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Personalized Plaid Glass Ornament

Americana® Gloss Enamels™

Personalized Plaid Glass Ornament
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Personalized Plaid Glass Ornament

designed by Donna Bush

Dress a glass holiday ornament in festive plaid with Americana® Gloss Enamels™.

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Americana® Gloss Enamels™

  • Festive Green (DAG230)
  • Glorious Gold (Metallic) (DAG71)
  • Tuscan Red (DAG265)
  • White (DAG01)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • rubbing alcohol
  • #0 liner brush
  • craft knife or razor blade (optional)
  • white transfer paper
  • clear glass ornament
  • painter's tape
  • #2 round glass paintbrush
  • cosmetic sponges


NOTE: Allow the paint to dry between coats. Overworking the glass paint can cause lifting.

  1. Clean the ornament with rubbing alcohol and paper towel.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Use painter's tape to mask off the center section of the ornament.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Use a cosmetic sponge to gently tap Tuscan Red on the open section. Apply thin coats, allowing to dry between coats for best results.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Use a #2 round glass brush and White to paint random wide stripes vertically and horizontally on the Tuscan Red band. Use a liner brush and White to paint narrow stripes.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Use a #2 round glass brush and Festive Green to paint over the wide stripes.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Use a liner brush and Glorious Gold (Metallic) to paint over the narrow stripes.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Before lifting the painter's tape, run a craft knife or razor blade down the tape edges. Lift the ape.
    Step 6 Example
  8. Use the handle end of a brush and Glorious Gold (Metallic) to dot above and below the painted design.
    Step 7 Example
  9. Personalize using a liner brush and White or use a stencil.
    Step 8 Example


To ensure even lettering, draw out on paper first. It can be transferred onto the ornament with white transfer paper.