My nail varnish collection has accumulated quite a lot and until now, I haven't stuck to one storage system.. at first they used to fit into a little storage box, but it got bigger, so I had to move it- I lined them up on my shelves- but then my collection got bigger so I put in in a huge cardboard box, but that idea didn't work at all- it was difficult finding the nail polish that I wanted. So I decided to get a little creative and get my DIY mode into gear and as nail polish stands are just a tad too expensive for what they are- I decided to make my own!
My parents brought my sister some shelves that she decided not to use and didn't want. So I decided to convert the shelves into a nail polish rack. (with a little help from my dad)
I didn't take photos step by step as it was a little difficult- but the photos I've taken hopefully show the basics of what I used and how I created my nail polish rack/stand.
What you need to create your own nail polish rack :
- Pieces of wood (I converted a shelf- but I'm sure you could get strips of wood from DIY stores like B&Q)
- Screw Driver
- Drill bits (not sure what you call them- that's where my dad came in)
- Butches (those plastic things you put into the wall when you're screwing something into the wall)
|These are the shelf pieces I used- I only ended up using 2 'slabs'.. i will probably have to make another one though. :\|
|So with another shelf 'slab' I took apart the strips of wood with a hammer as this was the easiest way to get them off.|
|This is what it'll look like half way through the 'pulling off' process..|
|After a bit of measuring to see where I wanted the levels of the shelves, my dad screwed them into place with a cordless drill.|
|So this is what it looks like with the nail polishes. LUCKILY all of my nail polishes fit on the shelf.. I will have to make another one very soon if I carry on buying more polishes!|
I organised the polishes in order of brand- cause i thought that'd be the best way to do it- instead of doing it in colour order- would have looked a little mumble jumbled!
I hope this gave you guys a few ideas as to how you'd want to store your polishes!
Hope you enjoyed! ♥