Craft Ideas For Adults: Creating Stained Glass Mosaic Luminary

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Craft Ideas For Adults: Creating Stained Glass Mosaic Luminaryby craftmanon.Craft Ideas For Adults: Creating Stained Glass Mosaic LuminaryLuminaries are great decoration as they are very easy to create and the results look stunning that you could stare at them for hours. If you are all about color, you can create craft ideas for adults project that’s studded with several different colors that you can imagine. Luminaries use a votive sized candle inside […]

Luminaries line the Oak Harbor Middle School track for the Relay For Life of North Whidbey 300x214 Craft Ideas For Adults: Creating Stained Glass Mosaic LuminaryLuminaries are great decoration as they are very easy to create and the results look stunning that you could stare at them for hours. If you are all about color, you can create craft ideas for adults project that’s studded with several different colors that you can imagine. Luminaries use a votive sized candle inside a glass votive holder that is put inside the luminary. You can let the candle to burn from beginning until it burned out and it was fine. It will take a long time for approximately 4 days to finish the project as it need longer time to let the paint to dry.

Preparation

You can use glass stain paints for colors. They come in a variety of colors and you can use every color they offer for this project of craft ideas for adults. You can use these glass stains on both plastic and glass. Prepare an empty plastic or glass container or box. Avoid using round or cylinder shape container as the glass stains will run while wet so you need to work on a flat surface. So doing this on a round jar is just not recommended. You also need to prepare silver or black leading to draw lines.

Creating Patterns

You can start the craft ideas for adults project by tracing the container onto a piece of paper and create the design. Use your creativity and imagination to design or get inspiration from the local store that sells luminaries. Cut the design out so it fit inside the container. Tape it inside so you can use it as pattern. Draw lines using silver leading following the pattern. Just remember that each line should touch so when you fill the section with colors, they do not leak to other sections. Make sure your lines are thick so they give enough height for the colors are not tumbled over the side. Done with the lines, you have to wait 6 to 8 hours to dry completely.

Filling the Sections with Colors

You can continue the craft ideas for adults project by filling the sections with colors. Fill each section with different color but do not fill them too full or you will end up soaking the sections. After you are done, you have to wait 24 hours to let it dry. And then you can continue and repeat the process for each side of the container. Now you can put in your candle and enjoy the colorful mosaic luminary.

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