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Ophelia Love
« on: August 16, 2012 11:00:05 PM »

Okay - first I want to say I am totally new here....so please forgive if I am in the "wrong" area...but I *think* I'd post a decoupage question here.

I would like to take an old cookie sheet & decoupage it to make it into a magnetic board.  At first I was just going to go for it, but now I really do have a use for it & want to not screw this craft up if possible.  My Dh accidentally ruined a really good extra large sized cookie sheet by thinking something was a hot pad that wasn't & melting it to the backside. So I have this great large area to use as a magnetic board for my ds's room & I want to figure out how to coat it to put with the use of a 5 yr old.  I was wondering if anyone had any topcoat suggestions that would be better for extra abuse to protect the paper?

ANY input is greatly appreciated.  Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2012 12:56:52 AM »

You could always give it extra coats of the glue you used for the decoupage.
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« Reply #2 on: August 17, 2012 07:12:13 AM »

Welcome to Craftster! That sounds like a fun project; I hope you'll post it here when you're done.

I think several thin layers of Mod Podge would do the trick. Smiley
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