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… The same old Christmas decoration? No! This time around, we’re marbling our balls with trendy metallic tones. That’s how easy it is!


+ Christmas balls
+ Marbling colors “Magic Marble”
+ Glass cleaner
+ Kitchen roll
+ Gloves
+ Bowl of water
+ Wooden sticks

Step 1

First, wipe the balls with glass cleaner to make them dust-free.

Step 2

Add the desired colors (one color at a time) dropwise in the middle of the water, creating a closed color blanket.

Step 3

Now use the wooden stick to draw a marbling pattern into the paint layer – eg. For example, draw an eight.

Step 4

Then slowly immerse the balls completely so that the paint film lays around the object.

Step 5

Then quickly pull the ball out again. Tip: blow off the paint before removing it.

Step 6

Hang the balls to dry. Before the next ball is dyed, the old paint film must be removed from the water surface.


Finished! You can either fill up a vase to display them, hang them on your tree, or arrange them on your table for a decorative feast.


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    Dec 16, 2017, 05.51 PMby Mokara

    This is a great idea and beautiful, I can give a new look to my old baubles

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    Dec 11, 2017, 01.42 PMby PennyMac

    Yet somehow, yet another Christmas decoration.

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    Dec 8, 2017, 03.47 PMby LMLquilts

    What a neat idea. I have some old tarnished boring ornaments that can be revived with this method. Thank you.

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    Dec 8, 2017, 03.00 PMby nrobson

    marbeling is something id love to try in near future =P

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