30 Canadatastic DIY-Able Manicures For Canada Day

Let’s celebrate, eh?

1. Subtlety is overrated. Spell out your love on your hands!

Use a toothpick or striping brush to make letters!

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2. Or, show where your heart is with a cleverly placed flag of love!

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3. Nothing says Oh Canada like a great Maple Leaf design

Look achieved with a stamping kit - Google ‘Konad Nail Stamping’, or ‘BundleMonster Nail Stamping’ to find patterned plates

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4. Draw your leaves by hand if you’re steady under pressure

This is not for the faint of art (see what I did there?)

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5. Check out this fab French-Canadian Manicure!

Sometimes I am even too clever for myself.

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6. And this one too!

Nope, no idea how they got those leaves so perfect. Guessing stamps or magic.

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7. Ok, leaves are hard. Take a look at these patterned pretties. Dots..

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8. ..Arcs

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9. Snazzy spirals

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10. And fab houndstooth

Click the link for a FULL DIY instructional

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11. Be a metallic maven with a foil leaf

Seal on a cutout with clear polish layers

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12. Or join the gliteratti with stamps and sparkles

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13. Bring on the bling with some tapered talons

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14. Or some carefully curated crystals

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15. Or get psychadelic with custom tie-dye

Google “marbled nail polish”

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16. Show your bleeding love for Canada

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17. Or pick a slightly less sanguine style

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18. Add some subtle zigs and zags in colorblocked nails

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19. Or highlight your half-moons with radiant red

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20. Can’t pick just one design? Mix and match!

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21. Or, match and mix

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22. And don’t be afraid to overdo it- holiday nails are made for fun!

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23. Fly flags from every finger

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24. Or just focus on one fantastic accent

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25. Alternately, go for the split with dual-personality nails

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26. Not so into red? Go with a creative monochrome take, eh?

Hint: this design used tiny temporary tattoos

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27. Won “Steadiest Hands” in the latest yearbook? Try this one on for size

Who’s an eager beaver now?

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28. Full flag stamps make sure no one misses your message

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29. Switch up the look with an unexpected white-on-red motif

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30. Whatever design speaks to you, just go with it- it’s all about celebrating Canada, and your own awesome skills.

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Not a DIY Diva? Grab a full set of fab fakes, and claim to have done them yourself!

Click link to purchase

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