20 Acrylic Coffin Nail Design Ideas

If you’re looking for stylish nail designs, you’re going to love these acrylic coffin nail design ideas.

Coffin nails (also known as ballerina nails) were made popular by Kylie Jenner. They’re called coffin nails because… you guessed it; their shape resembles a coffin (and ballerina slipper).

If you want show-stopping nails, you should definitely consider going with coffin nails. If you prefer short coffin-shaped nails, make sure you check out this post sharing 20 Fabulous Short Coffin Nail Designs.

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1. Black V-Shape Coffin Press on Nails

Black V-Shape Coffin Press on Nails
Credit: Red Leopard Nails

Believe it or not, the nails in the photo below are press-on nails. Yes, friends. You can achieve a beautiful manicure in the comfort of your home by going the DIY route. You can get your own set of black v-shaped coffin nails from Red Leopard Nails on Etsy.

2. Gorgeous Rhinestones

glitter nails
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These gorgeous nails are loaded with rhinestones. If you want a look that’s great for events and special occasions, you’ll love rocking these nails.

3. White and Gold Glitter

white and gold nails
Credit: thenailbarmia

I love these white and gold glitter nails. While this look is perfect for everyday wear, I think that this design would work perfectly for a wedding.

4. Add a Flame

blue flame nails
Credit: aymehnails

I just love the flame nail design. I’ve seen this design using white or black nail polish, but I’ve never actually seen a blue flame design. I absolutely love the idea of using different colors for your flame.

5. Black with Rhinestones

black v tips nails and rhinestones
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If you love black nails but want something a little more glam, try this design. It’s a simple design that will look great with any outfit.

6. Powerpuff Girls

powerpuff girl nails
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The Powerpuff Girls are back, and this time they’re on your nails. This is a great nail design for any fan of the show. I love how these nails came together.

7. Rose Quartz and French Fade 

rose quartz nails
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These rose quartz nails with a French fade are so creative and unique. If you want a look that stands out from the crowd, this is the perfect trendy and elegant nail design.

8. Blue and Green Swirls

retro nails
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If you want a modern look, try this design. The blue and green swirls are beautiful and unique. These nails are just perfect for the summertime.

9. Midnight Medley Coffin Nails

matte black coffin nails
Credit: Claw Collective

Here’s another beautiful set of nails that I can’t believe are press-on nails. The black nails that you see below are DIY press-on nails made by Claw Creative. These gorgeous nails are hand-painted and made to order. Your nails will be made according to your desired size and shape.

10. Pink Ombre

pink tip nails
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Everyone loves a set of ombre nails. This pink ombre look can be easily customized to fit your personal style. You can use different colors, rhinestones, and more.

11. Aqua and Gold Swirls

blue swirl nails
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You’ll be ready to hit the beach with these aqua and gold swirl nails. I would love to see something like this using pink and gold or even purple and gold.

12. Nude Press On Nails

nude press on coffin nails
Credit: Daisy’s Beauty Lab

Here’s one last set of press-on nails that I discovered from Daisy’s Beauty Lab. These nude nails can be ordered in a large variety of shapes and sizes. Additionally, you can get your nails in matte or gloss.

13. Fun Designs

hippie coffin nails
Credit: nailsby_mike99

Have some fun with your nail design. These cute nails feature plenty of fun designs, such as a smiley face, flowers, and even colorful animal prints.

14. Add a Stiletto Nail

black and gold coffin nails
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These coffin nails are cool because a stiletto acrylic nail has been added to one of the fingers. Not only that, but the gold foil makes these bold nails stand out.

15. Black and White Modern Nails

mod style nails
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For a more sophisticated look, try this black-and-white design. It’s perfect for any formal occasion. These nails have a cool geometric pattern that’s very unique.

16. Pink Glitter

pink glitter nails
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If you love glitter, this is the nail design for you. The pink glitter is beautiful and will allow your nails to stand out in a simple and beautiful way.

17. Angled French Manicure

Angled French Manicure

Achieve a unique twist on the classic French manicure by using shades of brown for a warm and sophisticated look.

18. Brown Floral Nails

Brown Floral Nails
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Embrace the natural beauty of flowers with this gorgeous nail design featuring delicate brown petals and pops of a cream color.

19. Mermaid Nails

Mermaid Nails
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Iridescent nail polish is used to create the beautiful effect used for these mermaid nails. Choose your favorite color for your own gorgeous nails.

20. Milk Chocolate Nails

Milk Chocolate Nails
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These nails feature a beautiful milk chocolate nail polish to achieve this look. The addition of glitter and rhinestones makes the look perfect for a special occasion.

If you’ve been looking for coffin nail design ideas, I hope these designs have given you lots of inspiration. For more nail design inspiration, make sure you take a look at the related articles below.

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