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Mod Podge Resin Fall Leaf Trinket Tray

Create a festive fall trinket tray with Mod Podge Resin and faux leaves! This project makes a great gift for the fall lover in your life.

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At a Glance:

Project #16126 Skill Level: Intermediate

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Mod Podge ® Resin - 8 oz. - 25263

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Other Supplies

  • Small Trinket Tray
  • Faux Fall Leaves
  • Respirator
  • Cups
  • Craft Sticks
  • Glues
  • Silicone mat to protect the surface
  • Small torch


  1. Apply Gilding Adhesive to tray. Allow it to dry until tacky to the touch. Place Gilding Sheet on top of the adhesive.
  2. Mix the Mod Podge Resin according to the instructions on
  3. Pour resin into the trays. Place the leaves into the resin.  Allow to dry overnight and then add another coat of resin.
  4. Use the torch to remove all bubbles.
  5. Check out our video on how to start with resin.

Related FAQs

Can a Mod Podge Resin project be decorated with paint?
Can I apply Mod Podge Resin in layers, and how long should I wait between applying each layer?
Can I use a mold when working with Mod Podge Resin? And what types of molds work best?
How can I thin out the resin mixture?
How do I mix Mod Podge Resin?

Related Videos

Getting Started with Mod Podge Resin

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How to Mix Resin

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Using Acrylic Paint with Resin

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Related Resources

Mod Podge Resin Info Sheet

Mod Podge Resin Info Sheet

Download this PDF document to learn more about Mod Podge Resin.

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Related FAQs

Once Mod Podge Resin has been completely cured, it can be decorated or embellished with paint, markers, ink, and more. Once decorated, it is recommended that the surface be protected by pouring a thin top coat of clear Mod Podge Resin over the decorated surface.
Yes, Mod Podge Resin can be applied to a surface in layers. The second layer can be applied once the first layer has set. This could be one to two hours, depending upon the humidity level and temperature in the room.
Mod Podge Resin works best with all types of molds. Some molds like a silicone mold will not require a mold release agent, while other types of molds made of plastic polypropylene or polyethylene sheet plastic will require a mold release agent

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