Decoupage is lots of fun and allows you to be very creative. It is also quite a therapeutic craft. All that cutting and gluing can actually be very relaxing. Just like Scrapbooking, it has a real cult following.
Everyday items like tins, jars, draws, and furniture can be recycled into gorgeous pieces and you will love the results. Today you’ll learn how to decoupage for beginners and achieve wrinkle, bubble-free results.
When it comes to Decoupaging, you can us napkins, old wrapping paper and even photos. No surface or item will be safe and you will be amazed at all the different creations that you will be able to make.
Decoupage originated in France in the 17th Century as a form of decorating. It was particularly prevalent on cabinets, bookcases and other pieces of furniture. It was also favored by the Chinese.
How To Decoupage For Beginners Video
via Living Room 79, Youtube.
The video that we are including shows you how to decoupage glass jars. This is a very simple project and the perfect one to start with.
You will see the necessary steps to get the best possible result using Mod Podge or clear white school glue. To view, click Play above ^
Tin Can Decoupage
As mentioned earlier in our post, there are plenty of ways to decoupage and this is one of our favorite ideas from DIY Enthusiasts. Here’s what you’ll need.
- Tin Cans
- Enamel or Acrylic Paint
- Assorted Pretty Paper Napkins
- Decoupage Glue or white (PVA) glue
- brushes and scissors
You can see the full tutorial here.