Author: Sorting Last Post on Top ↓ Message:
IMPROVINGME's Photo IMPROVINGME Posts: 3,973
4/24/15 3:09 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Interesting new Mod Podge product -- Please let us know if anyone of you try it.

Cute cork letter project, too! Thanks for posting!

JUDITH316's Photo JUDITH316 SparkPoints: (191,643)
Fitness Minutes: (89,294)
Posts: 85,650
4/23/15 12:43 A
Online Now  • ))
My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
another great project for you...enjoy...




Vintage wallpaper and cork letter DIY magnets


modpodgerocksblog.com/2015/04/vintag
e-
wallpaper-and-cork-letter-diy-magnetR>s.html


judithscott.wordpress.com/

Team Leader Shining for Jesus
Team Leader God's Amazing Grace
Team Leader God Answers Prayer
Team Leader Partnership Accountability to the Finish Line


Total SparkPoints: 191,643
 
150,000
162,499
174,999
187,499
199,999
SparkPoints Level 21
JUDITH316's Photo JUDITH316 SparkPoints: (191,643)
Fitness Minutes: (89,294)
Posts: 85,650
4/23/15 12:37 A
Online Now  • ))
My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply


Are you ready, my friends? The time has finally come the NEW Mod Podge Mod Melter Glue Gun is here!! I hope you are prepared for the coolest new craft tool on the market .

The page has a lot of ideas and features the new mod podge melter kit.... check link below..

modpodgerocksblog.com/

judithscott.wordpress.com/

Team Leader Shining for Jesus
Team Leader God's Amazing Grace
Team Leader God Answers Prayer
Team Leader Partnership Accountability to the Finish Line


Total SparkPoints: 191,643
 
150,000
162,499
174,999
187,499
199,999
SparkPoints Level 21
IMPROVINGME's Photo IMPROVINGME Posts: 3,973
10/13/12 1:10 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I bought a jar of outdoor Mod Podge a few years ago, but haven't seen it in the stores since then. My intention was to collage dictionary pages on my front door, which is somewhat protected from rain, but facing west, it gets A LOT of sunshine.

Does anyone know if regular Mod Podge will hold up for this use? It gets very hot here in the summertime. (Make that fall and spring, too. It will be in the 90's today!)

I'm just wondering if this will end up being a sticky mess.

IMPROVINGME's Photo IMPROVINGME Posts: 3,973
9/24/12 11:34 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Thanks for the link, Yardenxanthe. Good info to know.

MCJULIEO's Photo MCJULIEO Posts: 11,586
9/20/12 12:54 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I've never watered Modpodge down, but I don't use that much of it ...

 Pounds lost: 53.0 
 
0
17
34
51
68
YARDENXANTHE's Photo YARDENXANTHE SparkPoints: (11,384)
Fitness Minutes: (5,073)
Posts: 973
9/20/12 1:42 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Why you shouldn't make your own Mod Podge: www.modpodgerocksblog.com/2011/11/wh
y-
you-shouldnt-make-your-own-mod.html


Check out my blog: Dollar Store Crafts (cool craft projects at dollar store prices!) dollarstorecrafts.com


 current weight: 206.0 
 
224
214.25
204.5
194.75
185
F8CONE8's Photo F8CONE8 Posts: 13,414
12/22/11 7:46 P

Community Team Member

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Expensive is better than "it doesn't work!" I tried the watered down school glue and believe me it leaves a lot to be desired. I think I'll stick with mod podge and gel medium. I've had better luck with clear spray lacquer! Just thought I'd follow up.

Come check out the Artists Team and Photographers Snapping away the pounds! teams.sparkpeople.com/photobugs


Hugsfromoregon.com


 Pounds lost: 21.0 
 
0
6.5
13
19.5
26
IMPROVINGME's Photo IMPROVINGME Posts: 3,973
12/1/11 9:31 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Sorry for being late to join in this discussion. I've always used gel medium for waterproofing. And yes, it can get expensive!

F8CONE8's Photo F8CONE8 Posts: 13,414
11/23/11 11:29 P

Community Team Member

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Thank you much!

Come check out the Artists Team and Photographers Snapping away the pounds! teams.sparkpeople.com/photobugs


Hugsfromoregon.com


 Pounds lost: 21.0 
 
0
6.5
13
19.5
26
MCJULIEO's Photo MCJULIEO Posts: 11,586
11/22/11 3:37 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I can't be certain w/o actually checking her stash, but I know she has BOTH Elmer's school glue and Elmer's Glue All (which is more expensive!), but she also has an assortment of gel mediums, etc....

I'll see if I can alert her to this thread...

 Pounds lost: 53.0 
 
0
17
34
51
68
F8CONE8's Photo F8CONE8 Posts: 13,414
11/22/11 2:46 P

Community Team Member

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I use gel medium for my oil paints. Hmmm that is an idea. From what I can see the elmers is plain old school glue cheap and readily available. What does Improvingme use?


Come check out the Artists Team and Photographers Snapping away the pounds! teams.sparkpeople.com/photobugs


Hugsfromoregon.com


 Pounds lost: 21.0 
 
0
6.5
13
19.5
26
MCJULIEO's Photo MCJULIEO Posts: 11,586
11/22/11 2:07 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Knowing that there are different formulations for different kinds of Elmer's, I STILL found suggested recipes for Mod Podge that called for Elmer's thinned down with water, and adding some varnish for a glossy finish....BUT they never mention WHAT kind of Elmer's OR what kind of "varnish" to use...

(I haven't been real satisfied using Mod Podge in my altered books- it seems that it stays sticky forever, so I'm not going out of my way to reproduce it... I DO like gel medium as a substitute, though... even though it's quite pricey, too)

 Pounds lost: 53.0 
 
0
17
34
51
68
F8CONE8's Photo F8CONE8 Posts: 13,414
11/22/11 1:33 P

Community Team Member

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I think I will experiment with the glue and the mod podge. I'll keep you posted.

Come check out the Artists Team and Photographers Snapping away the pounds! teams.sparkpeople.com/photobugs


Hugsfromoregon.com


 Pounds lost: 21.0 
 
0
6.5
13
19.5
26
PICKLEMIRE's Photo PICKLEMIRE SparkPoints: (40,876)
Fitness Minutes: (24,975)
Posts: 413
11/21/11 7:08 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I think Mod Podge us just watered down Elmer's glue. Mom used a two parts glue to one part water. Mom used the\is for everything.

Today is the frist day of the rest of your life make it count.


 current weight: 257.2 
 
261
255.75
250.5
245.25
240
MCJULIEO's Photo MCJULIEO Posts: 11,586
11/21/11 2:48 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I will be watching this experiment with interest.... I just can't imagine Mod Podge making anything remotely water proof.....

As far as a homemade recipe... I'll keep my eyes open!

 Pounds lost: 53.0 
 
0
17
34
51
68
F8CONE8's Photo F8CONE8 Posts: 13,414
11/21/11 1:41 P

Community Team Member

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I can't wait to try some fabric block printing I saw while stretched out on the coach Saturday. I bought some mod podge and am trying it out. That is some expensive stuff! I wonder if anyone has a recipe for home made mod podge.

The plan uses a piece of cardboard with varied textured items glued to the surface. 3 coats of mod podge to stabilize and water proof and then fabric ink is spread on. The block is then applied to fabric using a burnishing tool or roller. Looks like fun for a quilt or something.

Come check out the Artists Team and Photographers Snapping away the pounds! teams.sparkpeople.com/photobugs


Hugsfromoregon.com


 Pounds lost: 21.0 
 
0
6.5
13
19.5
26
Page: 1 of (1)  

Report Innappropriate Post

Other All Kinds of Crafty General Team Discussion Forum Posts

Topics: Last Post:
Weekend Crafting Goals? 4/9/2015 11:46:48 AM
How Do You Decide What to DO? 2/21/2015 10:06:11 AM
Get Crafty With A Buddy! 2/25/2015 8:50:57 PM
picking 1/25/2015 12:31:10 PM
Broke 240 1/24/2015 10:13:12 PM

Thread URL: http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x19983x45184606

Review our Community Guidelines




x Lose 10 Pounds by June 7! Get a FREE Personalized Plan