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Halloween Spell Book with Mod Podge

By: Cathie & Steve
Cathie & Steve
Cathie & Steve
Cathie Filian and Steve Piacenza are handcraft designers, Emmy Nominated television hosts, book authors, lifestyle experts and the inventors of Hot Glue Gun Helpers. Their shows can be seen in the United States, Australia, South Africa, The Philippines and on the Armed Forces Network.  They were nominated for two Daytime Emmys. Cathie and Steve has also appeared on numerous network shows and specials for NBC, ABC, Discovery Channel, HGTV, DIY and Food Network.  Programs such as Rachael Ray, IVillage Live, View From the Bay and the Florence Henderson Show have featured their creative ideas.
Create a spooky spell book perfect for Halloween with Mod Podge and scrapbook paper.
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Skill Level: Intermediate


Mod Podge ® Matte, 8 oz.
Item #CS11301
Mod Podge ® is quick-drying for multiple coat build up and dries clear. Can be sanded to a smooth finish. Cleans up easily while wet with soap and water. Certified AP non-toxic; waterbase. Mod Podge ® is an all in one decoupage glue, sealer and finish.


Mod Podge ® Antique Matte, 8 oz.
Item #CS12948
Give your projects an heirloom look with this special Mod Podge formula.


Other Supplies
Thrift shop book
Squirt bottle with water
Halloween papers
Neon paper
Foam Paintbrushes
Hot glue
Gem trim
Halloween embellishments


  1. Remove the jacket of the book. Open the book and spray the edge of the book with water. Spread the pages so the book is half open. Allow to dry. Topcoat with a layer of Mod Podge Antique.
  2. Trim the scrapbook paper to fit the front of the book. Apply Mod Podge to the front of the book and back of the trimmed paper, position the paper on the book, top-coat with more Mod Podge, smooth any air bubbles with your finger and allow to dry.
  3. Trim a Halloween image from the paper, Mod Podge the image to neon cardstock, allow to dry and trim around the image leaving a neon border. Attach the image to the front of the book using Mod Podge.
  4. Hot glue trims and embellishments to the book.

Tip: Make a series of spooky books and stack them to create a haunted look.

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