Almost any surface can be used to create a decoupage project. Suitable surfaces include wood, papier mache, terra cotta, tin, cardboard and glass. Only SOME plastics are okay for decoupage – I recommend testing a small area before completing your entire project to make sure that the Mod Podge will adhere.
What paper can be used for decoupage?
What Kind of Paper Can Be Used For Decoupage? You can use pretty much any kind of paper, that you want. You can use Magazine Paper, Newspaper, Wrapping paper, Wallpaper, Paper Napkins, playing cards, crafting paper and even fabric.
How do you make decoupage?
To make decoupage medium:
- Use craft stick to mix together three parts Elmer’s® Glue-All® with 1 part water in a paper cup.
- Stir well.
- Use sponge brush to spread mixture over surface.
- Papers may stretch or bubble up initially, so smooth out air from bubbles with finger and then go over area again with foam brush.
Can you wash decoupage items?
Can Decoupage Items be Washed? There is a dishwasher safe Mod Podge that you can use to make your decoupage dishwasher safe but you should still only wash decoupage with your hands and only after sealing it with varnish or an enamel sealer.
What works better than Mod Podge?
You can use a painting medium, like Liquitex (or any brand) Matte or Gloss Medium, and that will work as a glue to fasten down papers and objects, as well as in decoupage to provide a protective coating and sealer, the same as Mod Podge does.
Is PVA glue and Mod Podge the same?
Modge Podge is a type of PVA glue similar to Elmers but with a higher moisture content, its thinner. Its also works better with inkjet prints rather than Elmer’s glue that’s been thinned with water.
Can you decoupage with tacky glue?
Decoupage glue is easy to make using ordinary white glue and some water. For these reasons, Aleen’s Tacky Glue is the white glue that will be used in the succeeding description. …