Easy designs for short nails : avoid or lessen the despair of a chipped nail
Design 1: The bold stripe
This design is a classic that will never go out of style. Whether it be a single vertical line down the middle or a few diagonal lines across, it can always manage to look cute and funky.
The best way to get a straight line is to use nail art tape, or if you don't have any, normal tape. Simply paint on one colour, then add tape to the area you want to keep, then paint the other colour.
Design 2: The outline
It's amazing how much a simple line or two can make your nails appear more sophisticated. Outlined tips are a great style that can be paired with other decorative nails.
When drawing thin lines, you have to, and I repeat, have to use the right sized brush. Any other will produce disastrous effects, as this effort will demonstrate: