Dollar Store DIY Marble Mug

Dollar Store DIY Marble Mug

These colorful mugs are a gorgeous simple craft made with nail polish. How perfect is this Dollar store DIY marble mug dip technique? You can make a pretty mug you can keep or giveaway as a gift?

Dollar Store DIY Marble Mug  Materials


  • Nail Polish
  • Water
  • White Coffee Mug
  • Toothpicks
  • Disposable Pan


  1. Fill pan with 2-3” water
  2. Make mark on side of pan so you can indicate water level 
  3. Add nail polish
  4. Use toothpick to swirl nail polish around
  5. Don’t overthink- it have fun!
  6. Dip mug straight down, straight up
  7. Only dip once
  8. Thin coat ModPodge to make dishwasher safe
Fill aluminums pan with water and add nail polish Dollar Store DIY Marble Mug

Fill the pan with 2-3″ of water. I marked the side of the pan with a sharpie, that way after I dipped each mug and lost water, I could easily refill.

DIY Marble Mug Swirl Nail Polish

Add one or multiple colors of nail polish depending on your desired marble effect. Use a toothpick and swirl around the nail polish.

Dip White Coffee Mug into water with Nail Polish

Dip the mug directly down into the water. Pull out immediately keeping the mug upright. You only want to dip once, do not dip multiple times. Once the mug dries you can flip it over, and dip the other side if you wish. They look super cool with only have the mug done as well.

Add multiple Colors of Nail polish in aluminum Pan

The marble effect is so cool. We mixed red and green, however it did turn out to be more of a pink than green.

Dip Mug and Pull out of water

One cool thing is after a few minutes the nail polish begins to harden and you can use a toothpick to remove right off the water. The water is then clear again and you can use other colors without having to dump the water.

Dollar Store DIY Marble Mug Craft Finished

Tell us what you think about this dollar store DIY marble mug in the comment section. Want more fun Dollar Store craft ideas? Check out our Dollar Store DIY Cake Stand. Be sure to follow us on Pinterest and Instagram!

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