15 Adorable Disney Nail Designs You Need to Try

You will be obsessed with these Disney-inspired nail designs!

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Are you looking for some fun new nail ideas? If you are obsessed with Disney or are going to Disney soon, I highly recommend trying Disney-inspired nail designs!

When you think of Disney-inspired nails, you probably think of Mickey Mouse nails. Even though that is a super cute look, there are also so many other great ways that you can incorporate Disney into your nail designs!

For example, think of all the different movies and characters that Disney has. There are so many opportunities to create a cute set of nails that you will adore.

If you want to try some Disney-inspired nail designs, but need some inspo, don’t worry because this post will show you 15 magical Disney nail design ideas that you should try!

1. Magic Kingdom Nails

Disney Magic Kingdom Nail Art

If you want some cute, sparkly Disney-inspired nails that show off a classic Disney design, I recommend going for these Magic Kingdom nails.

Disney’s Magic Kingdom is iconic and one of the most magical parts of the Disney brand. Most people will probably be able to easily recognize this Disney because of how memorable the Magic Kingdom castle is.

So, if you want your nails to stand out, I recommend trying this nail design. This is especially perfect if you are going to Disney!

2. Maleficent Nails

Disney Villains ~ Maleficent Nail Art Tutorial

There are so many characters that are a part of Disney. And, when thinking about designs for your Disney-inspired nails, you shouldn’t forget Disney’s villains because you can create some cool designs with these characters. (Don’t worry, we’ll get to the princesses later!)

For example, if you are obsessed with Sleeping Beauty, you may want to consider trying out these Maleficent nails. These are detailed, but they’re perfect if you’re up for some nail art DIY (or your salon can handle this design).

I also love the idea of doing these if you’re going to Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party!

Related reading: 4 Halloween-Inspired Nail Colors

3. Mickey Mouse Nails

Disney Mickey Mouse Nail Art

Of course, you could always go for a simple and iconic Disney nail design like this Mickey Mouse nail art look.

This would be a super cute way to incorporate the Disney theme into your nail look while also achieving this look at home easily. Plus, this design is classic and will go with everything.

4. Dumbo Nails

Disney Nail Art - Cute Hand Painted Dumbo Design

One Disney movie that would be super cute to base your Disney-inspired nail design on is Dumbo.

This is a classic movie that will get people’s attention. The tutorial above shows you how a Dumbo-themed nail design is done. (Note: I recommend getting this at a salon unless your nail art skills are out of this world.)

5. Disney Princess Nails

FULL Hand of Disney Princess Nail Art | Tiana, Jasmine, Ariel, Aurora and Snow White

Of course, everyone knows about Disney princesses! They are one of the most well-known and iconic parts of Disney, and something all of us probably grew up with.

So, if you want to create a nail look showcasing some of the princesses, you can. There are a lot of ways that you could do this. For example, if you want a detailed nail design, you could go for this nail look that incorporates their faces!

This is a more complex nail design to do yourself, but if you want to try this at home or get an idea of how it’s done for your next salon visit, watch this tutorial to see how you can get the look!

6. Winnie the Pooh Nails

Disney's Winnie The Pooh Nail Art! SO CUTE! ♡

Winnie the Pooh is another super cute option if you want to focus on other Disney characters for your Disney-inspired nail looks.

There are a lot of characters that you could choose from for your nail design, but all of them are adorable, so I recommend doing this nail design that incorporates all of the characters from Winnie the Pooh.

This is a simple but super cute Disney-inspired nail design you will be obsessed with!

7. Sparkly Mickey Mouse Nails

Disney Nail • Mickey Nails • Disney inspired • encapsulated

If you want to do Mickey Mouse nails, but you want something other than the classic red, black & white colors, then you should go for this glam Mickey nail design!

You will still have the look of Mickey Mouse Nails, but it will incorporate different colors and some added sparkle to make your nails more unique.

This tutorial will show you the easiest way to get the look at home by using some Mickey Mouse-shaped nail decals, so watch this tutorial if you want to get the look!

8. Disney Castle Nails

Nostalgic Disney Castle Nail Art | TIPS by Disney Style

Almost everyone knows the Walt Disney pictures castle at the beginning of the Disney movies.

So, if you are looking for a nostalgic part about Disney to use for your Disney-inspired nail design, I would go for this nail design shown in this video tutorial!

9. Lion King Nails


Other characters that you could use instead of the princesses or villains for your Disney-inspired nails include characters like the ones from Lion King.

If you love this movie and want to use this for inspo for your nail design, watch this quick video tutorial to see exactly how you can do it at home.

10. Finding Dory Nails

Disney's Finding Dory Nails!

Finding Dory is another fun option for your Disney-inspired nail design that’s based on a more recent movie! (And you know we love beachy nails here at CF anyway…)

Check out this tutorial to see how to incorporate all the cute characters from this movie into your nail look.

11. Walt Disney Friends Nails

Walt Disney Friends Inspired Nails

If you want to go back in time and do a Disney-themed nail look based on some of the most classic Disney characters, I recommend following this Walt Disney Friends-inspired nails tutorial.

This nail look includes all of Disney’s most iconic characters, like Mickey and Minnie Mouse and Donald Duck. Plus, it’s pretty simple to do at home if you have some nail art skills!

12. Beauty and the Beast Nails

Disney Princess Belle // 'Beauty And The Beast' Nail Tutorial

If you want to do a Disney-themed nail look based on just one Disney princess, you can also do that!

For example, if your favorite Disney princess is Belle from Beauty and the Beast, try a nail look based on her, as shown in this video tutorial.

All you need to do is use similar colors associated with the character, like the color of their dress and add in some of the things that will remind people of this character, like the rose from Beauty and the Beast.

13. Magical & Classic Disney Princess Nails

✨ Magical (& Classic!) Disney Princess Nail Art Tutorial ✨

Another way to do a Disney-inspired nail look focused on the Disney princesses is by just doing their iconic outfits as your nail designs.

If you are unsure what this would look like, check out this video tutorial for a great example. It shows you how you can pick out multiple Disney princess characters like Sleeping Beauty, Belle, and Ariel and use their outfits to create a cute Disney-inspired nail look that you will love!

14. The Little Mermaid Nails

Ariel the little mermaid nails ~ Disney nails ~ mermaid nails 🧜🏻‍♀️💕

If you’re like me and your favorite Disney princess is Ariel, you should consider doing Ariel-inspired nails for your Disney nail look!

A great way to do this is by incorporating scale-like designs into your nail art to resemble a mermaid tail. Adding the red, purple, and green colors associated with Ariel is also important.

If you need some ideas on how to create this look, check out this tutorial for a great example!

15. Disney Descendants Nails

Disney Descendants | Jay Nail Art Tutorial 💜 | Disney Channel UK HD

If you want to do a nail look based on the more modern and recent Disney movies, you also can do that!

For example, Disney Descendents, a Disney movie/musical, can be used as inspo for your Disney-inspired nail look.

Just check out this quick video tutorial to see how you can get the look!

Which nail design do you think is the most adorable from this list?

What Disney character is your favorite? Will you be wearing these cute nail designs at Disney?

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