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Retro-Inspired Holiday Entertaining Set

Host a throwback cocktail party this holiday season!

At a Glance:

#5805 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt  Logo
  • Mod Podge Finishes and Formulas Logo
  • Multi-Surface Paint Logo

Plaid ® Stencils - Value Packs - Letter Stencils - Old School, 1-1/2"

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $5.29
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Vintage White, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Camel, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Metallic Acrylic Paints - 14K Gold, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $2.29
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Peel & Stick Painting Stencils™ - Alphabet - Old School, 5/8"

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $5.29
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Mod Podge ® Dishwasher Safe Gloss, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $8.49
Item available exclusively at Walmart


Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $15.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Other Supplies

White copy paper, Glass pitcher, Square glass plates, Small square glass bowl, Martini glasses, Basket with wood insert, Tape, 1” and 1 ½” circle punches, Flat brush ½”, Stencil brush ¼”, Round brush #4, Foam Spouncer®, Wax paper, Scissors, Craft knife, Squeegee, Ruler, Rubbing alcohol, Paper towels, Foam plates, Water basin


Get the supplies you need to make this project from your local Michaels!

  1. Wash all glassware with mild soap and water. Dry and wipe with rubbing alcohol to remove any residue.
  2. Seal fronts of all chosen papers for glassware with Dishwasher Mod Podge®. Seal papers for basket with Furniture Mod Podge®.
  3. Cut three rectangles from one paper using pattern as guide. Cut three from second paper. Cut three each of two coordinating diamond shapes.
  4. Brush back of one rectangle with Dishwasher Mod Podge® and place onto pitcher starting at one side of handle. Place wax paper over rectangle and lightly smooth with squeegee. Wipe away any excess Mod Podge®. Repeat process alternating rectangle colors until you reach the other side of handle. Apply diamond shapes in same manner. Let cure at least twenty minutes.
  5. Tape off approximately ¼” border along top and bottom edge of rectangles and along sides of handle. Brush a coat of Mod Podge® over papers to tape line making sure to encapsulate all paper edges. Let cure and apply a second coat. Score edge of tape line with craft knife before removing tape to prevent pull up.
  6. Stencil words to center of diamond shape with Peel & Stick alphabet and 14K Gold.
  7. Tape off a border ¾” from lip of martini glasses. Tape off approximately 1” of stems as shown.
  8. Apply 14K Gold with Spouncer. Let dry between applying multiple coats. Score tape line before removing tape with craft knife.
  9. Punch circles from chosen papers. Apply to glasses with Dishwasher Mod Podge®. Let dry twenty minutes before sealing with Mod Podge®.
  10. Cut starbursts from papers. Apply to backs of plates and bowl as shown. Let dry and seal entire backs with Mod Podge®. Let cure thoroughly referring to label instructions.
  11. Lay edge of copy paper over back of plates and bowl securely and tightly taping to front of glass. Apply Vintage White with Spouncer. Apply several coats as needed. Carefully remove paper and let dry.
  12. Basecoat wood insert with Vintage White.
  13. Cut out papers using pattern and apply to insert with Furniture Mod Podge®.
  14. Mix equal parts Vintage White and Camel. Paint areas between paper elements leaving a small border around paper as shown. Let dry.
  15. Stencil letters from value pack with 14K Gold. Let dry.
  16. Seal entire insert with several coats of Mod Podge®. Let cure completely before use.

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