Jun 2, 2020

How to Dye Glass in Minecraft-Step-By-Step Guide

Matthew Mann

o give your house in Minecraft a more homey feel, you might want to dye the blocks to give it that stained-glass effect. Once you learn how to dye glass blocks in you can use this skill to create some incredibly beautiful things and places. Do you want a castle made of blue glass or even a house made of red glass? Maybe it’s a cottage made of green glass or a mansion made with all the colors put together. Whatever it is you want, you’ll need how to learn this skill first before creating all the wonderful things in your imagination.

Step-By-Step Guide

Step 1: Aquire a crafting table. If you already have a crafting table then this isn’t a big deal. If not, you must create one. To create a crafting table, take wood planks from your inventory, and create one using your character tabs.

crafting table
Crafting table to dye glass blocks in Minecraft

Step 2: Place glass blocks. Place 8 glass blocks into the crafting table slots, with whichever color dye you would like in the middle of the blocks. Dyes can be made from various items like flowers, Lazarus, cacti, bone meal, etc. Colors reflect the natural color of the item, so options are limitless for stained glass blocks.

place 8 glass blocks on crafting table and 1 dye of any color

Step 3: Take stained glass blocks. Take dyed glass blocks from the right slots in the crafting table and place in inventory.

Use your dyed glass
your minecraft inventory

Step 4: Use glass blocks. Glass is smelted as full-sized blocks and can be placed as such. It his transparent to light and is very fragile. Once broken, it cannot be picked up and re-used.

placing dyed glass
wall of multicolor dyed glass

Watch our in depth video for a simple guide through the process.

To find out the other uses and variations of glass blocks, visit our other articles for further explanation.

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