When graphic designer and artist Joanna Bean Martin shared with us her technique for marbling the bottoms of glassware with nail polish, we couldn’t wait to try it ourselves. Who knew it would be such an easy way to add color and pattern to your next tablescape or party? Remember, the brighter and bolder colors you use, the more the glasses will radiate and glow. Have fun!
- flat bottomed glassware
- variety of colorful nail polish
- clear nail polish
- a disposable plastic container
- nail polish remover
- painters tape
and clump up over time.
Submerge the bottom of the glass into the polish. Allow the polish to collect around the sides
of the glass and pull out carefully. Little air bubbles may form but that is to be expected!
Before marbling the next glass, take a clean toothpick and sweep up any excess polish from
remover and a cotton swab.
Joanna Bean Martin; all images by HonestlyWTF)