Looking for some inexpensive ways to upgrade your home decor and need an elegant DIY gift idea? Learn how to etch glass and make these creative, personalized shot glasses. The technique can be used on just about any glass or barware, too. DIY glass etching is much easier than you would think, too! It simply requires a special etching compound which is readily available from Amazon or your local craft store, and then some patience. You really can get incredibly creative and cool effects with this simple crafting technique. So beautiful and timeless, it is no wonder that glass etching has become so popular again. Follow this step by step Youtube video to learn how to make etched shot glasses with the letter or design of your choice.
Trace your stencils using contact paper.
Trace and cut contact paper with a craft knife.
Clean the glass with rubbing alcohol and stick the contact paper to you shot glass. Make sure there is no air and use Painters tape to patch the sides which you think the Etching Cream would seep in.
Apply etching cream using a brush on the stenciled contact paper. Warning: Use Gloves.
Let the etching cream sit for 15 minutes and wash it off with a running Water.
Pat dry with a paper towel and peel of. and you etched shot glass is done!