Minecraft Glass IRL

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About: I like making little treats and pretty much doing anything crafty. I want to learn new techniques and share how I do what I do.

Play minecraft frequently, might as well live in it right? Maybe not, but it's fun to pretend. This is the first of many minecraft... crafts I'm putting together for my husband's birthday party.

This minecraft glass look is easy and really cheap. You just need a good eye and a little patience.

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Step 1: Supplies

Supplies you need:

vinyl tape / white electrical tape ---- I would get at least 100'

Utility knife - Use Caution!

Measuring Stick (optional)

Step 2: Lines


I did this design on a a sliding glass patio door. It was 8' x 6'

First, clean your glass.

With your white tape mark out a grid pattern. I started with one strip down the middle of each pane and then made the horizontal lines.
If you want you can calculate the exact middles and try to get equal squares. The tape is so easy to use I just eyeballed it.

If your patio door goes to the outdoors, I would put the tape on the inside. Just FYI it will leave a little residue when removed. Nothing a little windex can't take care of though.

Step 3: Slice It


Get a good picture of the minecraft glass pattern.
(the one pictured is from Minecraft wiki. )
Start by cutting sections of the grid pattern and try to cut away the same pieces for each "block" of glass.

Put light pressure on the knife. You shouldn't scratch your glass if you take it easy.

Then peel away squares.

Step 4: Diagonals


You can use already cut squares or cut new squares and line up in diagonal patterns to make the little reflective bits on the glass "blocks"

Step 5: Clean and Enjoy


Clean up the bit of reside and finger prints you might have with some Windex and there you have it.

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    comprouSK

    3 years ago

    Amazing !!!!!!

    I want to completely paint, design, and arrange my room like I am in my Minecraft House! (I just wished I have wallpapers (or paint) to match the stuff in my Minecraft house)

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    The only Jimmy

    6 years ago

    I did this as I was reading it.
    Sooo coool

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    Master97865

    7 years ago on Introduction

    oh my goodness this is absolutely flawless! thats it! my room is minecraft themed from now on!

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    hornbadoing

    7 years ago on Introduction

    Me and my GF play minecraft now and then and shes obsessed with making things out of glass. this is gonna be fun to see her reaction

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    BarginsTech

    8 years ago on Introduction

    Ahahaa!!! This would be awesome with the painting in Minecraft with the creeper!! Awesome job!!! :]