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How to Make Fun DIY Marble Planters Using Nail Polish

How to Make Fun DIY Marble Planters Using Nail Polish
How to Make Fun DIY Marble Planters Using Nail Polish

If you’re obsessed with bringing home plants and trying to find the perfect planter for them that still fits your style, this fun planter project is the perfect DIY for you. Using nail polish, we’ll show you a quick and easy technique to make chic marbled planters that’ll impress all your friends. Let’s get started…

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How to Make Fun DIY Marble Planters Using Nail Polish

Materials Required:

  • Terracotta pots
  • Nail polish (in various colours)
  • White spray paint
  • Cloth
  • Bowl filled with lukewarm water
  • Gloves

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How to Make Fun DIY Marble Planters Using Nail Polish

Step One: Spray Your Terracotta Pots White

Start off by spray painting all of your terracotta pots completely white. You can use an old box to place them inside (upside down), then spray them and let them sit for a few hours until they are dry.

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How to Make Fun DIY Marble Planters Using Nail Polish

Step Two: Set Up Your Nail Polish Station

Fill a disposable bowl with lukewarm water (make sure the bowl is big enough to hold the terracotta pots). You can create many different nail polish colour combinations by using different disposable bowls filled with different colours – this will be your ‘nail polish station.’

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How to Make Fun DIY Marble Planters Using Nail Polish

Step Three: Mix the Nail Polish Colours

Choose two or three colours and pour them in the lukewarm water. Swirl the colours together by moving the bowl to create the marble effect we’re after.

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How to Make Fun DIY Marble Planters Using Nail Polish

Step Four: Dip the Pots

Using your gloves (it can get a bit messy!), dip the pots in your nail polish bowls and twist them slowly to apply the colour. Then, carefully, place all of your painted pots on top of a dry cloth to let them dry for a few minutes.

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How to Make Fun DIY Marble Planters Using Nail Polish

Now you can display your beautiful marble pots with your favourite plants, herbs and flowers.

How to Make Fun DIY Marble Planters Using Nail Polish

Images courtesy of Maca Atencio



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