Etching Glass Jars


Etching Glass Jars


Etching Glass Jars

"Easily decorate your major glass jars with an etching tool! Let your imagination run wild and make cute storage jars, jam jars or even wedding favors!"

Estimated CostUnder $10

Time to CompleteUnder an hour

Primary TechniqueGlass Crafts


Materials List

  • Glass jars
  • Power tool with etching attachement
  • Paper or washi tape
  • Protective gear (eye protection, gloves)
  • Non-permanent glass marker

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What a cool way to dress up a plain glass jar! I have saved some that mushrooms came in that would look very classy like this. I don't have an etching tool, but I think I can borrow one just to see what it's like. These would make awesome little gift jars filled with bath salts or small candies.

So this is how they do it. I think I'm going to enjoy this new technique I've learnt. I wish there was a DIY technique for this but I guess I'll have to purchase the etching tool which is worth it. I love the look of these patterns on the glass and how it transforms ordinary glass.

These are so pretty. I want to make a set to hold the extra materials that have been cluttering my craft studio desk.

I think I'm going to make these to hold my makeup brushes! I like these a lot better than painted mason jars. These look much more elegant and pretty!


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