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Alice in Wonderland Potions with Tags

Americana Chalky Finish for Glass™

Alice in Wonderland Potions with Tags
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Alice in Wonderland Potions with Tags

designed by Alexandra Hawkins

Channel your love for Alice in Wonderland with these potion bottles painted with Americana Chalky Finish for Glass™.

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  • Ultra Fine Writer Tip (DAS230C)

Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™ Paint

  • Honor (ADC41)
  • Lace (ADC02)
  • Serene (ADC18)

Americana® Acrylics

  • Snow (Titanium) White (DAO1)

Americana® Decou-Page™

  • Paper Decou-Page (DS115)

DecoArt Media® Antiquing Cream

  • English Red Oxide (DMM154)
  • Patina Green (DMM152)

Texture Products

  • Dimensional Effects (DS109C)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • scissors
  • decorative paper
  • X-Acto® knife
  • clear glass bottle with cork (various types)
  • jute
  • keys (antique style)
  • paintbrushes (including chip brush)


  1. Paint each bottle in Serene, Honor, or Lace.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Using a chip brush, dry-brush Serene and Lace onto each bottle.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Cut out labels from decorative paper using an X-Acto knife.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Adhere each cut-out to the front of a bottle with Paper Decou-Page.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Transfer Dimensional Effects into the writer bottle with a tip and add dots around each decou-paged label.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Add decorative swirls, drips, and dots to the surrounding area of each label and to the lip of the bottles.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Apply Patina Green to each bottle using a soft bristled brush.
    Step 6 Example
  8. Wipe away Patina Green in areas to expose the painted surface underneath.
    Step 7 Example
  9. Repeat this same process with Red Iron Oxide, painting it over the entire surface.
    Step 8 Example
  10. Wipe away Red Iron Oxide in areas to expose the painted surface underneath and create a weathered/vintage effect.
    Step 9 Example
  11. Write "Drink Me" on each label, cut a string of jute, wrap it around the lip of the bottle several times, loop two small keys onto the string and tie it into a small bow.
    Step 10 Example