- Krylon 'Stained Glass' Spray Paint in Cobalt Blue
- Glass Drink Dispenser
- Painter's Tape
First, remove the spigot from the drink dispenser [it should easily unscrew from the inside], and set it aside. With a small piece of painter's or masking tape, cover the spigot opening from the inside of the dispenser to prevent any paint from getting in.
Tip: It's important that you're working with a clean surface, so you might want to wipe down the dispenser with some glass cleaner before you start painting.
Shake each can of spray paint for about a minute to ensure an even spray. In a well ventilated area, start with your darkest color and spray along the bottom of the dispenser, stopping at about one-third of the way up. With the stained glass paint, (which I was so excited to try, thanks to Krylon!) it's important to do multiple thin layers so you can achieve an even color. You might start to feel like it's going to be too opaque after a number of coats, but I promise it will dry translucent to get that "stained glass" effect!
After a few thin layers of the cobalt blue, I then switched to the lighter, soft blue. As I mentioned, I stopped at about one-third of the way up the dispenser so I could start creating the ombré effect. Starting at just above the cobalt blue, I repeated the process with the soft blue, stopping at about the two-third mark of the dispenser.
The final step? Fill with your favorite summer-time beverage (boozy or not!), invite your friends over, and wait for them to oooh and ahhh over your fancy new dispenser! Cheers!