Great way to transform some old lamps: Krylon’s Looking Glass spray paint, which dries into a mirror-like finish. First, spray the body of your plain glass with clean water. While the surface is wet, spray it thoroughly with Looking Glass spray paint. The water will prevent the paint from completely adhering to the surface – exactly what’s required to achieve the characteristically blotchy look of genuine mercury glass. Let the paint dry overnight, and repeat the process...

Great way to transform some old lamps: Krylon’s Looking Glass spray paint, which dries into a mirror-like finish. First, spray the body of your plain glass with clean water. While the surface is wet, spray it thoroughly with Looking Glass spray paint. The water will prevent the paint from completely adhering to the surface – exactly what’s required to achieve the characteristically blotchy look of genuine mercury glass. Let the paint dry overnight, and repeat the process...

Get the Mercury Glass look by pre-spraying your desired object with water and just a touch of dish liquid, spray with Krylon Looking Glass paint, let dry, repeat process until you achieve the 'depth' you are happy with.

Get the Mercury Glass look by pre-spraying your desired object with water and just a touch of dish liquid, spray with Krylon Looking Glass paint, let dry, repeat process until you achieve the 'depth' you are happy with.

I have so many cheap vases that I don't have a use for, have to do this and make them pretty.

I have so many cheap vases that I don't have a use for, have to do this and make them pretty.

DIY Mercury Glass with three simple things...glass containers, spray paint and a vinegar/water solution.  The results...Beautiful!

DIY Mercury Glass with three simple things...glass containers, spray paint and a vinegar/water solution. The results...Beautiful!

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