Thrift Store Glassware
Clean Glassware Well
Although spray painting glassware is easy, there are a few important steps to follow. For me, the first order of business was to pre-clean the glassware outside in a bucket. I was NOT bringing them into the house with all that nastiness.
After I pre-washed the glassware, I brought them in the house and washed them with warm soapy water.
Spray Painting Glassware
Then I hit them up with some white spray paint! It is amazing how much you can change plain ordinary glassware with spray paint. See more painted glassware ideas here.
For these items, I used Rustoleum paint. I did not use primer or sealer. I intend to use these solely to “look pretty”. Who knew spray painting glassware could be so fun?
On the wider mouthed pieces I lightly sprayed inside the mouth. If you do this, you will easily know what needs to be done. Remember—several light coats are best. I also turned them upside down to do the bottom.