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Peeking pumpkin nail art that is on point for fall

Kara Endres is a graphic designer, illustrator and fashion blogger based in south Florida. She showcases her DIY skills on her blog, Sprinkles in Springs, as well as shopping guides, trends, fashion inspiration, illustrations, and nail a...

Cute pumpkin nails that are so simple to create

What at first looks like a moon mani turns out to be a peeking pumpkin!

How to create this peeking pumpkin nail design

pumpkin nail art
Image: Kara Endres, Graphic: Becci Burkhart


  • Zoya's Tiffany
  • Sephora by OPI's Hi Def
  • Spa Ritual's Kindness
  • Spa Ritual's Freedom
  • Zoya's Holly
  • Small paint brush

Peeking pumpkin nail design | -- supplies
Image: Kara Ashley Endres/Sheknows


1. Moon base

Peeking pumpkin nail design | -- base
Image: Kara Ashley Endres/Sheknows

Beginning with a clean nail, paint an orange moon shape on the top of your nail. It doesn't have to be perfect.

2. Get artistic

Peeking pumpkin nail design | -- decorating
Image: Kara Ashley Endres/Sheknows

With the small paint brush, paint some vertical texture marks with the dark orange and the metallic peach to give it the pumpkin look.

More: Pumpkin patch nail art tutorial

3. Finishing details

Peeking pumpkin nail design | -- final result
Image: Kara Ashley Endres/Sheknows

Top the design off with stems and a little twirly vine. Let it dry and then finish with a clear top coat.

Peeking pumpkin nail design | -- final result

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