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The internet is a breeding ground for the most creative of artists to show off their talent. You need look no further than Instagram to see those getting super artistic with their manicures. Yeah, we’re inspired–and feeling more festive by the click!

Whether you’ve got back to back holiday parties on your agenda or just want to spread some cheer via your fingertips, we’ve found 18 of the most impressive holiday nail designs out there to give you inspiration.

Ladies and gentlemen, meet Las Vegas Santa!

Forget a red suit and jolly hat, these Santa tips are simultaneously adorable and super glam in metallic polish. Talk about holiday goals.

They say three’s company… and we kind of agree.

When you can’t decide between snowmen, Santas or cats, opt for all three, obv. Eclectic? Perhaps. Ridiculously fun? No doubt. Have a very merry cat lady Christmas!

@Regrann from @wiolski – Santa and Friends for #clairestelle8christmas 🎅 And yes I’m late again! Lately I’m late all the time, I’m late for work, I’m going to bed late…. To create this sparkly mani I used: – @emilydemolly Plato’s Atlantis for base; – @b.lovesplates B. a Black Knight stamping polish; – @creativeshopstamping plate 36 ( I’m obsessed with those plates lately! ) and their stamper as well; – @uberchicbeauty Christmas 01 plate. And some random polishes for lead lighting 🎅🎄⛄️ #decembermani #christmasnails #christmaschallange #christmasnailchallenge #holidaynails #december16 #nailachallange #nails #notd #nailart #nailstagram #instanails #nail #paznokcie #bozenarodzenie #nailartaddict #nailpolishaddict #santa #santaandfriends #mikolaj #stampingnailart – #regrann

A photo posted by Creative shop (@creativeshopstamping) on

Shake it like a snow globe.

You don’t have to colour your nails to make a splash. These clear snow globe nails are oh so creative and all kinds of festive–even if the snow doesn’t fly when you shake them.

The coziest manicure we ever did see.

It’s official: cable knit nails are the perfect expression of our love for sweater weather. And the design will still be relevant after the 25th, so you can rock them on NYE, too.

When you really, really, REALLY love your pooch.

This is the most festive hipster bulldog we’ve ever seen. And yes, we’ve seen a lot of hipster bulldogs. Plus, the matte polish is a refreshing change from all of the holiday glitz.

Here is the new set 🎄🐶🎄The Tutorial will be up next ☺️☺️☺️☺️⠀ ⠀ ❤️️Polishes:⠀ @lawbeautyessentials – Give me 100% – Net Worth How Much? – Smoking Mauve⠀ @whatsupnails @moyou_london – liquid gold – Black knight ⠀ ❤️️Accents & Tools:⠀ @whatsupnails stripping tape & @Moyou_London – Hipster Plate n.12 – Happy Birthday Plate n.1 from -Holy Shapes n.13 from ⠀ ⠀ ❤️️Rings:⠀ @Oldnavy – midi rings⠀ ⠀ #nailitdaily#nailvideos#nails#nailart#showmynails#likeforlike#christmasnails#manicure#nailswag#instanails#nailstagram#naildesign#ネイル#notd#holidaynails#nails2inspire#1minutenails#nailsoftheday#vegannaila#whatsupnails#ногти⠀ #nailsart#nailartaddict#nailpromote#naildesigns#nailarttutorial#coffinnails#instanail#nailartwow⠀

A photo posted by NailArt Tutorial Vids/🅝🅞🅡🅐🇺🇸🇲🇦 (@derkawiya) on

Happy Festivus from the rest of us.

Seinfeld had it right: festivus is where it’s at. Have the best of both worlds and celebrate Christmas AND Hanukkah with nails that fete it all. Frank Costanza would definitely approve.

Celebrating Kwanzaa? These tips will do the trick.

We love the way the glitz mixes with the Kwanzaa hues of red, black and green. Seriously, do a quick search for #kwanzaanails, and prepare to lose hours drooling over rad designs.

This is actual art. Amazing and understated.

Unless you have some hidden nail art skill, you’re going to have to leave this design to the experts. Our advice: mix in a few nude nails with your holiday patterned ones.

Our favourite holiday colour combo: red, white and sparkle.

Your pet is going to love the way you scratch with these pointy bad boys. They’re pretty, red, ultra pointed and so detailed they almost look like they were done by stencil.

Love these… 😍 #christmasnails #christmas #longnails #rednails #stilletonails #glitternails

A photo posted by The Doll House (@x_thedollhouse_x) on

Can we talk about those pinky nails?

Twirling candy canes, the Grinch’s face, a green Christmas light? One thing’s for sure, the woman with these tips definitely isn’t wrapping any gifts herself (she’ll probably even have a tough time unwrapping).

Dr. Suess’ Christmas. Inspired: @leximartone #tbt #christmasnails

A photo posted by ✨🦄Mary✨ (@nailedbymary) on

The most expensive looking gold reindeer ever.

How elegant is this navy and gold combo? It’s refreshing in an otherwise sea of green, red and gold. And the glued on reindeer embellishments get extra points in our books.

Festive, glittery and ombre.

This mani makes us want to sing. “We wish you a blingy Christmas, we wish you a blingy Christmas, we wish you a blingy Christmas, and a bedazzled New Year!”

My nails are ready for Christmas even if I’m not!! @michaeldo92 #nails #nailswag #christmas #christmasnails #glitter

A photo posted by Lisa Potter-dixon (@lisa_benefit) on

Pretty, if not so practical.

Sure, these are way too intense for the average wearer, but we have to give props to whoever designed this madness. They’re like little elf hats! We’re wearing them to our holiday staff party, but we’re not shaking any hands.

These deep colours and gem add-ons give some royalty vibes.

Poinsettias don’t get enough play when it comes to festive manicures, so we’re thankful to see them make an appearance on this set. The dark red has a regal feel, too. Long live the Poinsettia Queen!

Again, totally impractical, but too impressive not to mention.

This is for the lady who loves being cozy by the fire, but also could cut you if you tell her you liked Anna more than Elsa. Statement made.

Think holiday wrapping paper, but for your finger tips.

We’re really into the geometric design of this Christmassy pattern. Seriously though, it reminds us of the wrapping paper we used to wrap all of our presents.

A photo posted by Chelsea Bolks (@yipi_yuk) on

Forget 12 days of Christmas, this is 12 nails of Christmas.

Okay, so we just have 10 nails, not 12, but this mani is kind of ideal for the indecisive individual who wants to have it all. Give yourself the gift of diversity…on your nails.

The brightest Christmas.

If you can’t be bothered to deck your home with Christmas lights, maybe you’re up for a little nail lighting. Adding actual lights to your fingers is a recipe for electrocution, but these painted bulbs will give you the same effect….just a little safer.