Friday, June 21, 2013

Glass Etching Part II

The Stampendous! team is etching it this week with Armour Etch Glass Etching Cream and today is the big blog hop!!! You won’t even believe how easy this technique is. You’ll want to practice a bit on inexpensive pieces from the thrift store or your recycling barrel, but once you get the hang of it, it’s super easy to make custom, fantastic glassware and home decor items!

If you saw my lantern the other day then you will have seen how easy it was to customize a cheap little item from the dollar store. Today I took a little tea-light holder and added a little etching cream magic. 


So this was a little experiment with some masking tape and twine...


I put some masking tape on the glass first and I didn't like the results so I decided to wrap some twine around it and cover it with the etching cream. 


The result was this cool texture! I think it would be fun to experiment with different materials!! 

Here's the finished project again: 

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(Stampendous sentiment from Thoughtful Wishes)

Hop on through this list of lovlies for more inspiration!! 

Asia King

Cyndi Bundy

Janelle Stollfus

Kristine Reynolds

Lea Kimmel

Tobi Crawford (me)

Rhea Weigand

Jamie Martin

Krissy Fossmeyer




14 comments:

  1. Wow! How cool is that? I love the design it left.

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  2. Brilliant, your experiment worked a treat, I really like the finished piece x

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  3. So cute, great way to think outside the box. That red really pops, pretty :)

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  4. Love how this turned out! Love the string masking idea!

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  5. Hi from Missouri. Your project turned out great. What a fun way to use twine and masking tape. So creative.

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  6. Very cool technique!
    Sue in Ohio

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  7. Using the twine to mask was genius! Great job!

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  8. The twine mask did create a great texture. Love the way you finished it off with the twine and large red flower. Kathy T in Minnesota.

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  9. Very neat. I love the twine look. So cool. The end result is beautiful

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  10. Hi from Illinois, beautiful, love the end result and the flower and twine is so pretty!!

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  11. The twine idea was fantastic!!

    Janis from Idaho in the USA

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  12. Wow! The twine actually added something u can't get from anything else that I can think of! Good call! A must try for sure! Thanks for sharing.
    -Angel from Arkansas

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