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Let's Party DIY Style With Martha Stewart Glass Paints

Did you know that you can create your own customized glass or ceramic items quickly and easily?  Well, you can using Plaid's new Martha Stewart Glass Paint.

I save glass that I find interesting for future use and/or projects.  For this project I used some iced coffee bottles, a purchased drink pitcher, vase, candle holder and plate.


I used the following Plaid Martha Stewart Glass Paint products:

Paints:  Metallic Opaque in Rose Gold, Fine Glitter Translucent in Florentine Gold, Gloss Transparent in Monarch Orange, Gloss Opaque in Wedding Cake, Pearl Opaque in Pink Taffeta, Frost Translucent in Surf, Adhesive Silkscreens, Adhesive Stencils, Glass Paint Squeegees and Glass Paint Brushes

1.  Start with clean glass.  I washed mine in soap and water, rinsed thoroughly and then when dry I also wiped each surface with a cotton ball soaked in alcohol.

2.  I wanted to use EVERYTHING from the kit I received {you can see my haul video here}.  I started with the stencils first, placing them on the glass where I wanted them and then painting the stencil cutout area using #2 flat paint brush from my kit.  I used painter's tape to mark off the area on the bottles where I did NOT want paint to be but otherwise all of the stencils and silkscreens have their own adhesive so it is not necessary to use tape.

3.  Once my stenciled and painted areas were dry, I used the adhesive silkscreens.  These were a breeze to use and the end result is a nice sharp image.  The paint does dry quickly so it is important to follow the directions that come with the silkscreens.

4.  For the iced coffee bottles I painted the surface above and below the tape using each of the six Martha Stewart Glass Paint colors I received.  I removed the tape slowly and carefully before the paint was totally dry so that I would have a crisp line.  When the paint was totally dry I then painted a different stenciled number on each bottle.  That way every guest has their own color and number.

5.  For the plate I used adhesive silkscreens on the underside of my plate.

6.  When everything was dry I oven cured my items following the directions at Plaid Martha Stewart Glass.  One important note, do not oven cure items painted with the Glitter Glass ~ these should be air cured only.

And there you have it ~ an easy and fun way to paint on glass or ceramic using Plaid's new Martha Stewart Glass Paints.

If you would like to check out some other wonderful projects created with Plaid Martha Stewart Glass Paint, check out the links below!


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I wrote this post as part of a paid campaign with Plaid Crafts ~Martha Stewart Glass Paints and Blueprint Social. The opinions in this post are my own.

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47 Comments

  1. Erin @ DIY On the Cheap says:

    Love these!! Great job!

  2. I love all your ideas!

  3. i love these! I need to get me some of this paint!

  4. Beautiful job MB! You did get really nice lines and I love the colors you chose! xoxo

  5. I love the colors and the glasses look so cool!

  6. Ami Allison says:

    I love your fun party glasses. That's a great was to use those bottles.

  7. Amy Renea says:

    love that you made a full set! very cute!!!

    1. Thanks, Amy ~ I need to clear some space on my dining room shelves now so I always have them on hand. I appreciate you stopping by and commenting!

  8. Beverly {Flamingo Toes} says:

    LOVE those milk bottles!! You chose such great colors and the painting is so cute!

    1. Thank you, Bev ~ I love those milk bottles to begin with but it was nice to make something I could use over and over again for parties or just some fresh cookies and milk for the kids.

  9. Holly Lefevre says:

    such pretty colors! I love these adhesive stencil....it makes it so easy to paint like this! really pretty set you created.

    1. Thanks, Holly! We'll have to meet somewhere in between...you bring your Santa Fe tablescape and I'll bring my party set. : )

  10. These are so fun! Loving the colors : )

    1. Thanks, Ashley! The colors are even prettier in person....glad you liked them. : )

  11. Julia Stansel says:

    Are the items dishwasher safe after curing? Sometimes my hand is no so steady and I am thinking those stencils and silkscreens would be awesome for use with my fire on gold! Your items turned out lovely! I could picture you serving milk and cookies to a group of kids with those!

    1. Thanks so much, Julia! Yes, the items are top rack dishwasher safe once cured. I don't have a dishwasher but I have hand washed the items a few times and they are holding up well. : )

    2. The items are dishwasher top rack safe after curing!

  12. I went looking all over my house for glass items to paint once my MS paints arrived, you've come up with some clever ideas to jazz up household objects!

  13. I absolutely love everything about those milk bottles! fantastic job, my dear!

    1. Thank you so much, Amberly!

  14. Katie....thank you so much for stopping by and for commenting! Have a great day, mb

  15. Steph @ Crafting in the Rain says:

    What pretty colors!

  16. Mary Beth these are so tender...I adore them....the colors are perfect and soft....thank you so much for sharing them with us...xo

    1. Thank you, Lucy! I appreciate you taking the time to come on over and comment. Have a wonderful weekend. hugs, mb

  17. Looks great! I really want to try these-especially the blue!

    1. Thanks, Melissa. The blue is the frost translucent in surf....even prettier in person. : )

  18. Oh they looks so pretty!

  19. Love this craft - they look so pretty!
    Great job 🙂

  20. Thank you for posting this. I was looking at the Martha Stewart paints and stencil sets at Michael's the other day. I didnt buy them because I was overwhelmed. I am going to go back and pick them up. I cant wait to try them. New follower. Have a great weekend!

    1. Hi Laura ~ thanks for stopping by and commenting. The stencils are really easy to use, just be sure to rinse them as soon as you remove them so that the paint doesn't dry in the design. I would love to see/hear what you make with them. mb

  21. I love your post. We should definitely follow each other.

  22. These are really good - what a great idea.

  23. Pam Fields says:

    I have saved several jars and bottles for a tutorial like this! I appreciate the tutorial and pinned it to my crafty board. 🙂 Saw your link on Happy Go Lucky.

  24. Taryn @ Design, Dining + Diapers says:

    What a fun way to serve drinks at a party! Thanks so much for linking up!

  25. Nice! I have to get that glass paint! I've had fun checking out your blog! I would love to have you come share 'Your Great Idea' at my link party, hosted every weekend. I know my readers would love you! http://www.oneshetwoshe.com

  26. Steph @ The Silly Pearl says:

    So beautiful, Mary Beth! I love the metallic paints. Great job!

  27. amie @ Pinkapotamus says:

    These are sooo pretty! Love all the sweet pastel shades you chose! What a great way to add a pop of color to a party~
    Thanks so much for sharing with the Pink Hippo Party~
    xoxo
    Amie @ Pinkapoamus

  28. These are fabulous, so pretty!!!
    XO
    Kristin

  29. Those bottles are DARLING!
    I have to try that paint!

    Thanks for linking up this week!
    Stacey of Embracing Change

  30. Cathy@My1929Charmer says:

    Darling bottles, didn't even know there was glass paint. Loving the metallics, but then they are all so pretty! Thanks for sharing your creative inspiration with Sunday’s Best – you helped make the party a success!

  31. Lisa @ Stop and Smell the Chocolates says:

    I love how these turned out Mary Beth! They're adorable!

    1. Mary Beth says:

      Thanks, Lisa ~ It's always so good to see you. I appreciate you stopping by and commenting.

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