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Thanksgiving is a time for family, friends, and of course, great food. But what about your nails? They should be just as festive as the rest of you!
Most people think about their hair and clothes when it comes to getting ready for Thanksgiving, but your nails are just as important. A great nail design can really pull your look together.
We’ve put together a roundup of our favorite Thanksgiving nail ideas that will turn heads. From simple designs using fall color nails to more intricate ideas that incorporate turkey feathers and leaves, we’ve got your back, girl!
If you want to plan ahead for the next season, we have the cutest winter nails and prettiest Christmas nails ready for you!
1. Warm Leaves Nail Ideas
Red and gold are two colors that scream fall, and what better way to show them off than on your nails? These warm leaves nail ideas are the perfect mix of simple and festive. Plus, they’ll go with any outfit you decide to wear on Thanksgiving day.
2. Autumn Harvest Nail Designs
Scarecrow, leaves, and pumpkins, oh my! These autumn harvest nail designs are perfect for anyone who wants to show their love for all things Fall. They’re also super easy to do, so you won’t have to spend hours in the salon getting them done.
3. Golden Thanksgiving Gel Nails
You can’t really tell in the picture, but these nails have a gorgeous gold shimmer to the light pink nails. They’re perfect for anyone who wants to add a little bit of glam to their Thanksgiving look. Plus, it matches any outfit you plan to wear at your next Thanksgiving get-together.
4. Fall Sunflower Nails
Orange with a pink accent nail? Yes, please! These fall sunflower nails are the perfect mix of fun and festive. They’re also super easy to do, so you won’t have to spend hours in the salon getting them done.
5. Easy Thanksgiving Turkey Nails
Tutorial by @jennyclairefox
Google, google, google… “How to do a turkey on my nails for Thanksgiving?” If this is you, then have no fear! These easy Thanksgiving turkey nails are simple enough for even the most novice nail artists. All you need is a little white polish and some brown nail art pens.
6. Gobble Gobble
Nothing says “party” like glitter, and these glittery Thanksgiving nails are sure to get you in the holiday spirit. They’re also perfect for anyone who wants to dress up their nails without going too over-the-top.
7. Brown Almond French Nails
Almond nails are all the rage these days, and these brown almond French nails are no exception for Thanksgiving. They feature a light nude base with a darker brown tip. So elegant and timeless! Your boyfriend’s grandparents are sure to approve at the dinner table.
8. Thanksgiving Dinner Nail Designs
It’s Turkey time, and these Thanksgiving dinner nail designs are the perfect way to show it! From roast turkey to mashed potatoes and gravy, these nails have it all. Best of all, they’re super easy to do and will only take you a few minutes.
9. Elegant Thanksgiving Nails
Oh, so tidy, so chic. If you’re looking for something a little more sophisticated, these elegant Thanksgiving nails are perfect for you. They feature a nude base with brown tones and glitter accent nails. Such a simple design that makes such a big impact!
10. Cute Turkey Nail Art
If you’re looking for a more creative Thanksgiving nail design, these turkey feather nails are perfect for you. The pinky finger is a little more time-consuming, but they’re definitely worth it. Plus, they’ll make you stand out from the crowd.
11. Easy Thanksgiving Stamped Nails
If you’re looking for an easy Thanksgiving nail design, these stamped nails will look fantastic on you. They feature a set of Fall color bases with golden stamped accents. Perfect for sipping on some pumpkin spice lattes!
12. Fall in Love
Paris meets the pumpkin patch with these darling nails. These Fall in Love nails are for you ladies who want to add a little bit of romance to your Thanksgiving look. Plus, they’ll go with any outfit you decide to wear on your next date. Ou-la-la!
13. Short and Simple Thanksgiving Nail Ideas
Not everyone is into long and complicated nail designs. If you’re looking for something short and sweet, these Thanksgiving earthy-colored nails will look great on you. They feature a light tan base with some gloss and golden designs. So simple, yet so chic!
14. Brown Sparkles Thanksgiving Nails
Not tired of sparkles yet? Good, because these Brown Sparkles Thanksgiving Nails are absolutely stunning. They’ll match any outfit whether it’s a cute dress or a cozy sweater. Needless to say, they’re sure to get you lots of compliments!
15. Long Pink Fall Nails
Kind of sexy, kind of cute, these long pink Fall nails are perfect for anyone who wants to show off their girly side this Thanksgiving. They’ll go great with any stylish outfit, whether you’re wearing a dress or jeans. Be sure to accessorize with some sparkly jewelry to really make them pop.
16. Pumpkin Pie Nails
Oh, so delicious! Be careful not to drool on your nails when you’re looking at these Pumpkin Pie Nails. They feature a nude and orange base with some opposite-colored tips. Yum!
17. Coffee Flowers
Wake up and smell the coffee…or in this case, see the coffee! These cute nails feature a light brown base with some darker brown designs. Those flowers on them are just too adorable to ignore. And what’s Thanksgiving without a little caffeine?
18. Brownie Points
We’ve got brownies on the brain with these Thanksgiving nails. Jazz up your classic brown manicure with some fun designs. Be the center of attention at your next holiday party with these breathtaking nails!
19. Thanksgiving Abstract Nails
We love these Thanksgiving Abstract Nails! So chic and modern with a splash of fun colors! If you want to make a statement this holiday season, these nails are definitely for you to rock on.
20. Glamorous Tortie Foil
Give a dark and mysterious vibe this holiday season with these Glamorous Tortie Foil nails. They’ll go perfect with any little black dress you have in your closet. Short nails never looked so good!
21. Ombre Glitter Thanksgiving Nails
Not everyone is into long and complicated nail designs. If you’re looking for something short and sweet, these Thanksgiving earthy-colored nails with sparkles will look fab on you. You can’t go wrong busting out the glitter for the holiday season!
22. Fall Leaves on Black Nails
Thanksgiving is all about giving thanks and spending time with family. But it’s also about the leaves changing color! Bring the beauty of Fall onto your nails with this simple yet stunning design.
23. Checkered Style
We’re not out of date with these Checkered Style Thanksgiving nails! You can go back in time or even to the future with these cool nails. Give everyone a little something to talk about when you show up to your next family gathering.
24. Fall Skittle Nails
Taste the rainbow this Thanksgiving with these Fall Skittle Nails. So many colors to choose from! You can go for a more subdued look or go all out like we did here. Either way, you’re sure to turn heads with these bad boys.
25. The Great Pumpkin
Do you get a sense of villainy when you look at these nails? We love the dark color in this Great Pumpkin design! Go ahead and give these a try if you want to add a little bit of edge to your Thanksgiving nails. So cool and unique!
Conclusion: The Best Thanksgiving Nails To Wear on Thanksgiving Day
Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks, but it’s also a time to show off your nails! These 25 Thanksgiving nail designs are perfect for any lady who wants to stand out this holiday season. From long and glamorous to short and sweet, there’s something here for everyone. So go ahead and try one of these designs…or all of them! We won’t judge. Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!