DIY Marbled Mug

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DIY Marbled Mug
Take a basic white mug to the next level with Q-tips® cotton swabs and a little nail polish for a distinctive marbled effect that will have you reaching for your next cup of coffee! A fun project for playdates, rainy afternoons, or to mask small crack lines in existing mugs.


  • White ceramic mug
  • Nail polish
  • Q-tips® cotton swabs
  • Warm Water
  • Disposable Pan or Bucket (it will get ruined)
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  1. Fill a tray with warm water and drop in a few drops of nail polish.
  2. Take a blank, white, ceramic mug and dunk into the water at various angles for various lengths of time (to achieve lighter or darker colors). Repeat with other nail polish colors as desired.
  3. Use a Q-tips® cotton swab to apply spots of color or fill blank spaces.
  4. Let dry on a paper towel and enjoy your new DIY mug!