I have a confession.
Ever since I etched glass for the first time this year in part of my DIY A Gift series on Facebook live I have become obsessed. Then one of my followers said to do it on glass ornaments. Yes of course! So that’s what I did.
I’m kinda kicking myself that I didn’t try it sooner.
Etching glass is so easy and some people are a little hesitant to try it, but trust me it’s a piece of cake!
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- The first thing to do is make sure your ornament is clean. You can wipe it with a little alcohol to make sure there is no residue to keep the etching cream from doing its job.
- Place your stencils. Make sure they are completely stuck down so no etching cream can seep under the stencil.
- Put on your rubber gloves and using the paint brush to glob on the cream onto the stencil. Make sure every part is covered and that your not getting it anywhere else on the ornament that you don’t want stenciled.
- Wait about 60 seconds to for the cream to etch.
- Wash off the water with the stencil on.
- Take off the stencil and wipe the ornament dry.
- That’s it!
So easy right?!
Now to decorate your ornament you can do anything you’d like! I chose to print a picture of my family and tuck it into the ornament.
This project is part of the #CreativeChristmas series on Remodelaholic, where there are many project tutorials and ideas, any and all Christmas projects. Visit them here: http://www.remodelaholic.com/
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