how do you take paint off of glass coffee cup

How to Take Paint Off of Glass Coffee Cups

Paint on glass coffee cups is an easy mistake to make and can be unsightly. Thankfully, there are a few tactics that you can use to make sure your cups are good as new in no time.

Using a Razor Blade

  • Put on protective clothing including gloves and safety glasses.
  • Ensure the cup is clean and dry before starting.
  • Using a single or double-sided razor blade, scrape off the paint.
  • Scrape carefully and slowly, as glass can be damaged easily.
  • Gently run the razor blade in small, back and forth motions, while applying very little pressure.
  • Once the paint is completely removed, clean the cup with a damp cloth.

Using Acetone

  • Finding some acetone-based nail polish remover.
  • Apply a generous amount of nail polish remover to a cotton swab or rag.
  • Gently rub the cotton swab over the painted area of the cup.
  • Remember to always use a light touch, as the acetone can easily damage the cup.
  • Continue to rub until the paint is removed.
  • Clean the cup with some warm soapy water and a damp cloth.

You should now have removed the paint from the glass coffee cup. If the paint doesn’t come off easily, you may need to try one of the methods a few times. With this knowledge, you can now tackle any paint mishaps on your coffee cup and make it look as good as new in no time!

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