Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Faux Ormolu Glass Bottle

You all know how much I love vintage goodies well today I have a fun project I made using Rinea foiled paper paired with a vintage glass bottle and Imagine's StazOn Studio Glaze.  Check it out....

Ormolu is the term used to describe gilt brass on decorative art objects from the 18th and 19th centuries also known as fire gilding. I decided to create a bit of faux ormolu on this very cool vintage glass bottle I found recently at a flea market.

Wash the bottle to remove any foreign dirt, debris and oils from the surface.

Use an Ink Blusher to apply a coat of Blue Hawaii StazOn Studio Glaze to the surface of the bottle.

After the bottle has dried you will have a lovely cloudy semi translucent "glaze".
It brings to mind the look of sea glass.

Die-cut 3-4 sheets of Gold/Gold Glossy Foiled Paper using desired filigree dies.
(These dies are from the Spellbinders monthly die club.)

Remove the die-cut foiled papers from the machine and carefully peel each piece apart.
Depending on the die you may have more or less embossed areas than others.
Keep this in mind for placement. I used the highly embossed pieces (those closest to the front of the die) for prominent areas and the less embossed (3 & 4th die cut layers) in areas that the embossing wouldn't be as noticeable (sides & back).

Run all of the pieces through the Xyron Sticker Maker.

Carefully peel off the foiled filigree pieces and apply them to the bottle as desired.

The results are stunning!
It looks like the bottle is encased in a gilt filigree cage.

I finished off the jar with this very elaborate antique perfume bottle stopper.


Imagine - StazOn Studio Glaze - Blue Hawaii; Ink Blusher
Xyron Sticker Maker
Antique Glass Jar, Bottle Stopper
Faux Gemstones


  1. The bottle is absolutely beautiful! You make me want yo do the same thing to a couple of antique bottles that I have. You will enjoy that bottle for many years to come.

  2. Lovely Faux Ormolu and the stopper is very regal. Love the soft blue color. <3


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