DIY Etched Glass Canister Labels: An Easy to follow DIY Tutorial

Hello there friends! Happy Friday. I want to share with you a project that I’ve been wanting to do forever! I love the look of etched glass. I’ve seen tons of projects using it and thought it would be the perfect technique to use on canisters. I recently picked up some Ikea canister jars and have been using them to store all sorts of things. To stay organized, I decided to DIY some Etched Glass Canister Labels on the the front of the jar.

Etched Glass Canister Labels are a great and unique way to label your canisters giving them a clean and fresh look.

Etched Glass Canister Labels

I love the look of glass jars.

They are so great for storage and with a little etched glass canister label, you’ve got cute little canisters perfect for anything!

Etched Glass Canister Labels

I picked up these great little glass jars at Ikea (of course) for less than $4.00 a piece. I am sure you could find similar jars at your favorite thrift store too.

Etched Glass Canister Labels

I must share, I almost just stopped right here. I really liked the way the canisters looked with the vinyl labels. That’s another option for you if you are looking for a way to label your canisters.

But I continued with the etched glass and I love the way that turned out just as much.

Etched Glass Canister Labels

Labeling them was really simple. After washing them out really good. I carefully placed my stencil on the glass. Then, using a small paint brush, I painted on a good coat of  etching cream.

Before the etching cream was completely dry, I peeled off the stencil to clean up any spots that may have bled under the vinyl.

Etched Glass Canister Labels

I allowed them to dry for several hours and then washed them again before using them.

Etched Glass Canister Labels

I am so happy with the way they turned out. They have such a clean look that they can easily be placed on the counter or in the pantry.

If you like these DIY etched glass canister labels you might want to check out another project with etching cream, my DIY Kate Spade Inspired Vase

 

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Chelsea
Chelsea is the owner and blogger of Making Home Base. Making Home Base is a lifestyle blog that focuses on DIY and home decor projects, crafts, delicious desserts, and military life. After moving 5 times in 6 years, she's finally settling in her new (to her) military base house. She looks at the obstacle of residing in a rental home as a challenge and loves finding budget friendly ways to make her house feel like home. Chelsea lives in Southern California with her husband and daughter.
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Comments

  1. Taryn @ Design, Dining + Diapers says:

    These are too cute!

  2. I see the appeal of the vinyl version, but just adore, adore the etched glass finished jars! Perfection!

    :)

    Linda

  3. A very neat idea. I have so many random glass jars that I use for storage and I really like the idea of etching labels on them.

  4. These turned out so nice, I want to try them too!

  5. Clever use of the existing vinyl!

  6. Love how they turned out! Such a clean looking and pretty presentation.

  7. Desiree @the36thavenue says:

    I’ll be featuring your project tomorrow during the link party. Thank you so much for linking up!

  8. Love this! I just bought a Cameo and I think this may be one of my first projects!

  9. Where did you get the vinyl labels? Were they also from Ikea?

Trackbacks

  1. [...] I didn’t paint the inside but I did add a piece of burlap as a liner. I’m using it to store my coffee essentials. I love that now I can hide my canisters but keep them accessible. Speaking of canisters – you can see how I made those etched glass canisters here. [...]

  2. [...] Etching glass is a great and simple option, like Chelsea Coulston did in this DIY from her Making Home Base blog: http://www.makinghomebase.com/diy-etched-glass-canister-labels/ [...]

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