DIY Marbled Glassware

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!

You’ll need:

  • flat bottomed glassware
  • variety of colorful nail polish
  • clear nail polish
  • a disposable plastic container
  • nail polish remover
  • painters tape
  • toothpicks


Cara’s Books

For almost six years, photographer and artist Cara Berer has been taking a very unique approach to book art. She thoughtfully bends, folds and occasionally soaks old pages of discarded catalogues, outdated dictionaries, dated instruction manuals and rejected telephone books, transforming them into marvelous works of art. And don’t worry, bookworms – Cara has assured us that no important books have been injured during the making of any of her photographs.


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