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Decanter with French Decoupage Paper

By: Suzanne Cook
Suzanne Cook
Suzanne Cook

Suzanne Cook’s artistic journey started at the young age of six when she won her school’s art competition.  And, the rest is history.  Her love and passion for art made her design career a foregone conclusion and she has never looked back. Suzanne refined her talent at the University of Georgia where she received a B.F.A. in Graphic Design in 1987. 

From her work to her hobbies and her day-to-day life, everything that is Suzanne is art… Her house is filled with an extensive folk art collection as well as art by herself, her husband and daughter, who both are professional artist.

Suzanne is has a reputation for creating art with a positive, whimsical spin that is always colorful and inspiring. Her dreams really did come true when she was able to become one of Plaid’s Design Inspiration Designers!

A Georgia native, Suzanne lives in Suwanee with her husband

Mod Podge and nature-inspired paper cut-outs add a stylish touch to these tasteful glass decanters.
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Skill Level: Intermediate
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Supplies

Mod Podge ® Brush Applicator, 4"
Item #12917
One-of-a-kind 4" wide big brush is ideal for furniture, canvases, all big ideas! Gold taklon bristles apply any Mod Podge formula smoothly, evenly, without brush marks. Durable, stainless steel ferrule.

$13.99

Mod Podge ® Silicone Craft Mat
Item #16289
Protect your work surface with this silicone mat. Glues peels right off of it for easy clean-up!

$10.99

Mod Podge ® Photo Transfer Medium, 8 oz.
Item #CS15067
Create decals or appliqués from any original photo or artwork with Mod Podge Photo Transfer Medium. Applies to hard surfaces. Hand-washable on fabric.

$9.99

Other Supplies
French illustrations of birds or nature
Foam plate
Sponge
Scissors
Water basin
Paper towels

Instructions

  1. Decide which of the images you would like to apply to each glass decanter. Make a color laser copy of each image to the size desired. Trim each image.
  2. Lay your trimmed selections image side facing UP on your craft mat.
  3. Squeeze a generous amount of Photo Transfer Medium onto a foam plate. In smooth strokes, apply the medium over the images. Apply a thick coat so that you cannot see the image. Cover the entire image. Let dry 24 hours.
  4. Carefully bend the craft mat back to release the image corner.
  5. Flip the images over so the paper side is facing UP.
  6. To reveal the image, press a semi-damp sponge over the image in sections and let the dampness set for 2 minutes. Then rub over the wet paper in a circular motion removing the paper. Repeat until the image is completely revealed. Let dry.
  7. Repeat rubbings may be necessary in parts where the paper is still adhered. Let dry.
  8. Trim the final images if necessary. Place on the glass decanters.
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