Friday, September 6, 2013

Etchall is Excellent!!!

Happy Friday to all!

As a member of Angela Holt's Design team we were each sent a package of Etchall products to try. I've been wanting to try it because I am going to create some items for the wedding that are etched glass so this was an awesome opportunity for me! This product is amazingly reasonable as you can scrape it back into the container when you are done and use it again. One bottle will last a really long time!

We were sent some of the crème and some of the dipping liquid. For the project I'm showing you today I used the Etchall etching crème.





Voila! a new wine glass for Halloween in less than an hour.














The first step was to clean the glass with alcohol so there was nothing to stop the stencil from stitcking or blocking the crème from working. After it was clean, I punched some self stick vinyl with Martha Stewart dripping paint punch. The trick was I used the negative side instead so that I could make the drips etched. When it was adhered completely, I placed the crème on the area I wanted etched. Using the squeegee available from the Etchall site I spread a good thick layer, kind of like glazed cake thickness, then let it sit for 15 minutes, after that I wiped it off. I rinsed it next because I wanted to add the red over the etching. I took a red permanent marker and colored in the edges of the drips for that bloody look.

Next I cut apart a set of vampire teeth and adhered them to the cup using E6000 glue and let that dry. When it was dry I added glossy accents in the cavities of the teeth so that nothing would get caught in them while using the glass. I placed the gems for the words by writing each letter in glue.

Finally, I made a cape for the cup. I used some wide wired ribbon and folded then glued it into the shape I wanted leaving front flaps for attaching. Next I made the bow tie out of some white crinkled seam binding from Really Reasonable Ribbon. I took a child's bat ring, cut off the ring part and attached it to the center of the bow tie. The bow tie was glued to one side of the cape flap and then I fashioned a hook and eye out of floral wire, placing the hook on the opposite cape flap and the eye on the end of the bow. Lastly I attached red gems to the back of the cape and the bats eyes.






















A SUPER FUN project and I hope you are all interested in trying Etchall. If you are, just click on the word and it will take you to the site where you can purchase it. In the special instructions area please put Deb Ochs-LaGrone sent me, if you order, so she will know that you came through my blog. If I get a few people to order I will get a small commission. I would greatly appreciate you for doing that so I can buy more of their products! :)

More etched projects to come! I totally LOVE this stuff!

Til next time, love ya,
~Deb~

10 comments:

  1. Oh my gosh! This is a blast from the past! I must visit Angela. How wonderful to try this technique! Really cute glass!

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    1. Thanks Helene! It was so fun to create with.

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  2. AWESOME - this is so fun and an amazing make. !! Well done Deb :-D

    Hugz
    IKE xx

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  3. such fun to try new crafty stuff....enjoy the perks of being a DT, my friend :)
    http://www.kalasirjana.blogspot.in/

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    1. It sure is Suman, I kknow you love to do new stuff so give it a go. You'll be addicted!

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  4. This is such a fun project to make Deb, I just love it. I am going to go over and have a look. Hugs, Jen xx
    Krafty Keepsakes

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    1. Thanks Jen, you'll have a blast doing projects with this if you get some. Let me know so I can see what you make!

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  5. wowza! u make it sound soooooo easy! super cute glass. can't wait to see what you do for the wedding ones!!!!

    hugs :)

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    1. It was easy, that's whats great about this stuff!

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