And even after all that (4 projects, counting the fake pumpkin fail) the spray paint can seems to still be at least half full so it seems that it goes a long way i will update this post once i have done over our living room and the mercury glass items have found their prime decoration spot. Now there is fun spray paint that offers chalk board style, the beach glass look and even the super luxe mirrored style we bet that once you start diy projects with spray paint, on old items you have in the house that you won't be able to stop. Give plain glass votives a trendy mercury glass makeover with mirror-effect spray paint the antique-looking votives lend a sparkling glow to a table setting, mantel, coffee table — or anywhere easily make your own with our step-by-step instructions. Product features krylon-sea glass aerosol spray paintsea glass finish is a semi. A palette of bold colors and do-it-yourself paint projects get the look of mercury glass with looking glass mirror paint spray several light coats of paint on.
Spray a light coat of krylon looking glass spray paint all over the outside of the glass it's ok to be creative and spray the entire piece evenly, or spray heavily on the bottom and fade to the top of your glass. Metallic paint vs mirror paint this is a $300 old porch lantern i took apart spray painted the metal with a bronze~brown: i wanted to experiment with metallic paint (on the inside of the glass) before using the very expensive krylon looking glass mirror paint~~it didn't turn out too bad~. If you love mason jar crafts, you are going to love this transformation it is so, so easy to turn a regular ball brand jar into a mirrored mason jar all you need is a can of krylon looking glass spray paint, the same stuff i used to make my faux mercury glass mirror. Most tutorials i've read recommend the krylon looking glass mirror-like spray paint i bought mine at hobby lobby and the regular price is $1199 so be sure to take your 40% off coupon assortment of volunteers for the project.
But someone didn't read the directions on the krylon looking glass spray paint can after the ornament didn't look like a mirror, someone finally looked at the can with looking glass mirror-like paint you must paint the reverse of the side that will be showing. The thing i love about krylon's looking glass spray paint is that it is so shiny it really makes all the difference it can turn any glass surface into a reflective, mirror-like finish. Turn ordinary glass into a decorative mirror with krylon looking glass mirror-like paint simply spray on the reverse side of clear glass for a quick-drying, reflective finish this one-step spray is easy to use and offers superior durability. Spray painting glass looking glass spray paint diy- painting krylon looking glass mercury glass decor mercury glass centerpiece krylon spray paint spray paint diy decor chrome spray paint plastering creativity creative decor wings crafts bottle cute ideas garden spray can diy and crafts crystals glass jars paint flowers furniture glass craft.
Krylon looking glass spray paint i drew a grid pattern onto the vase with the elmer's glue and let it dry for about two hours (those little black marks are from a sharpie i used as a guide for the first glue line. Spray paint glass bottles i used rust-oleum spray paint to beautify these decanters ok, maybe they aren't exactly decanters but since this is a family blog i prefer to use this term. Just bought my first can of krylon's looking glass paint (hobby lobby normal price $1199 but on sale) and had a blast in the backyard experimenting you're absolutely right about making sure there's just a fine mist of water. -spray paint one side of the plastic with the looking glass paint, making sure to get complete coverage this is actually the back side of the mirror -caulk the plastic into the frame so that the painted side will face the wall when hung. Hi, friends i wanted to briefly address something i've had quite a few emails and comments about: the necessity of the krylon looking glass spray paint in my faux mercury glass technique.
You have to spray the inside of whatever you are painting soyou couldn't use it on a chandelier or a candlestick or a lampall the things i would love it on but you can looking glass the heck out of some salvation army glass vases. I love the look of mercury glass, but the pieces i've found at most home goods stores are really expensive i know that you can turn regular clear glass into faux mercury glass with mirror spray paint, but i wanted a mercury glass pumpkin for halloween, and i haven't been able to find any plain glass pumpkins that weren't super expensive also. Easily give a plain glass vase the lustrous look of mercury glass simply spritz the inside of a glass vase with water -- some of the water will bead, and some will run down inside the vase while the vase's interior is still wet, spray it with a coat of krylon looking glass spray paint.
Diane, i think your project turned out great i discovered the looking glass spray from krylon last spring and used it on a couple of projects. Start by spraying the glossy ceramic pumpkin with the looking glass paint do not prime it first in order to achieve the mirror like finish, you need a glossy surface. With a variety of goodwill glass pieces, a little spray paint, and the scratched mercury technique, you can get your own unique and vintage looking mercury glass in no time at all browse these photos of mercury glass projects to find more ideas and how to make them with your own hands.
Krylon stained glass spray paint 115 oz canary yellow item no 1603984 | lawn & garden projects paint projects home improvement projects outdoor/patio living. Looking glass spray paint ideas - we hope that , by posting this looking glass spray paint ideas ideas , we can fulfill your needs of inspiration for designing your home if you need more ideas to design a home , you can check at our collection right below this post. The way this spray paint works is you have to spray the opposite side that you want the mercury glass look to appear on so you will want to spray the inside of the vase, pumpkin, candle holder or whatever you are turning into mercury glass.
Diy mirror with an old farmhouse window, and mirror spray paint, like krylon's looking glass spray, and add some family photos for a custom photo frame. Mercury glass tutorial: spray a very light base coat of any color krylon spray paint, dry overnight spray a coat of krylon looking glass paint immediately spray your piece with a 1/2 water/ 1/2 vinegar solution, let sit for a minute pop the little bubbles with a paper towel to make it shiny spray a very lightcoat of clear high gloss. This can of spray paint transformed some glassware purchased at the goodwill store into gorgeous mercury glass if you spritz the backside of the glass with water and then spray the paint, it will have the desired mottled look.