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Marbled paper. Includes two recipes for making sizing. Step-by-step instructions for the marbleizing process.
AMERICANA Jan-Feb 1979 (v.6#6) pg. 58

Marbling clay sheets and beads with Liquid Sculpey, a new polymer clay material.
BEAD & BUTTON #24 Apr 1998 pg. 46

Tip tells how to do swirl-art marbling on polymer clay.
BEAD & BUTTON #27 Oct 1998 pg. 8

How to make marbleized gift wrapping paper.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1977 (v.55#12) pg. 90, 166

Painted floor cloths. Includes simple how-to steps for making a marbleized canvas floorcloth.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Aug 1984 (v.62#8) pg. 42, 111

How to make handmade and marbleized papers from construction and art papers. Projects made from the paper include striped vase, bas-relief columns, folded-paper flower, marbleized stationery, handmade-paper quilt block, marbleized bowl and cookie cutter sculpture.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1992 (v.70#7) pg. 103

Venetian plaster. How to simulate a marble texture on walls using plaster.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Sep 2002 (v.25#10) pg. 51

Table lamp base is 7" square and 10" tall. The plywood sides are decorated with marbleized paper and corner molding. Includes instructions for marbleizing your own paper.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Sep 1983 (v.6#12) pg. 34

Produce marbleized greenware during the casting process by adding underglaze colors to casting slip which is used to coat the inside of the mold prior to adding the regular casting slip. This pitcher vase illustrates the process.
CERAMIC ARTS & CRAFTS Jul 1994 (v.39#11) pg. 85

Marble magic. How to marbleize wood with acrylic paints.
CRAFTS Jun 1992 (v.15#6) pg. 20

Marbleized stationery is made by blotting inexpensive note paper and envelopes with food coloring.
CRAFTS Feb 1994 (v.17#2) pg. 24

Sponge glazing decorative painting technique achieves a marble-like finish.
CRAFTS Aug 1995 (v.18#8) pg. 40

Marbleized pedestals. Sponging techniques and gold foil accents are used to transform plaster columns into faux marble plant stands.
CRAFTS May 1996 (v.19#5) pg. 54

Newspaper marbleizing. How to use folded newspaper as a marbleizing tool to create a unique fractured appearance.
CRAFTS Sep 1997 (v.20#9) pg. 28

Marbleizing techniques for paper and fabric.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #89 Oct 1982 (v.8#5) pg. 20

Painted finishes designed to enhance either miniature or full-size fireplace mantles and woodwork. (1) Faux marble. (2) Stain graining. (3) Fantasy stone. (4) Mineral fantasy.
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #96 Dec 1983 (v.8#12) pg. 40

How to marbleize paper.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Oct 1980 (v.11#8) pg. 93

Eight decorative painting techniques for walls and furniture. (1) Marbleizing. (2) Plastic wrap texturing. (3) Wood graining. (4) Sponging. (5) Spattering or flyspecking. (6) Stenciling. (7) Rag rolling. (8) Stippling.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jan-Feb 1990 (v.17#1) pg. 57

Marbleizing. Step-by-step instructions for creating a painted surface that looks like serpentine marble.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jul-Aug 1991 (v.18#4) pg. 54

Carved in stone. How to add a three-dimensional look to faux stoneware with stencils. Includes full-sized stencil patterns for numerals, wave and beading.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jan-Feb 1992 (v.19#1) pg. 12, 37

Wooden cabinet, canvas floor cloth and wall-hung wooden bow are painted with marbleized finishes and poppy motifs. Detailed instructions for marbleizing and for painting the bouquet of poppies.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Sep-Oct 1993 (v.20#5) pg. 52, 37

Advice on making natural-looking veins in a faux marble finish.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jan-Feb 1997 (v.24#1) pg. 6

How to marble papers. Three methods described. Sources of supplies also listed.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Dec 1978 (v.9#6) pg. 44

How to paint an imitation of marble. Instructions furnished for both Carrara (white marble) and Sienna marble.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Aug 1983 (v.14#4) pg. 53

Turn a wood fireplace mantle into rich "marble" by applying several coats of quick-drying latex paint.
FAMILY CIRCLE Feb 23 1982 (v.95#3) pg. 76, 139

How to finish unfinished furniture like a professional. Finishing techniques described include: graining, mottling, sponging, tortoise, marbleizing, stippling, glazing, and hand printing.
FAMILY CIRCLE Aug 10 1982 (v.95#11) pg. 102, 134

Unmask hidden style at your front door. Three handsome entrance treatments are viewed. (1) Molded millwork surrounding doors and windows. (2) Compact plantings and island planter gives house a patio-like entry. (3) Faux marble finish on entrance door.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #278 Apr 1987 (v.37#4) pg. 27

Decorative painted finishes. An introduction to glazing, wood-graining, marbleizing and other finishing techniques.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #60 Apr-May 1990 pg. 78

Marbleizing wood. Trick the eye with paints and glazes.
FINE WOODWORKING #65 Jul-Aug 1987 pg. 46

How to simulate Egyptian green marble using paint.
FURNITURE #1 1992 pg. 26

Tip: How to make glue-paint in green and white and apply it in a marbleized pattern to create an effect that looks like Malachite.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Mar 1979 (v.188#3) pg. 164, 258

Tip: How to "marbleize" a dresser set by spraying the surface of a pail of water with paint and then dip the objects to be "marbleized" into the water.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Jul 1980 (v.191#1) pg. 123, 205

How to marbleize fabric. Step-by-step photo instructions and tips for achieving a variety of designs.
HANDMADE Apr-Jun 1981 (v.1#1) pg. 60

Marbling cloth.
HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1983 (v.4#3) pg. 56

Special effects. How to use paint to create eye-catching home furnishings. (1) Spatter painting simulates granite on a fireplace surround. (2) Spatter painting walls and ceilings. (3) Spatter painting furniture. (4) Gilding an ornate mirror. (5) Gilding the legs of a claw-foot bathtub.
HOME MECHANIX #705 Jan 1987 (v.83) pg. 44
Added Info HOME MECHANIX #709 May 1987 (v.83) pg. 6

Wall arts. Special painting techniques to decorate walls, woodwork, etc. Looks at stenciling, marbling, and wood graining.
HOMEOWNER Dec 1988 (v.13#10) pg. 24

Tip on painting plastic models using a marbleizing technique where paint is sprayed onto the surface of hot water and the model dipped into the water.
IPMS/USA JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1997 (v.9#6) pg. 12

Refinished table has a painted finish that resembles rhodochrosite, a marble-like stone.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Spring 1979 (v.24#1) pg. 82, 168

How to marbleize glass, wood, plastic or stones using Krylon paint and water.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Mar-Apr 1981 (v.26#2) pg. 82, 116

How to make marbleized paper to trim gift food containers.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Dec 1985 (v.30#6) pg. 61, 74

Bookmark made from grosgrain ribbon is marbleized using liquid starch and wood glaze.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Feb 1988 (v.33#2) pg. 73, 91

How to marbleize a purchased, canvas-covered desk ensemble.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Feb 1988 (v.33#2) pg. 80, 91

Five low-cost decorating ideas. (1) Create a paneled look with molding. (2) Make wood look like marble. (3) Build an eye-catching cornice treatment. (4) Build homemade panel doors for your cabinets. The removable panels can be wallpapered, wrapped, or painted to match room decor. (5) Add mirrors to stair risers to create the illusion of no risers at all. This trick visually enlarges small foyers.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #678 Oct 1984 (v.80) pg. 54

Make your own colorful stationery using a technique similar to marbleizing paper.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #73 Jan-Feb 1982 pg. 83

Simulating marble on miniature furniture tops using paint.
NUTSHELL NEWS Apr 1994 (v.24#4) pg. 84

Fancy painting. Part 1. Marbleizing.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar 1975 (v.3#3) pg. 8

Marbleizing. How to paint wood so it looks like natural marble. Describes techniques for both oil-based products and latex paints. Includes eight glaze recipes. String lashing and template marbling techniques described, along with a method that uses both latex and oil.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1989 (v.17#1) pg. 43

Column, arch and large urn greenware are painted with white and black glazes to simulate marble.
POPULAR CERAMICS #487 Feb 1990 (v.40#7) pg. 34

Marbled vase variations. Two greenware vases (one in burgandy and one in blue) capture the elegance of marble by adding a marbleizer to the stains.
POPULAR CERAMICS #490 May 1990 (v.40#10) pg. 56

Faux marbleizing of large ceramic pieces using underglazes.
POPULAR CERAMICS #494 Sep 1990 (v.41#2) pg. 90

Gold pitcher. Marbling technique with lusters and gold fill is used to decorate any clear glazed porcelain form.
POPULAR CERAMICS #497 Dec 1990 (v.41#5) pg. 34

Tip on using plastic wrap and underglaze to create a multi-colored marbleized design on greenware or bisque.
POPULAR CERAMICS #533 Jan 1994 (v.44#6) pg. 22

Tip on marbleizing ceramic eggs using opaque underglazes.
POPULAR CERAMICS #536 Apr 1994 (v.44#9) pg. 71

Marbleizing ceramics. A technique for using up odd and ends of underglaze colors.
POPULAR CERAMICS #538 Jun 1994 (v.44#11) pg. 68

Fantastic finishes. From the ordinary to the extraordinary, the secrets lie in the finishing. Wood finishing techniques. Includes preparation, stenciling, marbleizing, graining, and lacquering.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1988 (v.165#11) pg. 79

Glazing and marbleizing. Basics of these decorative painting techniques are described.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1989 (v.166#9) pg. 30

Mimicking marble. Using paint to create marble finishes. Some tips on using a new kit from Plaid Enterprises.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jul 1989 (v.235#1) pg. 88

How to marbleize fabric.
QUILTING TODAY #18 Apr-May 1990 pg. 18

Make your own wrapping paper, decorative boxes, colorful mailing tubes, etc. by using oil-on-water painting techniques.
SUNSET Dec 1982 (v.169#6) pg. 122

Painted floors. Instructions for painting a stenciled pattern and for creating a marbled look.
SUNSET Nov 1986 (v.177#5) pg. 104

Marbling fabric. Use this technique to enliven fabric in all forms, including sneakers. Complete instructions included.
SUNSET Aug 1988 (v.181#2) pg. 66

Turkish marbling on cloth or paper.
THREADS #11 Jun-Jul 1987 pg. 66

Adding faux finishes to painted pieces. Describes how to incorporate a marbleizing effect within a painted area.
TOLE WORLD #110 May-Jun 1991 (v.15#3) pg. 20

Purchased wooden lap-desk box is painted using a six-stage marbleizing technique. Edges are bordered in black and thin bands of white to give the "marble" an inlaid appearance.
TOLE WORLD #128 May-Jun 1994 (v.18#3) pg. 55

How to produce painted finishes that looks like polished marble and granite.
WOOD MAGAZINE #42 Apr 1991 (v.8#3) pg. 76

Coats of many colors. Part 2. Special painting techniques, including marbling, graining, tortoiseshelling, spattering, etc.
WOODWORKER #1109 Apr 1986 (v.90#4) pg. 292

Marbleizing. Creating a faux-marble finish on wood using paint.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1989 (v.13#5) pg. 30

Faking it. A professional shares some tips on wood graining and marbling techniques using paint.

Marble-simulation finish you paint on.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1964 (v.20#3) pg. 46

How to simulate marble finishes on wood. Gives instructions on how to approximate both travertine and fossiliferous finishes.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1975 (v.31#4) pg. 10