How to Make Marble Paper

Its easier than you think to make your own marble paper. Whether you are using liquid watercolors and shaving cream, or food coloring with whipped cream, it is super fun and every print is a surprise!

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How to Make Marble Paper
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Begin by squirting some shaving cream onto the table. Or, a piece of foil or something. I put it on the table b/c it cleans them;)

Begin by squirting some shaving cream onto the table. Or, a piece of foil or something. I put it on the table b/c it cleans them;)

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Be generous, you will need to spread it out to the size of the paper and about 1/2 inch thick.

Be generous, you will need to spread it out to the size of the paper and about 1/2 inch thick.

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Use a ruler to smooth out the top.

Use a ruler to smooth out the top.

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Nice and even.

Nice and even.

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Now, with some dropper tools, and your liquid paints, start dripping paint onto the shaving cream surface.

Now, with some dropper tools, and your liquid paints, start dripping paint onto the shaving cream surface.

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This is good. Too much liquid and you wind up with mud. yuk!

This is good. Too much liquid and you wind up with mud. yuk!

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Ooooo, pretty. Now place your white paper directly onto it.

Ooooo, pretty. Now place your white paper directly onto it.

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Use your hands to press out all the air bubble. You don't have to press hard, but you want to make sure the paint touches the paper thoroughly.

Use your hands to press out all the air bubble. You don't have to press hard, but you want to make sure the paint touches the paper thoroughly.

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Peel it off.

Peel it off.

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And use the ruler to scrape off the excess shaving cream.

And use the ruler to scrape off the excess shaving cream.

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Ta Da!

Ta Da!

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The color of the shaving cream will change with each use and it gets more interesting!

The color of the shaving cream will change with each use and it gets more interesting!

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Re use the shaving cream to make many marble paper prints.

Re use the shaving cream to make many marble paper prints.

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Make different patterns.

Make different patterns.

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