▷ 1001+ ideas for Lovely, Cute Valentines Day Nails (2024)

by John Griffith

Well, February is only a few days away. And, as we all know, February is the month of love. Now that we have spent almost a year living in a state of a pandemic, love might be just the thing we need. So, even if you are not in the mood to celebrate the 14th of February, you should! You will definitely feel the positivity of the holiday, which, in turn, is going to make you feel happier. So, if you are already thinking of different ways to surprise your significant other, good for you. Now with this article we want to help you get in the mood for the holiday and spread the love with our awesome Valentines Day nails. We have also prepared a few tutorials for you to follow, so you can recreate these gorgeous nail designs at home.

Spread the love with a few nail ideas for this St. Valentine’s Day

What is St. Valentine’s Day?

St. Valentine’s Day is celebrated each year on February the 14th. It is a holiday which celebrates the Christian martyr Saint Valentine of Rome. The legends says that Valentine was a priest who secretly wed soldiers who weren’t allowed to get married. So, he was captured and jailed. But before he was executed he healed his jailer’s blind daughter and fell in love with her. The day before his execution he wrote her a love letter, which he signed “Your Valentine”. Because of this, February the 14th became a day to celebrate love. It is believed that the holiday traditions that we have today started in England. Men would gift their ladies flowers and chocolates to showcase their love.

It is all about love on February the 14th

It is time to start with DIYs you can even recreate at home by yourself

DIY Valentines Day nails


  1. Start by applying your base coat.
  2. Get three pieces of striping tape and stick them to your nails as shown in the photo.
  3. Choose three shades of pink which go well together and apply each color on each part of your nail, separated with striping tape.
  4. Remove the tape and let dry.
  5. Apply silver glitter nail polish where the striping tape was.
  6. Finish with a top coat.

Gorgeous nail design idea for St. Valentine’s Day

Another beautiful DIY design

Valentines Day nails 2021


  1. Apply base coat and top with white nail polish.
  2. Apply striping tape on your nail as shown in the photo.
  3. Cover the rest with black nail polish. Remove the striping tape and let dry.
  4. Place gold dots on the lines using gold glitter nail polish.
  5. Using pink nail polish create little roses in the corner of the nail.
  6. Add some white nail polish to create the rose.
  7. Use the gold glitter nail polish to add little leaves.
  8. Finish with a top coat.

Simple and easy to make nail design

Cute nail designs for Valentine’s Day


  1. Start by applying base coat. Let dry.
  2. Create a small diagonal oval using red nail polish from one side of your nail almost to the other.
  3. Do the same from the other side of the nail. Let dry.
  4. Apply top coat.

There are so many gorgeous and lovely designs out there

Red is the color to wear on February the 14th

DIY for gorgeous love letter nail design

Valentine nail designs


  • newspaper cut into 10 pieces
  • rubbing alcohol
  • white, red and black nail polish
  • small dotting tool


  1. Apply base coat, let dry and then apply two layers of white nail polish. Let dry again.
  2. Dip your fingers (except for the thumb), one at a time into the rubbing alcohol for about 10 seconds.
  3. Grab a newspaper piece and place it onto the nail. Hold and press for about 10 seconds. Remove from the edges.
  4. Use the dotting tool to create small hearts with the red nail polish in the top corner of your nails.
  5. Use the black nail polish to draw the envelope on the thumb and add a heart to it as well.
  6. Apply top coat and you are all set.

This design is actually quite easy to recreate

Valentine’s Day acrylic nails – cute and gorgeous

Yet another absolutely stunning design

Conversation hearts nail design for Valentine’s Day

DIY tutorial in a few non-traditional Valentine’s Day colors

Valentines Day nail art


  1. Apply base coat and top with two coats of white nail polish. Make a French tip on your ring finger.
  2. Apply strips of striping tape on your nails as shown in the photo. Cover with blue nail polish, remove the striping tape and let dry.
  3. Use the red nail polish to apply the hearts on the ring finger and any other finger of your choice.
  4. Apply top coat.

Are you ready for another tutorial?

Cute Valentines Day nails


  1. Apply base coat and cover it with two coats of red nail polish.
  2. Cut a 3-inch piece of washi tape, fold it in half, leaving the ends open, and cut out a small half heart shape. Then unfold it and you will have a hole looking like a whole heart.
  3. Place the washi tape over your nails and make sure the heart hole is in the middle.
  4. Apply the gold glitter nail polish to the heart and remove the washi tape.
  5. Let dry and apply top coat.

We are not finished with the DIYs just yet

Valentines nails designs 2021


  1. Apply base coat, let dry and cover with nude nail polish.
  2. Use a thin brush and red nail polish to create the lips design.
  3. Then with the same brush, using silver glitter nail polish, add the creases on the lips.
  4. Let dry and apply top coat.

You can find so many more nails designs if you just scroll down through our photo gallery

DIY tutorial for heart shaped chocolate wrapped in foil

Pink and red are definitely the most popular colors for St. Valentine’s Day

You can keep it simple with a non-traditional pink and black matte French tip design

This is the cutest nail design

Keep it simple, but modern with this nail art idea

You can always just go for a monochrome look – sometimes less is more

These designs may be simple, but they are so cute

You can never go wrong with a good old ombre effect

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