What surfaces can I use Martha Stewart Crafts ® Glow in the Dark Decoupage Finish on?
Martha Stewart Crafts Glow in the Dark Decoupage Finish can be used on any surface, and is both machine washable and dishwasher safe.
How should I apply Martha Stewart Crafts ® Glow in the Dark Decoupage Finish?
First, prepare your project surface. Then using the Martha Stewart Crafts Soft Bristle Decoupage Brushes, apply one even, smooth coat of Martha Stewart Crafts Glow in the Dark Decoupage Finish to the surface.
Apply one smooth, even application of the Martha Stewart Crafts Glow in the Dark Decoupage Finish to the side of the paper you want to adhere. Place the wet decoupage paper to the wet decoupage surface. Use the Martha Stewart Crafts Brayer to press the paper onto the surface, smoothing from the center towards the edges of the paper to remove air bubbles and excess decoupage finish. Wipe away any excess finish with a damp paper towel. Once in place and smooth, allow to dry 2 hours. When completely dry, brush a smooth application of the Martha Stewart Crafts Glow in the Dark Decoupage Finish over the paper, leaving at least a ¼-inch border to seal edges of the paper. Allow to dry 2 hours and repeat. If decoupaged item will serve a purpose other than decorative, a third top application may be required. Your project should completely cure by air drying for 21 days before using outdoors, placing on top shelf of dishwasher, or washing by hand.
Do I need to “charge” my decoupaged project that used Martha Stewart Glow in the Dark finish?
Yes, charge in sunlight or indoor light for at least 30 minutes.
The length of glow will depend on how many finish applications were applied, as well as the length and intensity of the charge. The best charge is sunlight.
Is there anything else I should know about the Glow in the Dark Decoupage finish?