Mary wanted her espresso cups to have a vintage coffee look so she got her image from the Graphics Fairy. Or just hop on over to our freebie page On GrafXQuest to find truckloads of amazing images to use. Open up Photoshop and size it so that will fit your chosen item. You don’t have Photoshop? It’s all good. Just use any photo editing software that came with your computer. Mary copied the image and printed out 4 on one sheet of paper. No need to reverse your image.
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Get your packing tape and cut out a piece of tape and stick it over your image. Try your best to keep it flat without wrinkling the tape. Then just rub it down with your fingernail or back of scissors to make sure it’s nice and flat.
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Cut your image now with the tape still stuck on it. Cut as close to your image border as you can.
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No waiting or drying time involved here. Get some water and wet the back of the paper. Basically you are wetting the paper side. Rub off the paper slowly and you will see the image has transferred to your tape and you now have a transparent glass cling.
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Wait until the back dries up a little. Mary just blew air on hers and it was dry and sticky in no time. So there’s no need to apply any adhesive. It will still be very sticky and you can now go ahead and stick it on to your glass.
There you have it! Isn’t this amazing?? The beauty of this is that you can simply remove them once you get bored and start over.
Just think of the possibilities. You can buy a few glass votives and customize them for each season or holiday! Imagine some cute valentines clip art for valentines, fall sayings for fall, or put someone’s name on and gift them! I hope you enjoyed this tutorial and if you create something, we’d love to see it!
Thank you for stopping by! Now go and visit Vintage Reflections for some more great ideas. Mary also has a very cute Etsy shop so be sure to check that out too. Thanks Mary!
Writing plagiarized from Vintage Reflections. With permission. ;)
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