Emilee likes… Nail Polish Painted Hair Pins

Emilee LikesWow, Emilee barely squeezed her segment in this month. She’s been really busy with a play, concerts, and 10th grade testing, then there was Spring break. She decided on a simple project this month. She’s been making nail polish painted hair pins since last year and loves being able to match them to her nails, clothes, and even her jewelry.

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These hair pins are so cute and colorful and you don’t even need to be crafty or have paint to make them. They would also be a fun gift for friends or even Mother’s Day.

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All you need is nail polish, glitter nail polish (if you want to add glitter), and hair pins.

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Start by folding a piece of wax paper in half and sliding the hair pins onto the paper.

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This makes it so you only get nail polish on top of the hair pins. You don’t even have to be really neat painting it on.

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Apply the nail polish and let it dry a few minutes between coats. Let the final coat dry until it’s completely dry to the touch.

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Slide them off the wax paper and they’re ready to use or add them to a piece of scrapbook paper with some ribbon to give them as a gift. The glitter hair pins are on the yellow card.

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Isn’t this such a fun and easy project? I wonder if she’ll make me some for Mother’s Day.

Emilee has already started working on her project for next month. It’s another really great project for a teen.

Here are links to her first 2 projects if you’d like to go back and check them out:
No Sew 2 Minute Hair Bows
Glitter Heart Jars

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