No hard boiled detective worth his salt is without a frosted glass door declaring his name and profession.
Here’s a recipe for making your own door frosting. Trilby, Trench Coat and Maltese Falcon are optional.
- object for frosting (cabinet with glass doors, mirror, hurricane globe, glass clip frames, door with glass inlay, etc.)
- glass cleaner
- razor blade
- painter’s tape
- stencil brushes
- acrylic spray polyurethane
- frosting formula: wallpaper paste, white powdered paint pigment, water, PVA glue (acid free)
Find full instructions over at HGTV.
Wondering what else you could do to your door? If I was doing
this to an internal door, say to the library or media room (in my
fantasy house) I might stencil something like this: