40 Black Christmas Nails / Inspiration for the Holidays

black christmas nails, nail art inspiration

The holidays are just around the corner. Lots of events, family get togethers, and parties galore! You're probably in search for what you will wear and how you should do your makeup and nails!

I've gathered some Christmas nail inspiration for you here, especially if you're looking for classy and dark, yet festive and fun!

This collection of nail art is centered around black Christmas nails. You'll find all nail shapes and a huge variety of ideas to adorn your nails with.

Whether you like the wintery scene look or cute little snowmen, you are sure to find what you're looking for in this collection of black Christmas nails.

Without further ado, let's begin!

Black Christmas Nails

40 inspirational nail designs for the holiday season.

Festive Black Christmas Nail Art

Almond black, white, gold christmas nail art. Hand painted and nail stickers.
image via @nailsbymayup

These almond shaped black Christmas nails with hand painted candy stripes, hand painted Christmas winter trees and some festive colorful nail sticker art - all in the holiday spirit!

Short Black Christmas Nails

short black christmas nails with glitter bows and snowflakes
image via @perfect.pears

A fun set of simple nail art. Glitter bows and snowflakes adorn these nails.

Holly Jolly Black Christmas Nails (Done with Stamps)

holly red bird vines and happy holidays black christmas nails
image via @screamingmimi23

Have a Holly Jolly Christmas! Cause it's the best time of the year! Love these nails done with nail stamps. Black background really makes the details pop!

Matte Black Christmas Nails with White & Red Nail Art

Coffin Nails matte black with hand painted christmas art
image via @yoursjulee

Wow! These coffin Christmas Nail Art are amazing! Matte black background with red glitter and white designs. Ornaments and snowflakes to put you in the winter holiday spirit.

Winter Window Scene Nail Art

Beautiful long coffin nails with hand painted winter windows on some of the nails.
image via @klawsbykaysh

These black Christmas nails include a winter scene as shown through some windows. So cute and creative! Hand painted and one of a kind work of art!

Merry Christmas Black Thumb Nail

Black Stiletto Nail art, Merry Christmas Nail stamp art
image via @theknaileffect

Beautifully done long Christmas stiletto nails, this thumb features the words "Merry Christmas" in cursive handwriting with a wreath around it and some jeweled stars. This nail goes along with the next set of fingers. All done using nail stamps.

Black & White Winter Christmas Nail Art

black and white winter nails, nail stamps and jewels
image via @theknaileffect

This set goes along with the previous Merry Christmas black thumb nail. The set includes some more nail stamp art and a few jewels adorned. Super cool winter set of black Christmas nails.

Ho Ho Ho! Black Christmas Nails

Black christmas nails with glitter and ho ho ho nail art
image via sukibowenails

Very simple nails with Ho Ho Ho on one nail just to show you still believe in Santa Claus!

Peppermint Candy Nail Art

All black almond nails with one white and red peppermint candy nail
imave via @legendofjenni

If you love peppermint candies or candy canes, then you'll love this simple set. One nail highlights the candy and the others are a shiny black! Easy Christmas nails idea can be done on nearly any nail shape you have.

Winter Delight Black Christmas Nails

winter black christmas nails, black, white, glitter, ornaments and snowflakes
image via @sauvage_artistry

A whole set full of Christmas delights! These black Christmas nails will fill your heart with love. Has some stripes, snowflakes, and ornaments. The ornament could be done with a nail sticker, or hand painted.

Festive Black and Gold Christmas Nails

Lovely black christmas themed nails with golden hand painted art.
image via @lafilleducalvaire_

These lovely almond shaped nails include some gold and maroon color in the shape of ornaments, a tree, winter mittens, a champagne glass and some stars. What more could you want from these? They'd be perfect for ringing in the new year, too!

Black & Gray Christmas Nails

Coffin nails in black, gray and glitter, christmas and winter themed
image via @miss_sweet_tis-nails

Christmas and winter is a magical time of year and these nails share the magic with you! They even include cute Santa hat nails!

Black Christmas Tree Nails

simple short nail art black glitter and a modern Christmas tree design
image via @nailsbyhollee

Oh Christmas Tree! Cute simple set for anyone who loves Christmas trees and wants to celebrate a classy holiday season in style!

Merry Gothmas!

cute goth nails for Christmas, skeleton and sad snowman
image via @retro.cactus.mom

Have an alternative Christmas with these goth inspired nails! Skeleton cookies, sweets, and a sad snowman - alongside some swirls and stripes and even a pumpki and and skeleton! Fun nail set for the gothic girl in you.

Christmas French Nails

Black Christmas French Nails
image via @_nailvana_

These Christmas French Nails are absolutely a style-must-have for the queen inside you. If you're looking for a classy look for your black Christmas, look no further!

Black Christmas Nails with Colorful Lights

Black matte square nails with colorful hand-painted christmas lights
image via @bhogannailedit

I love this set of colorful Christmas lights on matte black nails. A perfect vision of the holiday joy lights brings us!

Nude Christmas Nails

nude nails with black and white christmas theme hand-painted art
image via @jenna_thatnailgirl

If you like nude nails, these are the nails for you. Add a little black hand painted Christmas designs and you're good to go for the holidays. Ho Ho Ho and enjoy your candy canes, too!

Black Nails with Christmas Themed Nail Stamps

Black nails with christmas nail stamp art in white
image via CJsNailsandLashes

This is the ultimate set of holiday themed nails. You got your presents, candy canes, reindeers and snowflakes all jumbled into one set. Done with nail stamps and super cute black Christmas nails!

Wintery Feel Nails

black, gray and white nails for Christmas and Winter
image via tip.to.toe.nails

I hope these winter nails inspire you to get your nails done like this. They include the winter sweater look and the snow flocked trees. So cute and makes me want to bundle up!

Extra Long Coffin Christmas Nails

xl coffin nails with black, gold, silver, presents, snowflakes and gems
image via PerfectlyPolished

This extra long set is amazing. Nude Christmas nails with black and silver designs!

Christmas Sweater Nails

Winter holiday nail art, black and white
image via @meringue.nails_

Black and white winter nail art. Pull on your Christmas sweater and enjoy the snowflakes!

Hand-Painted Black Christmas Nails

short black nails with hand painted snowmans, trees and ornaments
image via @xchelsea_jean

Snowman's, trees and ornaments all hand painted on short black nails! An easy Christmas nails set for the holidays.

Cute Christmas Gnome Nails

short black nails with a christmas gnome
image via @nailholic_mg

I love this little Christmas gnome on these short black nails. Great job to this nail artist!

Stars and Bows Black Christmas Nails

cute black, white, silver nail art with stars and bows
image via @funkyfingersfactory

A cute set on these short round nails. Star nail stickers and hand painted bows.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year Nails

holiday themed nail art black nails with white silver and blue glitter designs
image via @ghazinails

Hand painted designs include mittens, a Christmas tree, ornaments and a champagne glass all in Black, blue and silver.

Reindeer Black Christmas Nails

black christmas nails with reindeers and snowflakes
image via @cutie_cules

A beautiful Black Christmas coffin nail shape set with reindeers and snowflakes! Lovely work of art!

Long Stiletto Nails - Dark Winter Theme

long stiletto sharp pointy nails with dark Christmas theme
image via @mrose_86_nails

If you're a big stiletto nail fan, these sharp pointy nails are for you this winter season!

Simple Black Christmas Nails with Snowflake

short black glitter nails with snowflake nail stamp art
image via @dawnsmanicures

If you have short nails and want a simple holiday themed set - these are the nails for you. Classy yet super cute snowflake stamped nails. Easy Christmas nails to make at home on your own too, just get a snowflake stamping set or snowflake decal and apply to black glitter nails.

Stiletto Black Winter Nails with Snowflakes and Winter Sweaters

Stiletto nails with wintery snowflakes and sweaters
image via @merakinailsut

These black Christmas themed nails are super cute with red and white accent colors. And a glitter nail on each hand. Lovely hand painted snowflake design and the textured sweater nail art.

Shiny & Matte Black Christmas Nails

black nails with A Christmas Tree, ornaments and snowflakes.
image via @k80sbeautyspot

This set of short nails with some shiny and some matte black nails. The artist added a cute pink glitter tree on one nail, an ornament on the thumb and raised shiny snowflakes on the matte black nails. Beautiful work!

White Reindeer and Snowflakes on Long Black Nails

long black coffin nails with white hand-painted Christmas art
image via @nailsbyjasminxo

Hand-painted Christmas art on these long coffin nails. Reindeers and snowflakes will certainly get you ready for the holidays!

Classy Short Gold and Black Christmas Nails

classy black and gold christmas nails
image via @nailed_it_bw

This is a classy set. Short nails with black and gold. They bring about the warm holiday spirit. Go grab your blanket and cup of hot cocoa and sit by the fire, or go dance the night away into the new year with this nail set!

Candy Cane Love Black Christmas Nails

cute short square nails with candy canes and glitter
image via @ohsonailsxo

Cute short square shaped nails with black polish and candy canes and glitter. Very simple yet perfect for the girl with Christmas on her mind.

Ornaments and Snowflakes Nail Set

Long stiletto nails with black and gray christmas designs and black glitter
image via @vishousTrish

These stiletto press on nails are super cute! The thumb and pink are a dark shimmery black glitter and the others have Christmas tree decor and snowflakes created by nail stamps on them.

Black Winter Nails

Lush matte black stiletto nails with one accent nail with white snowflakes.
image via Bianca Dobre Nails Technician

These nails remind me of a dark winter in Alaska or somewhere else north where they don't see sunshine for months! I love the snowflakes on the accent nail, too!

Winter Cottage Nail Art

Black nails with a winter cottage and snowflakes
image via @antonia.ardelean.nailtrainer

A magical winter cottage painted on these nails makes me feel super cozy and warm inside.

Black Almond Shaped Nails - Winter Theme

cute almond shaped nails with snowflakes and ornaments
image via @noodles_nailz

A simple nail set with black nails and ornaments and snowflakes. Love the almond shape with this design!

Golden Winter Nail Stamp Art

short black matte nails with gold snowflake nail stamps
image via @theavenuehairandnails

These nails were done using nail stamps. Matte black short nails with golden snowflakes. Super cute and classy! These easy Christmas nails can be made at home using nail stamps.

Polkadots and Reindeers Black Christmas Nails

black with polka dots nails and an accent nail with a cute reindeer face
image via @nail_nation.ml

If you love polkadots and reindeers, here is your next nail design inspiration! Hand painted and so lovely! You can make these at home, they are an easy Christmas nails idea. All you need is some polish and a skinny paintbrush to add dots and the reindeer face.

Cute Short Winter Themed Nails

cute short black and nude nails with snowflakes
image via Nailsbyglitterqueen

Probably hand painted and so, so cute! Adorable set on these short nails.


Hope you found some nail art inspiration in this HUGE collection of black Christmas nails. Whether you like snowflakes or are into the classy black and gold look, there's got to be some art you just got to have here.

holiday inspiration nail art collage for black Christmas Nails


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