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Two Parts:Selecting the nail polishMaking the nail polish beadsCommunity Q&A

Nail polish beads are a useful item for craft projects. They can be used in much the same way as tiny plastic beads in any craft project, with the advantage that they can be made from any color or effect that the nail polish comes in. The possibilities are endless, including making personal accessories that are beaded in the same colors as your nails and outfits.

Part 1 Selecting the nail polish

How to Create Beads Out of Nail Polish

1 Select the nail polish. Choose the nail polish color or effect according to what your project is going to be. If you want to match an outfit, check the nail polish color against the clothing before making the beads. Part 2 Making the nail polish beads

How to Create Beads Out of Nail Polish

1 Place a plastic glass or cup on a flat surface.

How to Create Beads Out of Nail Polish

2 Pour cold water into the glass. Fill it 1/4 of the way.

How to Create Beads Out of Nail Polish

3 Add a few drops of the liquid nail polish to the cold water.

How to Create Beads Out of Nail Polish

4 Use a skewer or similar item to stir the nail polish in the water. Stir continuously until small balls form in the water.

How to Create Beads Out of Nail Polish

5 Check every now and then, while stirring. Eventually some tiny balls will form in the water. These are the nail polish beads.

How to Create Beads Out of Nail Polish

6 Remove the nail polish balls from the water. Use tweezers to take them out.

How to Create Beads Out of Nail Polish

7 Lay each ball on wax paper on a tray. Repeat the process until you have enough beads.

How to Create Beads Out of Nail Polish

8 Use as required. They can be stuck to double-sided tape on jewelry or hair accessories, glued to a drawing or even stuck onto wet nail polish on your nails.

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