11 Gorgeous Pastel Nail Designs For Spring 2024

Posted by Ren Wu

Pastel Spring Nails

Before spring is in full bloom, it's a good idea to find a soft and smooth color palette that will suit your nails. And a pretty pastel mani is an excellent way to bring out your sweet and serene side as the weather starts to warm up!

Our Top 5 Looks

  1. Pastel Blue Floral French Tips
  2. Wild Buttercup
  3. Kawaii-Inspired Almond Nails
  4. Terrazzo Stonework
  5. Cinnamon Chevron Pastel Nails

With a handful of pastel colors and an ornate stamping plate, you can swap your next nail appointment with an at-home DIY manicure. From peachy pinks to pale purples, it'll be easier than you think to get the pastel nails of your dreams. ūüíÖ

Keep reading, and we'll share 11 ideas for some soft-hued nail designs.

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#1. Pastel Blue Floral French Tips


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Pastel shades are adorable, beautiful, and chic. These muted colors are perfect for creating nail art that can bring out your feminine and fashionable side.

These baby blue floral French tips make it to the top of our list with ease. Not only does the natural arch of these designs effortlessly elongate short nails, but they also make for some exquisite and elegant nails.

All you need is the "Floral French" nail stamping plate from Maniology to recreate the pastel nails of your dreams. Who knew that French tip nails could be so easy to DIY!?

Check out this video for a quick step-by-step guide for using this springtime nail stamping plate.

#2. Wild Buttercup

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Pastel yellow is one of the most underrated colors. These light buttercup nails remind us of sunshine, perfect for the summer or spring season.

#3. Kawaii-Inspired Almond Nails

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This blend of amethyst and kelly green is truly gorgeous, and it all comes together with a sparkling star design. All you need is the "Carole Annette" nail stamping plate, which was made in collaboration with the one and only nail artist @toebeannails!

#4. Terrazzo Stonework

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This simple texture adds a tiny touch of pastel color to some neutral nail polish. It's a simple yet effective look that we are truly obsessed over.

#5. Cinnamon Chevron Pastel Nails

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This cheeky chevron pattern has us blushing. ūüôą Pair our "Cinnablush" nail stamping polish with a mix of white and black to add some unique contrast!

#6. Mixed & Matched Abstract Fauna

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We love this mix-and-match of abstract patterns and green fauna. The cornflower blue, pine green, and salmon colors come together beautifully!

#7. Feel-Good Smiley Faces

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This rainbow of muted neons and bright pastels can really light up a room. The smiley faces add another touch of good vibes. ūüėĄ

Even if this design looks complicated, it's easy with our "Happy Face Nails."

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#8. Pink Creamy Lace Pastel Colors

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These creamy pink nails remind us of Barbiecore. The elegance and grace of this soft pastel pink are cute and chic, which is only enhanced by the lacey details.

#9. Pastel Spring Nails & Flower Prints

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Originally featured in our Mani X Me subscription box from February 2021, this minty light green is the perfect pastel shade for spring and summer. And to finish off this look, add these dainty flowery prints.

#10. Lilac Geometry

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Pinks, greens, and yellows always get a front-row seat when it comes to pastel nails. But this sparkly lilac manicure can easily steal the show this year!

#11. Marbled Springtime Weather

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These weathery prints and pastel marble designs might look complicated, but they'll be easy to recreate with our "Weather Forecast" nail stamping plate. ‚ėĒ‚ėÄÔłŹ We love the depth and color that's involved!

Final Thoughts

Don't worry about booking your next nail appointment. Regardless of your creative vision, it'll be easy to create your own pastel nail design at home with a DIY nail stamping plate and a dash of inspiration.

Keep Reading: How To Get Flawless Flower Nail Designs At Home


At Maniology, we believe your nails are opportunities for adventure, fun, and unrestrained artistic expression. Our nail stamping plates and nail accessories are here to help foster your self-expression in the hopes of building a community of individuality. For more nail tutorials, subscription box updates, and designs, follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, TikTok, LinkedIn, and YouTube.

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