Gorgeous Glass: Sparkling Ideas For Painting On Glass & China

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It's easy, sparkling fun when you paint designer-quality projects for your home and friends!

Painting on glass and china is fun, easy and a creative way to bring the latest designer looks to your home! Twenty colorful and sparkling projects show you, step by step, how to paint designer-quality table settings, wedding gifts and home décor. From simple to sophisticated, classic to contemporary, elegant or ...

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Overview

It's easy, sparkling fun when you paint designer-quality projects for your home and friends!

Painting on glass and china is fun, easy and a creative way to bring the latest designer looks to your home! Twenty colorful and sparkling projects show you, step by step, how to paint designer-quality table settings, wedding gifts and home décor. From simple to sophisticated, classic to contemporary, elegant or natural, you'll find dozens of great ideas and designs, including:

  • Reverse-painted bamboo plates (think green)
  • Delicate bridal lace crystal champagne flutes (great wedding gift)
  • Pink geranium-trimmed goblets and coasters (for your next summer party)
  • Flowering herb tiles (natural and botanical)
  • Traditional French country stemware (rich cobalt blue glass)
Hundreds of photos guide you through the simple steps to dazzling results! You'll see how to use traditional decorative brushstrokes to paint more than forty floral patterns and decorative design motifs, from a simple leaf and vine pattern to luscious berry-trimmed dessert bowls and so much more.

Make all of your gifts and home décor remarkable—with the sparkle of hand-painted glass. You've never had so much fun!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781600610066
  • Publisher: F+W Media
  • Publication date: 3/14/2008
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 876,498
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.36 (d)

Meet the Author

Arlene S. Gillen has authored two previous books on glass painting for Leisure Arts and Prudy's Studio, as well as numerous feature articles in Decorative Artists Workbook, The Decorative Painter, Tole World and PaintWorks.

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