Monday, March 28, 2011

Etched Easter Apothecary Jar

I have an exciting next couple of weeks coming up!  I am so excited!  This week I am showing off a few fun Easter Crafts / Home Decor items I have made.  And next week is Peep Week!!!!

Yes.  I said PEEP WEEK!!!  (hahaha!  It just makes me smile saying that!)

I am devoting all of next week to all things Peep related!  Ooooohhhhh!  I am soooooooo excited!!!!!

But today, I want to share with you my Etched Easter Apothecary Jar.

I have always wanted to try my hand an etched glass.  And when I found this glass jar for under $4, I knew this would be the perfect jar to experiment with!!

So I asked my friend very nicely if she could cut me an easter image out of her cricut :)

I applied the vinyl bunny outline to my glass jar and found some etching cream at the local craft store.  I just "followed" the directions and let it works its magic.

But.  If you look closely at my bunny, you can see a couple of "water marks".  Yeah.  The directions said to apply the cream in an up and down motion with your brush.  I might not have "followed" the directions very closely.  Oops.  But in person you have to look pretty close to notice it so hopefully no one does :)

The next time I use etching cream I will follow the directions a bit more closely.  But until then...I still LOVE my Etched Bunny Apothecary Jar!!

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  1. I can't find the post for the blog hop, so I am leaving my little note here!! THANKS!!

    BLOG HOPping around - I am now a follower of your blog, wont you also follow me?? ~KM
    Krafty Max Originals

  2. Cute. :) Now all you need to do is fill up the jar with chocolate eggs, hehe.

    I also still want to try glass etching...

    Tnx for stopping by to link this up at Who Made What? Weekends!

  3. I absolutely love your peep jar! Spring truly has sprung.

    Have a wonderful weekend.

  4. That is just darling! Thanks for sharing this at Inspiration Friday!

  5. So sweet- I love etched glass! Thanks for sharing at FNF! :)

  6. I need me some etching creme. What a fun way to decorate for Easter...very classy as well...

    Thanks for linking up at Creative Juice.

  7. Where did you find a jar like this for $4??? That's a great deal & super cute jar!


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