Painting your nails is a form of self-pampering -- a luxury. Sometimes, reaching for the nail polish bottle can be an inconvenience, especially when you can follow this Instructable to make a ring that will hold your nail polish bottle. This way, you'll never have trouble treating yourself!
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Step 1: Gather Materials
This project is very cheap and simple. You might even have these materials lying around at home. All you need are:
- a key chain ring
- a hot glue gun (and some glue)
- a bottle cap (i used a Gatorade bottle cap because the nail polish bottles I have are around the same diameter)
- some masking tape
Step 2: The Ring
Not the horror movie. This step is about taking the key chain ring and shaping it into a double finger ring like shown in the pictures. I just used my hands and molded the malleable metal, but if you want to be more precise and use pliers or any other desired tool, be my guest.
Step 3: The Holder
Next, take the bottle cap and flip it so the top is facing up. Begin hot gluing the entire surface of the bottle cap. The bottle cap is essentially a mold and the hot glue will be what is actually holding the nail polish bottle.
Step 4: The Holder Continued
After the glue has dried, carefully, as not to rip the glue, peel the mold from the glue. If the holder does not seem high enough for a nail polish bottle to be secured in, just pile some more hot glue on top.
Step 5: Bringing It All Together
I found that wrapping the ring with masking tape will help the holder and the ring adhere better to each other. So after you wrap the ring with masking tape, use some more hot glue to dot the areas of the ring where the holder will be attached. Then attach the two and wait for the glue to dry.
Step 6: Enjoy a More Convenient Way to Paint Your Nails
Make sure the bottle fits in the ring holder and that's it! You're done! Have fun with your hassle free manicures!
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