10 Amazing Decoupage Projects You Can Do Using Mod Podge

September 2nd, 2018

When it comes to decoupaging nothing is off limits, especially if you have some Mod Podge in your crafts drawer. Jazz up some of the old or plain stuff you have lying around with new colorful designs or create easy display art with some paper.

Here are some easy yet creative decoupage projects with Mod Podge that you can do over the weekend.

#1 Revamp a plain and basic lamp

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College students looking to spice up a drabby dorm room will find this DIY project heaven-sent. It’s cheap, easy, and gives you great results. Just take a look at this decoupage lamp with a funky pattern. Why not make one of your own to add to your decor?

#2 Or a plain IKEA desk

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Here’s another smart way of spicing up a plain piece of furniture. Just look for some paper with interesting patterns or color combinations and take out that handy-dandy pot of Mod Podge. Check out step-by-step instructions here.

#3 Give your space a splash of color

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Small projects can make a big difference when done right. Proof of that is in this beautiful and smart decoupage of a light switch plate which perfectly compliments the peach-colored wall it’s on. Want to try it at home? Here’s a tutorial.

#4 Brighten up a room with colorful drawers

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Who says you need to buy new furniture to re-decorate your living room? Just take some of your old drawers and give them a decoupage makeover with some patterned paper or fabric and Mod Podge. Want to know how to do this project? Follow this link.

#5 This customized ukulele will be the perfect gift

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Here’s a great customized gift idea– why not personalize a ukulele with some flower designs? You can also do the same to other wood instruments such as acoustic guitars and if you’re brave enough, violins.

#6 Make rustic mason jars to put your spices in

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These decoupage mason jars will make great additions to your spice rack and perfect souvenirs for garden parties. Honestly, you’ll find plenty of uses for these beautiful crafts. Learn how to make these using Mod Podge here.

#7 Make your own corkboard map

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Repurpose an old cork board you’re not using anymore by decoupaging a world map on it. Now, this one’s a bit more difficult than the other DIY projects on this list, but, trust us, the final product will be worth it. Here’s how you can recreate it at home. Now you can plan your next adventure.

#8 Channel your inner Picasso

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Who knew a few strategically-cut pieces of paper could be collaged into a portrait? Well, Instagram user Mia Cross certainly did when she made this amazing piece. Think you can make your own version? Better take out those scissors and that pot of Mod Podge.

#9 Give an old record player a makeover

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Recently scored a record player from a thrift shop? Give it a retro modern makeover by decoupaging it with a cool new design. Are you ready to get started?

#10 Customize a pair of sneakers

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Here’s something we’re sure you haven’t thought of— decoupage sneakers. Resurrect an old pair of shoes by decking them with a bold new design like these pineapple sneakers.

Found a new decoupage DIY you want to try out? Tell us your thoughts in the comments below!

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