She’s Crafty: Etch This Way

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I’ve done quite a few glass etching projects in my day. So at a recent craft night with some of the lovely ladies I get to call my friends, I decided an easy no-brain project would be to etch some of the vases I used at our wedding.

I started with this:

And after a bunch of taping and schlopping and waiting, I had this:

I’ve never actually used this much etching armour on one vase before so I was stuck holding the vase for 20 minutes while the etching creme did it’s thing. No big deal. I really like how it turned out and I got to watch some Astro while I hung out over the kitchen sink. (He is adorable)!

Also, I don’t know if I’ve ever mentioned this before but whenever I etch something, I put my initials and the year on it the bottom. You know b/c in 100 years when this thing is rediscovered in an attic or garage or basement or landfill, it’s going to be cool to see when it was made. That’s what I think at least. :)

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About Miss Em

I'm Emily, he's Jerry. Newly wed but long together, homeowners since 2006, one child in cat form.
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