Nail Stamping Ideas: Fun & Festive Fall Nail Designs

If you’re looking for fun ways to celebrate fall, check out some of these fun and flirty nail stamping ideas.


It’s no secret – fall is officially here, and all you need to do for nail stamping inspiration is to take a peak out the window. Red, orange, yellow, brown, and gold are the perfect colour combinations to bring your fall designs to life. Consider it your own personal ode to warm sweaters and all things pumpkin spiced. For some fun and festive fall nail design ideas, check out our compilation below.


  1. Awesome Autumn Ombre

This nail design is as stunning as it is simple. You can even skip the stamping plates for this one. Start by painting your nail white. It’s a good idea to apply a couple layers of this base colour to make sure it’s not transparent. Once it’s dry, use a sponge to apply fall-inspired polish to the tips. Try using a glitter polish to take this striking look one step further.



  1. Scenery Inspired Tips

To really pay homage to the season that brings us Pumpkin Spiced Lattes, incorporate iconic fall foliage on your tips. This can range from fall-coloured flowers to trees losing their beautifully coloured leaves. Nail stamping plates are the perfect way to achieve these flawless and festive fingernail designs.




  1. Gobble Up This Cute Design

Fall = Thanksgiving = Turkeys! For something really fun, add some of these birds to your designs. These silly looking animals will not only put you in a thankful mood, they’ll make you smile too. If you’re talented at freehand designs, get painting. If freehand nail painting isn’t quite your forte, pick up some stamping plates and get stamping instead. For an extra comical look, glue on some googly eyes. With so many options for turkey-inspired nail art, there’s a lot to be thankful for.




  1. Reverse Fall French Tips

For a sophisticated spin on fall-inspired easy nail art, try this must-have mani. Grab your favourite brown nail polish and a glitter polish that not only complements the brown, but also pulls in the colours of autumn. Use that brown nail polish as a base. Once dry, apply glitter to the base of your nail and pull the brush up about a third of the way to your fingertips. Once your happy with the amount of sparkle, apply a topcoat to keep the glitter in place.



  1. Warm Up Those Fingers 

Another cooler-weather inspired nail design that’s heating up the nail art industry is buffalo plaid. This look can be achieved by pairing your favourite fall colour with black. Simply paint your finger nails the colour of your choice – two coats works best – then use a nail stamping plate and stamper to add the black plaid image over top. Besides looking trendy this fall, this design will also look amazing during winter as well.



If you’re looking for nail polish that’s great for stamping and still suitable for some of these fall-inspired fingernail designs, take a look at our previous post for some pointers: Tips for Picking the Perfect Nail Stamping Polish.


If you’re looking for autumn-inspired plates perfect for achieving some of these fall-friendly looks, check out Clear Jelly Stampers. Besides stamping plates that are loaded with designs that are perfect for any season, we also carry stampers, stamping polish, and accessories.