1. Metallic tape art: chalkboardnails.com Nail art with tape is surprisingly easy and awesome. Find this tutorial at Chalkboard Nails. 2. Pretty, easy herringbone: thebeautydepartment.com Tutorial from The Beauty Department. Thanks, LC! 3. Yes, that's a real feather: chloesnails.blogspot.com Chloe's nails has the full instructions. 4. You could also use snake skin: fabfatale.com Instead of doing all ten, as pictured, you might try just one. And you don't have to skin any snakes — Fab Fatale recommends getting some skin a snake has already shed from a local pet store. Tutorial, with video, here. 5. Studded V-gap nail: nailside.blogspot.com Will we ever run out of things to stud? Tutorial here. 6. Floral nail: blogger.com This is just a decal; get detailed instructions on applying those here. 7. Another beautiful use of decals: instagram.com Next time you pick some up, get the same pattern in different colors. 8. Spike nail: copythatcopycatnails.com Tutorial here. 9. Studded nail: wordpress.com Less dangerous, just as edgy. 10. Black on black: thebeautydepartment.com This is where matte polish comes in handy. Full tutorial here. 11. Tribal print: nailside.blogspot.co.uk This was done freehand, but you could fake it with a decal. 12. A little bit retro, a little bit modern. emilydenisephotography.com Teen Vogue has full instructions. 13. Some accent nails are fruity: pinterest.com PINEAPPLES!!!! Tutorial at Polish You Pretty. 14. Dandelions: madmanis.blogspot.com Video tutorial here. 15. A quirky moustache: instagram.com Moustache how-to video here. 16. Tie-dyed nails: thepaintedponynails.com Wear ironically if you must. At The Painted Pony Nails. 17. Mixed prints: getyanailsdid.blogspot.com Get Ya Nails Did explains this mix-and-matched process. 18. Blue-and-white freehand print: tumblr.com If you want your nails to look like china. 19. Gingham: thebeautydepartment.com Full instructions at The Beauty Department. 20. Proenza Schouler-inspired: refinery29.com Via Refinery29. pinterest.com 21. Zebra! instagram.com Another idea easily attainable with nail stickers. Sally Hansen has a great selection available at drug stores. 22. Lightly bedazzled: the-polished-perfectionist.blogspot.com.au Tutorial at the Polished Perfectionist. 23. Heavily bedazzled: instagram.com Learn how to apply nail gems here. 24. Monochrome hearts and beads: chalkboardnails.com You could reverse this manicure as well. 25. Metallic and neon: instagram.com An unexpected color combo that's easy to DIY. 26. Text makes a (pun intended) statement: as-within-as-without.tumblr.com You can write with a Sharpie, or use newspaper strips for nails. Tutorial here. passionnailart.com You can also use regular newspaper. Tutorial (in French — use Google translate) here. 27. Map nails: pinterest.com All ten fingers might be overkill, but try doing one map nail at a time. Video tutorial here.