DIY Nail Polish Marbled Frame
DIY Nail Polish Marbled Frame

Isn’t this cute! A DIY Nail Polish Marbled Frame, Mickey style. It would make a great gift, and it’s so easy to make!

While prepping for my Art of Disney DisneySide Party, I started searching for an easy, eye catching project for the party. Since I knew that all of our guests doing the art projects would be under the age of 10, I wanted something that would be a great keepsake while being easy on my wallet. I had seen these DIY Marbled Mugs everywhere, but I wanted something that the kids could Disney-fy. Then came my idea, DIY Nail Polish Marbled Frames! HP, graciously, sent HP Photopaper as favors for my DisneySide guests, so it wasn’t too far of a jump to picture frames. It would be a perfect takeaway for my guests.

First, you need your supplies and make sure to set up in a WELL ventilated area:

–Disposable pan or container you can get nail polish on (I got mine at the Dollar Tree)
–Nail polish–Very warm water
–Frame with a smooth surface (raw wood won’t work). I got mine for about $2 a piece.
–Toothpicks (optional)
–Rubber or nylon gloves (optional if you don’t want to get your hands messy)

DIY Nail Polish Marbled frame

Frame supplies: Disposable or dedicated pan, warm water, nail polish colors of your choosing, and a smooth surfaced frame.

How to make it:

–Take the back off and glass out of your frame. You will be left with just the outside part of the frame.
–Pour very warm water into your pan or container. Make sure the container is deep enough and you have enough water to submerge your frame.–Pour your nail polish in the warm water. Drizzle the colors around to ensure you will have enough coverage of the frame. Blow the polish around if you want it to spread more. You can also use the toothpicks to swirl the paint.
–As soon as your last color is in, dip your frame into the pan. Repeat, as necessary to get the coverage you want on the frame.
–Take out and let dry completely. We used a hair dryer to speed up our process during our DisneySide party. Otherwise, the sun works nicely.
–Once dry, decorate with scrapbooking supplies, stickers, ribbon, etc, or leave it as is and enjoy your masterpiece.

Step One DIY Nail Polish Frame Project

Take the back off and glass out of your frame. Then pour the very warm water into your pan.

DIY Nail Polish Marbled Frame

Drizzle your nail polish on top of the water. I used black, gold, silver, and a glitter polish.

Step Three DIY Nail Polish Marbled Frame

Now, dip your frame into the paint skimmed water. The paint will wrap and adhere to the frame.

Final DIY Nail Polish Marbled Frame

Your frame will turn out swirled and marbled like this. Every one you do will be different and unique.

DIY Nail Polish Marbled Frame

We decorated with scrapbooking supplies and stickers. This has SO many possibilities.

DIY Nail Polish Frames

Here are just a few of the frames that the kids did. I love how they are all so different. Happy crafting!


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