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Here is a fun project from the folks at Photojojo! Making a wine glass photo frame is super simple, and the final result is really fun. Put ‘em all of your place to surprise and shock your guests!
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What You'll Need:
a favorite photo
wine glass
pencil
scissors
small paintbrush
decoupage glue

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How to Make it:

  

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Choose The Perfect Photo:

You can use a photo of anything, but portraits are particularly fun. Make sure your subject's face fits nicely inside the circumference of your wine glass.

You can use a photo where the face takes up the entire bottom of the glass, or leave some background instead. The closer our subject is in size to the bottom of the glass, the better.

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Trace and Cut Your Photo:

Once you've got an appropriate photo, you’re ready to frame it! Place your photo on a hard surface underneath the wine glass. Move around the glass until the part of the photo you want to use shows through the bottom.

Now trace the outline of your glass bottom with a pencil. Cut out the outline with your scissors. Be careful not to go inside the outline, but don't worry about getting right on the line. Once you’ve attached it to the glass, you'll have a chance to trim it.

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Adhere the Photo to the Glass:

Take a close look at the bottom of your wine glass. Does it have a completely flat bottom or does it curve up towards the center and stem? You'll want to be careful to apply decoupage glue only to the portion of the glass that will touch the photo. (ie. The flat part.)

Go ahead and use your brush to apply decoupage glue sparingly to the flat parts of the bottom of your glass! It'll dry faster and clearer if you don’t put too much on.

Once you've covered the surface, attach your photo face up.

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Dry and Trim:

Because a photograph is not as porous as paper, it can take up to 24 hours to dry. Be patient! It WILL dry. Decoupage glue dries clear, so wait until you can see your photo clearly before proceeding.

Once it's dry, get those scissors out again and trim any part of your photo that extends beyond the bottom of your glass.

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Pour yourself something bubbly and celebrate!

Note: The photo glasses are not dishwasher-safe. Wash by hand, and avoid getting the bottom wet altogether.

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