Martha Stewart Paintable Clings

February 13th, 2013 | Learn How

I recently got the chance to try these great new products from the Martha Stewart glass painting program, and let me tell you I’m in love!  I had a lot of fun painting the clings, mixing colors, a trying a few techniques. They are so easy I even let my 3 year old give it a try (her results were beautiful too).

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I used Martha Stewart paintable clings ‘flowers and leaves’, transparent fill, and a bit of frost fill. All these products are available at Michaels.

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Painting the clings is done very easily by just using the tip of the bottle (color like you are using a marker) but don’t squeeze, the fill will flow at the proper rate.

TIP: A few extra things you might want on hand are -a paper towel to dab up accidental over filling, a toothpick (incase you get any air bubbles), and a tiny paintbrush if you want to experiment mixing the colors.

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Once your clings are painted to perfection, allow them to completely dry (a few hours).  While you’re waiting you can prepare a photo frame. I found my frame at a thrift shop for $1! I gave it a quick coat of spray paint and cut a piece of plain card-stock to fill the frame.

When my clings were dry I simply peeled them off the plastic backing and right onto the galss of the photo frame. Instant art, easy-peasy!  If you tire of this masterpiece you’ve created, no biggie- the clings peel right off (they are still useable for another project) and you can replace them with another!

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