The hands of actress Aya Irizuki are pictured during a photocall to present her German film 'Kirschblueten-Hanami' (Cherry Blossoms-Hanami) running in the competition at the 58th Berlinale International Film Festival in Berlin, February 11, 2008. The 58th Berlinale, one of the world's most prestigious film festivals, will run from February 7 to 17 in the German capital. Reuters/Johannes Eisele

Aside from all the merry making, thanksgiving, praying and gift giving, Christmas is a great time to experiment with new styles, designs and looks. It is also the perfect excuse to be creative and extend the artwork to your fingernails. Check out the top 3 Christmas 2014 nail art designs below to help you get started on having pretty nails during the holidays.

Top 3 Christmas 2014 Nail Art Designs:

1. Holly Inspired Manicure -

This design is pretty and simple, but still festive enough for Christmas. Singing "Deck the Halls" while painting this nail art design is optional. Click HERE to see a photo of the Holly Inspired Manicure as well as a step-by-step tutorial from Divine Caroline.

Tools Needed:

a. Protective base coat

b. White nail polish (Purity from Zoya)

c. Green nail polish (Posh from Revlon)

d. Red nail polish (Coca-Cola Red from OPI)

e. Gold nail polish

f. Nail art brushes

2. Gift Box Nails -

This is an adorable design which can be worn while exchanging gifts with family and friends. Click HERE to see a photo of the Gift Box Nails as well as a step-by-step tutorial from Syl and Sam.


a. Base coat

b. Turquoise base colour

c. Deep red nail polish

d. White striper brush

e. Top coat

3. Rosary Nail Art -

To pay homage to Jesus Christ, who is the reason for the Christmas season, try painting your nails with a stylish rosary design on a nude nail polish. It will definitely set you apart from all the colourful Christmas nail art. It will not only be meaningful, but it will also be really simple and cool. Click HERE to see a photo of the Rosary Nail Art from Handmade Dreams of Mine.


a. Neutral Base coat (Ciaté Cookies And Cream)

b. Black nail polish (Essie Licorice)

c. Thin nail art brush

d. Small dotting tool

These are the top 3 Christmas 2014 nail art designs. For more updates about Christmas and the holiday season, as well as other news about entertainment, luxury, companies, shopping, food, health, science, technology, gaming, viral videos, trending topics, sports, business, finance and economics, keep reading International Business Times.


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