I’ve been seeing all these great craft tutorials on Pinterest that teach how to color glass. Did you know you can re-purpose and recycle empty glass jars? You can also use this method to turn those dollar store vases into expensive-looking tinted glass. There are slightly different methods to coloring glass so I’m going to share some I’ve found through Pinterest that screamed “try me!”. Start saving those glass jars or turn new clear canning jars into tinted ones.
Method #1 From Fancy That Design House
This method uses Mod Podge and food coloring. After you mix them together with some water you pour a small amount into the jar and move the jar around so the liquid completely covers the inside. To learn how to do it Click Here and here’s another tutorial using that method but with a different color samples: Click here to visit this tutorial at Momtastic Blog Tutorial.
Did You Know? You can add liquid Rit Dye to Modge Podge instead of Food Coloring.
Method #2 From Mod Podge Rocks!
This method uses Pod Modge Dimensional Magic and Martha Stewart’s Glass Paints. The effect looks just like sea glass – gorgeous! Click here to visit this tutorial.
Method #3 From Rad Crafter
To make these wonderful apothecary jars you use acrylic paint. The finished look isn’t as transparent but the effect makes these new jars look like antiques.Click here to try this DIY project. It includes how to add the labels.
This method is similar to the others in how the color is spread over the glass, but it requires no color mixing. Wow the color possibilities! Watch the video to learn how.