Monday, April 20, 2009

Etched Glass Storage Jars

Etched Glass Storage Jars from Martha Stewart Living.

I love etched glass. I love the way it looks, and it's so so easy to do. I'm always looking for new etched glass projects.

"1. Clean and dry the glass. Using painter's tape, mark off the area you want to etch. Attach vinyl stick-on letters and decorative tape; press hard to ensure they are attached firmly.

2. Cover work surfaces (be sure to work in a well-ventilated area). Put on protective gloves and an old shirt with long sleeves. Paint an even layer of etching cream onto glass. Let stand for amount of time indicated by manufacturer's instructions.

3. Rinse with warm water in a stainless steel sink. (Avoid porcelain sinks; the cream damages glazed surfaces.) Remove letters and tape."

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