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10 mins

Cute and simple. Good for use in future projects.
Make these, and then use them in pendants or as rhinestones, or whatever.

Posted by Supernova's Child from Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal • Published See Supernova's Child's 97 projects »
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  • How to make a beads. Nail Polish Gems - Step 1
    Step 1

    Start off with plain gems. You know what I mean, the ones with the flat backs.

  • How to make a beads. Nail Polish Gems - Step 2
    Step 2

    Take nail polish, and completely coat the backs of them. The polish I used was super super super sparkly. This gave my gems more dimension. The more sparkle, the more interesting they are to look at.

  • How to make a beads. Nail Polish Gems - Step 3
    Step 3

    Allow them to dry a bit between coats of polish. You don't have to let them dry completely, just enough so that you can lay another coat over the previous one. Notice my Lovedrug CD poking out from under the bed.

  • How to make a beads. Nail Polish Gems - Step 4
    Step 4

    Yep, it's really that simple, and they look really really pretty afterwards!

    Viola! You're done.
    Now check out my blog because I say so.

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Syeyon K.
Syeyon K. · Kathmandu, Central Region, NP · 67 projects
Woah!woah! Woah! Cool project!! WOW!! (I'm shrieking)
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Ninjabean
Ninjabean · La Cañada Flintridge, California, US · 9 projects
Purdy. Probably gonna use this.
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Kinhime Dragon
Kinhime Dragon · Denton, Texas, US · 612 projects
Hey I use that tequnique too..
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Glenda A.
Glenda A.
What a clever idea. They are lovely...and I like easy.
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Bella
Bella · Forks, Washington, US · 36 projects
So cool!
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