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Icy Pastel Etched Glass Village

If you love glass etching than this DIY is perfect for you! Turn glass vases into an icy wonderland with FolkArt Etching Cream.

This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Glitterific Paint Logo
  • FolkArt Mediums and Finishes Logo

At a Glance:

Project #16329 Skill Level: Intermediate

Plaid Supplies

FolkArt ® Glass Etching Cream™, 2.98 oz. - 2731

Number Needed: 1 $13.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Glitterific™ Acrylic Paint - Clear Hologram, 2 oz. - 5874

Number Needed: 1 $5.79
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.


Number Needed: 1 $9.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Other Supplies

  • Square glass vases
  • Hot glue
  • Isopropyl Rubbing Alcohol
  • Paper towels


  1. Clean the vases thoroughly with rubbing alcohol.
  2. Turn the vases upside down and, using FolkArt Striping Tape, tape off shapes on the vases to look like windows and doors.
  3. Apply Glass Etching Cream inside the taped areas and allow to sit, then remove following the instructions on the packaging.
  4. Apply hot glue to the top edges of the vases, allowing the glue to drip down mimicking icicles. Let cool.
  5. Generously apply Hologram Glitterific to the tops of the vases and let dry. 


Related Resources

FolkArt Pouring Medium FAQ

FolkArt Pouring Medium FAQ

Learn how to use FolkArt Pouring Medium by reading the frequently asked questions.

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Related FAQs

Yes, etched areas can be embellished with painted FolkArt Acrylic designs. 

No, direct mixing of FolkArt Flash Iridescent Topcoat with other paint products will compromise the color, finish and ability to shift colors.  However, you can create a sheen story by layering a matte acrylic paint over sections of Flash Iridescent Topcoat, or by applying the topcoat over sections of the surface rather than creating an overall finish.
Because FolkArt Gesso is created as a medium body product, it can be used to create slight textures to a project surface using a variety of texture tools.
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Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

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