36 Sports Nail Art Ideas That Will Make You Ready for Game Time ...

No matter what sport is your favorite, there is a nail art pattern to go with it. From simple to super elaborate, nail art is taking the world by storm and it's a great way to show off your sport of choice or your favorite team. Not only is sports nail art superb for game day, but it works all year round too. Sports icons are fun and you can really practice your nail art skill by creating them. Here are just a few fabulous ideas to get you started.

1. Football Field

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Green sparkles are perfect for creating football turf for your sports nail art.

2. Happy Opening Day

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Celebrate the return of baseball with these cute nails.

3. Dallas Cowboys

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You can easily find sports team decals for any team that is your favorite.

4. Baseball Thread

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If you're like me and can't freehand stuff like this, look for decals that will give your nails just the look you want.

5. Football Throw

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Because nail art has gotten so popular lately, you can easily find brown polish to create a football like this one.

6. Tennis Nails

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Show off your killer serve with tennis nails. Or, just wear them for fun!

7. Volleyball Nail Art

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A volleyball with your number or your favorite player's number is a really fun idea.

8. Glitter Shellac

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Again, you can modify the sparkle colors to suit any team.

9. All the Sports

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Paint a different ball on each nail if you are a fan of all sports.

10. Bright Red

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Bright red nails are the perfect pick for pairing with baseball nail art.

11. Nfl Nails

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This is really fun because it works for any football team. Cute!

12. Basketball Nails

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When my son starts up his season again, I plan to do this on game days.

13. Chicago Cubs

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Baseball fans unite! Check out how easy this would be to change for your favorite baseball team.

14. Soccer Designs

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Is soccer your sport? Show it off with these great nails.

15. New England Patriots

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You'd have to have a steady hand to get this done right, but it looks fantastic, don't you think?

16. The World Cup

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What a fun way to celebrate the World Cup! Of course, you'll need to change the date for this year.

17. Volleyball Player

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Love your time on the court? Sport these nails (but probably not when you're playing).

18. Lots of Footballs

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No one is going to wonder what your favorite sport is when your nails look like this.

19. NFL Game Day

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Here's another great example of how cool NFL nails look.

20. March Madness

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I love the girly spin on basketball with the sparkly nail polish.

21. Clean Background

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Clear nails are perfect for applying black decals.

22. Gymnastics Silhouettes

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Gymnastics doesn't get as much attention as other sports, but with these nails, it will get the recognition it deserves.

23. Here We Go, Steelers

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The source here gives you ideas for painting your nails, no matter your favorite team.

24. Write It down

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If you just want to spell out your team name, go for it. It looks awesome!

25. Nike Nail Art

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These are perfect for girls who call running their sport.

26. Olympic Swimming

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Pretty fun, don't you think? You'll want this design handy anytime the Olympics come around.

27. Carolina Panthers

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I don't have this kind of skill, but I wish I did!

28. Tennis Court

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The colors here are so perfect! Do you love this look?

29. Chicago Blackhawks

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The colors here really make this design stand out.

30. Olympic Gold

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You don't have to be in the Olympics to paint gold medals on your nails.

31. New York Yankees

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When you do baseball nails, don't forget to add some jersey stripes to your nails.

32. Hockey Nail Decals

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If time on the ice is your sport, you must have these awesome decals.

33. Cheerleader Nails

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Yes, cheerleading is a sport. Don't let anyone tell you otherwise. Modify these to match your school colors.

34. Denver Broncos

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My favorite football team! I wonder if I started practicing now, if I could get this right before the season starts again.

35. Soccer Goal

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What do you think? This might be one of my favorites.

36. More World Cup

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The fun thing about World Cup nail art is all the colors you get to use.

Have you ever done sports nail art? Which of these would be your first choice?

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