Thursday, December 17, 2009


I enjoy making gifts.  I'm not very good at it, but sometimes I get a cute idea off the internet and it turns out just right.  I made these cute candle holders for some people.  They were pretty plain when I got them:

Then, I cut snowflakes out on my Cricut machine and used the negative part to create a stencil.

Then I filled it in with glass etching cream. 
I let it sit for about 15 minutes for good measure and rinsed it off.  I removed the vinyl, and voila - custom made candle holders.

Get a Cricut machine!  It is awesome!


  1. These turned out so nicely! I've always wanted to try the etching cream. I must do that some day.☺

  2. Yes, it was a lot of fun. I want to do some large pieces now - perhaps a set of glasses, or a pyrex baking dish.

  3. Wow. absolutly love it. My coworker has a cricket machine and she is always using it. I've wanted to do etching to someday.