How to make marbled christmas ornaments with nail polishIf you are long time fan of my blog, you know I’m Jewish, and usually share a lot of Hanukkah crafts this time of year.  Well, I’m changing it up.  I’m not turning my back on my heritage or anything, but I am definitely branching out when it comes to holiday crafts.  Christmas is just so much fun!  So, on my first walk on the wild side, I made these beautiful marbled Christmas ornaments.  Keep reading to see how you can make these really pretty holiday decorations with your kids too!

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You will need

a small bowl or container you don’t care about, nail polish, christmas ornaments (I used these but they are way cheaper at Michaels) and an egg carton

**Note**  I used the crappiest nail polish on the planet for this.  It was my daughter’s super cheap set from who knows where.  If you have nice nail polish I think your ornaments will look even prettier.

How to make marbled christmas ornaments with nail polishStart by putting some water in a bowl.  Then choose two or three colors of nail polish and drip some in the bowl like you see here.

How to make marbled christmas ornaments with nail polishTake the ornament and dip it into the nail polish.  I dipped mine about halfway down.  You can dip the whole thing though.  The nail polish easily adheres to the ornament.  You’ll notice there is almost nothing left in the water when you pick it up.  It’s really cool actually.

How to make marbled christmas ornaments with nail polishOnce you dip your ornaments you’ll need a place to dry them upside down.  I found an egg carton fits them perfectly.

How to make marbled christmas ornaments with nail polishHow to make marbled christmas ornaments with nail polishLast step is to hang them from the tree and enjoy them.  Little lights would look so pretty inside too.

How to make marbled christmas ornaments with nail polishHow to make marbled christmas ornaments with nail polishHow to make marbled christmas ornaments with nail polishI’m kind of psyched about my very first ornaments ever.  Stay tuned for more Christmas crafts to come.  I think I’m hooked.  Happy Holidays everybody!

How to make marbled christmas ornaments with nail polish