May 02, 2012

Groomsman Gifts

Well wedding is over. So here is a little bare minimum step by step of our homemade etched beer mugs:

Basically I had wives/significant others send me photos of their police badges. From there, using photoshop, I did my best re-creation of the badge in a more simplistic version. Cut it out with MTC, applied it to the mugs and used Armour Etch to etch into it... here are the three mugs in the three phases...
Original Badge 1
Cricut vinyl rendition

Etched final version
Badge 2 Original
Cricut rendition
Final etched version
Final badge
Cricut rendition
Etched mug finalized

This project was fun, but tedious. Hoping to have reason to etch more stuff in the future!

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