DIY Christmas Necklace and Charm Bracelet with Mod Podge

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Making customized jewelry is super easy with Mod Podge Podgeable shapes.  In this video we are sharing lots of ideas for making gifts and crafts with Mod Podge.

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DIY Mod Podge Tile Coasters

mod podge coastersMaking coasters for a gift or for yourself is easy with tiles, scrapbook paper and Mod Podge.  If you want to use family photos, make sure you color copy them first.  Printed photos and inkjet photos don’t work well with this technique.

DIY Fake Halloween Cookie Magnets with Collage Clay

fake halloween cookie magnets Create fake Halloween cookie magnets with Collage Clay and wood craft shapes.  We grabbed the wood craft shapes from Michaels and base coated them with a gingerbread color paint before we “iced” them with Collage Clay!

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Collage Clay is in the Mod Podge section at Michaels and online at Amazon.

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How To!

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1. Mix a little FolkArt acrylic paint with Collage Clay in a cup.  We used Yellow, Orange, Black and Green.

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2. Using a plastic knife, ice the faux cookies (wood shapes that were pre-painted with gingerbread colored paint).

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3. Fill a piping bag with tinted Collage Clay and being to add the details. Allow to dry.

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4. Glue magnets to the back of the shapes.

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40% off Collage Clay for Michaels Celebrity Week!

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It’s Michaels Celebrity week and we are celebrating with 40% off Collage Clay!  Collage Clay by Mod Podge is perfect for Decoden, 3-D Stenciling and making Fake Treats and Cakes!

We are so excited!!! For one day only (Sunday, September 7, 2014) you can get 40% off Collage Clay at all Michaels Stores in the USA and Canada.

Scoop on all the Celebrity Week Deals can be found here for the USA and here for French Canada and here for English Canada.

Learn More about Collage Clay in this Video!

Decoden Giveaway! Bling It Up Book, Mod Podge Collage Clay and Embellishments

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It’s GIVEAWAY time!

I’m sooooo smitten with the book, Bling it UP! and now you can win a copy + Mod Podge Collage Clay and a selection of embellishments!

What you get:

1 copy of Bling it Up!

1 Vanilla Mod Podge Collage Clay

1 Strawberry Mod Podge Collage Clay

Coral, Mint and Blue Embellishments

Pearls and Rhinestones

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Bling It Up by Choly Knight and Design Originals.

Enter to win a copy here….. or grab a copy in the Mod Podge section at your local Michaels Store or online at Amazon.

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So much inspiration and design ideas!!!!

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Mod Melt 101 instructions!

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Great tutorials!

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In-depth photos of each step.

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LOVE LOVE the macaroon tutorial!  So awesome!

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Mod Podge Collage Clay in Vanilla and Strawberry.

Learn More in this Video!

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Each set comes with 3 decorating tips!

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Embellishments for embedding into the clay!

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What you get:

1 copy of Bling it Up!

1 Vanilla Mod Podge Collage Clay

1 Strawberry Mod Podge Collage Clay

Coral, Mint and Blue Embellishments

Pearls and Rhinestones

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How to Stencil with Mod Podge Collage Clay

stenciling with mod podhe collage clay In this video we are showing you the 411 on Collage Clay by Mod Podge + we are stenciling with it!  The stencils create a soft velvet finish of clay.  So fun and so easy!

DIY Father’s Day Gift Bag with Mod Melt Letters and Mod Podge

mod melt letters alphabet father's day gift bag diy craft Make your own Father’s Day gift bag with Mod Podge and Mod Melt Letters.

If you haven’t tried Mod Melts you can check out this video for all the 411.


Mod Melt Alphabet Mold

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Video Tutorial on working Mod Melts and Molds.


To make the bag:

Trim scrapbook paper to fit the front of a gift bag.

Apply Mod Podge Gloss or Matte to the back of the paper and position onto the bag.

Press with your fingers to remove any air bubbles.

Using a punch or scissors, cut a mustache and bow tie from contrasting paper.

Apply with Mod Podge.

Top-coat the entire top of the bag with a layer of Mod Podge.  Allow to dry 1 hour.

Make Mod Melt letters using a mini high-temp glue gun, Mod Melt Sticks in Milk Glass and the Alphabet Mold.

If you haven’t tried Mod Melts you can check out this video for all the 411.

Glue the letters to the bag with tacky glue or hot glue.

Happy Father’s Day!


7 DIY Projects to Make for Mom: baby blocks, handprints and photo flowers


Mom’s love handmade gifts and all these projects can be whipped up quickly!  The vase is filled with photos flowers and the shadowbox is has been stamped with painted “mommy and me” hand-prints.

View all the projects and instructions at Plaidonline!


Photo Flowers


Pearl and Chevron Drop Necklace


Decoupage Gift Box with Burlap Flowers


Hand-print Shadow Box

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Family Recipe File


Chalk Finish Love Frame


View all the projects and instructions at Plaidonline!

DIY St. Patrick’s Day Party Beads with Mod Podge

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Celebrate this St. Patrick’s Day with a DIY party necklace.  It was soooo dang easy to whip up!  We used Mod Podge to attach papers to the back of our Faceted Shapes and Podgeables.  The shamrocks were buttons that we clipped the shanks off with wire cutters… so simple!

Quick 30 Sec. How To Video!

What you need:
Mod Podge Facet Cut Shapes
Mod Podge Podgeable Shapes – Basic Shapes
Mod Podge Sparkle
Inspired Classics – Green Gem Drops 3602
Green dot paper
Heavy-duty glue
Flat shamrock charms
Hemp Cord
Green beads
Jewelry pliers

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1. Trace the large circle Facet Podgeable shapes over green dot paper scrapbook paper. Cut out the circle shape. You can use a circle punch if you have one. Repeat this step for 4 small Podgeable circles.

2. Apply a thin coat of Mod Podge Sparkle to the back of the Podgeable Facet Shape and to the top of the cut paper. Position the paper on the back of the Podgeable. Smooth with your fingers to remove any air-bubbles. Apply a top-coat of more Sparkle Mod Podge to the back of the shape. Allow to dry. Repeat for the 4 small Podgeables circles.

3. Using heavy-duty glue, attach a shamrock shape to the tops of the Podgeables. Allow to dry completely before moving onto the next step.

4. Cut a long piece of help cording. Thread beads onto the cord in either a random or balanced pattern. Make this long like a string of Mardi Gras beads. Tie off the end with a triple knot.

5. Attach a jumpring to each shape with pliers. Attach the Podgeables to the strung beads. Position the large Facet Podgeable in the center. Add the smaller ones to the sides. Attach the Green gem drops to the beads.

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DIY POP art with Wood Letters, Zippers and Mod Podge

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Make some LOVE wall art with 4 square canvas, some printable wood letters and zipper trim.  This is a great project for using us scrap papers.


What you need!

4 Square canvases
FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors – Bright Baby Pink, 2 oz.
Foam paintbrush
Scrapbook paper
Mod Podge ® Hard Coat, 8 oz.
Wood letters (LOVE)
FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors – Titanium White, 2 oz.
Hot Glue
Zipper trim


1. Paint the sides and edges of the canvases with Bright Baby Pink paint. Allow to dry.

2. Cut scrapbook paper to fit the tops of each canvas. Apply the paper to the canvas with Mod Podge. Do this by applying Mod Podge to the canvas with a foam paintbrush. Next, apply Mod Podge to the back of the paper. Position the paper onto the canvas. Smooth with a brayer or your fingers to remove any air bubbles. Wait 15 minutes and top-coat with a layer of Mod Podge.

3. Paint the letters with Titanium White paint. Use two coats if needed. Once dry, hot glue zipper trim around each letter. Hot glue each letter in the center of a canvas.

4. Hot glue the four canvases together. Use extra glue on in the back to secure. Glue zipper trim around the entire outside edge of the canvas block.