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Update an Old Glass Container Using Spray Paint and Rubber Bands

Everything looks better in gold, dont you think? I find that so many pieces can be brought back to life using simply some gold spray paint. These glass containers were old and the gold was scratched off, so I decided to update them with a fresh layer of gold spray paint. I didn't want them to all be plain gold, so used some rubber bands to achieve this look.
Difficulty: Easy
get a few rubber bands.
Put them nice and straight around the glass container, they can overlap or be straight lines, totally up to you.
then spray paint away in a well ventilated area
Once the spraypaint is dry, carefully remove the rubber bands. You should be left with nice and crisp lines.

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  • Rose Marie
    Rose Marie Ashtabula, OH
    on Jun 29, 2015

    Love it--the only thing I would add is .. where rubber gloves when you spay paint LOL .

  • PainterNoni
    PainterNoni Kent, WA
    on Jun 29, 2015

    Also.....get one of the plastic spray can holders............better to aim one's paint, and the spray finger doesn;t get so tires

  • B. Enne
    B. Enne Canada
    on Jun 29, 2015

    They look great! You could do high-end $ store glam, with this technique!

  • Hannah V
    Hannah V Brooklyn, NY
    on Jun 29, 2015

    What a cool idea!

  • Cyndi Dimanno-Valentine
    Cyndi Dimanno-Valentine Maryville, TN
    on Jun 30, 2015

    Beautiful job. I wear clear vinyl gloves, when i do this, also use scissors, the bands will flip right off.

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