DIY: Etched Wine Glasses

A week or so ago I posted about a friend’s birthday celebration and I mentioned that I created DIY etched wineglasses with each guest’s initial.  Well, they were a definite hit!  Not only did I have enough glasses for everyone, each glass served as the favor for them to take home.

A former student’s parent was gracious enough to use her Cricut machine to make the stencils for me.  (THANK YOU, Kelly!) She gave me both the stencil and the transfer paper.  I also bought wine glasses at the dollar store to use for this project.

For the process, I followed Jennifer Maker’s YouTube tutorial.  Watch this whole video until the end because she really does a great job explaining the process in a simple way.

Jennifer Maker – DIY Etched Wine Glasses

The product she recommended was Armour Etch, which was available on Amazon.  I am sure local craft stores have it as well.  Note: make sure to use disposable gloves too!

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Here’s the process in pictures, but as I said, I strongly recommend watching Jennifer’s video for all of the details.

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For me, the trickiest part of the whole process was getting the stencil to lay flat around the letter.  Jennifer gives a few tips for this part in the video.

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I added organza ribbon to the bottom of the glasses to jazz them up a bit.  They also served as indicators since we did have multiples of the same letter.

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Super easy and much loved by my friends! xo

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