Create Tiny Frosted Panes for Your Christmas Tree

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Create Tiny Frosted Panes for Your Christmas Tree

There's nothing quite as beautiful as a frosted windowpane on a cold winter morning. Why not transform your Christmas tree ornaments into tiny little frosted windowpanes? The process is simple, just follow the steps below:

You will need:

  • Wax paper
  • Clear glass ornaments with removable metal caps
  • Glass cleaner
  • Paper towels
  • Self-adhesive letters
  • Square Styrofoam block
  • Drinking straws
  • Rubber gloves
  • Etching cream
  • Sponge brush
  • Hand towel
  1. Spread wax paper on a flat, clean surface
  2. Remove the caps from the ornaments and set aside.
  3. Spray ornaments with the glass cleaner and wipe of all smudges and finger prints with a paper towel.
  4. Use the self-adhesive letters to spell out anything that you would like (Noel, X-mas, etc.).
  5. Place the Styrofoam block in the middle of the surface and insert a few drinking straws into it.
  6. Put on the rubber gloves then apply a thick coating of etching cream using the sponge brush. Let balls sit for 5 minutes.
  7. Still wearing the gloves, take the balls off of the straws and place under cool running water.
  8. Pat balls dry with towel and recap the ornaments.

   

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