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Mod Podge Tips and Secrets

Dear friends being a passionate crafter I often feel one of the best things about living in Bangalore is that the largest manufacturer ,importer and seller of Craft supplies in India, Itsy Bitsy is right at my doorstep!
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Mod Podge tutorial 
I have guest designed for Itsy Bitsy challenges thrice in the past [Recycled Shadow Box tutorial ,Castle shaped Slider card tutorial ,Origami Basket]but was especially thrilled when Itsy Bitsy owner Rashmi Closepet called me up recently and asked  me if I could showcase any newly launched Itsy Bitsy product!
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Decoupaging with Mod Podge 
Mod podge is a product so many crafters rave about and I had been very excited that Itsy Bitsy now stocked Mod Podge + a beautiful range of MDF products just begging to be decoupaged so I chose to work with Mod Podge in a trice!
I am not a professional crafter and most crafty lingo sails right over my head so these tips  are a small attempt to demystify Mod Podge and share a beginners travails!

What is Mod podge? Is it a glue?

Yes Modpodge is a glue …and more!
It can be used to
  1. firmly stick paper,tissue paper,beads,cloth etc to surfaces such as wood,cardboard,metal,terracota clay,glass [Plastic is a bit difficult but I’ll come to that later]
  2. give a protective coating
  3. give an attractive shine and feel to your product
If you have crafted with paper you ‘ll know how fragile the object is..you have to be so careful the paper craft doesn’t accumulate dirt as it literally cant be cleaned!And if you have children then your project is often declared a “no touch” object! [Breaks my heart if I have to tell that to my daughter]
The best thing I like about Mod Podge is you can actually wipe it clean! You may not get away by chucking a mod podged item into a bucket of water but it can take on handling by kiddy hands and some spilled juice!
And I love how mod podge transforms the look and feel of a surface!

What are the types of Mod Podge and how do you choose one?

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Mod Podge types
The Mod Podge official website has an impressive though rather intimidating chart of Mod podge types : Plaid Mod Podge Types
Here is a link to a more user friendly  write up :Amy’s Guide to Mod Podge Types
I agree it can still be difficult  to decide which type to use or buy as its expensive and tempting though it is ,one cant buy every Mod Podge variety on the shelf!
The secret to deciding is understanding that the different Mod Podge types just vary in the 3 basic properties of Mod Podge I have numbered above!

Choosing Mod Podge type based on what you want to stick

  • To stick paper or tissue paper [see napkin decoupage]on MDF/cardboard/glass- choose Matt [Yellow bottle]
  • To stick paper /other objects in a scrapbook choose Paper Mod podge[blue bottle]- as its acid free and dries faster.
  • To stick fabric to fabric or other surface choose Fabric Mod podge as it also prevents cut fabric from fraying if you apply it and let it dry before cutting.If you are not going to wash it you can also use Matt Mod podge like I did on the lace of my tissue box

Choosing Mod Podge type based on Protective Property required

  • Regular decoupage decorative item-Matt Mod Podge
  • Furniture-Hard Coat Mod Podge[Purple]
  • Project which will be used a lot-Hard Coat Mod Podge [Purple]
  • Project will be outside-eg clay pots,furniture – Outdoor Mod Podge[Green]
  • Paper Quilled jewellery- Matt,Gloss,Satin Mod Podge

Choosing Mod Podge type based on final appearance/finish required

Satin , Gloss ,Sparkle, Glitter ,Brushstroke,Antique,Glow in the dark – can be applied as top coats on your project to get the effect their name suggests.

Tip : If you are just starting out and want to buy just one bottle

Get either a Matt or a Satin Mod podge.

Secrets to Succeed in your first Mod Podge Decoupage project

Decoupage is not the easiest or quickest of crafts as it requires quite a bit of patience!There is a bit of a learning curve in decoupage as most of us tend to rush things and in decoupage you wont realise the mistakes till the project is nearly done !
Here are some secrets to be super happy even with your first Mod Podge project.

Choosing what to stick

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Mod Podge tips
  • Paper is the easiest medium to work with
  • Type of paper -Pattern Paper is the easiest to decoupage. Yes I am a recycling fan and would love to Modpodge with magazines and newspapers but the inks on these papers can bleed when you apply the top coat of your decoupage medium!
  • Thickness of paper –Medium thickness pattern paper is the easiest to decoupage –will stick more easily and wrinkle less.Try napkin decoupage only after you’ve got the hang of decoupaging normal paper!
  • Pattern paper design- a busy design or a natural textured design such as I have used here will hide mistakes beautifully and you can get away with a bit of wrinkling on your project!
  • Pattern paper colour-Choose a pattern paper design with dark or bright colours. If your pattern paper colour is of a light shade you need to go the extra step to paint the surface you are going to decoupage on plus wrinkles and bubbles show up clearly

Choosing what to decoupage

  • MDF products are the easiest to decoupage as the surface is smooth and even and you dont have to waste time sand papering the surface
  • An object with straight symmetrical sides and flat surfaces like a square or rectangular box is the easiest to decoupage .It will be easier to accurately cut your pattern paper as well as stick it !Believe me negotiating curves and corners is tricky!

Mod Podge technique Tips for beginners

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Mod Podge tutorial 
These tips are brought to you by my 7 year old daughter who has donned the Itsy Bitsy Designer Apron for this project!
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Mod Podge tips
Mark out the dimensions of each side of your decoupage object
    • lightly – no need to put pressure and get indentation marks on your paper!
    • on the reverse side of your pattern paper
    • using a pencil- pen or marker inks can bleed into your paper when wet
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Mod Podge tutorial 
Cut out paper for all the sides of your object
  • Dont worry if you fall short for one side-If  the chosen design of your pattern paper is a busy one you can use bits and pieces and the final product wont show it.
  • Be as accurate as possible in matching the paper to the sides –I found it was better to err in cutting out a paper smaller than larger.
  • Problems if your paper is larger than your decoupage object’s side –it looks unsightly and has an irritating tendency to lift up and to salvage the situation you will have to trim it, sand it or nail file it later [all time consuming un-enjoyable processes] !
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Mod Podge tutorial 
What to use to apply Mod Podge – Paint brush or sponge ?
The humble paint brush is easily available  so an obvious first choice
  • Use one with a flatter head and not the bushy type I have shown above as its easier to apply the Mod Podge and gives a more uniform stroke even in nonexpert hands! [see how messy and un uniform the strokes are with the paint brush.
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Mod Podge tips
  • If you are a young crafter,a non artist[translate to not an expert at painting] or a decoupage beginner ,the sponge applicator is a much easier tool to work with
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Mod Podge tutorial 
  • You can use the paint brush for the base coat but we found the sponge  gave neater covering and uniform strokes which is more important for the top coats.
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Mod Podge tutorial 
  • Beware of hairs from cheaper brushes falling off and sticking to your decoupaged surface marring the whole appeal!
  • Sponges soak up a lot of the expensive Mod Podge and if you are a frugal crafter like me you will cringe when you go to wash the sponge brushes and see how much Mod Podge goes to waste!
  • Normal paint brushes are easier to clean[With sponges you will have to squeeze and splatter Mod Podge everywhere!]
How to stick your paper
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Mod Podge tutorial 
Ha ha what’s so special about that you may ask! Well…everything!!
  • Mod Podge dries fast so as soon as you have applied your base coat stick your paper
  • Make sure you have applied a good coating of Mod Podge – too less and your paper will lift and bubble [quite irritating to see!]
  • Align the paper on the decoupage object and gently but firmly smoothen out the paper with the edge or your hand or even fingers to get a good adhesion- a key step to avoid wrinkling and bubbling .Alternatives are a plastic old credit card /a stamping brayer/local foam roller from hardware shops.
  • If your paper is of the thinner variety or you are too rough you can tear the paper!
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Mod Podge tutorial 
How to Mod Podge an aperture
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    Mod Podge tutorial 
  • If you are decoupaging a tissue box make sure you apply Mod Podge all around the aperture
  • After sticking on the paper make slits like above using a sharp pointed scissors or craft knife[ha ha no need to be as untidy as shown here!]from the centre to the aperture rim,apply Mod Podge on the under-surface  and fold over and stick the paper triangles . 
Applying the Top Coats

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Mod Podge tips

  • The most important thing in this step is to not rush to do it!Wait for the base coat to dry for at least 15 mins!
  • We are all impatient souls and yes my kiddo and I did discover what happens if you try to apply a top coat too soon…your paper will try and lift right off!!
  • Apply the Mod Podge in one direction and evenly – this will ensure a masterpiece!
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Decoupaged tissue box
How to Mod Podge fabric lace
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Decoupaged tissue box
  • If you are not going to wash your project you need not use fabric Mod Podge variety to Mod Podge fabric.We used Matt Mod Podge here
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    Mod Podge lace
  • You can use Mod Podge to adhere your lace but a quicker option is to stick double sided tape [also called wonder tape] on your surface, stick on the lace firmly and then apply a generous seal of  Mod Podge
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Fabric decoupage
Coating the lace with  Mod Podge  gives a secure adhesion , a nice seal and a beautiful shine to it.
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I wanted our tissue box to be truly functional so avoided fragile paper embellishments [see an earlier Altered Tissue box]and used some gorgeous Jesse James buttons from Itsy Bitsy [chopped off the backs].
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Altered tissue box
These button embellishments are expensive but so cute my daughter begged me to buy them!And since I am not much of a seamstress what better way to showcase them than in a 3 D project we can look at everyday
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Tissue box Mod Podge 
I love the little cup and saucer with the deep pink spoon!The little doggy buttons are my daughter's favourite…which ones are yours?
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Mod Podge tissue box
I used regular white glue to stick on all the plastic buttons and to my delight when I accidentally smeared a bit of extra glue on the Mod Podged surface I could wipe off the glue without leaving any stain—thats the magic of Mod Podge!
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Though decoupage is not a kiddy craft I purposely let my young crafter undertake it to see what would be the mistakes a beginner working with Mod Podge would make..I hope our tips will prove beneficial.
Do share your own tips and decoupage aspirations
Edited : If you face the problem of mod podged items become sticky ...apply   Asian paints Aquador Varnish
Supplies : All from Itsy Bitsy : Mod Podge ,MDF tissue box, DCWV decoupage paper, Pearl-Rhinestone stickers,Jesse James buttons,Wonder tape,Pink pearls

131 comments:

  1. Lovely, when using the sponge applicator I wet the sponge and wring out the water, this way too much MP isnt absorbed by the sponge

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  2. Thank you so much Divya..that does make a lot of sense!

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  3. This is wonderful! I was wondering what to use to construct my advent calendar for 2014, as the designer paper is rather thick.
    Thank you for visiting my blog.

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    1. Thank you so much Christina I will surely keep dropping by your blog to watch out for it.

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  4. Hey Sonia..amazing tutorial and great tips..thanks for sharing!

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    1. Thank you so much Smita...its longer than my usual long tutorials but delighted to see you like it

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  5. Great post dear, so useful for the new users of Mod podge & the tissue paper box is so pretty now!! you are inspiring me for any decoupage post as its been long I haven't shared any decoupage stuff at my page..Thanks
    Have a good evening :)

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    1. Oh yes Khadija you are a pro at Mod Podge !!

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  6. So very informative.I use modpodge on nearly all my projects and like you hate how much gets wasted using the foam brush.I started out with matt but I have fallen in love with Satin now.Its soo glossy and shiny.:-).These tips are super useful.Thanks for sharing!

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    1. Pallavi the miser that I am in some ways nowadays I squeeze out the Mod Podge from the sponge and store it in a plastic container for reuse in the base coat!

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  7. awesome! loved every bit of the tutorial & I must say you r the best :) I have learnt a lot from you & ur tutorials are the best ever! Thanks for sharing soo much of info & making it easier for us!!

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    1. Sharada...you have made my day. This post took a looong time to write up and I guess its my longest post to date but I didnt want to let Rashmi down!

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  8. What a detailed and informative Post !! Thanks for the info on types of mod-podge and which surface to use it on.This post is surely going to help many.I had a smile seeing Prisha in that Apron ,she is a cutie ! Loved the box and the pink crystal n lace make it look beautiful !

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    1. Ha Ha Pooja you should have seen the enthusiasm she displayed in wearing the apron and posing for the step by step photographs!! She will soon take over my blog!

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  9. What a great tutorial and gorgeous project!!
    Thanks for sharing your steps and the pics of your cutie!!

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    1. Thank you so much Jessica always so good to have you drop in

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  10. Wow...Such an awesome detailed post, Doc...Loved every bit of knowledge shared here...Youngest crafter at work...Great to c Prisha ,budding artist in apron :) Lovely !!

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    1. Oh so gladdening to hear that Sathya..so much has been written about Mod Podge I wanted to give a fresh perspective

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  11. great work sonia. best part is got to see the little maestro at work. she has grown big from the last time i saw her

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    1. Yes Sindhu she gets taller by the month!!

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  12. great work sonia !!.got to see the little maestro at work, she has grown big since i last saw her

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    1. Sindhu...Oh My God..Am super thrilled to have you on my blog!!!

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  13. Very helpful tutorial Doctor! Thanks for sharing. The result is fabulous! I love your box and the tea cup and kettle are my favvv:)

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    1. Oh yes Jaya they are soooo cute!

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  14. Lovely detailing Sonia!.Yes you are very correct about Bangalore! I'm waiting for itsy bitsy to open in Chennai :)And this is a wonderful post for anyone who wants to start working with mod podge and great for anyone crafting! Laughed reading your reply for Pooja! But your daughter is too young to do that!! So don't worry :))

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    1. Ha Ha Sarah she wanted to do a You tube video of her crafting but I was a bit hesitant about that!!

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  15. such an useful post as always sonia..had a huge haul in itsybitsy..my order is just shipped.hope to get it through someone who visits India..I googled a lot to choose what type i wanted..narrowed down to matte and satin and finally bought satin as i can use it for my paper quilled jewellery as well as decoupage :) aww..u hav a crafty friend to work with,lucky you!

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    1. Soundarya do let me know how it worked on quilled jewellry

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  16. Your daughter did an amazing job with the box!! It looks so beautiful!! I think the dog buttons are my favorite, too!! Thanks for all the Mod-Podge tips!! I feel like decoupaging something now!! Have a great day :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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    1. Yes Lisa I am not a good seamstress otherwise these would have adorned every dress my daughter owns!

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  17. Thanks Dr Sonia..very useful informative tips on mod podge .. as always your tutorials make everything easy ..I don't know they are 3 types ;) I know only matt one.. Yes Dr Sonia prisha will took over the blog :) she is cute in that Apron. . she is very talented..your crafts inspire us and prisha as well.. :) pretty cool box love all the buttons my fav embellishment is little castle ..

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    1. Radhika these are the only types I own...the variety is huge!!

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    2. Ha Ha and yes she was so thrilled to don that apron!!

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  18. Wonderful altrered tissue box. Have used Mod Podge once for applying paper to a glass bottle.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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    1. Melissa decoupaging a bottle in on my next "to do"

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  19. Fantastic tutorial and lots of info in there Dr Sonia. Love how you have your daughter doing the demo to show how easy it is. Congrats on being asked to do this.

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    1. Ha Ha she does like to be in the lime light Merry

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  20. Wow Beautiful tissue box Sonia,so much detail I like the lace and the embellishments.
    kevin xx

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    1. Thank you so much Kevin..I had to restrain myself in this project..usually I like to fill up a creation with lots of flowers!!

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  21. I have a box I decoupaged in 1974 for my father. That thing has held up all these years! Love your tutorial and tips!

    Susan

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    1. WOW Susan that is amazing!!

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  22. Thanks for the detail info on Mod Podge.Love the altered box.

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    1. Thank you so much Tanvi

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    2. Thank you Prisha dear for sharing at Color Conceptions Challenge Blog. Good luck.

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  23. thank you for sharing the tips here sonia, well written and a you have both have done the box beautifully

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    1. Thank you so much Shylaa...Kuttu is going to be thrilled reading all the sweet comments

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  24. Thanks for all the tip doctor. I can't do without modge podge for my paper jewellery but the down side is of course tackiness.

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    1. Suganthi are you using gloss/satin...they are supposed to be more tacky. I will try matt on paper quilling and let you know

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  25. Wonderful tissue box..........all the best....!

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    1. Thank you Mr Rajeshkumar

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  26. Lovely projects and great tips on the Modpodge.

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  27. What a detailed, descriptive tutorial doc. Thanks a lot. Your work is fab as always,now that your daughter has joined you...pl do convey my wishes to her.

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    1. Thank you so much Rupa...ha ha she has always crafted with me now that she is older she is taking over tutorials!!

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  28. This tissue box is just fabulous! I love the paper you covered it with. That texture looks so real!

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  29. This is so pretty!! I love the paper that you covered it with. The texture looks so real. :)

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    1. Yes Katy the textured paper makes it look like a real woven basket!

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  30. Fabulous project and tutorial Sonia..Loz

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  31. The tissue box is beautiful Sonia! You did and fantastic job on all the modge podge info, I really appreciate all that info :) have a great week!

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  32. nice tutorial Sonia.. I was wondering about mod podge a few days back and now I got the info, thanks to u... beautiful project... and Prisha is becoming a pro at crafting like her mom :)
    -Berina
    Moxie Craftie

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    1. Ha Ha Berina ..she wanted to do a You tube video..she definetly belong to the new generation!!

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  33. You are a savior Dr. Sonia!
    I recently bought the Itsy Bitsy mod podge and was clueless on how to use it . I even spoiled some pics and papers trying to get a hang of it . But you have made it so simple! Thanks a ton for this detailed explanation and for stopping by my blog and leaving encouraging comments :)

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    1. Rohini...I am so glad this post will help you..makes the effort of writing this looong post so worthwhile!

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  34. This is so pretty - I love how you decorated it, but I like how you described the different characteristics of the mod podge
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes January Linky Party. Have a great day and a Happy New Year, my friend
    DIANA L.
    dianamlarson.blogspot.com

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    1. Thank you so much Diana good to have you drop in

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  35. very well explained by you and nice demonstration by your little one... thanks for sharing .. will try it soon...

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    1. Thank you so much Sohni glad you liked it

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  36. lovely tutorial Sonia !! I did a lot of decoupage with fevicol MR + Water and am ok with it as the adhesion is good, I tried a version of Fevicol + clear varnish too , both are wipe-able and non- tacky. tried Fevicol SR for fabric and lace, superb for fabric and even leather !!

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    1. Suman I had also first tried with Fevicol MR but Mod Podge is superior!!.Have not tried varnish...did you find any added advantage? I havent used Fevicol SR should try and get some

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  37. This has to be one of the most informative post I've read in awhile! You really made me curious about this product, I only recall seeing 1-2 tutorials on Youtube, but they didn't come even close to yours! Thank you for taking the time to share all this useful info with us :)

    And by the way, you and your little artist make such a great team!

    Hugs!
    Manu

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    1. Manu...Thank you so much !! In fact even though Rashmi the owner of Itsy Bitsy had asked me if I could do a youtube tutorial I had hesitated cos it is difficult to convey a lot of information on a video without boring the hell out of somebody + I personally dont have the patience to watch youtube videos!

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  38. This must be the most detailed guide to decoupaging I've seen. I admire your painstaking efforts in photographing every step of your project. Plus the tips are very practical and informative. And your daughter is very cute!

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    1. Somdeepa it is I think my longest blog post but I am glad you find it informative..ha ha and yes my cutie pie will be thrilled to read all the praise my blogger friends are showering her with!!

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  39. Beautiful daughter,so handy and smilling! For the rest,everything is as usually perfect!
    cheers

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    1. Thank you so much ..so sweet of you to call it perfect!!

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  40. Hello Miss Sonia, this was an excellent post, I'm a modge girl from way back, the tips and tech are great, and you transformation of the box is gorgeous, thanks for sharing, hope you have a wonderful day..

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    1. Dianne I like the way you called yourself modge girl!!

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  41. Wow, this is gorgeous! I love the tutorial and all the information was very informative! I love the way you explained all the mod podge:)
    Happy Wednesday!
    Sherrie K

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    1. Thank you so much Sherrie

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  42. What an excellent and well explained post Dr Sonia ..though I have used Mod podge in the past I had no Idea about how much more varieties and versatile this product is until I read this post :) ..Thank you so much for sharing ! ..I love your decoupaged tissue box It so beautiful !!

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    1. Hussena you are so humble!! In my eyes you are a pro and I really cant believe my beginners tips was useful to you!!Thank you so much for boosting my ego!!

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  43. wow, a big thank you to you and your little girl for sharing these tips.i recently got hooked onto Mod Podge and this tutorial answers so many of my doubts.

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    1. Am so glad you find the post useful Juhi

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  44. Glad you are having fun with Mod Podge. It was the brand I used when I first learned about decoupaging. My only grouse with Mod Podge is that when you use it as a top sealant, you can't stack stuff on top of it...like a box on top of another box. They tend to stick together. I've ruined some projects because of that. I've moved on to gel medium now . But Mod Podge is a lot more economical though.

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    1. Thank you Yvonne...I was not aware of that.I had read about the tackiness.I had Mod Podged 2 wooden boxes a year back but they are not sticky...dont know what I did right!!

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  45. Very informative post, Dr. Sonia! And the box looks very pretty! :)

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    1. Thank you so much Ayushi always a delight to have you drop in

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  46. Wow!! superub. very well explained. I am very big big big fan of your's.

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    1. Litasha dear I am a big fan of your young talent too!!

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  47. Hello Dr.Sonia! A Happy New Year to you. Wow! Your blog has a new look now. Beautiful Project.Thanks for sharing this great informative post. Though I doubt I'll get that far. Your little helper has grown bigger & will soon take over your blog too.

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    1. Thank you so much Leanne for dropping in.Sure missed your presence in blogland.

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  48. Love everything about this tissue box... Your daughter is so pretty and talented just like her mommy.... Great tut, great details and super talents on you both... Oh BTW - Happy New Year....

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  49. Oh Thanks so much for this much needed post Dr. Sonia. I actually googled about mod podge a month back to know more but that doubled my confusion. Now I'm quite clear about it. I wanted to know the 'secret' behind that glossy finish over the quilled jewellery ;) Didn't know about it until now. And I love all those buttons, all are very cute and your daughter is an adorable poser ...haha...:)

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    1. Ha Ha Jasleen I had to read and re read several website articles before I wrote this article and in the end actually experimenting helped the most!!

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  50. Brilliant tissue box and such an informative post :)

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    1. Thank you so much Pritesh.So good to have you visit the blog.Will have to catch up with you soon

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  51. Todella kaunis ja hyvä opetus :)

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  52. That looks awesome! Love both your tutorial and the result, so pretty! Thanks for your sweet comment on my blog, take care, Ira x
    Ira’s Crea Corner

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    1. Ira so glad you stopped by..I loved your work

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  54. Loved the mod podge tissue box...lovely.
    Was looking for for few ideas on handmade photo frames and found your blog.
    Great work. Do visit my page www.lingeringideas.blogspot.com

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    1. Ha Ha good you found me via google!! Am off to your blog

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  55. Loved the mod podge tissue box.Lovely.
    Was looking for handmade photo frame ideas when I found your blog.
    Great ideas. Do visit my page www.lingeringideas.blogspot.com

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  56. Awesome tutorial and an amazing results!

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  57. This is really informative one and wonderful product sonia

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  58. thanks for the great tutorial, lots of time and love put into it
    hugs from california
    bibiana

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    1. Thank you so much Bibiana yes this post did take up some time but am glad you like it

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  59. This is another wonderful tutorial and explains fully the different mod pod glues available. Thank you and also for the Candy mention. Hugs Mrs A.

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    1. You are my sweet blog pal how could I not promote your candy

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  60. Wow.....what a fabulous tutorial, I really did learn a lot! Thankyou so much for sharing....The tissue box is beautiful!

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    1. Thank you so much Tracey...from you I am humbled!!

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  61. you are the best Dr Sonia thank you so much for this tutorial. I learn so many new things from you..This tissue box is beautiful.

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  62. Great post Dr. Sonia.. your daughter is really very talented... Thanks for playing along with us at Color Conceptions Challenge :)

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  63. Fabulous project Dr Soniya.... :) loved the box.... And how I wish I had a girl like yours.... I am in love with her.... she is very talented.. :) BY the way Dr Sonia!!! I wanted to know which mod podge should I start with as a beginner.... too many options to choose from.. ;)

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    1. Oh so sweet of you Ann!! And if you want to buy just one go for the matt /satin/gloss. Matt is cool other too give a beautiful shine but are more sticky

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    2. Thanks for the tip Dr Sonia..... :)

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  64. beautiful work by the little one dear! and thanks for the amazing tutorial..just at the right time for me. I got glos mod podge last week, and was still wondering how to use it and what is the difference between mod podge and gesso..

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  65. Lovely really love this , love the colours ,thanks for sharing.

    hugs paula x

    http://stampingcomerainorshine.blogspot.co.uk/

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  66. sonia can you tell me what is the cost of spray paint in india

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  67. Macreena it depends on the quantity and the brand on avg I would say 150 to 300 rupees per can

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  68. Hi
    I am new to your blog
    Nice to see an Indian blogger
    I too love to do scrapbooking but do not where I can find the materials in Mumbai
    I will need your help
    Where can I get Modge lodge in Mumbai can you please check
    Also , where can I great a mat and paper cutter too
    Love your blog will read it fully
    I will add you to my sidebar

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    1. Good to have you drop in Mahek. I have seen Mod Podge substitute by Heritage company at Hobby Ideas Mumbai. Itsy Bitsy also sells online. See this link for
      craft supply stores

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  69. Thx Dr. Sonia. Very good tips. I hav been using matt n satin. But had questions for furniture kind of projects. Your blog clarified them . Thx a lot

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