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Marbleized Wooden Monogram

Use your favorite colors to make a whirly-swirly pattern. You can make a single standalone letter, a monogram of initials, or craft an entire sign.

marbled letter craft

Photography: John Armitage

Source: Martha Stewart


  1. Following the instructions on the Marbling Medium packaging, mix each satin paint color into a small bowl with 1 part paint and 2 parts medium.
    plaid marbled letter
  2. Pour each color onto the surface and swirl the letter around until you get the desired marbled look. Excess paint will run off the edges.
  3. Using a clean, flat brush, clean up the edges and let dry completely.
  4. Paint edges with "Gold" craft metallic paint; let dry and apply a second coat if needed.

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