Allow us to introduce marbling, the DIY trend that makes all your possessions look much more glamorous than they really are. From acrylic paint to marble contact paper, there are tons of easy tools to craft the look. Check out our favorite projects and get marbling, because you deserve to look as luxe as you like.

Marbled Stationery


This beautiful marbling method uses two supplies you may already have at home: shaving cream and food coloring. Swirl them together to make truly unique color palettes.

Trinket Box


Make your own fancy catch-all box with a bit of paint and that super easy contact paper we mentioned before.

Marbled Notebooks

The Lovely Drawer

These lovely notebooks also use marbled contact paper for a sleek upgrade.

Marble Paper Planters

Fall for DIY

These precious planters are literally food cans covered in contact paper. It doesn’t get much easier than that.

Colorful Marbled Dinnerware


This Pinterest-popular method uses nail polish and water for a dipping method that creates beautiful patterns. Add matching accents to your whole dishware set.

Marbled Orbs

Alice and Lois

These simple centerpiece orbs are a fun, decorative touch.

Marbled Concrete Planters

Apartment Therapy

For more precise marbling, use the pouring method to make adorable concrete succulent planters.

Simple Marble Tray

Almost Makes Perfect

This tray just adds details to a cheap marble tile you can buy at any hardware store.

Marbled Napkins

Sugar and Charm

It’s easy to get carried away with this fabric marbling technique: use it for napkins, tea towels, blankets, pillowcases, handkerchiefs (yes, they’re still a thing).

Marbled Jewelry Dishes

A Beautiful Mess

These beautiful dishes are made with clay and a very cool twisting method that I would like to try immediately.