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Butterfly Coffee & Juice Set

Capture the elegance of fluttering butterflies quickly and easily using Martha Stewart Crafts Glass Paints and Adhesive Silkscreens.
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Supplies

Martha Stewart Crafts ® 2oz Gloss Opaque Glass Paint - Habanero
Item #33110
Create a glossy, opaque effect on any glass surface. Fine tip allows for quick and easy application. Use for painting, silkscreening and outlining on glass surfaces. Weather resistant for indoor and outdoor use. Non-toxic. Permanent. Dishwasher safe on glass. 20 opaque colors for glossy effects. USA-made.


Martha Stewart Crafts ® 2oz Gloss Opaque Glass Paint - Geranium
Item #33112
Create a glossy, opaque effect on any glass surface. Fine tip allows for quick and easy application. Use for painting, silkscreening and outlining on glass surfaces. Weather resistant for indoor and outdoor use. Non-toxic. Permanent. Dishwasher safe on glass. 20 opaque colors for glossy effects. USA-made.


Martha Stewart Crafts ® 2oz Gloss Opaque Glass Paint - Pollen
Item #33114
Create a glossy, opaque effect on any glass surface. Fine tip allows for quick and easy application. Use for painting, silkscreening and outlining on glass surfaces. Weather resistant for indoor and outdoor use. Non-toxic. Permanent. Dishwasher safe on glass. 20 opaque colors for glossy effects. USA-made.


Martha Stewart Crafts ® 2oz Gloss Opaque Glass Paint - Wedding Cake
Item #33120
Create a glossy, opaque effect on any glass surface. Fine tip allows for quick and easy application. Use for painting, silkscreening and outlining on glass surfaces. Weather resistant for indoor and outdoor use. Non-toxic. Permanent. Dishwasher safe on glass. 20 opaque colors for glossy effects. USA-made.


Martha Stewart Crafts ® Glass Silkscreen - Butterflies
Item #33241
Use adhesive silkscreens to create beautiful, highly detailed painted designs on glass or ceramic. Contains 1 adhesive sheet 8 1/2in x 11in, 9 designs, and instructions. Patented.


Martha Stewart Crafts ® Glass Paint Dauber and Roller Set, 6pc
Item #33254
Use daubers, foam pouncers or roller to apply glass paint to stencils and adhesive silkscreens for unique effects on glass projects. Pouncers are ideal for small, hard to reach areas. Use daubers to apply paint in an up-and-down, dabbing motion. This technique works well with stencils and adhesive silkscreens. Use roller for quick and easy painting and stenciling.


Martha Stewart Crafts ® Glass Patterning Tape
Item #33255
Create plaids, stripes, checkerboards, and one-of-a-kind patterns with glass patterning tape. Low-tack, repositionable adhesive lets you adjust placement of tape without damaging your surface. Works on any clean, smooth surface. Contains 15 yd x 1in roll.


Other Supplies
Coffee cups Juice glasses Ceramic tray Rubbing alcohol Brush basin Paper towels Foam plate Scissors

Instructions

  1. Wash surfaces in warm soapy water. Allow to dry. Wipe with rubbing alcohol to remove any residue.
  2. Using Pollen, paint tray completely and allow to dry.  Apply second coat as needed. Set aside to dry.
  3. Cut out desired design elements. Remove the backing from the silkscreen and set aside to later store the silkscreen. Position silkscreen on glass surface where desired; press in place. 
  4. Silkscreen butterfly designs on cups and glasses using Opaque Texture Pollen, Geranium, Habanero with a pouncer. Pour a small amount of paint onto a foam plate. Load the paint sparingly on a pouncer, dab off excess, and tap onto silkscreen. Apply second coat if necessary. 
  5. Silkscreen designs on tray using Wedding Cake. 
  6. To create the ombre look shown on some of the mugs, begin painting at the top of the butterfly with Pollen, then add Geranium and finish with Habanero gently blending the colors where they meet.
  7. While paint is still wet, carefully peel off the silkscreen. Wash and completely dry silkscreens before reusing. Let painted designs dry for 30 minutes before applying another silkscreen. Allow project to dry completely.
  8. All painted glass projects should be cured to increase the paint’s durability. Use either of the following techniques:
  9. Bake to Cure – Place dry painted glassware into cool oven. Set oven to 350°F and bake for 30 minutes. Glass must heat gradually with the oven to avoid breakage. Do not place glass in a hot oven. After 30 minutes, turn off the oven. Allow glass to cool completely in oven. Wait 72 hours before using.
  10. Air Cure – Air dry completed projects for 21 days before using.
  11. Rinse silkscreens and tools immediately after use to remove excess paint. Do not allow paint to dry on silkscreen.
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Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

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