I don't know if I ever shared this with you...but I bought beer mugs and wine glasses from Dollar Tree awhile back to give to our bridal party, ushers, and parents. They're both HUGE and really thick, high quality glass. And they were only $1!
But they were super boring. So I did a little work on them =]
The wine glasses:
The base was really simple. In this example, I started painting black zebra strips first on the underside of the base. I just used acrylic paint for this. Then I painted the green over top of it. So if you look at the underside, all you see is green. Then I used a clear acrylic sealer spray that was made to use on glass. And that's all there was to it!
For the etching I cut out all of the names on vinyl with my Cricut and used the "stencil" that was left when you pulled out the letters. Here's how it went with the beer mugs.
Peel off the backing to expose the stickiness and place the vinyl on the glass. Fill in those little pieces where they belong.
These glasses will be placed at their seats at the reception so they can use them all that night at our open bar =] I'm hoping it will be a fun surprise when they show up. Hopefully they'll feel special using their own glasses all night.
Are any of you doing mugs for your wedding party??