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Decoupage Bottles

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By sarosh | Hyderabad, Telangana

Difficulty Level Beginner

Decoupage is an ancient art that originated in the 18th century in Italy. It involves finely cutting pictures, pasting on a smooth surface and applying coats of varnish till the surface appears to have been painted.

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Decoupage Bottles - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Start by cleaning the surface and then cut selected images and paste using either Modge Podge or Fevicol MR.

STEP 2:-

Decoupage Bottles - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Apply coats of clear varnish using a brush and let it dry overnight. Repeat the process till the surface appears glass smooth to the touch. If required, lightly sand down the surface using 600 grade sand paper and reapply varnish. the more coats of varnish, the smoother it gets.

STEP 3:-

Decoupage Bottles - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Add embellishments once the item is decoupaged. If it is a bottle, do something creative for the top. It can be a thick string tied tightly with a bow or anything unique that comes to mind. This can be painted using an Acrylic color and varnished.

you will need

Fevicol MR, Fevicryl Modge Podge, Fevicryl Acrylic Colours, Pictures, Clear Varnish.