Can decoupage be done on cardboard?

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How do you seal decoupage?

To preserve the job, particularly if you expect the object to get wet, it’s wise to seal it using either varnish or polyurethane. Before you do so, gently buff the decoupaged surface with steel wool, then clean it with a damp cloth. Once it has dried, proceed to apply the sealer.

How do you put pictures on cardboard?

Brush over it with one layer of decoupage medium to secure it in place, or dab the medium onto the back of each photo to glue it onto the box. Arrange the photos artfully. Press down on the photos to smooth them out as you glue them down and make sure each photo is without bubbles. Cover the box as you desire.

How do you put paper on cardboard?

What I do is use acrylic medium – apply it to BOTH the back of the paper and the cardboard you want to glue the paper on. Then carefully apply & push away bubbles. Use gloss medium – and if the result should not be glossy, seal with mat medium at the very end.

What does Mod Podge do?

Mod Podge can be used as a glue to adhere fabric, paper and other porous materials to nearly any surface. It holds tight and dries clear. It can be used as a sealer that protects acrylic paint, decoupage, stain, fabrics and much more.

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How do you use Modge Podge as a sealer?

When you apply Mod Podge to a crafting design, use side-to-side strokes with a proper brush, and apply one layer of the sealer. You should allow the Mod Podge coating time to dry properly before applying up-and-down brush strokes with another even layer of the sealer.

What glue can I use for decoupage?

What is the best glue to use in decoupage?

  • Découpage glue – specifically for this craft and available from craft shops. …
  • PVA glue – all round glue which dries clear and sticks paper, card, fabric, wood and metal.
  • Spray glue (permanent type) – quick, easy and dries clear.

Can you use any paper 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. As long, as the Decoupage glue, that you are using, can glue it to the surface of your project, then you can use it for Decoupage.