DIY Candy Corn Hurricane Glass from The Pink Flour

I promised earlier in the week that I would post the tutorial on how I made those Candy Corn hurricanes I used in my Halloween mantle, so here it is.
I picked up the glasses at the dollar store. The glass paint is from Martha Stewart’s plaid paint (similar to the paint I used to make these glasses and this gift). I wrapped painters tape a third of the way down from the top of the glass and a third from the bottom of the glass. I painted the bottom yellow and the top what I thought was white. I must not have been paying attention when I bought the paint because instead of white paint I grabbed clear paint. I’m not sure why you would want clear glass paint, but that’s what I bought nonetheless. I didn’t realize it though until I already painted on the glass and it dried clear.

Candy Corn Hurricane Tutorial

Luckily, I had bought some glow-in-the-dark paint a few weeks back so I decided to paint over the clear paint with that. I did 3 coats of the yellow and glow-in-the dark, waiting at least 1 hour between coats. Once the paint was dried, I removed the tape and then did 3 coats of the orange paint.
The paint didn’t cover quite as well as I had hoped, so that’s why I ended up doing 3 coats. You could really see the paint strokes, so you just have to make sure the paint in even and not too thick.

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These were super easy and I think were a nice touch to the mantle.And now for the Giveaway…
My little blog reached a milestone this week – over 100 followers on Facebook! I really didn’t think I would get to 100 followers this quickly and it’s all thanks to all of you! And to say thank you I’m doing a giveaway of some of the things I’ve featured here at The Pink Flour over the past few weeks

The winner will have their choice of either shoe clips from Ban.do or a Wilton Cookie press.

I posted about the shoe clips when I showed you some pictures from our wedding a few weeks back. I used the cookie press when I made my Almond Joy Cookies.

The contest is open until Friday, November 2, 2012 at 9pm (PST). You can earn one entry for being a Facebook follower. Additional entries can be earned (see below).

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