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Thursday, July 23, 2009

Mod Podge ROCKS!

Amy over at Mod Podge Rocks is haunting my brain. She is. You see, I secretly want to mod podge everything……well everything I can’t or won’t paint. For some reason, I have this mental block making me think it’s too difficult. I’ve done a little here and a little there……..I even have jars of Mod Podge in my craft room. Both matte and glossy……I have good intentions. It’s time to get over myself and get the projects that have been swimming around my feeble mind DONE!

Amy’s site is all about Decoupage. Not all photos are her work, she features other mod podge work….so yes, I am aware that not all photos are her creativeness……..but that doesn’t mean I am going to research and post who’s is who’s………..seriously, you must think I have a ton of time……..but I did get the floors mopped this week.

I bought an old dresser for my son at a garage sale a few years ago…..only the best for my baby. I painted it blue to match his baby room (the baby room that had puppy paw prints around the edge of the hard wood floor we painted a barn red….still kicking myself for not having a decent photo of that……and this was before pottery barn had their puppy theme) and now that his room is an Explorer theme………it’s still blue, the dresser…..doesn’t really go at all. I have all these old vintage maps………IMGP0334I figure I need to mod podge them all over this dresser…….wouldn’t that look cool? I better get it done before he’s in high school. I know I can do it with Amy’s help. She has many many projects with directions on how to decoupage paper or even fabric onto furniture. So cool! 006005 I can hear your mind churning now.

The other project that I have put off for about 5 yrs now is re-doing my switch plates. I’m way too cheep to buy fancy ones……and I haven’t really seen any I like……..I want a black and creme harlequin print to cover them in. Wouldn’t that be cute? She’s got the link or tutorial on her site……I’m gonna need it.3497075049_c3bc202a33_oHere’s a GREAT idea to keep the kids busy. Art at it’s best. This art piece below is made out of labels. So not only are they being artistic, but they are recycling…..seeing the beauty out of garbage. Plus it will keep them busy……..great summer project for those older kiddos.3443659356_ecbcf85ba5_mThis isn’t her studio………is it yours? But she shows how easy it is to make a quick craft space. Of course the top of this table is decoupaged……yes it is.

BEFORE-PB150048AFTER - PB150062 Great space to get crafty.

Amy has many many ideas to ignite your creativity. Don’t be afraid.

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17 comments:

Sandy Toes said...

Oh my that is amazing! I need to buy some Modge Podge and get going here-

Looks so fun!
sandy toe

vanillafrog said...

modge podge is wonderful stuff. i've used it for boxes, letters, frames, clipboards, a switchplate, the hooks in my laundry room, to cover a cabinet door...it's awesome...and not too difficult!

Peanuts Creations said...

>>>> looking around house to see what could be mod-podges!!

http://peanutscreations.blogspot.com/

Jane said...

I am ashamed to admit it...I've never modge podged! I've got to try it! Love the magazine rack, that is so funky and cute!

amybluestar said...

WOW - thank you so much!!!

Mandi said...

Amazing. Just amazing. My modge podge always bubbles. I am going over there for some tips immediately!

It' an Evolution said...

love the craft space...must update mine again..need more room as always.
hope you are doing well.
Janet

Valerie said...

I just found Amy's blog and am now following it... she has some great ideas there!

Laurel @ Ducks in a Row said...

What a find - thanks!

Janele said...

I just love creative people!!!

Rachael W. said...

I love Amy's stuff. She is just too creative. She should really share with the rest of us.

Sarah @ Different Dog said...

You are not going to believe this, but I decoupaged/modge podged a switchplate cover about 18 years ago when I got my first apartment.
It was cheap! And it can really personalize your room a bit more. Isn't that fun.
My mom taught me about Modge Podge, so it has a special place in my heart.

Michelle said...

I just bought a cute little end table to paint. I may have to decoupage the top now! And that craft room...oh that craft room.

kecia said...

i have decoupaging for years - i leave no stone unturned! it is easy, inexpensive and fun. i even decoupage the 13 steps going unpstairs to my studio. do they look super cool - yes! here's the flickr pic if anyone wants to see:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/lemoncholys/1352730218/in/set-72157601927031644/

f8hasit said...

isn't that phenomenal! Thanks for the idea...and I have just the right table to start off with!
THANKS!
:-)

do it yourselfer said...

hey...that's my studio table! imagine my surprise seeing it here...

Diane D. said...

Mod Podge is awesome. A table top covered with wine labels and menues from all the wonderful places you visit is a great way to cover an old piece of furniture. Love the stuff.
Diane D