Disney Nail Art: 24 Dreams Come True

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.

16. Aladdin-Inspired Nail Art

3D Nail Art Inspired By Disney’s Aladdin | Disney Style

Let the magic of Aladdin transport you to the vibrant city of Agrabah with these enchanting nail designs. Featuring golden genie lamps, intricate Arabian patterns, and shimmering jewels, these nails will make you feel like a true diamond in the rough.

17. Captivating Evil Queen Nail Art

4D Evil Queen and Old Lady Acrylic Nail Art Tutorial | 3D Disney

Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who has the most fabulous nails of all? Dive into the realm of darkness with Evil Queen Nail Art! Inspired by the iconic Disney villain from Snow White, this nail design captures the essence of her wicked beauty. 

Each nail showcases a different aspect of the Evil Queen’s persona, from her regal purple robes to the shimmering poison apple. Let your nails channel her allure and sophistication while embracing your inner villain. Whether you’re attending a costume party or simply want to add a touch of enchantment to your everyday look, Evil Queen Nail Art will make you feel like the fairest of them all.

18. Curiously Charming Alice in Wonderland Nail Art

Alice in Wonderland Nail Art Tutorial

Embark on a whimsical journey with these Alice in Wonderland-inspired nail designs. From playing card motifs to tea party scenes and whimsical characters like the Cheshire Cat, these nails will transport you to a world where anything is possible.

Let your nails become a whimsical masterpiece that reflects your love for adventure and imagination with Alice in Wonderland Nail Art.

19. Ethereal Pocahontas Nail Art

3D Pocahontas Acrylic Nail Art Tutorial | Disney Princess Series | MelodyMinutes

Journey to the untouched beauty of the New World with Pocahontas Nail Art. Inspired by the spirited Disney princess, this nail design captures the essence of nature, freedom, and strength. 

Each nail represents a different aspect of Pocahontas’ world, featuring elements like feathers, dreamcatchers, colorful leaves, and the iconic colors of the wind. The earthy tones and intricate patterns will bring a touch of wilderness and natural beauty to your fingertips. Your nails will showcase your love for the timeless story of Pocahontas with this enchanting nail art.

20. Enchanting Disney Princess Nail Art

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

Experience a touch of magic and elegance with Disney Princess Nails. Let your inner princess shine through with this enchanting nail design that pays homage to the timeless characters we all know and love. 

Each nail celebrates a different princess, featuring elements like Cinderella’s glass slipper, Ariel’s seashells, Belle’s enchanted rose, and Snow White’s red bow. The combination of soft pastel shades, sparkles, and intricate details will make your nails fit for royalty. Whether you’re a fan of classic princesses or modern heroines, Disney Princess Nails will let you embrace your favorite princess and add a touch of fairy tale charm to your everyday life.

21. Frozen-Inspired Nail Art

EXTREME 3D Elsa and Snowflakes Acrylic Nail Art Tutorial | Christmas 2020

Enter the kingdom of ice and snow with Frozen Nail Art. Inspired by Disney’s hit animated film, this nail design captures the enchanting beauty of Elsa, Anna, and their frosty world.

Each nail is a canvas of winter wonder, featuring snowflakes, icy blue hues, and elegant silhouettes of the beloved characters. The delicate glitter accents add a touch of magic and sparkle. Whether you’re

22. Playful and Vibrant Pixar-Inspired Nail Art

10 Disney Pixar Nail Art Designs: The Ultimate Guide!

Step into the world of Pixar with Pixar-Inspired Nail Art! Pay tribute to the unforgettable characters and heartwarming stories that have captured our imaginations. 

Each nail in this design showcases a different beloved Pixar character, from the adventurous Woody to the lovable Dory and the heroic Mr. Incredible. The vibrant colors and playful details capture the essence of Pixar’s animated magic. Celebrate the joy and wonder of Pixar’s incredible cinematic universe with this whimsical nail art.

23. Cinderella-Inspired Nail Art

Hand Painted Cinderella Gel Nail Art Tutorial | Madam Glam School Of Glam

Experience the enchantment of a classic fairy tale with Cinderella Nail Art. Inspired by the beloved Disney princess, this nail design transports you to a world of glass slippers, magical transformations, and happily ever afters. 

This beautiful mani features elements from Cinderella’s story, including her iconic blue ball gown, a sparkling tiara, and delicate glass slipper. The combination of pastel shades and shimmering accents adds a touch of elegance and sophistication. Every time you look down at your nails, you’ll be reminded that dreams really do come true!

24. Whimsical Tinkerbell Nail Art

3D Tinkerbell Acrylic Nail Art Tutorial | Disney Princess Series

Embrace the mischievous magic of Tinkerbell with Tinkerbell Nail Art. Inspired by the iconic Disney fairy, this nail design captures Tink’s feisty spirit and sparkling personality. 

The nail look incorporates elements that pay homage to Tinkerbell’s whimsical world, from her signature green dress to her delicate wings and a sprinkle of fairy dust. The combination of vibrant green hues and glitter accents adds a touch of enchantment to your fingertips. Let your nails reflect your inner pixie, and showcase your love for the spunky and spirited Tinkerbell with this delightful nail art.

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?

Looking for more Disney nail ideas? Here are some of our favorite ideas that might also inspire your next nail look.

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