Just because you have short nails or like to keep them short, does not mean nail art isn’t for you. A cute nail art design not only makes short nails look neater, but it is also a great way to make a style statement.

From delicate painted flowers to negative space manicures, below are some really pretty Pinterest-inspired nail art designs you need to try at your next manicure session.

Did someone say spring?
 

Did someone say spring?

Delicate flowers on a powder blue background is just what the doctor ordered! This nail art design is really simple to recreate. Paint your nails in one solid colour; and go over it with dainty leaf-art that’ll instantly up the beauty quotient of your nails.

Colourful negative spaces
 

Colourful negative spaces

Negative space manicure is huge this season and here’s a design for short nails that we absolutely love. Simply paint the corners of your nails in two different colours and break out of the monotony of wearing a single colour on your nails.

Not your usual French mani
 

Not your usual French mani

Love the French manicure but are hesitant to try it because of your nail length? This really cute, colourful and easy manicure is here to change your mind. Paint the tips and the half-moon of your nails in any solid colour of your choice to recreate this stunning mani!

A dollop of sunshine
 

A dollop of sunshine

Yellow nail polish is the perfect way to brighten up gloomy days. The addition of stars in a matte white colour provides beautiful contrast and takes this manicure a notch higher.

Shimmery ombré
 

Shimmery ombré

If you think short nails don’t provide enough area for ombré nails, then here’s a really beautiful manicure to prove you wrong. This pink and grey ombré nail art design makes for a chic manicure for short nails.

Image courtesy: Pinterest