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Wine Glass Etching DIY

Etching cream and pattern tape transform simple wine classes into elegant stemware pieces. Your next summer garden party will have a touch of elegance with these unique wines glasses.
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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.
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Martha Stewart Crafts Nature Glass Etched Bottles

Etching detailed designs on everyday glassware has never been easier. Create etched home décor glassware using Martha Stewart Crafts Etch Cream Kits.
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Icy Pastel Etched Champagne Flutes & Glitter Champagne Bottle

Personalize your champagne flutes for the holidays with FolkArt Glass Etching Cream and your favorite stencils.
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Christmas Holly Drink Set

Make your holiday festivities unique with this Christmas holly drink set craft. Simple, easy, and festive, this project is fun to create and looks great with your holiday decor. Add a simple touch of holly to all your decorative vases with Gallery Glass!
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Upcycled Framed Calendar

Keep your schedule handy with this fun, floral upcycled framed calendar. This is an easy project to create for a charming personalized touch to your work space. Use FolkArt Etching Cream to make our thrifted frame into a stylish calendar.
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Icy Pastel Gift Jars & Serving Tray

Celebrate the season with soft subtle colors with brilliant shine. These projects would make great gift ideas as well as decor pieces in your icy holiday decor.
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Martha Stewart Crafts Mad About DIY: Summer Outdoors Edition!

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Sun’s out, fun’s out with this month’s Martha Stewart Crafts Mad About DIY! These three outdoor entertaining project ideas add an extra special touch to your next patio or pool fête and are sure to set the mood for a festive affair. Our first project, hand-painted pl... Read more →

Posted 7/28/2016 6:07:00 AM

10 Custom Christmas Village Ideas

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A Holiday Classic Do you remember as a kid putting up your Christmas tree then decorating your mantel with a cozy village display? Each building was surrounded by fake, puffy snow with little street lights sprinkled in and around each building to give your town life. An... Read more →

Posted 11/16/2021 10:47:43 AM

2017 Craft Trends: New Product Innovation at CHA's Creativation!

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We're excited to be at CHA's Creativation again this year, and we're bringing you an exclusive sneak peek at all the NEW product we're debuting in 2017. Our team works endlessly to discover both what you want to help inspire your creativity and to design products for th... Read more →

Posted 1/21/2017 6:01:00 AM

9 Adorable DIY Gift Ideas You Can Make In Under 30 Minutes

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DIY gifts on your holiday ‘to do’ list but you ALWAYS seem to run out of time? We’ve rounded up nine adorable ideas you can make in 30 minutes or less. These happily homemade gifts are perfect for teachers, neighbors and friends! Let us know which one you’ll make this season ... Read more →

Posted 12/2/2016 2:12:00 PM

First Look: CHA 2016 Booth and New Products!

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The 2016 Craft and Hobby Association Mega Show is a special one for us - this year marks Plaid's 40th Anniversary of bringing you creative ideas made easy with innovative products alongside inspiration and education! We'll be posting stories, memories and fun all year l... Read more →

Posted 1/9/2016 9:01:00 AM
faqs

Are there any FolkArt Glass Etching Cream precautions?

Avoid skin contact by wearing protective gloves. Also avoid ingesting this product. Wash hands immediately after use. Keep out of reach of children. Please refer to the packaging label for additional precautions.

Is Glass Etching Cream dishwasher safe?

Yes, once your project has been etched, it is safe to run through the dishwasher. We recommend top rack dishwashing.

Are there any Glass Etching Cream precautions?

Please refer to package label for additional precautions. Avoid skin contact and ingestion. Wash hands immediately after use. Keep out the reach of children.

Does Glass Etching Cream work on surfaces other than glass?

Yes, Etching Cream will etch glass, mirror, and porcelain, ceramic, marble and slate. It does not work on plastic.

Does Glass Etching Cream work with Adhesive Silkscreens and Adhesive Stencils?

Yes, etching cream works beautifully with both adhesive silkscreens and adhesive stencils. Rub screens to secure design tightly to surface. Taping off areas not intended to be etched is a good idea when using silkscreens or stencils to prevent etching cream from spreading.

How do I use Glass Etching Cream?

Clean surface area with rubbing alcohol, soap and water. Wear protective gloves. Apply a thick layer of etching cream over the design area to be etched. Note that cream in the bottle may change color and darken but is usable. The cream should be applied in a generous, even co...

Will Glass Etching Cream etch my sink?

Etching Cream will permanently etch all glazed surfaces so avoid letting the cream touch any area that you do not want etched, including porcelain, ceramic or marble sinks. Water deactivates the etching cream. It is best to rinse etching cream in a stainless steel or fibergl...

How long does it take FolkArt Glass Etching Cream to cure?

FolkArt Glass Etching Cream etches a surface within 15 minutes. Once Etching Cream is rinsed and removed, etched results are immediately evident.

On what surfaces can I use FolkArt Glass Etching Cream?

FolkArt Glass Etching Cream can be applied to most glassware, glazed ceramics, mirrors, and porcelain.

Does FolkArt Glass Etching Cream hold up well on outdoor surfaces?

Yes, as long as the etch-able surface can withstand the outdoors, FolkArt Glass Etching Cream will too, as the product is not a topcoat; rather, it permeates the surface to make the etched design permanent.

Is my etched surface using FolkArt Glass Etching Cream dishwasher-safe?

Yes, projects etched with Glass Etching Cream are safe to wash by hand or on top shelf of your dishwasher.

Where can I learn more about FolkArt Glass Etching Cream?

You can learn more about this product by reading the FolkArt Glass Etching Cream FAQ document.

Can I tint FolkArt Frost Effect before using on my ceramic or glass surface?

Yes, FolkArt Frost Effect may be tinted using FolkArt Acrylic Paints.  To tint, squeeze desired amount of etching paint onto a palette; using a palette knife add the color of choice, small amount at a time, until desired shade is achieved. .tb_button {padding:1px;cursor:poin...
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How to Use FolkArt Glass Etching Cream

Before you tackle your first glass etching project, make sure you read this article to learn how best to use FolkArt Glass Etching Cream.