The holidays are just around the corner, and oh what fun it is to make some DIY-decorated glassware to ring in this joyous season. Whether you're looking to add some flair to your Winter Wonderland table setting or planning to spoil guests with seasonal cocktails, nothing makes your guests feel more at "home for the holidays" like a festive drinking glass. From glass paint to glitter, here are five ways to add an elegant touch to any winter celebration.
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Holiday Glitter Glassware
For a simple yet stunning winter craft project, gather several glasses and loose glitter of your favorite holiday colors to make your drinkware sparkle. By mixing red, green and gold glitter together, you can add shimmer and shine to any table setting.
Ugly Sweater Party Wine Glass
You won't need to search a thrift store for these cool holiday pieces! Inspired by grandma's beloved, reindeer-patterned knit sweaters, these retro glasses are a standout stemware that's anything but "ugly."
Painted Holiday Wine Glass
Whether it's bright copper kettles or warm woolen mittens, take your creativity to the next level by painting a few of your favorite things onto a glass. eHow has a step-by-step guide with all the instructions and supplies you need to create a one-of-a-kind masterpiece by hand.
With everyone coming home for the holidays, there's no better way to add an elegant touch to the dinner table than with personalized etched glassware. The family will be sure to rock these unique glasses around the Christmas tree.
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Wine Glass Decorated with Sharpies
Add elegant winter glam to your glassware with some simple Sharpie designs. Customized glasses will leave a permanent mark on your loved ones' hearts.
Snowman Wine Glass Craft
Bring everyone's favorite flurried fairy tale to life with these hand-painted Frosty the Snowman glasses. From a corncob pipe to a button nose, you can create your own jolly happy snowman to add some fun to the table.
Wine Glasses with Flair
For a less permanent way to decorate a wine glass, gather some crafting wire and beads to wrap around the stem of the glass. Candy cane-colored spirals, gold and silver-themed combinations are just some of the countless ways to add a festive flare to any stemware.
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