Glitter champagne bottles


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I made these sparkly champagne bottles for my sisters bridal shower. I wanted to use them as a focal point on the bar as well as drink them too.

To get started.  I soaked all my bottles in water overnight in a cooler, this is so it would be easier to peel off the labels.  You want a smooth surface to work with. I had a little trouble with the sticky glue not coming off of the bottles so I used Goof off ( you can get this at any home improvement store)

After I peeled of my labels I spayed some of remover onto the bottle and was able to rid it of all paper and glue.

imageNow it’s time to apply the Mod Podge. Try to put in a thick coat and avoid too much streaks. After apply this at the base sprinkle on your glitter color of choice. I made a few of my first bottles gold but then decided I wanted them to be more rose gold.  So I added some pink glitter in with the gold and mixed it around evenly before sprinkling onto my bottle.  Do this over a piece of cardboard. That way any excess you just put back into your prepaid container and can reuse. The reason for this is you don’t want to have to make a new mixture because you won’t get the same exact color as the first batch. TRUST ME. I TRIED IT AND MADE A SORT OF OMBRÉ BOTTLE THAT WASNT REALLY OMBRÉ.

While it’s drying if you see any imperfections you can go over it by litghly tapping your finger and then take a dab of Mod Podge onto the affected area and sprinkle more glitter.  Don’t get disappointed. The bottles don’t have to be perfect.

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Oh and if you don’t mind covering your whole body in glitter don’t do on a windy day.

 

Cheers,

Lauren

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