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« on: July 11, 2011 02:45:38 PM »

Here's an old suitcase I recovered with Fabric and Mod Podge  Smiley

Before: Suitcase I got from a second hand store for $2.00


After: It's covered with fabric and about 8 layers of Sparkle Mod Podge on the out side

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Inside: with pocket details.




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« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2011 03:02:45 PM »

That looks awesome! I have one of those old suitcases but thought it was too ugly to use. This is such a brilliant idea.
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« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2011 03:03:49 PM »

I love this and that you used sparkle Mod Podge.
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« Reply #3 on: July 11, 2011 05:07:42 PM »

This is amazing!!!! I have never mod podged over fabric. Is it fairly easy? Pretty much you covered the suitcase with fabric and then globbed on some mod podge, or did you have to prep it in some way, or does it only work with a certain kind of fabric?

But this is really awesome! I love the sparkle Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: July 11, 2011 05:14:25 PM »

Adorable!!
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« Reply #5 on: July 11, 2011 07:24:27 PM »

I love this idea! So adorable! And I have an old train case that desperately needs love. Any tips or tricks that you could share?
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« Reply #6 on: July 12, 2011 06:06:44 AM »

Our thrift stores have these all the time. Great idea!
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« Reply #7 on: July 12, 2011 07:41:07 AM »

This is amazing!!!! I have never mod podged over fabric. Is it fairly easy? Pretty much you covered the suitcase with fabric and then globbed on some mod podge, or did you have to prep it in some way, or does it only work with a certain kind of fabric?

But this is really awesome! I love the sparkle Cheesy

You can use any kind of fabric...mine was 100% cotton fabric. First you glue the fabric to the suitcase let it dry for about half an hour, then you trim the edges and make sure all of the edges are glue down good. Then you put a layer of glue over the fabric and let if dry then repeat at lest 6 times to build up a good layer of mod podge Cheesy Then you will want to top coat the whole thing with a spay lacquer to make it waterproof.
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« Reply #8 on: July 12, 2011 10:21:26 AM »

This is amazing!!!! I have never mod podged over fabric. Is it fairly easy? Pretty much you covered the suitcase with fabric and then globbed on some mod podge, or did you have to prep it in some way, or does it only work with a certain kind of fabric?

But this is really awesome! I love the sparkle Cheesy

You can use any kind of fabric...mine was 100% cotton fabric. First you glue the fabric to the suitcase let it dry for about half an hour, then you trim the edges and make sure all of the edges are glue down good. Then you put a layer of glue over the fabric and let if dry then repeat at lest 6 times to build up a good layer of mod podge Cheesy Then you will want to top coat the whole thing with a spay lacquer to make it waterproof.

That's brilliant!! I wish I had a suitcase right now to try it out!!!!!
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« Reply #9 on: August 06, 2011 12:27:24 AM »

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