etched glasses…

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school auction is coming up and we are collecting for a Stock the Bar raffle…anything for your home bar.  so in addition to a few bottles of wine and booze, i thought i’d contribute a set of etched glasses.  just for fun.

glasses

i looked up how to toast in different languages and formatted the words in different fonts.

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i traced each word onto the right side of contact paper using a fine tip permanent marker and adhered each word onto each glass.  with an exacto knife, i slowly cut away each letter carefully.(see detailed instructions from my star wars cups here).

etcing cream

using a small brush, i covered the letters with etching cream and let it sit for 5-7 minutes.  under cool water, the cream was washed away and the contact paper carefully pulled off.  with a dry paper towel, i wiped the area really clean to remove any residue.  it sort of buffs the area as well.

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ta da! really, an easy peasy project and fun way to personalize glassware.

materials needed:

glassware, cleaned and dried (purchase a set of 4 drinking glasses at Ross for $3.99)

exacto knife

clear contact paper

armour etching cream

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fun holiday gifts

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Here’s a quickie fun and personal gift…etched glassware. To keep it simple, since they have different taste, I just etched their last initials making a set of 4 for each family. Total cost, approximately $5.20 each set!

target glassware, box of 12: $19.99

etching cream, armour etch: $11.00 (but only used an itty bitty bit of it for the initials)

contact paper for the stencil, $4.99 (but used only a 10″x10″ piece)

instructions? check out my post on custom birthday party glasses

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