Paint Roses on Glass

Recycle thrift store finds into beautiful gifts and/or art. Hand paint beautiful roses on glass.
Turn plain old glass into a statement. Lovely roses make this set shine! Perfect for a gift or just for fun.
Paint a bottle of wine to match for an even more welcome gift! Dishwasher safe in the top rack only but I prefer to hand wash.
I started by pouncing in some light green enamel paint for a background on my glass. Enamel paints have a more gloss finish than Multi Surface paints, which I love.
Then I stroke on the first layers. Unlike other surfaces, many times glass needs more than one coat to look opaque.
You must let the layers dry between coats so it helps if you have more than one going at a time.
Keep on going until you have it all finished...more on the blog with a video and links to help you create a fabulous hand painted rose!
Be careful, glass painting gets to be addicting! Just a friendly fair warning.
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  • Nancy Nancy on Jul 06, 2017
    Do you have to put them in the oven to set it? If so what temp and how long? Also, I have markers for glass art ...if I use them do I have to put the glasses in the oven to set?

  • Ardale Ardale on Jul 31, 2019

    Wow you are one talented lady! These are so beautiful but I'd like to ask are the paints you use specially formulated for painting on glass and are they food or rather drink safe? Do you have to use some sort of sealer over the paint? I did this same thing on or pedestal sink because my husband broke the base before we got it installed in our half bath and it was the last sink in that style and I dearly love that style. I've had many compliments on it over the years but I will say I'm not the natural artist that you are. Still I like how my sink and pedestal turned out and especially that you would never know it had ever been broken. I did however make one fatal error. I sprayed on a sealer so it would protect all my hard work and over time that sealer has yellowed and is starting to chip off and I've found that my paint work will wash off although I've been very careful and haven't damaged it to much.

  • Aprile Aprile on Mar 07, 2020

    For those of us who are not artistically talented, maybe we could decoupage a pretty rose napkin on the glass?

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  • Joanie Joanie on Mar 07, 2020

    You have exceptional talent........I hope you're USING it wisely! Looks like your future could be or is ART, as in drawing, painting or wishes to you!!!

  • Wathene Adams Wathene Adams on Mar 08, 2020