Ever since the advent of the “ombre” trend, there has been no looking back for hair color and nail color lovers. Every Summer the design inspirations just keep getting hotter and hotter. And this year we’ve hit a whole new high.
We don’t quite know if it is the subtlety and simplicity of an ombre-colored nail design that makes people come back to salons, or if it’s the drama. It could even be its versatility.
Needless to say, every fashionista in the country is rushing to their nearest nail salon to get themselves some ombre nails.
Here we have an extensive list of 81 fresh ideas in coffin-shaped ombre nail designs for you to try.
81 Cool Coffin Ombre Nail Design Ideas to Try This Year
1. Pink And Nude Muted Ombre Nail Design
Long coffin-shaped nails can be quite dramatic for some people. This is why we’re starting with a muted ombre nail design. Go for a simple and easy baby pink and nude brown ombre gradient. Finish with a shiny topcoat.
2. Gummy Bears And Flowers Pastel Coffin Ombre Nails
Here is some high drama coming up. Indulge in cool combinations of pastel colors for your matte ombre base. Add cute gummy bears and tiny silicone flower stickers to complete the look.
3. Pastel Blue Glitter Coffin Ombre Nail Design
Nothing like a cool combination of baby blue and nude. Create a lovely base of blue and clear polish ombre to start with. Reserve one of your nails for some glitter work and go crazy with your prettiest blue shimmery shade.
4. Pink Ombre Nails With Gold Flakes
This is a style for girls who like to play safe with nudes and baby pinks. Start with an ombre gradient base of light pink and white. You can use a shimmery white for some extra drama. Create abstract patterns randomly with gold flakes and you’ve got yourself a masterpiece.
5. Neon Fluer And Coral Coffin Ombre Nails
Neon colors have been trending since the Summer of 2015. Here is an amazing ombre nail design to try with neon. All you need are purple and pink shades and a nude base. Use a sponge to create the gradients are you are good to go.
6. Pink And Purple Dramatic Ombre Nails With Beads
Here’s yet another super-dramatic take on coffin ombre nails. Create a base of pink and purple ombre on all nails to start with. Add lots of beads, rhinestones, and stickers to create abstract designs. Don’t forget to seal the deal with a clear shiny topcoat.
7. Peachy Nude Coffin Ombre Nail Design With Crystals
We’re testing new levels of how much we can play up coffin ombre nails here. This one uses a base of peach and white ombre. Add tiny beads to create some texture for one of your nails. Add some crystals on another nail to complete the look.
8. Subtle Pink And Baby Blue Coffin Ombre Nails
Have you ever noticed how artistic Japanese and Chinese languages appear in writing? Well, here’s an ombre nail design that incorporates some lettering. Start with a gorgeous base of baby blue and pink ombre and draw on letting on one of your nails.
9. Spilled Crystals Pink Coffin Ombre Nails
This is a very elegant and comparatively simple ombre nail design that uses a base of baby pink and white. Slather some tiny crystal pieces randomly on one or two of your nails to create a lovely sparkle.
10. Nude Ombre Nail Design With Rhinestones
This is a style that you can either play down or play up. Start with a nude and lighter nude ombre base. Finish with a shiny topcoat. You can either leave it that way or add rhinestones in unique patterns for drama. For some extra drama, use nail stickers to create V-shaped nude patterns on your other hand.
11. Dazzling Embellished Nude Coffin Ombre Nails
For everyone who loves drama, but doesn’t want too much of it, here’s a way to keep it balanced. Keep the base an ombre of nude brown and white. You can also use clear shimmer instead of white for one or two nails. Add sparkling rhinestones in unique designs to finish the look.
12. Black Creeper Coffin Ombre Nails
Spread Adam’s Family vibes with this unique coffin ombre nail design. Start with a base of nude pink and white ombre. Draw creeper vines over them in black. To spice it up further you can also add rhinestones in place of the leaves.
13. Simple Neon Pink Ombre Nails
Straight out of the blue, we have the Y2K trend booming right now. Here’s one to join the bandwagon. All you gotta do is use a sponge and create an ombre of bright neon pink and clear polish. Finish with a matte clear topcoat.
14. Subtle Nude Pink Ombre Nails With Crystals
Here we have yet another dialed-up version of a nude design. Create a base of subtle nude pink and white. Seal the base with a shiny topcoat and add crystals in unique patterns. Remember to go for the longest coffin-shaped acrylics.
15. Sunset Coffin Ombre Nails With Gold Flakes
Fashion has since forever tried to capture the colors and the beauty of a sunset in different ways. Here is a gorgeous rendition of the same. Create a base of orange and light orange ombre. Add solid orange color on a few nails. Leave two or three nails clear and draw abstract patterns with orange. To finish the look, add accents with gold flakes.
16. Classic Nude Coffin Ombre Nails With Rhinestones
The highlight of this design is an ombre base of shimmery nude and white. You can also use a shimmery topcoat to seal the base. Add sparkling rhinestones in minimal designs to keep the look classy.
17. Canary Yellow And Orange Coffin Ombre Nails
For the love of bright and vivid colors, here’s a design in canary yellow and orange. Choose the most vivid shades of the two colors to start with. Use a sponge to create the ombre design on a few nails. To spice it up, you can also do some geometric patterns on one or two nails.
18. Pink Coffin Ombre Nails With White Flowers
This design starts from a basic nude pink and white ombre coat. Seal the base with a shiny topcoat and add white flower stickers on top. You can also make your own white flowers with white polish if you’re up for it.
19. Nude Coffin Ombre Nails With Blue Swarovski Crystals
The key to creating balanced dramatic looks is to always tone down the colors. This design starts with a nude and white ombre base. Add high-drama Swarovski crystals on top to finish the look.
20. Blue Gemstones Coffin Ombre Nail Design
Pick the brightest summery blue from your nail color stash and use a sponge to create an ombre base with a nude color. You can also use glitter powder on one or two nails to create some texture. Add the most sparkling silver gemstones in unique designs to finish the look.
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21. Blue Butterflies Coffin Ombre Nails
We’re not done with shades of blue. Here is one that uses a base of nude pink and blue. Leave a few nails clear with just a shiny base coat. Add blue butterfly stickers randomly to complete the design.
22. Glittery Sands Coffin Ombre Nails
There are a myriad of ways to play up ordinary nude nails and here is one for you to try. Start with a base of nude and white ombre. Add powder glitter over a few nails for some texture. Leave a few nails solid white and add rhinestones to complete the look.
23. Burgundy Flowers Coffin Ombre Nails
A contrast of colors always stands out. This is a design that uses a stunning ombre base of rich burgundy and white. On a few nails, use clear polish and nude to create the ombre base. For the highlight of the look, add gorgeous burgundy flower stickers and sparkling rhinestones.
24. Rainbow Palette Coffin Ombre Nails
Summers are all about vivid and bright colors. Here’s an elegant coffin ombre nail design that uses the colors of the rainbow. Choose the brightest summer colors from your nail color stash and create separate ombre bases on each nail with a basic nude shade. Line the outer rim with black color and place a single rhinestone on each nail at the cuticle.
25. Vivid Abstract Multi-Colored Coffin Ombre Nails
There’s something about modern abstract artwork that makes it a masterpiece. This is a slightly complex design for you to “DIY” at home. Take the help of a nail care expert to create gorgeous ombre bases with vivid colors first. Then create abstract flowers over water and wait for them to dry. Stick them over a few nails and finish with a clear topcoat.
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26. Glamorous Nude And Silver Ombre Nails
Here’s a glamorous take on nude and white ombre. Instead of solid white, use sparkling silver glitter on a few nails. Add some rhinestones on a few and finish with a clear topcoat.
27. Color Splash Coffin Ombre Nails
A prominent Y2K trend was color splash patterns. Along with it came tie-dyes and marble patterns too. For this design, choose the brightest colors from your makeup stash and create ombre bases with nude color first. Drop multiple colors over water to create color splash patterns. Wait for them to dry and stick them over a few nails to finish the look.
28. Geometric Sequin Nude Ombre Nails
The possibilities with nude nails are endless. Here’s a fairly minimal and balanced-out style that starts with a base of nude pink and white ombre. Draw geometric cutouts at random places with white and place rose gold sequins to complete the look.
29. Blue Matte Coffin Ombre Nail Design
Matte nail designs are always a class apart. For this one, start with a base of light blue and nude pink. Seal it with a clear matte topcoat. Place two or three sparkling rhinestones on a single nail to maintain elegance.
30. Sunflower Yellow Matte Coffin Ombre Nails
For the perfect Summer vibes, here’s a design with gorgeous sunflowers. You obviously need a mustard yellow nail color for this one. Start with an ombre base of yellow and nude. Seal it with a matte topcoat. With the appropriate nail art tools, draw half a sunflower with matte yellow and black over one nail on each hand.
31. Neon Yellow Coffin Ombre Nails
If you’re feeling the wild side of you, go for this chic neon yellow ombre nail design. All you have to do is pick the brightest neon yellow color from your stash and create an ombre with nude white or pink using a makeup sponge. Finish with a clear matte topcoat.
32. Angelic White on Pink Coffin Ombre Nails
Baby pink and white always make for a winning combination. And this design is proof. Start with a base of ombre pink and white. Seal it with a shiny clear topcoat. Add some silver glitter over one nail. Create marble patterns on another nail and finish with a topcoat.
33. Lavender Coffin Ombre Nails With Hearts
A great way to spice up your everyday manicure is to add multiple textures in a single design. Here is one that uses powder glitter, sequins, and regular acrylics. Start with a base of lavender and nude pink ombre. Add powder shimmer over one nail. Add heart-shaped stickers over another one and seal with a topcoat.
34. Dreaming of Butterflies Coffin Ombre Nails
For all drama lovers out there, here’s another coffin ombre nail design with embellishments. Start with a muted base of nude pink and white ombre. If you’d like you can create geometric V-shaped French tips on a few in white. Embellished with white flower petals, rhinestones, and holographic butterfly stickers.
35. Rose Gold Sequins Coffin Ombre Nail Design
Rose Gold is a mesmerizing color that is perfect for both Summer and winter. For this one, start with a base of light pink and white ombre. Leave a few nails solid pink. Add chunky rose gold sequins in abstract designs over all nails to complete the look.
36. Nude Coffin Ombre Nails With Roses
How about some artfully nude nails this Summer? Start with a muted base of nude pink and white ombre. Seal it with a high-shine clear topcoat. For the highlight, create gorgeous roses either on water or on a mixing plate with gel nail color. Wait for them to dry and stick them over a few nails.
37. Sparkling Cool-Toned Coffin Ombre Nails
Shimmery cool tones are perfect for the Summer. Choose shimmery nude and pastel pink shades and use a sponge to create ombre bases. Choose a darker blue shade for one nail and apply powder glitter over for some texture.
38. Gothic Letters Nude Coffin Ombre Nails
This is a very minimal and statement-making design. Start with a regular nude brown and white ombre base. Go over with a shiny topcoat. Call your lettering expert friend to draw your favorite letter in black over one nail on each hand.
39. Simple Understated Peach Ombre Nails
Minimal style lovers can go for this understated, elegant, and clean look. All you need is a gorgeous nude peach shade and of course a perfectly solid white. Use a sponge and create ombre designs. Seal it with a clear shiny topcoat.
40. Fuschia Pink Glitter Coffin Ombre Nails
Pick a bright Fuschia pink color and create ombre bases with white. You can add a shiny clear topcoat and finish the look here. To make the look spicier, you can seal it with a shimmery clear topcoat.
41. Diamonds on Pink Coffin Ombre Nail Design
Go for this super-feminine embellished design if you are up for some drama. Start with a base of dusty pink and white ombre. Seal it with a cool shiny clear topcoat. Add crystals as much as you like to get that diamond sparkle.
42. Angel Baby Coffin Ombre Nail Design
Here’s a nail design that uses artwork. On a base of nude and white ombre, use a nail stamp or stencil to create snowflakes in white. Choose your favorite angel baby sticker and place it over one nail. Don’t forget to seal it with a topcoat.
43. Feels Like Spring Lilac Ombre Nail Design
Pick the most vibrant lilac shade from your stash for this dramatic one. Create an ombre of nude white and lilac for the base. Cover with a high-shine topcoat and add butterfly stickers over one nail to make it “feel like spring”.
44. Dark Vampy Coffin Ombre Nails
Spread gothic vibes with this uniquely dark coffin ombre nail design. Use a matte black and maroon combo to create an ombre base. Go over with a clear matte topcoat just to make it more matte. Add some calligraphy lettering motifs on one or two nails to complete the look.
45. Candy Pastel Coffin Ombre Nails
Here’s another stunning and vibrant ombre design. Use a bright lemon yellow and pastel blue to create an ombre base. Seal the deal with a high-shine clear topcoat to let the colors do all the talking.
46. Monochromatic Pink Coffin Ombre Nails
For the love of the color pink, here is a monochromatic ombre nail design. All you need is a bright pink color and a lighter shade. You can also add white if you want a clearer transition. Use a sponge and create a seamless ombre base. Seal it with a clear topcoat.
47. Muted Nude Coffin Ombre Nails With Butterflies
The wonderful thing about a muted nude look is that you can always balance it and make sure you don’t go over the top with embellishments. For this, create a nude brown and white ombre base. Add holographic butterfly stickers or rhinestones and you are good to go.
48. Real Dried Flowers Coffin Ombre Nail Design
Here we have a super-artistic nail design. Go to your favorite acrylic manicurist and get yourself an expert-crafted clear acrylic nail embedded with real dried flowers and leaves. Add it to one of your fingers and keep the rest of the nails muted with nude brown and white ombre.
49. Grey And Nude Sequin Embellished Coffin Ombre Nails
Start with a regular nude and white ombre base for this one. Make it a nude and grey combo on a few nails. Keep one of the nails clear and add chunky gold and grey sequins to complete the look.
50. Purple Glitter Coffin Ombre Nails
Who said dark colors are only for the winter? Here is a lovely deep purple and nude pink ombre nail design. Add glitter tips on some nails and embellish with rhinestones to get a masterpiece.
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51. Magenta Hearts Coffin Ombre Nail Design
Here is a super-dramatic ombre nail design that uses glitter and heart stickers. Create an ombre of nude and glitter magenta on a few nails to start with. Depending on how dramatic you wish to make it, you can go for solid magenta glitter on a few. Keep one nail clear or you can do a clear marble design. Add heart stickers to finish the look.
52. Clear White Ombre Nail Design With Blue Stones
For this one start with the longest coffin-shaped nails. Create an elegant ombre of white and clear nail colors for the base. With a brush, you can also create a marble design with white over clear polish on one nail. Embellish to your heart’s content with the brightest blue gemstones.
53. White Daisies Coffin Ombre Nails
Spring is just as much about flowers as it is about bright colors. For this one, create the usual nude pink and white ombre base first. Using nail art tools, create 3D daisy flower petals over one nail on each hand. Use rhinestones for the centerpiece of the daisies.
54. Long Nude Coffin Ombre Nails With Gold Flakes
For a minimal and balanced statement look, get yourself the longest coffin nails and paint a base of nude pink and white ombre. On one of the nails, use clear polish and nude pink. To finish the look, add elegant gold flakes in abstract patterns on one or two nails.
55. Glamorous Grey Coffin Ombre Nails
If you are done with the regular nude look, here is a different muted option you can go for. Use a stunning rich grey color and combine it with white to create an ombre base. Add grey glitter and abstract patterns in darker grey to spice up the look.
56. Love Beats Coffin Ombre Nails
Need inspo for date nights or anniversary dinners? Here’s a romantic red and white ombre nail design. Use a bright blood red color and white to form the ombre base. Leave one of the nails clear. Using black and red nail colors paint the word “love” and draw hearts. You can even paint the first letter of your special one’s name.
57. Leopard Print Coffin Ombre Nails
Animal prints are everywhere this season. Why not incorporate them in your nails as well? You can use leopard print stickers if you’d like for this one. You can also paint them on a palette and stick them on. Use a nude shade to create a leopard print and nude ombre design. On a solid brown base, stick rhinestones and complete the look.
58. Grey Fantasy Coffin Ombre Nails
Go for an unconventional yet muted look with these grey and clear ombre nails. Use a solid grey on one of the nails, leave one clear and apply grey glitter on one. It is all about them textures. Apply rhinestones and heart stickers to finish the look.
59. Ice Queen Coffin Ombre Nails
Nude and white undoubtedly make for a killer combination. For this design, choose an icy grayish white and combine it with nude pink to form the base. You can also add a V shape white French tip to spice things up. Use the richest sparkling stone sequins for a snowy texture.
60. Pretty Floral Coffin Ombre Nails
For this one, you are going to need bright summer pink, white, and of course nudes. On a base of nude pink and white ombre, create flower petals using white gel polish. Place a rhinestone in the center of the flower and add pink accents for some depth. You can also keep some nails clear and embed gold flakes to make it more dramatic.
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61. Glitter And Rhinestone Embellished Coffin Ombre Nails
Start with the lightest shade of pink and create an ombre base with white. Seal the base with a shiny topcoat. Now we are getting into the embellishments. Use sparkling rhinestones, pink glitter, gold stickers, and gel petals to create gorgeous designs.
62. Fantasy Dreams Coffin Ombre Nails With Gummy Bears
We have another gorgeous coffin ombre design high on embellishments here. Use a white and pink ombre base on some nails. Keep it clear to others. Create marble designs with white on the clear nails and add gummy bear stickers to embellish. You can also add gold rhinestones and stickers.
63. Gold Flakes And Sparkles on Pink Ombre Design
It’s the 3D embellishments that stand out when you are going ultra-dramatic. Use a muted nude and white ombre base to set the stage. Keep a few nails clear. Add rhinestones, pink heart stickers, and gold flakes in interesting patterns to complete the look.
64. Solid Pink And White Ombre Nails With Holographic Stickers
Use a whitish pink shade along with solid white to create a more pastel ombre look. Create a seamless ombre base with a sponge and add pink rhinestones. Leave two of the nails clear and embed it with holographic stickers to complete the look.
65. Peach And White Coffin Ombre Nails
This is a gorgeous design that uses a subtle combination of peach and white colors. Use a sponge and create ombre bases on some nails. Make it a combo of peach and clear nail polish on a few. Add powder glitter to the white tips, a few rhinestones, and embedded holographic stickers to complete the look.
66. Earthy Tones Coffin Ombre Nails
This is a stunning ombre nail design that uses different shades of brown and nudes starting from the darkest brown to the lightest nude. Create ombre bases with each shade and nude pink. Finish with a shiny topcoat.
67. Bright Yellow Ombre Nails With Rhinestones
Go for the brightest yellow nail color in your stash and combine it with nude pink to create the most stunning ombre design. Add sparkling rhinestones all over two nails to complete the look.
68. Pastel Palette Coffin Ombre Nails
If you’re looking for the perfect birthday nails, then this is the one. Pick out those bright blues, lilacs, yellows, and pinks. Combine each shade with nude pink to create ombre designs on each nail. Finish with a shiny topcoat and apply tiny rhinestones at the cuticles for an elegant look.
69. Elegant Glam Pink Ombre Nail Design
This is a classic nude ombre design that uses subtle elements of art. Starting with a regular base of nude pink and white, all you need is a fine nail art brush to create a flower. You can also add some polka dots in circular patterns and place a single rhinestone at the center of the flower.
70. Blue With Footprints Coffin Ombre Nail Design
Why should it always be hearts, flowers, and butterflies? Here is an unconventional cute nail design that uses white footprint motifs over an ombre base of light blue and nude pink.
71. Baby Bunny Pastel Green Coffin Ombre Nail Design
This one is for all the drama lovers out there. You will need the best manicurist for this. Start by creating marble patterns in green combined with nude pink to form ombre bases. Add gold flakes in abstract patterns to add artistic value. For the highlight of the look, add a cute 3D bunny sticker on one nail.
72. Fuschia Pink And Clear Ombre Nail Design
Go crazy with colors this Summer. For this design start with a base of clear gel polish and shimmery Fuschia pink ombre. Leave some of your nails clear for embellishments. Add multi-colored rhinestones on top to complete the look.
73. Whitish Nude Coffin Ombre Nails With Rose Gold Sequins
Chunky sequins always call for a balanced base. That’s why we are starting with a white and nude pink base. Use a combination of clear gel and white on a few nails. Add heart-shaped rose gold chunky sequins and finish with a high-shine topcoat.
74. Multi-Texture Ombre Nail Design
For some nail enthusiasts, it is all about the textures. Go to your favorite manicurist and have custom-made acrylics ready. Embed holographic heart-shaped sequins into a few, and add powder to make it gritty over a few others. Add them to your nails starting from a base of bright pink and you have a masterpiece.
75. Powerpuff Girls Coffin Ombre Nails
Every millennial still raves about the legendary Powerpuff girls. Have them incorporated into your nail design with this one. Create a base of pink and white ombre first and seal it with a clear matte topcoat. Apply clear glitter to one of your nails. For the highlight, add your favorite Powerpuff girl’s stickers on one or two nails. You can also paint them on. For some extra drama add pom poms or tassels and chunky sequins too.
76. Mustard Yellow Sunset Ombre Nails
Here’s another way to capture the beauty of the sunset. Choose a lovely mustard yellow color and create ombre bases with nude pink. Place a V sticker on some of your nails to create geometric sunset yellow tips too.
77. Mermaid Colors Coffin Ombre Nails With Butterflies
Here’s a super elegant nail design that uses multiple ombre transitions on a single nail. Pick the best mermaid colors – think pink, blue, lavender, and nude. Use a sponge to carefully create an ombre base of the four different colors on a single nail. Add a 3D butterfly over one of your nails to finish the look.
78. Dusty Lilac Coffin Ombre Nails With Flowers
Grab the most gorgeous dusty lilac color for this design. Create a base of nude pink and lilac ombre. Leave some nails clear and some solid lilac. You can use a high-shine shimmery clear topcoat to seal the base. Add gorgeous floral stickers and lilac rhinestones for embellishments.
79. Lavender Flames Coffin Ombre Nails
Go for the longest acrylic extensions for this design. Create a base of white and lilac gel ombre first. With a lighter lilac shade add flame patterns over and finish with a shiny clear topcoat.
80. Glitter Flames Burgundy Ombre Nails
Contrasting textures and colors are all the rage this season. Start this style with a rich maroon and nude pink ombre base. Seal it with a cleat matte topcoat so that we can add glitter motifs over it. Pick a sparkling silver shimmer polish and draw flame patterns to complete the look.
81. Snow Crystals Clear Coffin Ombre Nails
Completing the list with yet another muted yet statement-making ombre nail design. As always, start with a nude pink and white ombre base. Create geometric patterns over one of the nails with clear polish. Add chunky silver sequins tips for some and place silver rhinestones to complete the design.
For How Long Do Coffin Ombre Nails Last?
Typically ombre nails last for around seven to eight days, after which they are likely to start chipping. If however, you are going to a salon to get your nails done, they may use gel or dip powder, depending on your design. In such cases, your ombre nails may last longer – probably for two or three weeks.
Can Coffin Ombre Nails be Done With Acrylic?
Yes, ombre nails can be done with pretty much any type of nail color or enhancement. Starting from simple gel colors to traditional lacquers to even dip acrylics, ombre nails can easily be done on any nail with the right tools.
Can I do Ombre Nails At Home With Regular Polish?
Yes, ombre nails can be done at home too with regular nail polish as long as you have some makeup sponged handy. However, for coffin-shaped nails, you may need the help of your nail care expert.
What Are Coffin Nails?
Coffin Nails, also called “ballerina nails’ ‘ are fairly long nails with the ends squared and shaped like a coffin. They start wider at the cuticles and taper down towards the end, where they are filed flat. It is because they resemble the shape of a coffin or a ballerina’s slipper, that they are called by these names.
With that, we have come to the end of this extensive list of coffin ombre nail art ideas. Keep this list handy when you go over to your manicurist or when you go for your all-girls slumber parties. Nail art would make for a fun group activity to enjoy with your friends.
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