Monday, November 10, 2014

Marble Painting

Have you ever tried marble painting? There are tons of different techniques, and we've only tried a few. But every time we do it, the kids (and me) get kind of obsessed with it and make stacks and stacks of marbled paper. It's the perfect paper to save for card making, wrapping paper, collage material, or backgrounds for a story. I will say that even though the shaving cream is popular for kiddos (you can see our stint here), I find the smell so bothersome that we haven't done a whole lot of it. But I've included five other ideas below! I think nail polish marbling is next up for us -- seems like a good way to use all that polish Cam insists I buy and we never use (because I CANNOT paint nails).

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Anonymous said...

We like to blow bubbles of watered down paint onto watercolor paper. It is always fun to see the result after the bubbles pop and dry on the paper. My girl tries to blow bubble patterns to create scenes and then we use them as postcards. We will have to give these marbling techniques a try. Great indoor projects for potential weather days.

Not-So-SAHM said...

That's awesome! I think kid-made art makes the best cards -- we always have a birthday card on hand!