I would like to know if you have to use Mog Pog or is there a way to decoupage cheaper just for practice?
Marilyn from P.Huron, Mi
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By Lora Herrin 01/19/2008
What I used to do was put some paint thinner in a quart jar, about a third of the jar and then take styrofoam egg cartons or other styrofoam works too (all the same color) and put them in the jar. The paint thinner will melt the styrofoam and the mixture will become thick. Keep the lid on the jar so the thinner doesn't evaporate when your not using it. Once you've achieved a good consistancy, use a paint brush to apply it to your project.
By Dana 01/18/2008
I agree, diluted white glue works great and when you're done decoupaging, could you share a picture of your creation with us?
By jean (Guest Post)01/18/2008
You can mix 3 parts white glue to one part water for a modpodgish type finish.
By Lori Williams 01/18/2008
I have always used watered down Elmers glueall or school glue. It is SO much cheaper!
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If I use the Elmer's glue as a sealer after gluing the print on, can I put a sealer like lacquer on the glue sealer? I need something water resistant.
By N. Portie from Sulphur, LA
By Marty Dick 12/24/2012
Several coats of Elmer's should do it.
Years ago there was a product you applied to the front of a thick item to decoupage, then when dried, you could wet and rub off the back, making the item plastic like and thinner to decoupage. Do you know if anything like this is still available? Thanks.
By Joyce G.
By Mary Lou 05/26/2011
You may be thinking of a product called "Decal-It" I believe it was made by Plaid (makers of ModgePodge) but have not seen it in awhile. Not sure they still make it any more.
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