Use brightly colored nail polish as a frugal way to distinguish one or two of your most needed keys on your keyring.
By Teresa from Vine Grove, KY
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I use bright colored nail polish to identify my keys on my key ring. I have a lot of keys, but only certain ones that I use daily.
For remembering what keys go with what, use the best invention ever, nail polish. Color code the keys red for house, pink for garden shed, etc.
If some of the keys on your key ring look very similar, take just 10 to 15 minutes of your time to paint some of them with nail varnish. This will save you hassle and stress trying to find the right key, especially at the end of a hard day when all you want is to get in and put your feet up
My hubby and I have two similar cars, and we have both sets of car keys on our key chains. He worked for a company that gave him a car to use, and he was first in line to buy it after so many miles.
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Since the key to my front door is the same style as the key to my back door, I decorate one of them, usually the front door key.
To distinguish keys on a keyring that are similar, paint each with a different color of fingernail polish.
If you carry a lot of keys, put a drop of bright pink or red nail polish on the key you use the most, so that you can spot it quickly.