DIY Glitter Champagne Flutes

DIY Glitter Champagne Flutes

When I saw Miss Woodpecker’s DIY glitter champagne flutes, I knew I had to make them myself! We plan on using these with our bridal party and parents while getting ready. We’re going to gift two flutes each to our bridal-party members as just a “little something” to accompany their actual bridal-party gifts. My mom is REALLY looking forward to the getting ready/pre-drinking aspect of the wedding (Her latest text message to me? “I am getting so excited for the wedding! I bought a lot of booze to drink in the hotel before it starts!” LOL), so I thought that including extra glasses for family members would be a nice touch.

With Miss Woodpecker’s cute flutes in mind, I looked up the original DIY glitter champagne flutes tutorial on Something Turquoise and got started. First, I bought 18 inexpensive champagne flutes from a discount store:

clear champagne glasses

It’s important to take off all the stickers, and to thoroughly wash and dry the glasses.

clear champagne flutes upside down

The crucial part of this project is using the Martha Stewart brand paint. It is the “Martha Stewart Multi Surface Glitter Acrylic Paint”—you can let your DIY glitter champagne flutes air cure for 21 days, and it is dishwasher safe. I chose to oven cure, but more on that later. I used the color “Florentine Gold.”

martha stewart spray glue

Now, you also need something to apply the paint to the glasses with, and they are called foam pouncers. They are sort of like a makeup sponge on a stick.

glitter gold paint in tupperware lid

And after one coat…

diy gold glitter champagne flutes

…two coats…

gold dipped champagne glasses

…and three coats of glitter, I decided I was done! I was all pounced out.

diy glitter champagne flutes upside down

I used the “oven cure” method that Something Turquoise described. I let the glasses dry overnight, and then the next morning I placed them into the cold oven on a cookie sheet so they were upside down and not touching each other. Then, I turned the oven to 350 degrees F and baked them for 45 minutes. You then have to let the glasses cool back down in the oven so they don’t crack.

gold champagne flutes baking in oven

(Oh my god, I need to clean the oven. After the wedding.)

They turned out to be way more glittery than I was expecting. I didn’t really get the “fade” effect that the original tutorial demonstrated, but I think they look OK anyway:

diy glitter champagne flutes

All personal photos

They aren’t super special, but I think these DIY glitter champagne flutes will be a nice touch on the morning of the wedding. I hope that the bridal party and our parents appreciate them, because this DIY was one of my least favorites. (I hate glitter—it gets EVERYWHERE.) They will look cute in pictures, and I’m good with that!

Did you have any special drinkware to use when you were getting ready for your wedding? Will you try this DIY glitter champagne flutes tutorial?

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Mrs. Eagle

Location:
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Wedding Date:
August 2012
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  1. dalmatian Bee
    dalmatian 592 posts, Busy bee @ 7:11 am

    These are so cool! It makes me want to go buy glitter paint…

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    stephanieelise 239 posts, Helper bee @ 9:20 am

    Gorgeous! I may have to try this for my wedding party. They are already dreaming of mimosas and strawberries while getting dressed/made up.

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    archer 551 posts, Busy bee @ 1:15 pm

    I’m doing these for my ladies as well- love them!

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    alleycat 661 posts, Busy bee @ 2:23 pm

    I made these too! Just five for my BMs though. I did a combo of the one you made and the initial one. They turned out awesome! However, I told my photographer that I made the girls champagne glasses, and asked if he could take a photo. He took a photo of the champagne glasses that the place we were getting ready at had supplied us instead…lol. Oh well…at least I still have my glass 🙂

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    KristenK 189 posts, Blushing bee @ 10:39 am

    your mom sounds like a blast!! I think your glasses turned out good!

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    cicijapan 263 posts, Helper bee @ 6:05 pm

    I love them! I’m going to give it a try!

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    stephk527 987 posts, Busy bee @ 11:37 am

    I would f this up so hard. . .kudos to you, they’re awesome. Very rockstar-y. 🙂

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