My First Mod Podge Project {Replay}

9.24.2013

Sorry, but no top three today since I have been in France since the last party and did not take my laptop with me. No work on this trip. So instead I thought I would share when I added the fabric to the buffet in the foyer. Of course the buffet isn't this color anymore, but several have asked how I added the fabric so here is a replay of the tutorial. This post was first published 1-27-11.

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Are you ready to see my very very first Mod Podge transformation? I don't know why this idea
popped in my head, but it did and I am glad it did.



Ta Da!








First I made a paper pattern by tracing on some left over brown package paper that I used
for wrapping Christmas presents. Then I pinned it to the fabric and cut it out.


I put a layer of Mod Podge on the door and then placed the fabric on it and Mod Podged over
the fabric. I was going to use spray glue and then I remembered Mod Podge.


Then you just wait for it to dry. Then I applied two more coats.


 I sanded the surface the next day and applied some Valspar mocha glaze around the edges and
took back off a little. Then I just let it dry.


I used two different images on the doors.










Do you love it? I do.
Just wish I had thought of it sooner.

Project cost: Less than $5 for Mod Podge because I already had the fabric.
Satisfaction: Priceless

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You can see the post when I repainted this chest to the way it looks now here.

The Wow party should go up tonight. It is scheduled and I hope you all don't play hooky because I'm not here. I will be back this weekend to see what y'all linked up and to share features again next week.

20 comments:

  1. Great job! Looks wonderful!

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  2. I love, it is absolutely beautiful ...I love your blog:)

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  3. I cannot wait to hear about your trip! Hope it's fabulous!

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  4. Kim,

    Hope you are having fun on your trip! Can't wait to hear about it.

    Cheers!

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  5. Hi Kim,
    You can not know how perfectly timed this post is for me! I am working on a furniture project and was stumped with the inset panels of the pieces and thought fabric would be a lovely touch. I now know what I will be doing and I now have a tutorial thanks to you! I will be linking up tonight and the post I am linking includes the pieces I am referring to!
    Fondly-Lisa

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  6. I love this so much, I'm frantically looking around my house for something to slap fabric on! So completely beautiful. Certainly, you will find nothing in all of France as nice.

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  7. got to pin it this time! thanks.

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  8. Looks great! Need to try this, miss- la- dee -da -fancy- France -pants! ;)

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  9. Une jolie publication...
    Gros bisous

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  10. OMG - what a fabulous idea!! I have a sideboard that is kinda plain...thanks for the inspiration!!

    Cheryl @ The Creative Me and My McG

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  11. Wow! You (and ModgePodge) are awesome!

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  12. Wow this is beautiful. Looks like a Bavarian piece of furniture.

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  13. I love my Mod Podge! What an inspiration, TFS!

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  14. OMG!!!! Are you sure you didn't buy that in France, Kim? Absolutely STUNNING!! and welcome back!

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  15. Well that is fantastic! I have that fabric in my dining room only in the blue....I love it and I love what you did with your buffet!

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  16. Well I daresay you need to be your own feature for WOW - because you certainly just WOWED me.

    That is amazing - how unique and totally artsy and awesome. Just WOW!

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  17. One of my favorite pieces in your home!

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  18. This is so fabulous I can't even stand it! I love that fabric; I first caught sight of it in Calico Corners (where I wander but don't purchase). And what a wonderful use for it. Don't you have it elsewhere in your home? I think I recall a photo on your blog... Perfection!

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