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Chalk-Paint Name Tags: A Chic Way to Personalize Party Wine Glasses

This easy DIY is perfect for someone who loves to host parties and small gatherings -- but hates that there are usually four times more used cups than there were people at the end of the party! Use Martha Stewart Chalk Paint to create these stylish labels for your glasses.



-  Drinking glasses

-  Masking tape

Martha Stewart Chalk Paint

-  Paintbrush or sponge brush

Step 1


The first step is to tape off the area or design that you will paint. You can keep it simple or create unique designs using the colors of the chalk paint. You can even match the cups to your party decor!


Now that you have your design taped off, it's time to paint. To get a nice opaque finish, it will take multiple coats of paint. The most important thing is to let the paint dry after each coat. It should take at least 3 coats. 

Martini Glasses

Once the paint is dry and you can't see through it, it's ready! The best way to write on the paint is to use a chalk pen, however traditional chalk sticks work just as well.


Note: If you happen to smear the paint while it's drying, you can easily scratch it off the glass with a knife or sharpe edge, just be careful not to scratch the glass itself.

Highball Glass

Now, it's time to party!


Looking for more craft ideas? Watch the video below!

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Madeline Trait

Madeline's creative path has not always been a straight one. She started her career as an architect, but quickly learned she needed creative freedom and the ability to work with her hands. She then discovered interior design and learned how to source finish materials, furniture, fabric, and art to create fun and beautiful spaces. However, her creative side was still not satisfied; she...

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