DIY Marbled Christmas Ornaments

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I’m into the whole handmade Christmas thing this year. This week I made some super cool DIY Marbled Christmas ornaments for the tree.
These are a cinch to make. All you need is a plastic cup or tub, nail polish, some clear plastic ornaments and a wooden skewer or toothpick.
All you need to do is fill your cup or tub with water, drizzle in some nail polish, swirl the colors together with your skewer or toothpick and then dunk the ornaments!
It doesn't get a whole lot easier than that! These are totally customize-able to your favorite holiday color scheme. Click over to the blog post for specific details!
Suggested materials:
  • Plastic cup
  • Nail polish
  • Water
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Marybeth Santos
Want more details about this and other DIY projects? Check out my blog post!
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  • Louise Baker Louise Baker on Jan 27, 2017
    How much water do you use

  • Kathy Kathy on Oct 17, 2018

    Do you dunk the entire ornament in the cup at once and hang to drip dry?

  • Shirley Chaney Shirley Chaney on Dec 10, 2019
    Do u have to use clear or can u used colored ones ??

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  • Marybeth Santos Marybeth Santos on Dec 11, 2016
    Hey Tigy! You can totally do it! You won't even use a full bottle of nail polish. Unless you are making a crazy amount of ornaments. You only need to drizzle in a few drops of each color of polish. I made 12 mini ornaments and neither of the polishes I used were full bottles and there is still polish left in each.

  • Adrain Clyburn Mattli Adrain Clyburn Mattli on Dec 13, 2019

    You can buy craft metallics.