Marbling is the art of creating a distinctive swirled and abstract pattern with inks, paints or dyes. As an alternative to stripes, polka-dots and other typical designs, marbling is an approach that makes each piece unique — in fact, no two marbled crafts will ever be exactly the same!
Want to try out this cool technique? Learn how to marble paper, ceramic, fabric and more in these 7 tutorials from DIY bloggers.
DIY Marble Mugs
These marbled coffee mugs are not only artful, but when you've applied a sealant, they're also microwave and dishwasher safe. Armed with a few shades of nail polish and a deep container of warm water, you can completely revamp your set of plain white dishes.
Marbled Jewelry Gift Boxes
Next time you're wrapping a gift, skip the store-bought wrapping paper and instead make a marbled gift box. Not only is this DIY project cheap, but the handmade touch will make your present even more special.
Interior Drip-Painted Vase You thought all painting would be on the outside, right? Well, this vlogger uses several colors of glossy acrylic paint to coat the inside of a glass vase to create a marbled effect on a glass vase.
Read through this blogger's detailed account of her trials and errors with creating DIY marbled paper. In her post, she covers several methods and "recipes" for paper marbling. Judging by her beautiful results, we'd say her efforts resulted in a beautiful success!