DIY // Marble Backdrop

marble backdrop

If you are in the blogging world, I am sure you have seen that the marble backdrop is all the rage in product pictures especially flat lays. I really loved how this backdrop looked and I knew I wanted to make one for myself. I’m sure you guys agree that it bring a certain ‘clean’ feel to product pictures. So one weekend I set out to make one for myself. It wasn’t hard at all to make, the hardest part was finding the supplies in Durban. Once you have those, everything is a breeze.

So I will write down the supplies on this blog post, I shot a video of the process because it’s hard to explain and it’s much better to watch.

DIY Marble Backdrop


 Just a note, the contact paper can be found in the bathroom accessories aisle at Makro. I walked around the whole shop and had a few sales assistants trying to help me find it when I went to buy it 🙂



  1. May 13, 2016 / 10:19

    Really helpful video, thank you Lungi!
    A marble backdrop is on my to-do list, and I’d been thinking I could cover wood with it, but foam board is obviously a lighter, and cheaper alternative.
    Thank you!

    • Lungi
      May 13, 2016 / 13:23

      Awesome! Glad I could help

  2. May 13, 2016 / 10:21

    I’ve already placed my order on Makro. Collecting tomorrow, lol! Thoroughly enjoyed the vid and found it to be so helpful!

    • Lungi
      May 13, 2016 / 13:24

      lol! I love it! Glad I could help

    • Lungi
      May 13, 2016 / 13:24

      Thank you Lebogang

  3. May 13, 2016 / 13:42

    I have learnt something new today! Can’t wait to try it.

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