• 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 10 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!
    1. TSlu1's Avatar
      TSlu1 -
      This is so elegant looking! Definitely another "to-do" item.

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