Do you want to make some cool DIY school supplies? How about a homemade nail polish highlighter marker? This is such an easy and cute craft idea that kids, teens, tweens and adults all love. It’s a creative way to use up those old nail polish bottles. Learn how to clean a nail polish bottle and then turn it into a back to school supply….highlighter marker! Learn cool things to do with highlighters in the step by step instructions or video tutorial. Make your own highlight pen in a nail polish bottle. If you don’t want to use a highlighter you could always use a marker. You can create so many vibrant and colorful nail polish bottle colors. Are you ready to learn how to make DIY nail polish highlighters?
Want more school supply DIYs? Here are some other cool crafts and activities to do before you go back to school!
You will need nail polish bottle(s) – Recycle a nail polish bottle
Next you will need nail polish remover
Pour into nail polish bottle
Put lid back on and shake
Empty into bowl or cup (repeat this process several times – unitl bottle is clean)
Wash out with warm soapy water – it should look like this when done
Remove brush from lid
Clean out lid with nail polish remover and q-tip
Both should be clean at this point
Next you will need Mod Podge
Pour some Mod Podge into a bowl
Add a few drops to the Mod Podge
Pour Mod Podge mixture into nail polish bottle
Swirl around until fully coated
Turn upside down to dry
Here is what is should look like when dry (a nice sea glass finish)
Now you will need some highlighter markers
Remove the highlighter ink
Push the tip into the highlighter ink
It should look like this
Place it next to nail polish bottle and cut down to size to fit
Hot glue around top of nail polish bottle
Place highlighter in nail polish bottle
Here is the homemade nail polish bottle highlighter
Place the lid back on
That’s all there is to these easy DIY nail polish highlighter markers!
Now you can take it school and pull out your nail polish and highlight with it 🙂
Now that you know what to do with unwanted nail polish bottles it’s time to put those bottles to use and make some DIY school supplies. This is a fun DIY craft project to do over the summer right before you head back to school for the new school year. This is a quick 5 minute craft (if you don’t include dry time for glue mixture). You may even want to consider turning this into a DIY rainbow highlighter and make either a solid color nail polish bottle or rainbow swirl bottle. This is cool craft if you are looking for things to do with old nail polish bottles or how to reuse old nail polish bottles. You can for sure prank your friends and teachers when you pull out this DIY nail polish bottle highlighter and start using it to highlight your work. This video was made by my friend Karina Garcia on Youtube. She has great collection of videos on youtube that include: slime, school supplies, hacks and more. You can find school hacks on her channel if you are looking for that so go check it out. If you are looking for more school supply DIYs (ideas and inspiration) you can head over to Pinterest. There you can find different ways to decorate your highlighter pens, marker pens and more. I hope you enjoyed this DIY school supply idea until next time have a great day!