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Decorative Paint Technique: Furniture and Wall Marbling Instructions

Marbling exudes richness and sophistication. It can have a big impact on both walls and furniture.

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Materials

  • latex paint
  • water
  • latex glaze
  • latex primer
  • marble tile
  • plastic water bottle
  • semigloss acrylic varnish

Tools

  • paint tray
  • sea sponges
  • cheesecloth
  • 220-grit sandpaper
  • rags
  • foam roller
  • China bristle brush(es)
  • artist's brushes
  • plastic containers

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Resources

  • latex paint, eggshell sheen (base coat: Linen White, marble-like colors: Jackson Tan HC-46, Hasbrouck Brown HC-71, Coyote Trail 1224, Valley Forge Brown HC-74) from Benjamin Moore
    latex primer; latex glaze (Studio Finishes 405) from Benjamin Moore