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DIY St-Patrick’s Frosted Shamrock Glasses

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Project article and photographs

by  Madeleine M Langlois,  MaddyLane Designs


For the luck of the Irish


“Fun Frosted Shamrocks for a little Irish luck!” Go Green!

This super easy Saint Patrick's project is a fun way to add a little luck of the

Irish into your home. Irish themed shamrocks glasses and lanterns are perfect

for decorating, gift-giving or simply to enjoy!


Glass items are covered with shamrock stickers and then painted with frosted

green glass paint using a sponge, easy and no ticks! An amusing activity

ideal to entertain and do with your little leprechauns! This is an ideal project

do and entertain your children during the School break.


Hands-on time: Under 1 hour.

Total time: Add paint drying time 1 hour, full curing time 24 hours, baking

time 35 minutes to heat-set.

Skill: easy and kid friendly, recommended for children 5 and up.

Project cost: Under $15.00. (Recycle use glasses and items that you already

have)


Materials & tools:

• Clear drinking glasses and glass planter container (glasses are available

home décor stores and dollar store. Glass planters are available at garden

centers.)

• Lint-free

• Newspaper or a plastic liner

• Shamrock stickers (available at art stores, office supply stores and dollar

stores)

• Vitrea 160 frost glass paint (water-based) by Pébéo (I used green, Mint 37)

• Sponge

• A paint tray

• Rubbing alcohol

• An oven to bake to heat set the glass paint


(Materials for this project are available at arts, craft and above mentioned

stores.)