Dollar Store Beads and Old Window

by Knelso18
2 Hours
I actually saw this on someone else's post. I was inspired and I decided that had to try it myself. I got the glass beads from the dollar store, and an antique old window from a local shop in my town. I picked up one tube of clear silicone.
I first washed the windows, then planned what I wanted to do... I decided to use the first initials of a couple I know who are getting married. I did try to do their last name letter, G. But I just could not get it to work for me. So instead I used their initials.
I would apply a little silicone then press on the beads.
First, I got all of my supplies ready. Here we go!
step one, wash the windows well.
Then place the paper to sketch the layout of the letters.
At first thought to do this G...proved too difficult when putting on beads and making them fit while still looking like a G, so I decided on something else...
I used their initials, J and R. This worked much better.
I glued all of the gems in place
Finished product.
I think it looks great! And cant wait to see it with the light shining through it.
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  • Donna Knecht Donna Knecht on Aug 01, 2017
    how do you get the beads to line up so there is no space left between them

  • Pat Leahan Pat Leahan on Aug 19, 2017
    Can you do this on an operating window?

  • Maxine Waller Maxine Waller on Aug 23, 2017
    I wanted to do a pattern on a sidelight window, but was afraid the glass would break due to the weight. What do y'all think?

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