Nail Polish Tips

How Do You Paint Metal With Nail Polish?

Written by Tara

What is this? Once they’re completely dry – start showing them off! After a while, they’ll definitely need a touch-up, but the best part is you can switch out colors! Just use some nail polish remover to take off the old color and start anew!

How to Apply Nail Polish to Metal Washers

  1. Apply nail polish to the metal washers with the brush included in the nail polish lid.
  2. Allow the nail polish to dry overnight for best results, especially if the nail polish is thick or you live in a humid climate.
  3. Add additional colors and patterns as desired.

Generally How can I decorate my keys? 10 DIY Ideas to Decorate, Accessorize & Identify Keys

  1. Wrap the top of the key in yarn, like Crème de la Craft.
  2. You can use nail polish to color code keys, as seen on A Bubbly Life.
  3. Or use glitter polish to give it some sparkle, a la Ramshackle Glam.
  4. Washi tape (like on Cinema & Spice) makes it easy.


Similarly, How To Paint Your Keys With Nail Polish – Customize your

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

Will nail polish come off metal?

How do you get nail polish off metal? You can try polish remover or alcohol. If that doesn’t work, try using a sharp tool to scrape it off.

Can you put clear nail polish on metal?

Prevent rust stains Coat the bottom of metal cans (think shaving cream and hair spray) with clear nail polish to prevent rust from developing and staining your sink or medicine cabinet.

Does nail polish react with metal?

Ward Off Rust Rings That’s because metal on the bottom of some cans may rust when exposed to water, and that rust can transfer onto surfaces and cause staining––unless you first coat the metal with fingernail polish.

Can you use nail polish as craft?

When you use nail polish to paint a design it can often turn out lumpy. This is because nail polish is sometimes thicker when it doesn’t contain too much alcohol. The reason some polishes are made this way is to maintain their opacity. However, it’s not the greatest tool when it comes to nail art.

Can you use nail polish art?

As nail polish is just enamel paint that dries quickly, you probably already have tons if you have it in tiny bottles begging for you to craft with it. No matter what kind of look you want, nail polish can probably give it to you. It can be glossy, shiny, glittery, dark, or colorful.

Can you paint with nail varnish?

From a health perspective, painting your walls with nail polish is not a good idea (and it would be really expensive).

How do you color code a house key?

How to color code keys

  • Shake the nail polish well.
  • Hold the serrated end of the key while you paint the wide part.
  • Give your key two or three coats of nail polish, letting it dry completely between coats.
  • Admire your pretty and colorful personalized key!

How do you mark a key to tell apart?

Mark the key up with the sharpie – I usually put a dot on – and then a drop of clear nail polish to cover it and keep it on there. Once dry, it stays on there forever – or until you use nail polish remover to remove it.

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About the author


I am Tara, and I am addicted to nail polishes and other beauty related things!:) Join me on my ride to paradise!