How to make a water marble mug with nail polish

With all the nail polish shades available and because of the water's fluidity, there's almost an infinite number of possible designs for this eye-catching mug. How the design turns out depends a lot on the viscosity of the polish, how many drops are applied, where they are applied and the height the polish is dropped from.
The higher the drop, the more the polish will spread. Thinner polish will spread more than thicker ones. Use your imagination, but don't get upset if the design does not turn out exactly as envisioned. You'll probably like it even more than what you planned.
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Materials
- Medium-sized plastic bowl
- Small pitcher of clean water
- 3 bottles of nail polish (tutorial uses blue, aqua and gold)
- Paper towel
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Instructions
1. Pour water to a depth of 1 inch into the bowl. Flick 10 to 15 drops of aqua polish into the water at random locations. Flick 10 to 15 drops of blue polish into the same bowl at random spots. Flick approximately 20 to 25 drops of the gold polish into the water.
2. Dip one side of the mug into the bowl, base first, covering as much or as little of the mug as desired.
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3. Wipe off the bottom of the mug and set the mug on the paper towel to dry.
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