Spring Flowers or second life of nail polish, spring flowers diy You need to get a glob of nail polish on the brush. Then you need to turn the brush sideways(instead of how you would normally paint nails with the narrow end, turn the brush 90 degrees so that you are using the side of the bristles of the brush.) Go very slowly over the wire circle. It should start to form a bubble of nail polish like a bubble wand. It may pop the first few tries until you get the hang of it, but it will work.