11 New Grown-Up Nail Art Ideas to Try This Spring

We love watching crazy nail art videos on Instagram as much as the next girl, but in real life we prefer designs with a bit more versatility. (You can only rock a full-blown Picasso on your nails to so many occasions.) Here, 11 totally grown-up nail art designs you can wear every day.

SO NAILICIOUS

TRIANGULAR BASES

Upgrade your manicure by downsizing the design.

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DAINTY VINES

Skip childish daisies and opt for rich vines and sporadic blooms.

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MIXED DOODLES

Remember when you used to draw aimlessly all over your notebook? This is like a grown-up version of your squiggles.

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NAVY CORNERS

Dipping the edges of your nails in navy has major impact with minimal color.

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SILVER STRIPES

A metallic line across a neutral color adds just the right amount of shine.

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CUT-OUT STARS

Keep it simple with stellar details in black and white.

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COLOR-BLOCKED PASTELS

There’s nothing childish about this pink and purple mod design.

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COPPER ANGLES

A little Art Deco inspiration for your next night out.

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SUBTLE SQUARES

Simple, artsy and Insta-ready.

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UNEVEN SPLIT

You don’t need to go straight down the middle with two colors. Let them zig and zag where they please.

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REVERSE FRENCH

A classic done upside down is just as chic as the original.

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