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Faux Crystal Terrariums

Americana® Crystal Gloss Enamels™

Faux Crystal Terrariums
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Faux Crystal Terrariums

designed by Felicity Greiner

Feel inspired by crystals with these geometric terrariums painted with Americana Crystal Gloss Enamels.

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Learn more about Americana® Crystal Gloss Enamels™.

SUPPLIES

Americana® Crystal Gloss Enamels™

  • Blue (DAGT05)
  • Green (DAGT07)
  • Purple (DAGT08)
  • Red (DAGT04)
  • White (DAGT01)

Other supplies

  • rubbing alcohol
  • painter's tape
  • cosmetic sponge
  • terrarium

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Gather your surfaces, such as geometric terrariums and your favorite paint colors. Before painting, wipe down your glass surfaces using rubbing alcohol.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Mix together blue, white, and green until desired color is achieved. Using a cosmetic sponge, pounce the mixed color onto the glass area. If needed, tape off each facet of glass to avoid getting paint on the metal areas.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Mix together red and white until desired pink is achieved. Using a cosmetic sponge, pounce mixed color onto glass areas.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Mix together blue, white, and purple until the desired color is achieved. Using a cosmetic sponge, apply paint onto glass areas.
    Step 3 Example

HELPFUL HINTS

When mixing colors, test color with a cosmetic sponge on a scrap piece of glass to be sure the color is what you would like.