Monday, September 23, 2013

Trick or Treat Glass Block

Create a spooky glow with this "Trick or Treat" glass block!

Crafted by Jeannette.

Supplies

  • Glass Block
  • Vinyl Lettering "Trick or Treat"
  • Geo Mesh Ribbon
  • LED Lights
  • Scissors

1.  Use a damp cloth to wipe down the glass block to remove any residue, dust, etc., and dry.
2.  Apply the vinyl lettering to the desired area of the glass block.
3.  Measure and cut geo mesh ribbon to fill the glass block.

We recommend using low heat lights for this project.

4.  Wrap the lights into the geo mesh ribbon and place it inside of the glass block.
5.  Measure and cut geo mesh ribbon to wrap around the sides of the glass block and secure the ends.
6.  Make a bow using the geo mesh ribbon and add it to the top side of the glass block.

Creating a base for the glass block is optional.

1.  You will need to find a wooden box that you can fit the glass block into and drill a hole into it for the light strand.
2.  Use a foam brush to paint the edges of the box and set it aside to let dry.
3.  Measure and cut patterned scrapbook paper for each side of the box and use Mod Podge to adhere it.
4.  Adhere a die cut bat embellishment to the box.
5.  Let it dry completely before inserting the glass block.


Enjoy the magical glow as night falls!


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2 comments:

  1. This is so cute but, I am curious how safe is it to have the material wrapped in the lights do the lights not get very hot?

    I seen others where they put tulle or some other material in the blocks with lights and I just thought the lights would get too hot and could be a fire hazard.

    Please let me know if the lights get hot. Here is my blog and some of the projects that I have done.

    http://nelliebee133.blogspot.com/

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    1. They are low heat lights but if you cannot find those, you can use LED lights, instead.

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