I’m getting ready for a little holiday party at our house this weekend, so that means pulling out my go-to party accessories like this little vessel I made and used as a candle holder for my birthday party
. Or, you might also have spotted it in my studio on Design Sponge where I used it as a pencil cup. Now, I am putting it to work as a bar accessory, holding the printed straws that are a must at every party, right?
Supplies needed // 1: Simple drinking glass (I picked up mine at the 99 cent
store). 2: White spray paint
(make sure to get FLAT paint. That is what makes it look porcelain like). 3: Gold leafing pen (also by Krylon, find it here
Instructions: 1: Spray paint the glass. (two coats worked form me)
2: Starting at the top, press firmly on the very tip of the pen to create a small dot. 3: move the pen over about 1 cm and place another dot. It’s nice to do it freehand so that it doesn’t look too perfect.
4: Continue all the way down the vase (I left about an inch at the bottom of free white space to anchor the pattern). That’s it! and you are done. Easy peasy right?
Images by sarah sherman samuel