Today was a Good Day


While the kids were having fun playing with their cousins...




My sister in law and I did something I haven't done in a VERY long time.  We went to Hobby Lobby first.  Armed with a Pinterest idea in mind, we picked out our favorite paint colors.  Then, we headed over to the Dollar Tree and started searching for a canvas.  Not a canvas in the literal sense, but more of a medium in which to transfer our creative juices.  We decided on these stemless wine glasses--which could be used as juice glasses for children, or as any kind of glass for those that don't drink wine.  Really, they were just a great glass to work on.  We grabbed a handful of wooden skewers--the kind you would use to make kabobs-- and started dotting.  To do it right, you have got to allow yourself several hours.  It's a process of painting and drying, painting and drying.  I am so pleased with the way they turned out and I plan on giving several of these creations as gifts in the coming year.


This was my first attempt.  The colors are metallic and look really good as a set.  



 This are the Valentine glasses that my SIL and niece made.  How cute are they?

 This is the spray that I will be using.  I used my smart phone to pull up the Hobby Lobby 
coupon and saved 40%.  
A set of Ole Miss and Tennessee tumblers.  Wonder who these are for.....


**If you do this project, please be sure to seal the glassware with a clear coat.  If not your glass won't even make it a whole day.

**I also found directions online that tell me to put the glasses in a cold oven and preheat to 350.  Let them sit for 30 minutes, then turn the oven off and let the glasses cool inside.

**My idea came from http://www.radicalpossibility.com/2012/06/easy-confetti-tumblers.html.

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