Etched Glass Serving Pitcher
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Etched Glass Serving Pitcher

I get so excited when the arrival of Spring approaches. Springtime in the South represents everything that is lovely; porch swinging, flowers blooming, birds chirping….and lemonade sipping!

To get your lemonade soirees in tip top shape you’re going to want to make yourself a fancy etched glass serving pitcher. And by “fancy”, I mean it has your initial on it. Etched. On the glass. Fancy!


Etched Glass Serving Pitcher/ Aimee Broussard for Silhouette Blog


To get started, you need:

  • A glass pitcher
  • Glass Etching Starter Kit

Begin by choosing a monogram for your glass pitcher. I found this “Monogram B” in the Silhouette store and liked that it already had the square outlined for me.


Now, when you open it yours will look like this:


Etched Glass Pitcher Stencil

  • You don’t need all of those outer squares, so right click on your monogram, choose ungroup and remove all of the boxes except for the 2 immediately surrounding your letter.
  • Resize to fit your pitcher/container/whatever it is you’re etching.

Etched Pitcher Stencil

  • Using your hook, remove all of the areas that you want to be etched. Where there is stencil vinyl the glass will be left untouched, and where exposed will be etched.

Etched Glass Serving Pitcher/ Aimee Broussard for Silhouette Blog

  • Using the transfer tape and scraper provided in the Glass Etching Kit, firmly adhere your design.

Etched Glass Pitcher

  • Using either your scraper or a foam brush, apply a heavy and even coat of the etching cream.

Etched Glass Pitcher

  • Allow to set for 30 to 60 seconds and wipe away the excess cream with a paper towel. Thoroughly rinse off the remaining etching cream, and dry.

Etched Glass Pitcher


Gently remove the stencil and voila! You have yourself a pretty little lemonade server.


Etched Glass Serving Pitcher/ Aimee Broussard for Silhouette Blog


A couple of notes to help you along:

  •  The etching cream stencil is clear so be very careful not to extend the etching cream beyond your square.
  • The scraping tool is your friend. Make absolutely certain that your design is firmly adhered to the glass. Any bubble and you’ll allow the cream to seep underneath.
  •  Don’t try to use regular vinyl with the etching cream. Trust me. Don’t try it. 🙂

Do you have a favorite project you’ve created with the etching cream? I’m anxious to etch more things!

Aimee Broussard

Southern born and raised, Aimee Broussard enjoys living life in the deep South with husband Brian and Cavalier King Charles Spaniels Stella, Milo and the most recent addition, Murphy. A graduate of Louisiana College, she once haphazardly traded in a career in corporate insurance to master the world of crafting, baking and apron making…proving if she could do it, anyone could. is the online diary of her journey.

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New Silhouette CAMEO®

Glass Etching Starter Kit


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1 comment

  1. You add the comment, “do yourself a favor, when etching ,don’t use “regular” vinyl. Which should I use. I already have jar etching creme, but no kit.
    Do I use sign vinyl, maybe a heavier quality? Is that what you ment?

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