I'm a little bit obsessed with upcycling, re-purposing and re-imagining my beauty stash. So when our intern Nina showed us a video of creating beautiful marbled mugs using nail polish I was keen as a bean to give it a go.
I scoured Pinterest and yeah, it looked pretty easy. Take a bowl of warm water, pour in nail polish, stir, dip mug in, voila. Look at this example from Pinterest:
And this one, from a KIDS page, it must be easy right?
I mean LOOK AT IT. It's less marbling, more rainbow bird poop.
I called in The Husband for the next few attempts, because he's arty and I clearly struggle with kiddie crafts.
Apparently the technique is - hope the nail polish pours in to an ok pattern, swirl it with a toothpick like you know what you're doing and dip the mug with conviction and swagger. While working quickly.
The attempts did get better, but yeah, I don't think these will be sellers at the local boutique!
Have you tried nail polish marbling? Was your attempt better than this?