Painting glass

We love painting and are always on the lookout for new ways to do it! So when I came across a post about stained glass windows – I thought – we’ve got to try that. Mind you, we have gone a fair bit simpler and more ‘freestyle’ here 🙂

We used the glass from some photo frames that I bought at a local $2 shop and some lovely acrylic paint mixed with pva glue (1:1). Master D loved the bright vibrant colours and swirling them around on the glass.

Master D’s creation
Master D and Mummy piece

And I even got in on the action 🙂 Aren’t they pretty!

Warm wishes, Kelly

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19 Comments

  • Reply softearthart November 22, 2011 at 7:28 pm

    Hi Kelly, I am happy to trade my treasure box, for something of yours, cheers Marie

  • Reply Carrie November 22, 2011 at 7:38 pm

    I love them, Kelly!!

  • Reply Emily November 23, 2011 at 4:08 am

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  • Reply anna November 23, 2011 at 6:49 am

    These are just gorgeous! I think simple and freestyle is always best 🙂

  • Reply steph November 23, 2011 at 11:24 pm

    Love the grip on the paintbrush! Determined artist!! Great little project! 🙂

  • Reply The Mommies Made Me Do It November 24, 2011 at 12:01 am

    Oh that looks like fun! We’ll have to try this.

  • Reply karen November 25, 2011 at 2:45 am

    what a nice way to brighten up your windows:)

  • Reply Kerry from @ScienceSparks November 25, 2011 at 6:32 am

    That is lovely idea..I love stained glass. Did you see my stained glass biscuits post on Fun sparks (my personal blog is Multiple Mummy) but you might like those too. Thanks for linking to science sparks!

  • Reply Shiloh November 25, 2011 at 1:52 pm

    What a fun idea. Where are you going to use them? Are you going to put them back in the frames?

  • Reply Happy Whimsical Hearts November 25, 2011 at 4:41 pm

    Thanks everyone for your lovely comments 🙂 Shiloh, I’m looking out for some suction caps and hope they might hold them on the window – fingers crossed! Warm wishes, kelly

  • Reply April's Homemaking November 26, 2011 at 3:53 am

    Fun project idea, and great link as well. This would be a fun project for kids to make for Christmas gifts!

  • Reply Carrie November 26, 2011 at 1:12 pm

    Thanks for sharing, Kelly, this week at Crafty Moms Share!

  • Reply Beth (www.livinglifeintentionally.blogspot.com) November 26, 2011 at 4:30 pm

    So cute & fun to make! I am your newest follower! I’d love for you to follow me back, if you want to. I’d also love for you to come link up at TGIF Linky Party – http://livinglifeintentionally.blogspot.com/search/label/Linkey%20Parties or enter to get one of my first ever guest posts that I’m offering up during the month of December.
    Beth =-)

  • Reply MissMOE November 26, 2011 at 8:45 pm

    Neat, neat project. So you mixed the paint with some glue? That probably helps to create transulancy?

  • Reply Happy Whimsical Hearts November 26, 2011 at 11:34 pm

    Hi Miss Moe, yes we did mix the acrylic paint with pva glue with a ratio of 1:1, and it did help with the translucency – good luck with them, they were great fun! Kelly

  • Reply Kara November 30, 2011 at 6:54 am

    Great craft idea!! Thanks for sharing at Shine on Friday!! You always have such inspiring ideas. Can’t wait to see what you’re up to next:)

  • Reply Laura @Art For Little Hands December 3, 2011 at 12:53 pm

    I really like them. Do you have a way to hang them in your windows? I am trying to imagine how to do that without a hole cut in them. Thanks for sharing on Monday Madness. I love all your posts.

  • Reply Happy Whimsical Hearts December 3, 2011 at 5:40 pm

    I’m glad you enjoy reading my posts Laura :-)I’m on the look out for double sided suction caps to hopefully hang our glass paintings, so fingers crossed! Warm wishes, Kelly

  • Reply dthaase December 8, 2011 at 12:30 am

    excellent creativity

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