One of the most fun fashion trends today are nail designs rather than just nail painting. For years one solid color was par for the course, whether on the fingernails and toenails. Now, there are so many different tools that can be used to develop designs, along with decals and appliques, that it is simple to keep your nails in coordination with not only your outfit and its color scheme, but also with the occasion you may be celebrating, whether it be a holiday or a personal special occasion. Your options are as boundless as the imagination, and you can stand out in your own unique arena by choosing nail designs that will simply amaze, and you can change them as often as you choose. Some of the more popular designs now days represent sports teams and holidays. Many love to show the spirit of the occasion through not only color but by adding mascots or other forms of team loyalty representations. It is a lot of fun to have manicures and pedicures that match special dresses or other outfits being worn to special occasions such as Christmas parties or celebrations, St. Patrick's Day festivities, or other holidays in which the celebratory aspect involves color and design. The following are some of the tools of the finger/toenail trade, and some of the many, many ideas that can be used to make preparing your nails not only fun, but something you will love to do with or without occasion.