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Candy Cane Hot Chocolate Irish Coffee Mug

Americana® Gloss Enamels™

Candy Cane Hot Chocolate Irish Coffee Mug
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Candy Cane Hot Chocolate Irish Coffee Mug

designed by Micaela Spiggle

Decorate your glass to match your favorite holiday beverage.

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Learn more about Americana® Gloss Enamels™.

SUPPLIES

Americana® Gloss Enamels™

  • Baby Pink (DAG31)
  • Dark Chocolate (DAG65)
  • Indian Turquoise (DAG87)
  • Tuscan Red (DAG265)
  • White (DAG01)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • rubbing alcohol
  • stencil brush (Americana Stencil Brushes - DABK20)
  • tracing & transfer paper
  • 3/8" flat brush
  • 1/8" flat brush (Americana Specialty Glass Brush Set - DABK12)
  • pen or pencil

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Start with a plain glass cup any style you want and clean with Rubbing Alcohol and paper towels.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Use a cosmetic sponge to apply Indian Turquoise avoiding the handle and staying below the rim. Let dry completely.Then go over again using the 3/8" Flat glass painting brush to get the glossy sheen back. Rinse brush.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Use a 1/8" Flat glass painting brush and load with White to paint bottom rim. Rinse brush. Then use a stencil brush and load with white to pounce on to make a whipped cream look on top. Rinse brush. Be careful to not get too close to the top of the glass you do not want your lips to touch the paint.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Use the 1/8" Flat glass painting brush and load with Tuscan Red to paint the stem. Rinse brush.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Use 1" Round glass painting brush to add peppermint crumbs using Baby Pink and Tuscan Red separately and rinse brushes between steps and at end.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Use 1/8" Flat glass painting brush and the 10/0 Liner glass painting brush to add peppermint swirls on bottom rim. Rinse brushes.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Use pen and tracing and transfer paper to apply pattern to front of glass.
  8. Then use the 10/0 Liner glass painting brush and load with Dark Chocolate to paint the words on and stars. Rinse brush.
  9. Then use 1" Round Glass painting brush to mix (1) part Dark Chocolate with a small amount of water and stir well. Then drip it over the handle to look like chocolate sauce. Rinse brush.
    Step 8 Example