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Glass Decoupage with Vintage Paris Illustrations

Vintage Parisian style gets a dose of glitz and glam with Mod Podge and FolkArt Multi-Surface Metallic Paint.

At a Glance:

#6392 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Mod Podge Logo

Mod Podge ® Brush Applicator, 4" - 12917

Number Needed: 1 $12.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Metallic Acrylic Paints - 14K Gold, 2 oz. - 2965

Number Needed: 1 $2.29
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Painting Tools - Sponger™ Set 3 pc. - 50717

Number Needed: 1 $12.99 $6.50
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Mod Podge ® Dishwasher Safe Gloss, 8 oz. - CS15059

Number Needed: 1 $7.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Other Supplies

  • Mod Podge Clear Silicone Craft Mat #16289
  • French inspired ceramic plates in various sizes
  • 2-3 Clear glass plates in various sizes
  • French illustrations; stamps; and postcards
  • Craft knife
  • Foam plate
  • Scissors
  • Water basin
  • Paper towels
  • Stencil tape


  1. Decide which of the images you would like to apply the backside of each clear glass plate. Make a color laser copy of each image to the size desired. Trim each image.
  2. Turn a glass plate over. To apply an image, spread a coat of Dishwasher Safe Mod Podge over the surface. Lay your trimmed selections image side facing up on your craft mat and coat with the Dishwasher Safe Mod Podge. Before the Mod Podge dries on the glass or the image, place the image on the glass plate. Coat the back of the image with more Mod Podge to seal. Let dry completely.
  3. Repeat Step 2 for each clear glass plate.
  4. While the glass plates dry, prepare the ceramic plates for gold paint blocking. Lay out your plates and determine the arrangement and tape various patterns to protect the ceramic plate from not being painted gold. See image for inspiration.
  5. Spounce 3 coats of Metallic 14K Gold paint over the plate. Let dry in between coats.
  6. Repeat Step 4 and 5 on the dried clear Glass plates. You may want to paint just the backside in the Metallic Gold instead of the front or both.
  7. Using your craft knife, run along the edge of all of the stencil tape before you remove it from the plates. Carefully remove the tape.

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.

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