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Image Transfer Postcard Sign

Create your holiday decor with Mod Podge Image Transfer! This unique formula allows you to add a personal touch to your decor by creating this vintage-inspired postcard sign to Santa.

At a Glance:

Project #15699 Skill Level: Intermediate

This project features these great brands:

  • Mod Podge Decoupage Finishes and Formulas Logo
supplies

Plaid Supplies

Mod Podge ® Image Transfer Medium Clear, 8 oz. - CS11216

Number Needed: 1 $9.99
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Mod Podge ® Brush Set, Decoupage - 24781

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

Other Supplies

  • Wood Plaque
  • Laserjet Image copy

instructions

  1. First, protect your work surface with waxed paper, parchment paper or some other protective mat.
  2. Using scissors, trim the excess paper edges from the photocopied image.
  3. Next, position the image face up on the protective surface.
  4. Using either a 1” foam applicator or a soft bristle Taklon brush, liberally apply Mod Podge Clear Image Transfer Medium to the front of the image. Because the medium is clear, it is possible to still see the image. Check to make sure the entire image is covered with the medium.
  5. While the medium is still wet on the image, immediately lift the image, flip it over, and then position it to the project surface image side down.
  6. Smooth the image, making sure it is fully making contact with the surface. Using light pressure with your fingers or a Mod Podge Squeegee, smooth the image starting from the out toward the edges of the image. This will remove any possible wrinkles, captured air pockets, and excess medium, which can then be wiped away.
  7. Allow the transferred image to dry a full 24 hours.
  8. After 24 hours, dab a wet sponge over the transferred image and lightly rub away layers of paper using the wet sponge or your fingers.
  9. Apply a coat of your favorite Mod Podge formula to seal.

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Related FAQs

Decorated candles using Mod Podge ® or Royal Coat ® Decoupage Finish are meant for decorative purposes and not for illumination. Many of the decorations would catch fire and be hazardous if the candle were burned. However, if you are using a wide pillar candle and the decorations do not go to the top of the candle, it can be burned down slightly to create a well, then a votive candle inserted into the well. A new votive candle can be inserted when the old one is finished. Use extreme caution and good judgment when burning candles that have been decorated.
First check to see if the napkin is 2 ply. If so, separate and lay aside. Brush Mod Podge directly on the your surface. Carefully place the printed napkin on the surface and lightly blot down with a dampened sponge. Start blotting in the center and work to the edge. Once it is in place, let dry. After about 30 minutes lightly apply a top coat of Mod Podge.
  1. Apply a coat of Mod Podge® to the inside of the form and allow to dry slightly. Place the Napkin design where desired and gently rub it flat with your thumb.
  2. Cover the image with a second very thin coat of Mod Podge®, beginning in the center and brushing out. Allow to dry thoroughly.
  3. Add special sponging or spouncing effects, as desired, around the design and let dry.
  4. Paint the whole inside with a light color of FolkArt® Acrylic Colors. If you want to use a darker color inside, first paint around the Napkin design with a light color, let dry and then add the darker color.
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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.