Dollar Store Challenge

Dollar Store Challenge candle holder

    Barbara at The Everyday Home issued a wonderful challenge - to create something from an item from The Dollar Store!   The first challenge includes using a glass candle holder! I'm looking forward to seeing what others created. I racked my brain for ideas - trying to think of something unique and … [Read more...]

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Faux Mercury Glass – Frosted-Glittered

frosted mercury glass

Easy Christmas  Candleholder Craft   the candle on the left is burning brighter - I dropped a match inside :) Faux Mercury Glass is everywhere! I have walked the aisles of several stores and in their Christmaswares – are several examples of beautiful Faux Mercury Glass. I have enjoyed making Faux Mercury Glass … [Read more...]

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Faux Mercury Glass Tutorial

faux mercury glass tutorial

How To Create Faux (antiqued) Mercury Glass   Supplies:     1. Krylon Looking Glass spray paint 2. Mona Lisa Metal Adhesive 3. Mona Lisa Silver Leaf 4. glass (wide mouth is easier) 5. sponge brush 6. blue painter's tape 7. plastic grocery bag 8. small squares wax paper   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   Step … [Read more...]

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Faux Mercury Glass

A Very Romantic Craft   I have seen a number of examples  of this very romantic craft -  using different methods - I just had to try it! After reading several examples I chose to go with a method combining Silver Leaf and looking Glass  spray paint. I love the results - the varying  texture and patina the Silver Leaf … [Read more...]

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