How do I stain or paint a white glass bowl light fixture to tea stain

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The glass bowl on my light fixture is stark white but I need to somehow stain or paint it to look the more tea stained color to match ceiling fans. I already tried soaking it in tea bags and water but didn’t absorb (didn’t think it would). I’m thinking some type of stain or watered down paint????? Anyone have any experience with something like this?

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  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Nov 22, 2017
    Use glass paint
  • John Biermacher John Biermacher on Nov 22, 2017
    Rubbing on dark furniture wax (Old English) could work like a stain.
  • Reb15110681 Reb15110681 on Nov 22, 2017
    I did one years ago using a Walmart $1 metallic gold paint. Used my fingers to "smear" it lightly on. I kept putting a little more on until I was satisfied with the result.
  • Bev Bev on Nov 22, 2017
    They now have seaglass spray paint in a brown color
  • Johnavallance82 Johnavallance82 on Nov 22, 2017
    Use Glass Paint from Craft Store.
  • Johnavallance82 Johnavallance82 on Nov 22, 2017
    Maybe you could use Liquid Shoe Polish.......
  • 2dogal 2dogal on Nov 23, 2017
    Watered down paint would not be translucent so that would not be my choise. I would look for stained glass paint at a craft store.
  • Kimberli Morrow Kimberli Morrow on Jun 15, 2020

    Try antiquing medium. Watered down. Try dipping a paper towel and dabbing or wiping softly

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