How to Have Personalized Etched Glass Without the High Price


Would you like to turn plain ol' dollar store glasses into fabulous personalized drinkware for your table -- or a one-of-a-kind gift? Yeah, thought so. It's easier than you think ... and I'll show you how! Just click the link.
This set of glasses was a gift for a daughter who loves birds.
They started out as plain glasses from Dollar Tree.
Here's an updated vintage pitcher for a beer-brewing son-in-law. Subway art seemed the perfect style!
I couldn't resist putting his monogram on the other side -- and adding a classy little shaft of wheat.
Another set of Dollar Tree glasses -- this time for a daughter who wanted a tattoo-style rose. What design do you want on YOUR glasses?

Top Hometalk Projects

31 Space Saving Storage Ideas That'll Keep Your Home Organized
30 Ways To Use Old Jeans For Brilliant Craft Ideas
13 Essential Repair Tricks That Everyone Needs To Know
31 Coastal Decor Ideas Perfect For Your Home
23 DIY Wall Clocks That'll Transform Your Whole Room
15 Genius Curtain Ideas To Instantly Upgrade Your Space
18 Easy DIY Projects That You Can Do This Weekend!
29 Of The Best DIY Mirror Projects Ever Made
15 Amazing Things You Can Make With Dollar Store Gems
20 Easy Concrete Projects You Absolutely CAN Do!
30 Creative Ways To Repurpose Baking Pans
31 Amazing Furniture Flips You Have to See to Believe
21 Totally Terrific Things You Can Do With Doilies
21 Totally Terrific Things You Can Do With Doilies
Turn Your Old Junk Into The Perfect Home For Your Plants
Susan Nowell @ My Place to Yours

Want more details about this and other DIY projects? Check out my blog post!

Go

Have a question about this project?

3 of 4 questions
  • Nancy Ramos
    on Mar 27, 2017

    Hi, absolutely love your Etching Idea my question to you is where can I buy the Etching Solution to help me create such beauty just like you. Truly appreciate being able to give a gift of love created by these hands for those I love and love me back. Thank you

  • Susan
    on May 5, 2017

    Where did you get or how can I get the templates of all the glass projects yiu etched
    • I cut the designs using my Silhouette Cameo, but you can find pre-made designs near the etching cream at craft stores like Hobby Lobby, Michael's, etc.
  • Robin N.
    on Jan 18, 2018

    I've been wanting to try the etching for awhile. Is there a way to lightly tint the etch solution to give the etching a light coloring on the glasses? If there is how would that be done?

    Thank you
    Robin
    • Andy Vaught
      on Aug 9, 2019

      I tried to do this once but it wouldn’t come out at all like it was sposed to. Maybe in the future I can try again

Join the conversation

2 of 29 comments
Your comment...