Pin Reaper: rachaelbstar
My Blog: http://blog.rachaelbstar.ca/
Original Inspiration: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/97742254386666930/, image via http://www.goodguycomics.com/servlet/the-3053/Super-Soldier-Etched-Glass/Detail
What I Did: I was trying to come up with a homemade gift idea for my boyfriend on our first anniversary (yay!) and stumbled upon the Super Soldier logo on Pinterest, and wanted to do the same for the Gypsy Danger Logo from Pacific Rim.
The logos look similar, so I figured it was a great idea, found a few tutorials, namely the youtube video below, and went to buy all the supplies:
- Martha Stewart Frost Etch Effect paint (DO NOT BUY– READ FURTHER AND I WILL TELL YOU WHY)
- Standard craft paint brush
- Vinyl shelf adhesive, white (clear was too expensive for my measly budget)
- Pint glass
- exacto knife
So I get home, have a hell of a time cutting out stencils by themselves on the vinyl. I used a lot of printer ink and encountered many paper jams during this time. I refered back to the youtube video and realized I’d been cutting out the stencil wrong for FOUR. HOURS. As it says in the video, of which I completely forgot about, it is a good idea to stick the vinyl adhesive ON to the glass and have a printout stencil taped INSIDE the glass to trace. And lo and behold, it worked wonderfully.
But this isn’t the end of my saga.
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