I have one more homemade Christmas gift to share with you, Cricuteers!
Every year, when I start thinking about Christmas gifts, there are those family members who I immediately know what to get and there are those who I wonderfully stumble upon the perfect gift for in the most random of places... and then, inevitably, there is that one person who I just can't figure out what to get. Well, this year, I actually had more than one person like that. I don't like to do gift cards, and I try so hard not to ask the person what they want, but this year... it just couldn't be avoided. So when I asked my sister-in-law what she wanted for Christmas, she simply said a thank-you stamp set from Michaels and Jelly Bellies. The stamp set was easy - it felt like I was at Michaels / Hobby Lobby / JoAnn's at least once every few days this holiday season - and Jelly Bellies are always fun, but I just couldn't bring myself to give her a bag of Jelly Bellies. So I decided to attempt my first glass-etching project.
♥ Glass jar from Hobby Lobby
♥ Armour Etch glass etching cream
♥ Mini Foam Brush
♥ Ribbon with wired edges
♥ Gypsy (for designing / cutting the template used in etching)
I love how the jar turned out. I ended up leaving the etching cream on a little longer than the directions said in order to get a nice even etching. But it turned out so fun!
And just so you can get the full effect, here's a picture of the jar filled with 1.5 lbs of Jelly Bellies in my sister-in-law's favorite flavors...
Until next time, Cricuteers!
~ JD ~