Butterfly Nail Art Designs For Your Next Manicure

Beautiful Butterfly Nail Art Designs
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What comes to your mind when you hear the word “butterfly”? A sunny day? Grass? Beaches? Colors? A rainbow? Mark how all these things are a symbol of beauty and therefore anything mixed and matched up with a butterfly can look placid. Just ponder upon the fact how a butterfly is often used in all the girly things such as a tee shirt or a hairpin or a makeover accessory. With butterflies everywhere around the nooks and making things pleasant, why can’t it be added to the nail arts? Adding butterflies to your nail arts can make them prettier and fun. Matching and mixing up whereas butterflies with various other nail enamels is now easy with this 10+ butterfly nail art ideas blog.

Butterfly Nail Art Designs

A Classic Twist!

A Classic Twist! Nail designs
Image Source: nessasnails9

You all girls may have often polished your nails with the transparent paint which made your nails look sober and radiant. It is a great classic style of keeping your nails painted and not so showy as well. Adding a plot twist here, you can adapt this warm butterfly nail art design to look standout this time. Such butterfly stickers are easily available as a set in nail paint and makeover stores.

The Salmon Pink Art

The Salmon Pink Art manicure
Image Source: s.paige.a

What a great combination of fancy and extraordinarily pretty look! They can be easily carried to cocktail-themed parties and casual hangouts with friends or can also be adorned on a dreamy date. All you have to do is paint your nails salmon pink and you can also coat a glitter enamel to it for the best look. Then, stick these crazy shiny stickers to your nails. File your nails round for a funky and picturesque look.

Beautifully Painted Butterfly

Beautifully Painted Butterfly Nail Art Designs
Image Source: Meg Tannahill

Couldn’t guess if it was originally painted or was artificial, right? Even I couldn’t. The butterfly is entrancingly painted with acrylic paint and the base paint is made with a bubble bath gel color. You can try out painting the same on your nails too. If you are a professional then you will be able to paint it in a try but if you are not, then try making it twice or thrice and you’ll get it right.

Hand Drawn Wonder

Hand Drawn Wonder Matte Nail Art
Image Source: xojiris

Another hand drew butterfly nail art is presented on your screens. A bubble gum pink paint is polished as a base first and then this enchanting butterfly is hand-drawn with acrylic paint. The nails are also decorated with glittery stars and clouds which make the whole art scenic. The matte nail art goes well in daylight and hence it can be carried to beach parties and sunburns. I bet you will be a highlight then and there!

The VIBGYOR Butterfly

The VIBGYOR Rainbow Butterfly Nail Art for Summer
Image Source: nessasnails9

You may have heard of butterflies and you may have also heard of rainbows but you may not have imagined or thought about the amalgam of the same. I would like to give special credit and admiration to the artist here, that this was a great imaginative and creative combination of both. The nail art has base paints of several colors, some outlines, and some glitter too. The nail art is best suitable for fancy parties and other nightlight parties or also concerts.

The Universal Butterfly

The Universal Butterfly Butterfly Nail Art Designs
Image Source: Joy Manicure

There is no doubt that all of us have seen this yellow butterfly at least once in our lives. The same conventional butterfly is tried in this nail art on both middle and ring fingers. The base coat is made by a baby pink enamel and the nail art includes acrylic paint and some shimmery dust to put on the glitter. The nail art is temperate and therefore can be worn on any occasion or event.

Neat And Butterflies!

Neat And Butterflies french Nail Designs
Image Source: Vicky C Nails

Again, the base is kept clean while there is a touch of butterfly nail art added to the ring finger. The nails are base coated with nude-colored paint while the nail art is done with crazy acrylic colors. The butterflies are made with so much neatness and perfection that it doesn’t even look painted. This butterfly nail art idea is quite simple and calm that you can wear it for everyday purposes.

 The Metallic Butterflies

The Metallic Butterflies Nail Art Designs
Image Source: HJ Nails

What a perfect mix up of pink, glitter, and butterflies. This nail art has everything that a girl desire. If you are a girl with real girly choices and keep your efforts up always to look extraordinary and cute then this butterfly nail art idea is totally for you. Also, I don’t think any girl can deny getting these done on her hands. This nail art is best suitable for parties and weddings.

Wings Of A Butterfly

Wings Of A Butterfly Nail Art Designs
Image Source: heipyh

The most catching thing about this butterfly nail art idea is the color combinations used. Just look at how adorably the base is painted with the hottest color black and then the nail art is done with a heartthrob aqua color. These are my two most favorite colors and therefore I would suggest any girl have it at least once. At last, the whole art is shimmered with some glitter dust which is yet another reason why this design looks exceptionally baroque.

The Double-Shaded Wings

The Double-Shaded Wings Butterfly Nail Art Designs
Image Source: Artist Salon Ljepote

You can imagine and visualize the butterfly by just looking at these beautiful wings. Anybody who will look at your hands will do the same and think of how creative and imaginative your personality is. You are also supposed to buy these shiny precious stone in the nail art. Notice the base, it is coated with a dark color and then there is the classic polka-dots pattern and then the double shaded butterfly wing nail art.

Sunny And Enchanting!

Sunny And Enchanting Spring Nail Art
Image Source: Thalya Nails

This nail art makes you think of a sunny day and great weather. That is how you generally feel looking at a butterfly. Do take a note of all the base colors comprising nude shades of pink such as salmon pink and lemonade pink and also the white nude color. Last in the list but not the least this nail art idea should be prior in your list of nail art choices. The nail art idea is resplendent and enchanting and would look best on graceful and cheery personalities.

Peachy Pink For Any Party

Image Source : Nail’d IT London

This nail art design has our heart and the pink butterflies crafted on this peach nail paint are something worth getting painted on the nails to enhance your styling  game. The details of this design is very eye catching and attractive. Pair this design with your favorite pink or peach top and denim jeans to slay at any party. This also goes well with crop tops. A sling bag will add a trendy touch to the style. To make this design, apply a coat of peach nail polish and then a clear coat. To it you can put butterfly stickers as shown above because drawing with hands could become messy.

This butterfly nail art design is best suited for any kind of prom party, disco party or any specific date night. Be ready to get flooded with compliments from your loved ones!

Pink Ombre Is A Game Changer

Image Source :Melissa

We are head over heels in love with this pink jelly reverse ombre nail paint studded with stones and stars. Ombre nail paints add a contrasting effect to the nails and makes a beautiful pattern on them. This butterfly nail art design will go well with any outfit made for the spring season. This design can added a tinge to your floral dresses.

To get the ombre effect apply coats of two different nail paints (preferably different shades of pink) on a sponge side by side and dab it to your nails and then apply embellishments. This nail art design is suitable for any spring party be it a birthday party or a pool party or any kind of party you want to rock in.

Refreshing Turquoise And Pink Butterflies

Image Source :Art.skk

This nail art reminds us of the clean blue water of the beaches and the sound of insects near it. This is a perfect design for your nails during summer and will up your fashion in no time.

This design is perfectly suited to go well with any summer outfit be it the regular tunics or one pieces or even with casuals. Apply a fresh coat of turquoise nail paint and then a coat of clear nail paint. Then apply water decals. A water decal is a pattern or image, large or small, which is printed on a special paper. When it is put into water, a layer between the image and the backing paper dissolves, allowing the image or pattern to slide off, which can then be transferred to nails.

You can rock this style in any beach party or any late night summer party.

Cheetah Nail Paint For Bold Avatar

Image Source : Angela T | Charleston Nail Art

These cheetah design on the nails will help in highlighting out the bold side of yours. Just imagine the butterflies painted on this pattern! It will look flawless. This nail paint design can be paired with cheetah printed dresses or any formal dress. Apply a coat of beige nail polish and using a stick create black dots on the tips of nails to get the cheetah design. To the sides using the same stick, draw cute little butterflies as shown.

This design can help you to look more confident in any formal business party or a late night party with friends.

Jelly Nails For Outstanding You

Image Source : Angelica

This is very satisfying to the eyes and at the same time looks very yummy too! It feels like someone has placed jelly on the nails!! This butterfly nail art design can outshine you anywhere you go. This butterfly nail art design can be paired with white shorts or pants and any shirt or T-shirt with it. To add a more fashionable twist, sport a white shoe or sneaker and a white bag.

To get this, choose your polishes and apply clear base coat. Mix the clear and colored polishes and apply it in thin layers on the nails. Let it air dry for 3 minutes and jelly effect is ready! Now stick the butterfly stickers. This nail art design can be flaunted in any picnic party or whenever you are partying in the lap of nature.

Pigmented Nails Are Always A Fun!

Image Source : Nails by Caroline

We love how the orange and dark pink pigments are painted to perfection on the light pink polish. The butterfly looks so stunning. This is a simple idea and can go very well with any of your casuals or party wear. Apply a coat of light pink nail polish. Then a clear coat of polish. Then to create the butterfly, you can use biab18 pigments.

For any kind of anniversary party or birthday party, this style is suitable and chic to be sported.

Rainbow Butterflies On Clear Nails

Image Source : Tizjana Meta Nail Artist

This is one of the most trendy designs nowadays. Having one peculiar design in one finger nail and normal paints in all the other nails. This kind of nail art design in easy to get and brag. You can sport this nail art with simple dresses with multicolored patterns. Lehengas, ghagras and shararas can be paired with this look. In order to get these kind of nails, coat 4 finger nails in any of the colors. On one nail apply a clear coat and let it dry. Draw beautiful and colorful butterflies using strokes.

This kind of butterfly nail art is suitable for a wedding or reception party where there can be chances of mass gatherings.

Special Monarch Butterflies For The Child Inside You

Image Source : Paige

This butterfly nail art design looks oddly satisfying. Butterflies drawn with yellow and orange on the metallic blue nails looks absolutely amazing! This can be paired up with any classy dress. This design can complement any of your party looks very nicely. These are gel nails which are not very easy to get in the first attempt. After applying the coats of base and colored polishes, they need to be cured under an ultraviolet lamp and then filed.

These kind of nails are suitable for night out parties or marriage party or in house parties.

There Is Nothing Like Too Much Of Pink

Image Source : Elisa Galilea

These nails look like they had a bath in the colors of rainbow and came straight down to the Earth. Embellishments adorn the nails and glorify them. You can pair these up with wedding outfits like stylish sarees, gowns, and accentuated with fancy hairstyles. Gel polish is painted on the nails and adorned with embellished stones and butterfly stickers.

Destination wedding parties, bachelor’s parties can be aced up with this look.

Gold Is Always Soothing To The Eyes

Image Source : Hlyib

These gold embellished butterflies are so cute that we are unable to take our eyes off them. This nail paint design is simple yet so elegant giving the nails a 3-D effect. This nail art design can be paired with single color gowns like off shoulder pink or purple gown. You can also adorn your hairstyle with mini clips that are gold painted. Apply coats of colored nail polish a shown and stick the embellishments as shown with the help of glue on them.

This is suitable for events and occasions like a house party, foam party, wedding party, Diwali or any kind of a party.

Neons Are Not For Kids

Image Source : Mia, FL Influencer

Ombre and neon are one of those combinations that will never ditch you. You can become the highlight of any party with these nails. To pair it wisely, go for casual frocks or sleeveless dresses. This will create a very good impression among your fellow friends and mates. Some of the nails can be embellished. Some can just be coated with ombre effects by combining neon colored polishes. Something which is most attractive is the butterfly drawn in such a pattern.

This is perfect for summer beach parties or kitty party or cocktail parties.

Vibes Too Cool To Handle

Image Source : Tizjana Meta Nail Artist

Simple and sober are the adjectives to describe these nails. Sky blue will never fail you. This butterfly nail art design can be paired with short skirts and minis and crop tops. This looks so fluid and fancy. The butterfly is drawn with too much attention to details so it would be better to get a professional’s help. Otherwise you can use decals or stickers to enhance these. Paint other nails sky blue.

This is quite suitable for beach party, beach receptions, tea party or cocktail parties.

Spring Is Coming!!

Image Source : Natasha Wood  Nail Art

This cute little butterfly nail art design takes us back to the spring season. This looks so fresh,relaxing and pleasant. We can’t stop gushing over these monarch butterflies. This can be paired with floral easy breezy dresses. Orange, red and yellow colored dresses will suit the best. Easy to create, do not forget to apply base coat before and after applying colored polish to get flawless nails. Butterflies can be made with brush strokes or with sticks.

This is suitable for traditional events. If you are going for house warming ceremony you can add this to your to do list.

Stripes Can Be Your Best Friends

Image Source : Meg Tannahill

And we cannot agree less with the statement above. Any design indeed gets completed by adding stripes to it. You can pair it up with your jumpsuit dresses or any dress of any pattern with stripes on it. This would create a classic combination and good fashion. This can also go well with farewell sarees. This one is just applying stripes on your bare nails with clear coat. And then on one finger nail, butterfly decals can be added or stickers can be stuck. This one simple trick goes everywhere.

This is suitable for small parties and family get together held at residences or apartments. Also, you can rock your school’s farewell party.

Butterflies On Your Nails Instead Of Stomach

Image Source : Tizjana Meta Nail Artist

Isn’t it beautiful to just have butterflies painted on the nails without any shade of paint on them? This looks so sleek and gorgeous. This butterfly nail art design can be sported with casual tops and denims and looks really cool and sassy. You can hand paint the butterflies on the nails with strokes of brush if you are good at artistry or you can just stick decals or stickers on your nails whichever suits you. This is suitable if you are going on an adventure with your friends or even with your family. Pair it up with bold outfits for summer camps or winter.



I think you have already been blown with these OTT nail art ideas. It must have been tough to choose the best among the best, right? I hope that you have found one such best butterfly nail art idea that you are going to get on your nails ASAP! You can also try mixing and matching up according to your creativity. Since it is rightly said that nail art can be also called as a vacation for the nails, therefore I wish you a Happy Vacay!

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Student pursuing and also a part-time blogger at K4 Fashion. She is a friendly, high spirit girl and her choices are mostly chick-flick and she is a big bollywood addict. She loves to write and apart from writing she love to talk, meet and interact with new people.

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