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    • Personalized Wine & Champagne Glasses

      Reverse Tightwadding- What's your splurge?-wineglass1.jpg Create your own Elegant Personalized Wine and Champagne glasses in under 15 minutes. These beautiful glasses make a perfect gift basket addition, or a lovely way to ring in the new Year!

      You'll Need:

      Wine or Champagne Glasses (I got mine at the dollar store for. . . . you guessed it, a Dollar!)
      Martha Stewart Glitter Paint (whatever color you like)**
      Small spouncer***
      Stencils (optional)

      Carefully tape the rim of the glass, leaving as much headspace as you'd prefer, depending on your design. Reverse Tightwadding- What's your splurge?-goblets1.jpg

      Using a spouncer, dab paint heavily over the area you want covered. You may need to add more than one coat of paint, (I used 3 coats of the pink due to it's lightness).

      Reverse Tightwadding- What's your splurge?-goblets2.jpg

      A hair dryer works wonderfully to dry the paint faster if you're as impatient as I am. Once it's dry, peel off your lettering and tape & then cure your glasses.

      Other Ideas:

      Reverse Tightwadding- What's your splurge?-wineglasses.jpg

      Curing the Glasses before use:

      There are two methods for curing the Glasses

      Bake method
      : After drying for 1 hour, place in cool oven. Set temp to 350 degrees F and bake for 30 min. (Glass must heat gradually) After 30 min turn the oven off. Let glass cool completely in oven. Donít use for 72 hours.

      Air dry method: it will cure after 21 days and it will be dishwasher top-shelf safe!

      My Notes:
      ** The MS glitter paint is available at most hobby/craft stores, such as Michaels and costs about $2.50 per bottle. I prefer this particular brand because I KNOW that it "cures" properly and will create a dishwasher safe product. If using other untested brands of paint, I recommend hand washing only.

      *** A spouncer, for those of you that don't spend every moment of your life crafting, dreaming of crafting or pre-planning your next craft project, is a small piece of foam that is flat and is used for stenciling.
      Comments 9 Comments
      1. happy0349's Avatar
        happy0349 -
        Personalized Wine & Champagne Glasses-
        What an awesome idea....A cool craft..
        Thanks for sharing!
      1. aprildunn's Avatar
        aprildunn -
        this is awesome! will be perfect for the wine bottle windchimes i am making!
      1. KatLeo's Avatar
        KatLeo -
        I love this idea will def have to try it out
      1. lvhouston's Avatar
        lvhouston -
        I saw something like this just the other day that a friend of mine was making for Breast Cancer Awareness and I thought it was such a neat idea and wondered how to do it. Now I know, this is great!!! Thank you!!!!
      1. Laura2's Avatar
        Laura2 -
        Cant wait to do this. Simple, yet looks awesome
      1. BetteO's Avatar
        BetteO -
        Great idea. Will make great "special occasion" gifts.
      1. BetteO's Avatar
        BetteO -
        Perfect gift for special occasions. Thank you for sharing.
      1. chyrche's Avatar
        chyrche -
        Cool idea, I think I may try this
      1. LoriStarz's Avatar
        LoriStarz -
        I will have to try this for my daughter-thanks!

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