{DIY} Marbled Mugs

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About a month ago or so one of my favourite local bloggers, North Shore Mama, shared a video link from BuzzFeed DIY  (seen here) on how to make these pretty marbled looking mugs. It was super simple looking, the video is less than a minute, and I was instantly drawn to it. The next night while wondering around Superstore (with out kids, so it’s like a vacation right?) I came across some mugs that were priced at $1.25 and instantly scooped up 4 so that I could try out the DIY.  I picked up a $4 jar of Joe Fresh polish, making the total for the project come in just under $10 (I think the mugs ended up being 20% off!)

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As pictured above the supplies you need for this project are very minimal.

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nail polish

a deep tupperware container filled with warm water

clear acrylic sealant spray (not pictured)

From there you simply drizzle your nail polish over the water, blow on it to disperse it a bit, then dip your mug in the water. As you dip your mug in, twist it slowly and the nail polish will cling to it. For best results its recommend you work quickly. I highly recommend not letting your toddler help you with this project as there is a good chance they will just dump the whole bottle of nail polish into the water! Take a peek at the video (link above) for a fabulous tutorial and happy crafting everyone!

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Xo. Andria

 

10 thoughts on “{DIY} Marbled Mugs

  • February 23, 2016 at 9:25 am
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    I’ve made these too!! They were a hit for holiday teacher gifts 🙂

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  • February 23, 2016 at 11:52 am
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    Omg these mugs came out so cute!!! Loving that you used nail polish to make them!!!! Lol…

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  • February 23, 2016 at 3:11 pm
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    Cool idea! This reminds me of something we used to do in high school, except it was on paper. Beautiful!

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  • February 23, 2016 at 7:58 pm
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    I wonder what it would look like with two colours

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  • February 24, 2016 at 10:31 am
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    These are so fun! I have 3 white mugs that I was debating whether or not to get rid of (doing a bit of a kitchen purge! 🙂 but now I think I will try this out on them!

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  • February 29, 2016 at 11:23 am
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    That is such a great project! I happen to have a lot of nail polish colors too. I can’t wait to try this. I am off to pin this now!

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  • March 17, 2016 at 12:16 am
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    it looks so pretty and simple! I’ll have to try it out ?

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  • April 6, 2016 at 10:31 pm
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    Going to try this for teacher appreciation this year

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