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Etch Glass and Patina a Frame

with etchall etching creme

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day I am making this clover decor. However, I think it is general enough to display year round. I am using a free clover SVG to etch a glass frame. The frame is altered with a Patina kit.

A link to the free SVG file will be at the bottom of the post.

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The Patina kit is from Modern Masters and the etching creme is from etchall, both are available on Amazon. The frame is from the Dollar Tree.

Etch Glass

After taking the frame apart, clean the glass with Rubbing Alcohol. Use the highest percentage you can find. As an alternative you can use hand sanatizer.

The vinyl design was cut on a Cricut Maker. After weeding, apply the vinyl to the clean glass. Make sure to watch the video tutorial for step by step instructions as well as a few tips along the way.

The etching creme takes only 15 minutes to etch the glass – quick and easy.

After cleaning with a baby wipe and removing the vinyl, here is the design. The white appearance is created by a chemical reaction from the etchall and the baby wipe, it still needs cleaning.

Patina the Frame

For the next step, I am going to patina the frame with a kit from Modern Masters.

There are basically three steps to the kit: primer, copper, and then patina. Be aware there are drying times between each layer and step.

Here is the finished frame after using the patina kit.

Finalize

My idea was to have the wall show through the glass, so no backing on the frame. But the etching casts a shadow so I altered the final piece. I added a rub on wax in copper to the etching and then used a solid color behind the glass.

Video Tutorial:

Free SVG

The free SVG file is available in the store [clover]

The final product with everything put together.

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This post was made as a part of the etchall design team.

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