Mod Melter is Launching on HSN! March 9th at 3pm EST!

mod melter podge hsn Join Cathie (me) live as the Mod Melter makes it debut on HSN.  I’ll be jetting down to Florida to the HSN headquarters for 1 show on March 9th at 3:00 pm eastern.  I know HSN will have some awesome deals and bundles….. plus I’ll walk you through all the design details.  We hope you can tune in and join in the fun at HSN as we celebrate National Craft Month!

XOXO See ya live at HSN!

How to Decorate a Cooler with Mod Podge

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Have you seen the new trend of painting and decorating coolers with Mod Podge?  It endless how many different designs and customizations you can make. Dishwasher Mod Podge is perfect for sealing all your papers and it’s a very heavy duty finish so it’s beach and party friendly.  The coolers are perfect for game day, beach day, picnics and college kids love them too!

Video Instructions

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We added a monogram to the top.  This is a joint monogram for both my girls since they will share the cooler.

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We used paper punches to create the little bow ties.

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The sides are decorated with fabric seahorses and paper cutouts.

Organize Your Glitter with a Spice Rack and Mod Podge + bonus craft storage ideas!

spice rack glitter organizer In this video we are turning a spice rack into a glitter organizer, painting a muffin tin for sorting beads and altering a hat box for undercover craft room storage.  Stick around to the end of the video is get a peek at how messy our craft room really is! xo

hat box storage rope mod podge

I fell in love with this paper!!! So bright and fun.

muffin tin organizer

Thrift shop find made into a trinkets organizer!

How to decoupage round objects with Mod Podge

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Today we are sharing tips and tricks for decoupaging round objects.  First we will show you a quick and easy way to make a template and then how to Mod Podge.  We used dishwasher safe Mod Podge since these bathroom accessories will be near water.  The video has all the scoop! Enjoy!

Bathroom accessory mod podge dishwasher

Decoden Candy Boxes for Valentine’s Day!

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Alter the tops of candy boxes with Mod Podge Collage Clay and your trinkets for embedding.  The hearts that we used are from our Mod Melts Trinkets Mold.  The roses are resin roses and gems were items that we had on hand.  In the video below we show you step by step how to make the boxes.  Enjoy!

Video How To:

Easy Heart Shaped Waffles for Valentine’s Day

heat shapped waffles for valentine's day


This year will be my first Valentine’s Day with the girls!  I know that Eddie is planning on them making me breakfast in bed and my heart is just pitter-patter about the idea.  So I was thinking about something easy that they could make without too much fuss and still be yummy.  So here it is…. cookie cutter hearts + frozen waffles = DIY Breakfast in Bed! Enjoy! xoxo Cathie

Video How TO:


Make Faux Marquee Letters with Collage Clay and Mirrors

faux marquee letters mod podge collage clay

Make some marquee letters in a flash with just a few simple steps and supplies.  For these letters we started with wood stand-up letters from the craft store.  We altered the letters with pink paint, Collage Clay by Mod Podge, ribbon and mirrors.  For all the instructions please visit our project page at Plaid. Marquee Letter Instructions.



3 Date Night DIYs for Valentine’s Day!

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3 Date Night DIYs for Valentine’s Day!

Valentine’s Day is getting a Mod Podge makeover! Glittered Champagne glasses, heart plate and a romantic gift box. The projects are all easy to make and the results are super cute and fun.

PJ_LRG_5849_1 Glittered Champagne Flutes 


Gift Box Makeover with Mod Podge and Glitter.


Heart Plate that is perfect for sweet treats!


3 DIY Rose Rings with Mod Podge Melts and Molds

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Video How To!

LoVe Wall Art made with Fabric Mod Podge and Glitter

diy love wall art valentine mod podge


Love is in the air with this easy to make LOVE WALL ART.  The fabric is attached with Fabric Mod Podge and the glittered letters are made with Super Gloss Mod Podge.


IMG_0821a little peek behind the scenes…..