Project Inspiration: DIY Faux Malachite Surface

Project Inspiration: DIY Faux Malachite Surface

Linda Ly
May 1, 2013

The gorgeous green swirls of malachite seem like they would be hard to replicate, but Jenny from Little Green Notebook made it work using just a little paint and imagination — with impressive results! Jump below to see the finished project...

Using two fan brushes and a few different colors of paint, Jenny freehanded a pattern that emulates the look of real malachite. While she admits that she's not "fooling" anybody with her handiwork, the resulting design is a pretty, colorful (and currently very trendy) abstract surface to punch up her IKEA tables.

See more of the project at Little Green Notebook.

(Images: Jenny Komenda)

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