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Color Blocked Glass Plate

By: Cathie & Steve
Cathie & Steve
Cathie & Steve
Cathie Filian and Steve Piacenza are handcraft designers, Emmy Nominated television hosts, book authors, lifestyle experts and the inventors of Hot Glue Gun Helpers. Their shows can be seen in the United States, Australia, South Africa, The Philippines and on the Armed Forces Network.  They were nominated for two Daytime Emmys. Cathie and Steve has also appeared on numerous network shows and specials for NBC, ABC, Discovery Channel, HGTV, DIY and Food Network.  Programs such as Rachael Ray, IVillage Live, View From the Bay and the Florence Henderson Show have featured their creative ideas.
Use glass paints and low tack tape to create a color blocked design on a plain glass plate.
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Skill Level: Beginner
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Supplies

Folkart ® Paint Tools - Spouncer ® Value Pack, 10 pc.
Item #34106
A favorite sponge applicator, the Spouncer ® is perfect for Adhesive Stencils and creating perfect circles and dots to decorate projects. Set includes each of these quantities and sizes: (4) 3/4", (3) 1-1/4", and (3) 1-3/4".

$4.59

FolkArt ® Enamels™ - Lemon Custard, 2 oz.
Item #4017
Durable acrylic paint for glass and ceramics. Top-rack dishwasher safe when cured. All colors are certified AP non-toxic and waterbased. Do not use in direct contact with food.

$2.59

FolkArt ® Enamels™ - Metallic Silver Sterling, 2 oz.
Item #4034
Durable acrylic paint for glass and ceramics. Top-rack dishwasher safe when cured. All colors are certified AP non-toxic and waterbased. Do not use in direct contact with food.

$2.59

FolkArt ® Enamels™ - Yellow Citron, 2 oz.
Item #4119
Durable acrylic paint for glass and ceramics. Top-rack dishwasher safe when cured. All colors are certified AP non-toxic and waterbased. Do not use in direct contact with food.

$2.59

FolkArt ® Enamels™ - Parisian Pink, 2 oz.
Item #4132
Durable acrylic paint for glass and ceramics. Top-rack dishwasher safe when cured. All colors are certified AP non-toxic and waterbased. Do not use in direct contact with food.

$2.59

Other Supplies
Rubbing alcohol
Glass plate
Low-tack painters tape

Instructions

  1. Wash the plate with hot soap and water. Once dry, wipe the back of the plate with rubbing alcohol.
  2. Apply two strips of tape in a cross pattern on the bottom of the plate.
  3. Dip the Spouncer into one color of paint, tap off the excess paint and dap the Spouncer onto the plate in one of the masked off sections. Repeat this with each color in a different section. Allow to dry.
  4. Heat set the paint by following the instructions on the bottle of FolkArt Enamels.
Tip: Make rustic or tattered stripes by tearing the edge of the tape to create a distressed look.
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