A Plain Glass Pumpkin to a Mercury Glass Stunner

7 Materials
$10
3 Hours
Easy

I bought a plain glass pumpkin at the end of the season it cost $ 3.99. I turned it into an orange mercury glass stunner

a plain glass pumpkin to a mercury glass stunner

My plain glass pumpkin

a plain glass pumpkin to a mercury glass stunner

Taped the lid to be sure no over spray got onto the outside of the lid

a plain glass pumpkin to a mercury glass stunner

sprayed taped lid with Krylon glass looking spray paint

a plain glass pumpkin to a mercury glass stunner

After I spray the pumpkin with the spray paint. I mix a bottle of 50% water and 50% white vinegar. To make the mercury glass effect.

a plain glass pumpkin to a mercury glass stunner

I tape the bottom half of the pumpkin to keep any over spray on the outside of my pumpkin

a plain glass pumpkin to a mercury glass stunner

How it looks with spray paint and water and vinegar spray.

it needed some color, in my opinion

it looked very good plain but I wanted it orange

a plain glass pumpkin to a mercury glass stunner

I took regular craft paint mixed with MOD PODGE. To give it a permanent effect. I did 2 coats on both the lid and the body of the pumpkin. 2 coats was a personal choice. I left it dry completely in between coats. I left it dry overnight. You may not have to wait that long.

a plain glass pumpkin to a mercury glass stunner

Here is my perfect centerpiece my orange mercury glass pumpkin

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  • Rebecca Surette
    18 hours ago

    OH, I just have to! I love mercury glass, and this is SO clever! I'll be looking for glass decor for other holidays, as well, now!

  • Deb George
    13 minutes ago

    Thank you, I’m going to do additional pieces. I was so excited when it looked so good.

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