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« on: April 13, 2012 06:13:23 PM »

I have been dying to make mercury glass and finally had some time to do it today. It is so easy.


For the project I needed:
Mirror glass spray paint (I found it at Michaels and it was kind of expensive 11.99)
A spray bottle with 1 part water, 1 part vinegar
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The directions I found online said to paint the inside of the jar. I did that and got absolutely no results. I followed the directions on the spray paint but nothing worked so I spray painted the outside and it was perfect! I sprayed 5 layers.

Between each layer, I waited about 5 minutes


Once all my layers were on, I took the vinegar/water mixture and sprayed the jar.



Wait about 20 seconds and then rub to distress with a paper towel or a tissue. Basically you are popping the water bubbles.


The final result! I now want to change everything into mercury glass!


The blue that you can see in the vase is another vase that I put the flowers in.


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« Reply #1 on: April 13, 2012 06:19:34 PM »

That is so cool! I love it and totally want to try making some too now! Grin
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« Reply #2 on: April 13, 2012 06:25:52 PM »

It looks fantastic! Thanks for the tute.  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: April 13, 2012 06:37:01 PM »

Beautiful!! I love the look of these. I have to try this!!
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« Reply #4 on: April 14, 2012 04:31:08 AM »

Wow, that looks so easy!  Thanks for sharing.
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« Reply #5 on: April 14, 2012 11:32:28 AM »

I'll have to find some Michael's coupons and look for the paint! Or maybe see if Walmart has it...hmm I think I have some Ace hardware coupons, I am going to sleuth around for a deal and maybe check out Goodwill for some fun glass pieces!! Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: April 14, 2012 08:43:23 PM »

Never seen this done, and I like the effect. Smiley
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