11 Fresh, Spring-y Manicures Will Impress Everyone At Easter Brunch

Innocently finger-scrolling through your spring calendar can be a double-edged sword: On the one hand, you’re probably pumped for that rapidly approaching Palm Springs bachelorette weekend, until you realize — with sudden dread — that it’s Easter weekend and you still haven’t found the right outfit for Sunday brunch with the in-laws.

While we can’t help you scour your closet for something pastel and weather-appropriate, we can help with planning a manicure that will at least look like you have it all together. Ahead, we’ve rounded up our favorite nail-art designs for spring, loosely inspired by Easter’s classic pastel color palette. From cotton candy-colored florals to buttercup-yellow polka dots, scroll through to find the fresh, non-cheesy design you’ll want on your fingernails from Easter Sunday straight through to May.

Lemon yellow and lavender tips instantly brighten any outfit — even the black puffy jacket you didn’t think you’d still be wearing in April.

Make your ho-hum French tip s fresh for spring with neon pink polish.

Florals for spring may not be groundbreaking, but all things that bloom feel adorably apropos this time of year.

“You can paint a single blossom on each finger, or mix and match your bouquet with press-on stickers,” says Sarah Gibson Tuttle, founder of L.A. nail chain Olive & June.

A shiny, bare-naked base is the chicest backdrop to any bouquet accent art.

On its own, this cornflower blue is springy, but it’s the teensy petal detailing that makes it extra special.

While we love a trendy take on polka dots — muted in tone and speckled, a la Ariana Grande ‘s — these big, bright, and perfectly-circular sprinkles are a lot more fun.

Do you see a lemon peel or a ray of sunshine? Either way this look makes us want to grab CND’s yellow Sunbleached polish ASAP.

The multicolored manicure — a different shade on each finger — is a breakout spring manicure trend, only elevated by the happy sunflowers sprinkled asymmetrically over the top.

Nail pro Hang Nguyen has a name for the dainty floral look we’re currently coveting: “wildflower tips.”

Negative-space nail art isn’t going anywhere this season, and we love the idea of infusing it with a bright peach or mango polish to make the minimalist design really pop.

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