Decoupage or decoupage for passionate hobbyists
There are no people who are not aware of the potential of the technique of decoupage. This is an applied technology for decoration of various items. Decoupage can be used to create original DIY gifts for different occasions. You can try it already for Valentine’s day and Easter.
Change your home according to your mood with this simple technique
However, not only during the festivities, it is time for the decoupage. You can even apply this if you want to transform your own home with some simple means.
To make classical romance for Valentine’s day itself
This guide will help you to do everything right
Light background and complementary with other techniques of art
The decoupage works best if you have a light soil. Either the items should be itself, which you want to edit. Or but you would need to first provide the place to edit with a bright base. In other words: You could edit everything basically. It will be may be necessary first to paint some items with a white color.
Inconspicuous frame will attract many views
Each object can be particularly irritating by this design technique
The recovery can be only fast if you take tissues made from this box
Specific examples of change by decoupage
As just been supplemented, can be changed at home as well as all items with decoupage for good. However, we would like to give you some concrete examples of very successful projects.
Personalize your gifts
Each object of sentimental value is priceless
Chest of drawers and environment are in accordance
Vintage look for furniture
Actually, all types can be spiced up of shelves and cabinets with napkins. But these look especially great vintage-style.
A wall clock
Do you have a wall clock at home? She can be jazzed up also with decoupage. As a result, she gets a fabulous and unique character.
Become the designer with a few magazines, scissors and glue
Take the first steps with the help of this video material
The design of an urban plan for several years is very popular as Zimmerdeko
Using this wonderful technique, you can create unique jewelry itself
Follow the instructions in the attached video
Create a better and fairer order in your home
Through boxes can provide more order to individual taste on open and closed storage areas. It is good but if these look nice and uniform. The napkin technique can help that this is the case. You can opt for a specific pattern and thus the surface of all boxes.
Make a special box for a valuable collection
The technique of decoupage step by step
We hope that the aforementioned examples have given you enough inspiration. If so, then it is time to deal with the details for the implementation itself. Here are the concrete steps.
First, select the object that you want to remodel. What color is it? If it is not bright enough, then you would have to lay a foundation and prepare the material for the decoupage.
Cut off the top layer of the napkin
The napkins have several layers. However, you need only the top. Carefully separate these out. Apply the theme that you want to use on the corresponding surface. Use a pen to draw its contours.
Choose the right adhesive for the object that you want to edit. With a brush, applying the adhesive to the area, is to edit. Applying the napkin and let dry everything carefully. Usually the point do not touch the next a couple of hours.
After you have made sure that the area is completely dry, you could start with the addition of the picturesque. Here, choose the appropriate material depending on which interface you have to do. Particularly successful variants are Nail Polish or watercolour.
The napkin technique is pretty easy for most people. However, we would recommend you several times to practice to achieve the desired result. Some experience would be useful to collect before are starting to experiment with their furniture.