8 Easy DIY Faux Marble Projects
You like the look of marble, but its high-price puts it just out of reach. Depending on the surface, you may be able to fake the look of expensive marble. Here are 8 easy DIY faux marble projects to try.
This stunning marbled tray is made with acrylic paints poured onto clear plastic! You choose whatever colors you want and every tray will be unique. Get all of the project instructions, including a video, here.
One of these trays would make a lovely gift. Here are 14 more DIY gifts you can make in a weekend.
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You picked up an old end table at a garage sale, now what? You can paint it to look like it’s pricey marble!
Faux Tile Tray
This gorgeous tray started out as a plain $10 tray from Target! You’ll never guess what the small, marble-like tiles actually are. Find out what they are and how to create this tray here.
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The old desk in the corner of your den needs an update. This video from HandmadeHome on YouTube will show you how to do just that with some paint and sticky-back vinyl.Did you know you can build a simple, modern computer desk in just a weekend? Here’s how!
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It looks pricey, but this artwork is easy to make. The website Cre8tive Designs has simple tips on how to turn marbled paper into elegant pieces of artwork you’ll want to display in your home.
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Marble Spray Paint
Montana Marble Effect Spray incorporates fine paint strands for a deceptively realistic marble effect. It can be applied on many different materials such as paper, cardboard, wood, glass, metal and other paintable surfaces. The can features a special calligraphy cap that can be adjusted to create a variety of different lines and the paint can be top-coated once thoroughly dry. Get all the details here.
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