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Project

Painted Dome

Display and "reveal" treats for your Easter guests with this simple how-to, originally created by the TV art department as a clever way of unveiling finalists' dishes at the 45th Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest.

Materials

  • Glass cake dome
  • Rubbing alcohol
  • Cotton balls
  • Martha Stewart Crafts Multi-Surface Paint
  • Paintbrush

Steps

  1. Step 1

    Clean glass cake dome thoroughly; prime inside of dome with a cotton ball soaked in rubbing alcohol.

  2. Step 2

    Paint the inside of the dome with one coat of multisurface paint; let dry for at least one hour. Add a second and third coat, allowing at least one hour of drying time between each.

  3. Step 3

    Let glass paint cure for at least 21 days before washing.

  4. Step 4

    For the paint to be permanent on the glass, it can be air-dried for 21 days or it can be baked. Baking method: Air-dry 1 hour. Place in cool oven and heat to 350 degrees (glass needs to heat gradually). Bake 30 minutes, then let cool in oven. Wait 72 hours until using.

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Reviews (4)

  • 3 Apr, 2012

    Saw these painted domes on the show today. What beautiful colors! Too bad a picture isn't with this great craft idea. I am going to try this.

  • 3 Apr, 2012

    Saw these painted domes on the show today. What beautiful colors! Too bad a picture isn't with this great craft idea. I am going to try this.

  • 3 Apr, 2012

    Saw these painted domes on the show today. What beautiful colors! Too bad a picture isn't with this great craft idea. I am going to try this.

  • 3 Apr, 2012

    Saw these painted domes on the show today. What beautiful colors! Too bad a picture isn't with this great craft idea. I am going to try this.