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    Clear nail polish will keep your buttons from falling off. | Community Post: 37 Essential Life Hacks Every Human Should Know

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    #33 Clear nailpolish over button threads 35 Genius Life Hacks

  • Pennywize

    Stop button threads from unravelling by strengthening them with a dab of clear nail polish. #diy #lifehack #tip

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    Clear nail polish will keep your buttons from falling off. | Clear nail polish will keep your buttons from falling off. #uses #ideas #diy

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Button hanging by a thread? Avoid this by coating a button's center with a drop of clear nail polish. Once it's dry, it will prevent the stitches from fraying over time.

About to lose a button? Temporarily keep it from falling off by dabbing clear nail polish on the threads.

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Think of this stuff like a glue/sealant! Use clear nail polish on top of buttons to keep the thread from unraveling, over those tiny screws on your sunglasses to prevent them from falling out, to seal an envelope, to coat the inside of cheap jewelry so it doesn’t turn your skin green, or to stop a run in your favorite pair of leopard print pantyhose.

Use buttons to keep pairs of earrings together for storage and travel. This is one of those 'why didn't I think of that?' moments.

Apply a thin layer of polish to the center of a button to keep the thread from coming loose.

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