Jen | Something Turquoise Jen | Something Turquoise Grab a glitter nail polish of your choice and shake it for a few seconds until smooth. I did the monogram option on glass champagne flutes. Jen | Something Turquoise How to Make DIY Glitter Glasses is easier than you’d think with a little spray adhesive, glitter and disposable plastic cups.You can use any type of clear plastic cup you’d like, but we loved these fancy glasses that were perfect for New Year’s Eve. Hi there, I'm a boudoir photographer and I'm thinking about creating some of these as gifts for my clients. If the item can't get wet (i.e. The dark colors came out nice: http://pinterest.com/pin/180707003767976234/. Thanks again! March 6, 2012. Also, does it matter how you put them on the cookie sheet (ie standing up normally on it's base, or upside down? I'm thinking of using the same design as you did in purple? I recently made 50 champagne glasses for our wedding in a couple of weeks...and I oven-cured them, not knowing that you shouldn't. You are completely right - that is a new addition to the bottle and I'm updating the post right now, thanks for the reminder! You might be a little critical of yourself! Hi McKay. Thanks again! So far I have used a few of them for a 30th birthday lunch. I told myself, not to worry, the drying period would take care of that. …and paint it more towards the base. Using the foam pouncer ensures an even coverage of glitter paint. Holding the glass over your catch paper, sprinkle the glitter until all of your adhesive is covered. December 21, 2012. sorry for the late response, but I just found this site. Add the bubbly and you are done! Hi! Although the MSC glitter paint recommends the 'air cure' method. I bought some mugs to do this with my daughter as holiday gifts. Using a paint brush, apply the adhesive to the portion of the wine glass where you want the glitter. But! The paint itself seems quite 'watery', not how it looked in your photos. March 29, 2013, Hi Erica, the oven-cure method is simple: place glasses in a cold oven, turn to 350 degrees, set a timmer for 30 minutes, once time is up turn the oven off and let the glasses cool down along with the oven. Thanks in advance for your help with this and for the amazing idea! What stickers did you use for the monogram style? Hope this helps! These look great! I tried duct tape and that doesn't work. Since the paint should be kept away from where you will sip your drink, I chose to start this design about 3/4″ below the rim. I’m sure I’ll break a few more this year tho! November 29, 2011. Hi Sandy! First, I don't recommend using electrical tape - blue painters tape would work much better or the stencil tape that I use in my tutorial. April 16, 2012. I guess I will go peel all the paint off the glasses and start over! I made these champagne glasses, a couple wine glasses, and a beer mug over the past two days and they turned out AMAZING! As you can gather from the title/general look of my blog, you can deduce that I like glitter. How would you go about doing a monogram on these? I think you'd appreciate one of my favorite quotes from "Gatsby"--In his blue gardens men and girls came and went like moths among the whispering and the champagne and the stars. ...just let them dry for a few days and DO NOT put them in the dishwasher! What did I do wrong? Jan 23, 2017 - Tips and Tricks explaining how to epoxy your glitter tumbler You can easily make glitter at home, and you might already have the supplies to do it. October 28, 2012. Hi Rachel. Jen | SomethingTurquoise Although, the glass is VERY sharp before you crush it, the finished product is soft and smooth. I plan to push to finish the painting today and hopefully cure them tonight (Wed) and need to use them Saturday evening. I know you have said to let them dry for at least 24 hours, but is there a time frame in which it's too late to oven cure? Jen | Something Turquoise AIR CURE: after painted, let your project air dry for at least 21 days – no using or washing. Hi Kali! I am sure there is a great paint pen that you can use - I just don't know of any that will hold up as well as the Martha Stewart Craft Paints. How to Seal Glitter using Mod Podge. Hope this helps! Which was a GREAT BONUS! You are right on! Jen | SomethingTurquoise Do you have any ideas for how I can make these more "manly" for the male guests? We like the way they came out but I see what you mean about pouncing enough to move the paint around. I turned my glass upside down to make it easier to paint the base. I Tried the gold design and the monogram on wine glasses I got at Dollar Tree. So that is where we will start ‘pouncing’ the paint onto the glass. I've purchased champagne glasses from dollar tree and had them etched with my bridesmaids name. The gold one is probably my favorite… but they are all SO cute and easy! The top of the glass that had less glitter- first I couldn't get the top border even and didn't like how visible the circles from the pounces were, and then the less glitter the more you can see the rest of the paint which seemed to dry funny and left the glass looking more dirty in that area. Good thing I read on to see it says "at least two coats" LOL. I'm wondering though--can I put five of these in the oven to cure at once? Jen | Something Turquoise Was wondering if you could cure the glasses with a letter sticker on? I may have missed it, but how do you cure these glasses? I too have glittered many a glass using this technique! thanks!! My question is this- Instead of using the letter sticker for the monogram could you use the outline of the sticker and paint the actual letter onto the glass? March 12, 2012, Hi Jessie! Just keep dabbing and dabbing until a good coverage of glitter starts to develop. Wouldn't you need a sticker? Jen | SomethingTurquoise I used the Martha Stewart paints from Michael's and downloaded the store's app to my phone and got a 40% off coupon for my purchases. Thoroughly rub an alcohol-soaked cotton ball around the outside of the glass. i was wondering can you use any kind of glass like mb a glass mug? This easy project will make terrific bridesmaid gifts, or wonderful toasting glasses… but even if you aren’t planning a wedding these glam glasses make drinking champagne even more fabulous!eval(ez_write_tag([[300,250],'somethingturquoise_com-box-3','ezslot_1',101,'0','0'])); Gold Glitter. I actually just bought 12 of them from HSN.com for $26, I got the "bright" collection and the colors are gorgeous! Where can I find information on the curing method? You're glasses are probably just fine :). Maybe I just got a 'bad' bottle of paint; with not enough glitter. If you must see it dry - right away - try hitting it with your blow dryer for a few seconds. March 26, 2012. Ok, thanks! If any edges pull up – push them right back down. I tried going around the letters with a knife and even a needle but there was no saving it! Did you use a certain type of letter sticker? Thank you so much! The instructions that I came across was to use mod podge. Looking for a fun way to personalize champagne glasses for your wedding? Jen | SomethingTurquoise Hi Katrina! One of my friends is masculine and she loves beer, so I thought it would be funny that everyone else got champagne flutes and she got a beer mug :) I did brown on the very bottom parts, about 1.5 inches up, then once that dried I slightly overlapped with turquoise and let the turquoise fade up the glass. Hi Amanda! As for the 24 hour drying time, I'm not sure what happens... as I've never tried it. Yes, you should put them on a cookie sheet. Try it again... making sure that you add thin layers of paint - all drying at least an hour before the next coat, and if glitter clumps in one area - do your best to push in around evenly with your pouncer. My best friend is getting married next year and there will be 6-7 Bridesmaids including myself. Thanks! When the paint is partially dry, remove the tape – you can even softly run an Exacto knife along your design and the tape for perfect tape removal. I wanted to create a box around my monogram so I taped it off using Martha Stewart Craft Paint Stencil Tape. It is also a must to clean and dry your glasses with alcohol before you paint. Make glitter stripes around the bowl of the glass or the stem. I was wondering if you can use Martha's non glitter paints, let them dry and then top them with the glitter paint for a more solid effect. I'm not 100% sure about baking ceramic mugs. You really must get the right tools. I have used the glitter paint over the matte or metallic! Thanks for answering me :). This is exactly what I did. Hi Danielle! August 18, 2012, The pouncers really shouldn't be the issue. July 17, 2012. I don't want to wait 21 days....has anyone had any issues oven-baking it and putting it through the dishwasher. Lapis Lazuli (Blue) looks great. or do they have to be glass ones? I'll try it again.thanks for the tips! You see crafty things like this all over Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter, etc. The glass is a lot thicker at the top, and doesn’t crush as well.I started to roll the bag with the rolling pin. I'm going to try the pink idea, since I think it may work better with the roundness of a wine glass. Cure The Paint For Dishwasher Safe Glasses: Martha Stewart Crafts paint in your choice of glitter color. Glad others are having good luck. Love the glasses...tried to duplicate. Jen | Something Turquoise Paint Update 12/1/12: it is now stated on the MS Craft Glitter Paint bottle that their ‘glitter paint’ specifically should not be oven-cured. I totally wish I would have thought of this sooner and put all those broken ornaments to use!✨. Beautiful glasses! I'm not seeing the oven cure directions? I made my version!!! Isn’t is SO cute!!?? We will see in 21 days! A good way to check the glitter coverage in this design is by taking a peak from behind. Very similar, but slightly different color. The oven-cure method is NOT recommended for the glitter style of paint :). Jen | SomethingTurquoise Jen | SomethingTurquoise You can also try pulling the tape and stickers off when the paint has dried for like a half hour - that way it isn't completely hardened. Brush on the mixture, and allow 30 min-45 min to dry. Not sure if anyone else asked this but cold you give me an idea of how much paint I will need. Turn to 350* and set the timer for 30 minutes, turn the oven off and let the glasses cool down inside the oven completely. Hi Lynn, I'm sorry your having troubles with this project. Those won't need to be cured though, right? Yay, for homemade glass glitter!✨I also experimented using new silver glass ornaments vs. vintage. It's so odd - but when I use the foam brush - the paint gets all foamy (I can even scrape off foam from my brush)- and then when it drys it looks like there are spots of "bubbles" and like it could just chip off. OVEN CURE: put painted glasses (that have dried for 72 hours) on baking sheet and then into a cold oven. Hi! Jen | SomethingTurquoise The glitter is great for the females and i know Martha makes craft paint that comes in pearl and metallic but I'm not sure if it will transfer with the same effect. Thanks for this great idea. If only I had kept all the broken ornaments over the years because I LOVEgl glass glitter!! Jen | SomethingTurquoise I hope that this helps and that you try again :). I just finished this project tonight, they turned out great! Thanks, just want to see if the idea is in budget for wedding favours :) love this tutorial! Can you believe it! You can make your own glass glitter!! Hi I loved these glasses and made a set for my friends 21st birthday. December 3, 2012. Sometimes in tutorials it seems like you go from photo to photo and wonder "wait, what happened in between those two!?" I did it on a wine glass and it looks super cool when there wine in the glass. Love these glasses, I actually got here from another blog that used modge podge and glitter. I cannot say for sure, there are many things that could have gone wrong from not cleaning your glasses with alcohol, to the paint being too thick... to even your dishwasher being on 'heavy duty' instead of regular. Generously sprinkle the glitter on to the bottom of the glass, and gently tap off the excess. It’s so much fun to make!! Candle holder, wine glass, coffee mug, vase... etc! This is some good advice. Glitter can be applied to glass but unless it's done correctly, the glue and glitter will simply peel off. I plan to use window decals to personalize underneath the base and will need to handle them before Saturday to do that part. Thanks for this great tutorial! Haley Pierson-Cox. Most of the time that means one of two things; either the surface of the glass wasn't clean enough or your paint was way to thick. I'm sorry but I'm not really sure! Hello. I will post pics after they are done in the oven. I’ve seen some commercial glass glitter and wanted it until I saw the price!!!! Wash the item in the sink using soap and warm water. One question, not sure if you will be able to answer: Do you have to oven cure them right after the paint dries or is it alright to let them dry for 24 hours then oven cure them? Thanks!!! Hi Laura! The pouncer seemed to get bubbly when I was applying paint to the glass, almost like it was soapy, despite that it was brand new out of the package. But, if you leave your comment on the post below, one of Martha Stewarts crafters will answer your question. I tried using a razor blade along the letters also. Hope this helps!!! Hope this works out better for you guys than it did me! There are so many lovely posts going around right now, sharing beautiful Christmas ideas. Used Martha Stewart glitter paint and a small 'standard' foam pouncer (no Martha ones were available at our Michael's). Jen | Something Turquoise I'm sorry you had trouble with the paint on your wine glass. I might go back and get the "iridescent" paints too. Also, I'd love to write on the glasses...is there a craft paint pen or something I could use? Any suggestions? July 13, 2012, Hi Heather! I tried this on mason jars for my wedding party and followed your directions exactly. Is it safe to use the glitter paint on the glass after it has been etched? I am currently making some now!! it looks like a sponge but i wanted to make sure. I did the frist style, the gold, however I also put the girl's initial at the top. :). I was wondering if anyone had tried mixing the gold design with the monogram design and if they had how it looked. I didn't use any special type of sticker, if yours are slipping off after being painted they could either be: 1.old stickers, possibly with glue that isn't strong anymore, or 2.not adhered correctly. 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