Hi again, 36th Avenue readers! Jill from Create.Craft.Love here!

I’m happy to be back sharing a quick and easy 4th of July craft!

Do you remember using the pointillism technique in art class?

It was one of my favorite projects! As a matter of fact, we started using pointillism when coloring in our coloring books.

These Patriotic Star Glasses are inspired by that very technique and they are the perfect addition to YOUR 4th of July cookout!

Patriotic Star Glasses from createcraftlove.com #4thofjuly #stars #glasspaint #pointillism

Wanna make your own Patriotic Star Glasses?

Here’s what you need:

Glass paint markers

Glass tumblers

Adhesive vinyl

Oven

These are super easy to make! First, create a star stencil with your adhesive vinyl.

{You do NOT need a die cutting machine to do this! But I’m lazy and used mine. hee hee}

Apply your vinyl to the glass tumbler.

The point of the star should be about 3/4 inches from the top edge of the glass.

Patriotic Star Glasses for the 36th Avenue from createcraftlove.com #4thofjuly #stars #glasspaint #pointillism

 

Using your glass paint markers, begin making dots inside the star.

Patriotic Star Glasses for the 36th Avenue from createcraftlove.com #4thofjuly #stars #glasspaint #pointillism

 

Keep applying until all of the colors have been used and the star is filled.

Patriotic Star Glasses for the 36th Avenue from createcraftlove.com #4thofjuly #stars #glasspaint #pointillism

 

Allow about 30 minutes for the glass paint to dry.

Remove the vinyl stencil.

Patriotic Star Glasses for the 36th Avenue from createcraftlove.com #4thofjuly #stars #glasspaint #pointillism

Patriotic Star Glasses for the 36th Avenue from createcraftlove.com #4thofjuly #stars #glasspaint #pointillism

 

To cure the glasses, place them in a cold oven. Turn on the oven and bake at 325 degrees for 45 minutes.

When time is up, turn off the oven and leave the door ajar while the glasses cool. That should make them safe to wash!

I am swooning over these glasses! I cannot wait to use them at our 4th of July cookout!

Need some more 4th of July crafts ideas? Check out some of my past faves!

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Firecracker Rag Wreath

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Stars and Stripes Washi Tape Art

I hope you’ll swing by Create.Craft.Love and say hi!

Happy 4th of July!

 

 

OK, I love this tutorial so much… this is such a great idea!

Thank you so much Jill for visiting with us today and sharing such a cute craft!

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Hi there! I’m Jill and I’m the crafty master-mind behind Create.Craft.Love. I am a full time nurse practitioner turned craft blogger extraordinaire! Create.Craft.Love. is a craft/DIY blog. It’s the creative outlet for my scientific mind and helps maintain my sanity.
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