Under $5 Faux Marble Vase

Finished Piece of Art

This was more like a school aged craft project it was fun and not time consuming at all. It is a beautiful effortless and inexpensive way to create a marble like look right at home without paying marble item prices. This fun little project took about 10 minutes start to finish including prep time.

DIY Faux Marble Vase

Your one of a kind Creation

How to make an affordable faux marble

Prep Time 5 minutes
Active Time 2 minutes
Additional Time 10 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Difficulty Very Easy
Estimated Cost $5


  • a Vase, or any item porcelain or glass
  • 2 or more nail polish colors of your choice
  • a plastic tub, bin or bucket
  • warm water.


  • Latex or Plastic Gloves


    1. Pour 1/2 bottle of each color into warm water in a back and forth motion.
    2. Use 1/3 of each color if the item that you are dipping is smaller than a vase.
    3. Using a side to side motion use a popsicle stick or skewer to mix colors
    4. Slowly dip your vase and spin around to evenly distribute paint colors.
    5. You can spin once until all sides have colors or add more polish and spin again to add more color and texture

1 Comment

  1. I gotta try this! I think I can even do this! Lol. Something so simple came out so beautiful. Great idea for gifts!

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