A Unique Valentine Vase

By: ilovetocreate
This Valentine's vase is unique in its own
way. The odd shape just screams
personality. Glitter and glam spruce it up
and make it look beautiful.
? X-TREME Dimensions™
o XD204 Electric Plum
? Home Decor Bisque Designs
o 21780 Medium Free Form Vase
3.25" x 4" x 8"
? Concepts® Underglazes for Bisque and
o CN 253 Dark Black
o CN 341 Light Pink
? Signature Brushes
o SB 803 No. 4 Liner
o SB 807 No. 6 Fan Glaze
? French Dimensions™
o FD 278 French Really Red
? pure•brilliance™ Clear Glaze
? Ruler - 12?
? Masking tape – ¼?
? Paper towels
? Foil
? Silk Sponge
? Container for water
? Pencil
? Clean, empty container (margarine-tub
1. Wipe ware with dampened sponge to
remove dust.
2. Measure 1¾? up from bottom of vase and
make a light line with pencil circling
circumference of vase.
3. Place tape along the top edge of the line
circling the vase.
4. Shake bottle of the Light Pink glaze. Pour
some into the vase and roll around to glaze
the bottom and sides. Pour out excess into a
clean container.
5. Using the No. 6 Fan Glaze brush, paint 3
coats of Light Pink inside top of vase and
the bottom portion of vase below tape. Let
dry between each coat. Once dry, remove
6. Pour puddle of Black glaze on foil. Using
the No. 4 Liner brush, paint Black glaze up
to the edge of Light Pink at the base. Then
use No. 6 Fan Glaze brush to paint Black on
the remainder of the vase up to the top. Let
dry and paint two additional coats, letting
dry between each application. Let
completely dry.
7. Cut out heart pattern and position where
the black and pink areas meet on bottom of
vase (refer to picture). Lightly trace around
pattern with pencil. Outline the hearts with
French Dimensions Really Red. Tip: To
soften paint, place under warm lamp. Pierce
tip with pin and test flow on paper towel
before using.
8. Make swirls in the pink areas of vase (top
and bottom) and random dots in the black
section using XD Electric Plum.
9. Make additional dots in the top inside Cupid’s Handmade Crafts eBook
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portion of the vase between the swirls using
the FD French Really Red. Let dry.
10. Roll some Pure Brilliance™ Clear Glaze
inside vase. Pour out excess.
11. Brush one coat on entire vase. Let dry.
12. Stilt and fire to shelf cone 06.

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