Marble is one of the most elegant looking stone textiles around, especially if you’re looking to establish a classy aesthetic in your home decor scheme. It can also, however, be extremely expensive. If you’re so in love with the pattern, though, that you just have to have it in your home, or perhaps that you can’t help wanting to incorporate it into your personal style, then concentrate just on the marbled pattern itself and skip the stone aspect of it!
Here are 15 awesome DIY ways to include marble in your overall style by making it yourself in all kinds of materials.
1. Water marbled pots
There are ways to create marbled pottery form scratch if you’re actually very skilled with a pottery wheel, but not everyone has access to that equipment. Instead, try water marbling the surface of some pre-made pots, or even pots that you made in a class from solid clay because you weren’t quite ready to try anything more advance on your wheel yet! We love these ones from
2. Marbled clipboard
Do you love the look of marble so much that you’d even like to incorporate it into your daily routine at work? Try creating a marbled surface on the clipboard you use to make notes or keep inventory! Check out how it’s done on
3. Marbled jewelry trays
4. Marbled paper garland
5. Dip-dyed marbled mug
6. Marbled balloons
Do you love including balloons in your party decor, but you’re looking for something a little more fun for a kids’ party or a little more classy for an adult celebration? Try marbling the balloons before you blow them up! Check out how it’s done on
7. Swirled painted beads
8. Bright marble paperweight
9. Marbled frame wall art
The idea of marbling paper doesn’t sound very fancy, but it’s actually quite a careful art that can look gorgeous as decor once it’s finished. Find a simple, golden frame to put it in and hang it on the wall!
10. Marbled clay earrings
Did you love the look of the marbled clay beads from earlier on the list but you’re not really a big necklace wearer? Try making earrings in the same way instead!
11. DIY marbled office supplies
12. Marbled slip on runners
13. Marbled clay ring holder
Do you have leftover clay after making your marbled beads and earrings? Keep with the jewelry theme by making a ring stand so your fine jewelry stays safe and you always know where it is! Check out how it’s done on
14. Marbled glassware
15. Easy marbled gift paper
Do you love making your family and friends custom DIY wrapping paper for their birthday and Christmas gifts every year, but you’re looking for new ideas?
Do you know someone who loves marble more than any other pattern or texture? Share this post with them for a little bit of swirling inspiration!