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37 Fun April Nails to Welcome Spring with Style and Color

Spring is the perfect time to embrace vibrant, fresh energy and translate it into stunning April nails that reflect the season’s growth.

37 must-try April nail designs collage.

From soft pastels to bold floral patterns, these April nail ideas offer endless possibilities to showcase your personal style and welcome the bloom of a new season:

1. Aqua Flowers

Aqua blue flower April nails in front of grass background.

Image and nail art by @fasia.nails

Long, almond-shaped nails with a soft pink base are upgraded with a sweet shade of blue. These vibrant aqua blue French tips are complemented by delicate aqua blue flower accents on the ring finger and pinkie, creating a breezy springtime look.

2. Pastel Leaves

Pink and pastel yellow April nails.

Image and nail art by @pegi_nails

Almond-shaped nails present a charming mix of pastel pink and vibrant yellow. One nail features a gradient effect that reminds me of tie-dye, and another is adorned with a line of tiny sparkling rhinestones. The design is completed with white leafy artwork, perfect for spring.

3. Colorful Half Moons

Half moon April nails.

Image and nail art by @disseynails

Almond nails are covered in a playful array of bright colors, creating a geometric half-moon design. The sharp contrast of shapes and the intelligent use of negative space offer a bold statement for the fresh spring month of April.

4. Dotted Pastel Parade

Pastel April nails.

Image and nail art by @pegi_nails

A soft pastel palette on each nail is enveloped in a different hue, including sky blue, lilac, yellow, peach, and baby pink. Each nail is dotted along the edges with contrasting pastel dots, adding a whimsical and candy-like Easter egg charm to the look.

5. French Flowers

Pastel floral French tip April nails.

Image and nail art by @disseynails

Traditional white French tip nails are punctuated by soft pastel flowers that seem to float on each nail. The overall look is delicate and whimsical, ideal for a spring day.

6. Groovy Purple Waves

Purple April French tip nails.

Image and nail art by @pastelpolished

These long square nails showcase light and deep purple shades combined with elegant white lines that create a French manicure effect, with one nail showcasing a detailed flower design that makes me think of 70s flower power. So cute!

7. Spring Blossom Sparkle

Pastel flower April nails.

Image and nail art by @pegi_nails

Each nail in this set is a canvas of vivid pastel, adorned with glittering flower accents in complementary shades. The sparkle adds a touch of glam to the soft pastel background.

8. Confetti Candy

Colorful April nails.

Image and nail art by @disseynails

Almond-shaped nails are coated in a peachy translucent polish and sprinkled with playful, multicolored dots and 3D beads that resemble confetti. It’s a playful 3-dimensional twist that adds a pop of color to a subtle base.

9. Blue Silhouette

Pink and blue almond April nails.

Image and nail art by @disseynails

This set features a creative twist on the classic French tip, with sky blue and white checks complemented by a single blue flower. Perfect for the pretty blue skies of spring.

10. Rosy Spring Blossom

Pink flower April nails.

Image and nail art by @fasia.nails

Long, sleek almond nails are presented in mix-and-match shades of peach and pink, with the middle finger showcasing a delicate pink flower design. This feminine manicure iscelebratespring’s blooming flowers and vibrant colors.

11. Neon Line Art

April line nails.

Image and nail art by @amanda.sudolll

Sharp lines crisscross over a pastel pink base, with vibrant neon stripes creating a dynamic and bold contrast. The design is reminiscent of modern art and would work just as well in summer months as it would in April.

12. Lavender Tulip Tips

Purple tulip April nails.

Image and nail art by @nails_by_annabel_m

This might be my favorite April nail idea in this post! Medium-length lavender almond nails surround two nails with a delicate tulip design created through precise nail art. It’s a floral nod to the season, elegant and beautifully detailed!

13. Sunny Daisy Daydream

Yellow April flower nails.

Image and nail art by @artdecom

This beautiful manicure is a cheerful array of nails in a sunny yellow, with some featuring a translucent polish speckled with dainty white daisies and dots. This design brings to mind a sunny field dotted with springtime flowers.

14. Pastel Swirls

Purple April nails.

Image and nail art by @amanda.sudolll

Square nails are dressed in a pretty lavender, while others feature a soft matte pink base with a playful swirl of pastel yellow and pink dots. The look combines solid color with a touch of whimsy for a fun, girly feel.

15. Heartfelt Tips

Colorful French tip heart April nails.

Image and nail art by @disseynails

A creative take on the French tip, each nail has a unique combination of bright colors and small heart details in a matching shade. It’s a flirtatious and fun design, perfect for April or Valentine’s Day!

16. Petal Soft French

Floral French tip April nails.

Image and nail art by @pastelpolished

These nails offer an elegant angled French manicure, with each angled white tip accented by a small, colorful flower. The result is a delicate and romantic look that’s perfectly in tune with the blooming season.

17. Floral Fusion

Multi-color floral April nails.

Image and nail art by @pastelpolished

These bright square nails have a full-coverage pattern of pink and yellow flowers over a pink base, creating a dense floral tapestry. Just like a beautiful spring garden!

18. Colorful Contours

Sharp long multi-color April nails.

Image and nail art by @annagasienica_

Sharp long, almond-shaped nails are painted in a burst of bright hues, including pink, blue, and a striking neon green, with a playful touch of yellow and pink French tips. The bold colors are elegantly offset by the natural nude nail base.

19. Citrus Splash Tips

Yellow French tip April nails.

Image and nail art by @artdecom

A refreshing take on French tips, with an angled sunny yellow coloring the tips of otherwise natural-looking pink nails. Small yellow flower designs are carefully placed on some nails to accentuate the bright pop of color.

20. Pastel Polka

Pastel polka dot April nails.

Image and nail art by @pegi_nails

A beautiful pink shade graces these long almond-shaped nails, each playfully dotted with soft pastel colors. The arrangement of dots makes me think of Easter!

21. Sunset Silhouettes

Peach pink April nails.

Image and nail art by @artdecom

These nails blend white, yellow, and pink French tips, reminiscent of a serene April sunset. White silhouetted floral patterns grace the base of a few of the nails, adding an elegant touch to the pink base.

22. Glitter Gradient Gala

Glitter April nails with colorful swirls.

Image and nail art by @nails_by_annabel_m

These nails are a celebration of sparkle and color, featuring a swirly design that transitions from a natural pink to vibrant, glittering lines in a rainbow of colors. It’s a festive and eye-catching look that’s sure to dazzle. These nails would be perfect for prom!

23. Short Blossoms

Short flower nails for the month of April.

If you prefer shorter nails for April, these cute nails are painted with a soft pink polish and adorned with clusters of small flowers in shades of pink, yellow, red, and green. White dots are sprinkled among the florals, adding a playful touch.

24. Citrus Swirl

Orange April almond nails.

Image and nail art by @pegi_nails

Long almond nails feature a creamy base with a dynamic yellow and orange swirl design that wraps around each nail. Tiny black dots accent each nail. This manicure reminds me of a creamsicle!

25. Golden Hour Swirls

Yellow swirl April nails.

Image and nail art by @fasia.nails

Almond-shaped nails have a gentle but glassy pink base, elevated with swirling accents in a sunny yellow, white, and glittery golden hue. The design is like the soft glow during the golden hour, warm and inviting.

26. Aqua Floral Chic

Aqua flower nails for April.

Image and nail art by @fasia.nails

A soft pink base, bold aqua-colored swirls, and delicate white flower details decorate these almond nails. The combination creates a vibrant, spring-inspired look.

27. Monarch Majesty

Pink, orange, and white butterfly nails.

The beautiful set features a soft pink base with stunningly detailed monarch butterflies. The realistic art captures the beauty of butterfly wings that create a butterfly when the nails are side by side.

28. Baby Blue Whisper

Floral April nails.

Image and nail art by @nails_by_annabel_m

Almond-shaped nails are coated in a soft baby blue hue, paired with subtle blue flowers in a field. The design is understated yet sophisticated, with a gentle nod to the spring season’s natural beauty. (Love those beautiful rings, too!)

29. Sunset Swirls

Yellow and pink April nails.

Image and nail art by @artdecom

This stunning blend of warm sunset hues features a swirling pattern of pink and yellow that effortlessly transitions across each nude nail. The elongated nail shape provides a canvas that enhances the fluidity of the design.

30. Fiery Pastel

Mix and match pink April nails.

Image and nail art by @nails_by_annabel_m

These nails are just plain fun! A soft, pastel palette is accented with playful pops of neon-like detailing, creating a striking contrast. Fun designs like lightning, fire, and flowers on the tips add a modern twist to the classic pastel base.

31. Minty Floral

Pale mint green April nails.

Image and nail art by @amanda.sudolll

A soft pale green backdrop supports delicate daisies, creating an elegant and understated look perfect for April. The matte finish on the full nails complements the flower design, making it a sophisticated choice for any springtime event.

32. Spring Pastel Harmony

Minty floral April nails.

Image and nail art by @artdecom

This almond manicure presents a mix-and-match of pastel colors. The design is accentuated with pretty petal patterns on two nails and gives a refreshing and delicate spring vibe.

33. Glitter Gradient Elegance

Pastel glitter nails.

Image and nail art by @artdecom

These pastel nails dazzle and have a glittery finish, giving off a fairy-like shimmer. Each nail stands out with a different pastel shade, and the sparkling effect is perfect for adding a touch of glamour to any spring look.

34. Playful Colors

Short flower nails for April.

Another option for those who love short nails, this manicure features an adorable array of colorful backgrounds with playful nail art and vibrant floral designs. Each nail is a canvas of cheer with a unique color scheme and charming illustrations.

35. Blossom-Tipped Elegance

Flower French tip coffin nails for the month of April.

These long coffin nails have a sophisticated French tip design with a twist, featuring a clear base overlaid with delicate floral patterns at the tips in shades of pink, white, aqua, and purple.

36. Playful Color Pops

Short colorful April nails.

A charming and minimalist design, this short manicure is mix-and-match accented by small, vibrant pops of color. Each nail showcases a different hue, creating a subtle yet playful effect that’s perfect for a fresh, casual look.

37. Butterfly Kisses

Pink jelly butterfly coffin nails for April.

This set of coffin nails has a translucent pink jelly base accented with delicate butterfly accents on each ring finger. The combination of clear and opaque sections adds depth and interest, creating a dreamy effect.

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Want more springtime nails? Be sure to check out my May nails post!