geniuses Syl and Sam.

Something Blue Nail Art

Your Something Blue as Wedding Nail Art

polishartaddiction.blogspot.com

Accessorize your lovely tulle bridal gown with these baby blue nails from Polish Art Addiction. A smattering of tonal accents adds just enough wedding day dazzle.

Parisian Palette Nail Art

Parisian Palette Wedding Nail Art

kaylashevonne.com

Three of the chichest colors out there—oyster gray, pink and black—combine in this easy-to-execute nail art from Nails by Kayla Shevonne.

Holographic Glequins Nail Art

Holographic Glequins as Wedding Nail Art

thenailasaurus.com

Planning glamorous nighttime nuptials? This outline design from The Nailasaurus shows you can’t wait to hit the dance floor—and be the most adorable bride ever!

Mixed Pink Nails

Mixed Pink Wedding Nail Art Design

pinkandpolishednails.blogspot.com

The colors in this graphic mani from Pink and Polished aren’t shy, but there’s something about the clean proportions that gives it a classic, and beautifully bridal, look.

Bohemian Feather Nails

Bohemian Feather Wedding Nails

kaylashevonne.com

The nail art equivalent of a daisy chain headband or peasant-skirted gown, these feathery tips from Nails by Kayla Shevonne let everyone know you’re a boho bride at heart. And they aren’t as tricky to do as they look—the key is gently flicking a brush with only a bit of polish on it to create the avian effect.

Lace Nail Art

Lace Wedding Nail Art Design

polishartaddiction.blogspot.com

Choose to recreate just one of these lacy effects from Polish Art Addiction—or try ‘em all at once.

Mixed Metal Nail Art

Mixed Metal Wedding Manicure Design

lovemaegan.com

So many beautiful wedding bands mix white, rose and yellow golds—and so does this romantic mani from Love Maegan.

Baby Blue Tips Nail Art

Baby Blue Tips Wedding Nail Art

chloesnails.blogspot.com

Whether the ring on your finger hails from Tiffany’s or not, you can sport the irresistible shade of blue on your nails. The design, from Chloe’s Nails, starts with two coats of opaque baby blue polish and finishes with perfect tips in reflective pewter.

A version of this story originally appeared on iVillage

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