Painted Bottles

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by Angela Son, A.C. Moore Craftologist

Painted Bottles

We can't contain our excitement! These painted glass bottles are so easy to make! And the best part of this DIY home décor project is that no one will know that each bottle only took you a few minutes. In fact, if you tell anyone you made them all in less than 30 minutes (not including drying time) they might not believe you!

Your true crafting (and favorite) colors shine through in this project! Post pics using the hashtag: #ACMooreInspired

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1/2 hour + drying time

Project Instructions

  • 1
    After making sure the inside of your glass bottles are clean and dry, add paint color of your choice into a paper cup up to no more than 1” for a 6” tall bottle. We want to thin out the paint by adding a little bit of water, starting with less water and adding is better than too much water. We just want to thin out the paint a bit rather than making it too runny. Make a bend at the top of cup to create a spout and pour paint into bottle.
  • 2
    Hold the bottle horizontally and slowly turn, letting the paint spread evenly. Then, tilt the bottle up, allowing the paint to move towards the opening until the entire inside is covered. Tip: tap the sides of the bottle to get rid of any bubbles.
  • 3
    Pour the excess paint out into the trash. Once the majority of the paint is out, stand the bottle upside down on a wire cooling rack. Put a piece of cardboard or foil under the rack to catch the excess paint. After 1-2 hours or when most of the paint has come out. You may then turn the bottles upright and continue to let dry.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1/2 hour + drying time

Project Supplies

  • •Glass Bottles of Your Choice
  • •Your Favorite Paint Colors
  • •Wire Cooling Rack, Cardboard or Foil & X-ACTO Precision Instruments No. 1 Knife