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« Reply #30 on: April 17, 2004 11:14:44 PM »

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« Reply #31 on: May 07, 2004 06:58:57 PM »


3. Paint your piece before gluing images to it in order to prevent seeing through any of your images.  Once the images get wet from glue/mod podge/sealant/whatever , you may find that they are see through.  By then, it's not a good time to find that out  Undecided



Am I stupid?  How does painting the peice prevent the image from becoming transparent when glueing/mod podging?
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3. Paint your piece before gluing images to it in order to prevent seeing through any of your images.  Once the images get wet from glue/mod podge/sealant/whatever , you may find that they are see through.  By then, it's not a good time to find that out  Undecided



Am I stupid?  How does painting the peice prevent the image from becoming transparent when glueing/mod podging?

I would guess she means this tip for if you are decoupaging onto a surface that is already decorated in some way, like a coffee can or cigar box.  If you paint it a uniform color underneath, it won't matter if your images become transparent, whereas if you had left the object as is it could interfere with the images.
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« Reply #33 on: May 18, 2004 11:09:41 AM »

exactly, nicegirl512! Wink

and don't forget, some images are more transparent/porous than others (e.g., tissue paper or cheap paper)
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« Reply #34 on: June 16, 2004 11:28:56 PM »

I had a small trashcan that looked so plain and spruced it up with a map from an old National Geographic.

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