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Maxx Gloss Glass Bottle Lamp

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July 20, 2015

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Maxx Gloss Glass Bottle Lamp
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Hey everyone! Tanner Bell from A Little Craft In Your Day here today. I'm so excited to share with you a fun DIY Recycled Bottle Lamp project. I bet you've never thought about taking old glass bottles, and upcycling them for your room or dorm décor? After I share with you this fun DIY tutorial using our new Maxx Gloss paints, I'm for sure you're going to want to try it out for yourself. 

Items needed:

  • Americana Decor Maxx Gloss - Aqua Waters
  • Americana Decor Maxx Gloss - Orange Slice
  • Lamp Kit
  • Painter's Tape
  • Glass Bottles
  • Brushes

Instructions:

The first thing you're going to need to do is soak your bottle in water to make it easy to remove the label. Wash thoroughly and dry. 

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After you've washed your bottles, you're going to apply your painter's tape to the bottles creating the design you would like. I'm using a chevron pattern painters tape for one and the other I'm creating a geometric triangle. Be sure that your painter's tape is applied smoothly on the glass to ensure there is no seeping underneath. 

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For the geometric lamp I decided to paint it with the Maxx Gloss Orange Slice. You're going to want to put 1 or 2 coats of Maxx Gloss onto the glass. You will be so impressed with how well it goes on and how it leaves practically no brushstrokes once dry. 

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For our chevron lamp design, I decided to paint it with Aqua Waters. You may want to give this two coats, just for full coverage. 

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Add your lamp fixture to the bottle and rock it! This would look super nice on a desk or night stand. Where are you going to put yours? I think the USB lamp light would be perfect for this. I hope you enjoyed this easy upcycling project.

 

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Be sure to visit A Little Craft In Your Day  for more projects and to learn more about Tanner.

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