your fave pics and make a boring nightstand pop with decoupage. It’s a li’l
messy, and a lot of fun. So follow these six easy steps, and let your creative
side run wild, chica!
What you’ll need
small, plain nightstand (wood, metal or plastic works!)
handful of exotic postcards and cute pics
small bottle of Mod Podge
What you’ll do
the Mod Podge, and use your paintbrush to cover the top of the nightstand with
a generous layer of it.
your postcards and pics where you want them on the nightstand. Feel free to
overlap them, put them upside down, or whatever floats your boat.
the backs of the items with Mod Podge, and press them down in place on the
the postcards, pics, and any part of the tabletop that’s still showing with
more Mod Podge, gently pressing down as you go.
the entire top of the nightstand for any spots where the pics and postcards are
bubbling up, or where their corners are lifting off. Use the paintbrush to
stick extra Mod Podge underneath those places and to smooth them out.
over any rough-looking patches with a smooth layer of Mod Podge, and make sure
everything looks stuck down.
your project dry for about 20 minutes, or until it feels dry when you touch it.
Enjoy your new nightstand and your super-cute room!
BY CARRIE RUPPERT ON 7/10/2012 11:53:00 AM
POSTED IN crafts, diy, room decor, redo your room, DIY room decor, give your room a facelift, boredom buster, Aug/Sept 2012